Oct
19

Upcoming PTA Info for the Week of October 20 – October 27

Here’s what’s happening during the week of October 20 – October 27! For event details, visit the Calendar at http://mckinleyschoolpta.org/events/. Please note info is subject to change and only PTA-related items (other than school closures and some BoE info) are listed here and on the website. Check the website for the most up-to-date PTA info, flyers and more.

EVENTS

  • Saturday, October 21: Trunk or Treat, 2-4pm (rain date is October 22, 2-4pm), ticket and event details here
  • Monday, October 23: Holiday Show rehearsal, K-2 from 6:30-7:30pm and 3-5 from 7:00-8:00pm
  • Saturday, November 4: World’s Fair, info here

DEADLINES

  • Friday, October 20:
    • McKinley Family Cookbook submission due, info here
    • Sign up to host a country table at the World’s Fair, info here

EARLY DISMISSAL

  • Wednesday, October 25, 1:40pm dismissal (fall parent-teacher conferences)
  • Thursday, October 26, 1:40pm dismissal (fall parent-teacher conferences)

LINKS

  • October Lunch Menu: click here
  • 2017-18 Fairfield Public Schools Calendar: click here
  • 2017-18 A-F Calendar: click here

Oct
19

Sound Tigers Summer Reading Program Tickets Available at Will Call for Oct 21 Game

Any parents that ordered Sound Tigers Summer Reading Program Tickets will be able to pick them up at will call at Webster Bank Arena. You will also receive a call from Sarah Rodrigues, the organizer, from the Sound Tigers organization confirming she received your order. If you do not receive a call, please reach out to Sarah.rodrigues@harbordyardse.com with any questions. The game is scheduled for this Saturday, October 21, 7pm.

Oct
19

Sign Up by October 20 to Host a Country Table at McKinley World’s Fair

Come show your pride for your country! We are looking for people to represent their countries at the 2017 McKinley World’s Fair on Saturday, November 4, 10:30am-2:30pm!! Multiple families can share a table from the same country. This year’s theme is Famous Landmarks. Table set up is Friday night, November 3.

Sign up online HERE or download the form HERE and send in with your child. Please let us know by October 20! Questions? Contact Sharon Hunyh at ssharbear(at)sbcglobal(dot)net.

Oct
19

Trunk or Treat is THIS SATURDAY, October 21!

Don’t miss out on Halloween fun! Put on a costume and join us in the McKinley parking lot for Trunk or Treat on Saturday, October 21, 2-4pm (rain date is Sunday, October 22, 2-4pm). Trunk or Treat this year features a bake sale, games, food trucks, raffles, a haunted garden and a costume contest! Trunk or Treat bags will be provided.

$5/child in advance and $8/child at the door. Click HERE to DOWNLOAD the sign up form. Send it, along with payment in an envelope, in your child’s folder to the attention of Nancy Fuller, Trunk or Treat.

Oct
19

Submit Your Signature Recipe to the McKinley Family Cookbook by October 20!

In an effort to celebrate our amazingly diverse McKinley family, we would like to invite all teachers, staff and families to contribute recipes to the McKinley Family Cookbook! Please include name, country of origin, recipe and a short blurb/story about the dish. Submissions are due online or via hardcopy by printing the flyer below by OCTOBER 20. We need just a few more recipes to print the book. Questions? Contact Michelle Gurner at mdgurner(at)yahoo(dot)com.

To submit recipes online, log in at http://www.gandrpublishing.com/
User name: McKinley
Password: Family
Web account #: 38159

Thank you and bon appetit!

Oct
19

EARLY DISMISSAL TODAY: October 19

We have THREE early dismissal days remaining in October!

  • Thursday, October 19, 1:40pm dismissal (fall parent-teacher conferences)
  • Wednesday, October 25, 1:40pm dismissal (fall parent-teacher conferences)
  • Thursday, October 26, 1:40pm dismissal (fall parent-teacher conferences)

 

Oct
17

EARLY DISMISSAL TODAY: October 17

We have FOUR early dismissal days in October!

  • Tuesday, October 17, 1:40pm dismissal (professional development)
  • Thursday, October 19, 1:40pm dismissal (fall parent-teacher conferences)
  • Wednesday, October 25, 1:40pm dismissal (fall parent-teacher conferences)
  • Thursday, October 26, 1:40pm dismissal (fall parent-teacher conferences)

 

Oct
16

Pre-order Your World’s Fair Tickets!

