Next New Student Summer Play Date is Sunday, July 27th

  • Will your child be starting at McKinley Fall 2014?
  • Are they excited and can’t wait to meet their new classmates?
  • Would you like to meet other McKinley parents?

Meet us at Montclair Neighborhood Park (South end of Nile Street).

Bring a Snack to Share

  • July 13th, 4:00 pm
  • July 27th, 4:00 pm
  • August 10th, 4:00 pm
  • August 24th, 4:00 pm

For more information about the McKinley PTC:  www.mckinleyptc.com

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Or, email us at:  info@mckinleyptc.com

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New Student Summer Play Dates

 

  • Will your child be starting at McKinley Fall 2014?
  • Are they excited and can’t wait to meet their new classmates?
  • Would you like to meet other McKinley parents?

Meet us at Montclair Neighborhood Park (South end of Nile Street).

Bring a Snack to Share

  • July 13th, 4:00 pm
  • July 27th, 4:00 pm
  • August 10th, 4:00 pm
  • August 24th, 4:00 pm

For more information about the McKinley PTC:  www.mckinleyptc.com

Like us on Facebook (McKinleyPTC),

Or, email us at:  info@mckinleyptc.com

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McKinley Elementary On-site Before and After School Childcare Needs Questionnaire

 

McKinley Elementary is gauging interest in expanding on-site before and after school childcare options.  This includes adding a fee-based alternative option to the current Primetime program, but would not be replacing Primetime.

If there is enough interest to fill the program, we will work towards opening a licensed fee based program on campus.

If you are interested in the new McKinley Character Builders Program, please take a moment to complete this online survey:

SURVEY:  Proposed licensed Character Builders program at McKinley

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Transitional Kindergarten for 2014-15

KindtransMcKinley IB World School will have a full day Transitional Kindergarten class for the 2014-15 school year.  School hours are 9:10-3:40 Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, and Friday.  Thursday is a minimum day and school is dismissed at 12:55 p.m.

New student orientation is on Friday, August 29, 2014, at 11:00 a.m. in the auditorium.

We look forward to having all new students and families join our IB School Community!

Julie Ashton-Gray, Principal

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Ms. Honma’s 4th grade class on CBS 8

HomnaClass_20140611Thanks to the generosity of Una Marie Pierce, Ms. Honma’s 4th grade class had a fantastic visit to the Rare Hare Art Studio and made mini-rooms out of recycled materials.  See them here (second half of the segment).

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The Week at McKinley

LOTS of fun planned this week (sorry for the delay):

Wednesday, June 11th

  • Hawaiian Day
  • 5th Grade Field Trip
  • 3rd Grade Field Day
  • 5th Grade Challenge

Thursday, June 12th

  • Mustache Day
  • 2nd Grade Field Day

Friday, June 13th

  • McKinley Spirit Day
  • 4th Grade Field Day
  • 5th Grade Promotion
  • Min. Day, 12:55 pm Dismissal
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Tree Mural Volunteers Needed Wednesday Morning

photoWe need a little more help  to finish our Mosaic Mural – Rob Tobin, the artist will be back at school Wednesday morning to grout the mural.  He needs a few volunteers to help with this effort.  He thinks if he gets a few helpers it will only take 4 hours – even if you can only volunteer for an hour or two we’d love your help.  Staggering volunteers would be great!  If you can volunteer this Wednesday morning, please email Jen Spencer.  This is your opportunity to invest in art that will part of the community for years to come!

Thanks so much!!!

Please feel free to pass onto anyone who might be interested!

Summary of this Weekend’s Work:
Thanks for all who volunteered and help us install our new Tree Mosaic Mural!  The efforts were lead by artist, Rob Tobin, who also facilitated the mosaic murals in our garden area.  The $1,588.00 to fund the project were raised through the Donor’s Choose website (http://www.donorschoose.org) which was set up and coordinated by second grade teacher, Mrs. Zdunich.  We want to thank all those who donated to fund the project and all those who volunteered their time to install the mosaics!  They worked a full day on Saturday, May 31st from 8-6 and then again on Sunday, June 1st from 9-2:30.  The tiling took a little longer than expected so the grouting – which was originally slated for Sunday – will be rescheduled for Wednesday, June 4th starting at 9 am. Once the grout has dried, Rob will return once again, to do some additional painting and add his finishing touches to the installation.

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McKinley’s New Tree Mural – Join Us this Sunday Afternoon

Tree Mural_20140531Excellent progress was made today.  Thank you to all of the volunteers that came out (including the communities member without children at McKinley).  We also really appreciated the pizza provided by Lefty’s Chicago Pizzeria!

We still need more volunteers to help finish the project tomorrow, June 1st.  Our greatest need is for volunteers in the afternoon, 12:00 pm – 5:00 pm for grouting.  Thank you for your help!

Leave your artistic mark on the McKinley campus by helping to create a mosaic masterpiece on the north/west side of McKinley’s Cafeteria/Auditorium building! We’re looking for enthusiastic “artists” who would love to be a part of the team to make a TREE MOSAIC MURAL with the guidance of ROB TOBIN, our garden muralist who created the fabulous Octopus’ Garden Mural.

NO EXPERIENCE NECESSARY!  All you need is a willingness to try and a spirit of fun.  Any and all kinds of help will be welcome and appreciated.  Make sure to dress to get dirty.  Email info@mckinleyptc.com if you have any questions.

We hope to see you there!

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Adventure Club Coronado Bike Ride – This Saturday

MissionBayBikeRide_2014-1Coach Lunsford will be leading a bike ride this Sunday. We hope you can join us. This is a great opportunity for McKinley families to get together and explore San Diego’s great outdoors.

Saturday, May 31st @ 9:30am – Coronado bike ride  Meet just across the bridge at Coronado Tidelands Park. (2000 Mullinex Drive, Coronado, CA 92118).  Meet in the parking lot near where the letter “P” is on the map.  Bring your bike, drinks, and some snacks.  This excursion will wind along the park’s bike