McKinley’s World’s Fair is Saturday, November 4, 10am-2pm. All are welcome to this Town-wide event celebrating our wonderful world together with McKinley families’ culture and heritage. Pre-order your tickets today and save $1 off each admission! Admission at the door is $5/child ages 4-12 (includes cost of crafts) and $3/adult and children 13+. PRINT and DOWNLOAD the order form HEREPlease submit pre-orders by OCTOBER 27, to the attention of MICHELLE GURNER, WORLD’s FAIR.

Oct
16

Calling All Volunteers for the World’s Fair on November 4!

McKinley’s World’s Fair is Saturday, November 4, 10am-2pm, and it is an all hands on deck event! We’d love to have your help. Sign up for a shift, many opportunities available, including decorating, bake sale, raffles, admissions, crafts, food, set up/clean up, entertainment and more! Sign up ONLINE HERE or click HERE to download and submit the form. Send in your child’s folder by OCTOBER 27 to the attention of ALISON FOITO, WORLD’S FAIR. Thank you for helping us celebrate the multicultural diversity that makes McKinley School so special!

Oct
16

Individual Student Photos Sent Home Monday, October 16

PTA Member Suzanne Graceffa delivered all the individual student photos to teachers today. Your child should bring it home today or tomorrow. If your child is anything like hers, she recommends you ask them if it’s in their backpack ASAP and remove it before it gets damaged :)

Lifetouch has not yet sent class photos. They should be here by the end of the week. Every student gets one.

If you didn’t order already, there is a proof in your package and you can order online at mylifetouch.com. The picture day ID is EJ217120Q1.

If you have questions please contact Lifetouch customer service: 201-735-5933 or cmorrow@lifetouch.com.

If you are not happy with your child’s photo or if your child was absent on photo day, retake day is Friday November 17. Please return photos to the office by November 16 with a note that you would like a retake.

Oct
12

Upcoming PTA Info for the Week of October 13 – October 22

Here’s what’s happening during the week of October 13 – October 22 (and a little beyond)! For event details, visit the Calendar at http://mckinleyschoolpta.org/events/. Please note info is subject to change and only PTA-related items (other than school closures and some BoE info) are listed here and on the website. Check the website for the most up-to-date PTA info, flyers and more.

EVENTS

  • Monday, October 16: Holiday Show rehearsal, K-2 from 6:30-7:30pm and 3-5 from 7:00-8:00pm, info here
  • Saturday, October 20: Trunk or Treat, 2-4pm (rain date is October 22, 2-4pm), details to sign up here
  • Saturday, November 4: World’s Fair, info here

DEADLINES

  • Friday, October 20:
    • McKinley Family Cookbook submission due, info here

EARLY DISMISSAL

  • Tuesday, October 17, 1:40pm dismissal (professional development)
  • Thursday, October 19, 1:40pm dismissal (fall parent-teacher conferences)
  • Wednesday, October 25, 1:40pm dismissal (fall parent-teacher conferences)
  • Thursday, October 26, 1:40pm dismissal (fall parent-teacher conferences)

LINKS

  • October Lunch Menu: click here
  • 2017-18 Fairfield Public Schools Calendar: click here
  • 2017-18 A-F Calendar: click here

Oct
12

PTA’s Annual Holiday Show Rehearsals Begin October 16

The PTA’s Annual Holiday Show is a McKinley School PTA-sponsored tradition. All McKinley students are invited to sing in the chorus. Rehearsals will be held Monday evenings from 6:30- 8:00pm beginning Monday, October 16. Children in grades K – 2 will rehearse from 6:30-7:30pm and children in grades 3-5 will rehearse from 7:00-8:00pm. This will be true except for the last two weeks before the show when all of the children may need to stay for the entire rehearsal time.  The show is scheduled for Monday, December 11 at 7:00pm. In case of inclement weather, the snow date is Monday, December 18, 7:00pm.

Oct
12

Early Dismissal Days in October: 17, 19, 25 & 26

Start making plans for FOUR early dismissal days in October!

  • Tuesday, October 17, 1:40pm dismissal (professional development)
  • Thursday, October 19, 1:40pm dismissal (fall parent-teacher conferences)
  • Wednesday, October 25, 1:40pm dismissal (fall parent-teacher conferences)
  • Thursday, October 26, 1:40pm dismissal (fall parent-teacher conferences)

 

Oct
12

Mark Your Calendar for McKinley World’s Fair on November 4

McKinley World’s Fair returns this year on Saturday, November 4! Join us for a tour around the world from 10:30am-2:30pm, and visit famous landmarks from all over. This year’s theme is Famous Landmarks. Music, entertainment, international foods, raffles, crafts, games and fun from all over the world!

 

Oct
12

Sign Up by October 20 to Host a Country Table at McKinley World’s Fair

Come show your pride for your country! We are looking for people to represent their countries at the 2017 McKinley World’s Fair on Saturday, November 4, 10:30am-2:30pm!! Multiple families can share a table from the same country. This year’s theme is Famous Landmarks. Table set up is Friday night, November 3.

Sign up online HERE or download the form HERE and send in with your child. Please let us know by October 20! Questions? Contact Sharon Hunyh at ssharbear(at)sbcglobal(dot)net.

Oct
12

Submit Your Signature Recipe to the McKinley Family Cookbook by October 20!

In an effort to celebrate our amazingly diverse McKinley family, we would like to invite all teachers, staff and families to contribute recipes to the McKinley Family Cookbook! Please include name, country of origin, recipe and a short blurb/story about the dish. Submissions are due online or via hardcopy by printing the flyer below by OCTOBER 20. We have 32 recipes, and need just 18 more to print the book. Questions? Contact Michelle Gurner at mdgurner(at)yahoo(dot)com.

To submit recipes online, log in at http://www.gandrpublishing.com/
User name: McKinley
Password: Family
Web account #: 38159

Thank you and bon appetit!

Oct
12

Join Us for McKinley’s Annual Trunk or Treat!

Don’t miss out on Halloween fun! Put on a costume and join us in the McKinley parking lot for Trunk or Treat on Saturday, October 21, 2-4pm (rain date is Sunday, October 22, 2-4pm). Trunk or Treat this year features a bake sale, games, food trucks, raffles, a haunted garden and a costume contest! Trunk or Treat bags will be provided.

$5/child in advance and $8/child at the door. Click HERE to DOWNLOAD the sign up form. Send it, along with payment in an envelope, in your child’s folder to the attention of Nancy Fuller, Trunk or Treat. We’re still looking for trunk decorators. Let Nancy know!

Oct
12

Looking for Bakers for the Trunk or Treat Bake Sale

This year’s Trunk or Treat is suer to be lots of spooky fun and full of delicious treats! We are in need of bakers! Home baked goods are preferred but store bought is fine, too. Cookies, brownies, muffins, cupcakes…anything sweet and tasty is welcome! Please wrap treats individually and label items that contain nuts. CLICK HERE to DOWNLOAD the sign up form to BAKE and/or VOLUNTEER (see shifts below).

Bring treats to McKinley School by 1:30pm on Saturday, October 21, or contact Nancy at nsamarco(at)gmail(dot)com or Yasna at yascodesigns(at)gmail(dot)com to arrange for a pick up the night before.

We’re also looking for bake sale volunteers for these shifts:

  • 1pm-2pm (set up)
  • 2pm-3pm
  • 3pm-4pm
  • 4pm-4:30pm (clean up)

Oct
12

PTA Meeting TONIGHT!

The October PTA meeting is tonight! PTA General Membership Meeting is at 7-8pm and Executive Board meets from 8-8:30pm. Both meetings will be held in the McKinley Library. All are welcome, and it’s not too late to join the PTA. Download, print and submit the form HERE, along with membership dues.

Oct
05

Upcoming Events for the Week of October 6 – October 13

Here’s what’s happening during the week of October 6 – October 13! For event details and to see the calendar, visit http://mckinleyschoolpta.org/events/. Please note that this list is subject to change. Be sure to check the website for the most up-to-date info, flyers and more!

EVENTS

  • Friday, October 6: Family Game Night! At full capacity, SOLD OUT!
  • Thursday, October 12: PTA General Membership Meeting, 7-8pm, Executive Board, 8-8:30pm (Library)

DEADLINES

  • Friday, October 6:
    • Genevieve’s Orders Due! Details for placing orders here
    • School Directory Opt Outs due, info here
    • School Directory Cover Contest submissions due, info here
    • Volunteer to be a Trunker for Trunk or Treat! Due October 7. Info here

EARLY DISMISSAL

  • Tuesday, October 17, 1:40pm dismissal (professional development)
  • Thursday, October 19, 1:40pm dismissal (fall parent-teacher conferences)
  • Wednesday, October 25, 1:40pm dismissal (fall parent-teacher conferences)
  • Thursday, October 26, 1:40pm dismissal (fall parent-teacher conferences)

LINKS

  • October Lunch Menu: click here
  • 2017-18 Fairfield Public Schools Calendar: click here
  • 2017-18 A-F Calendar: click here

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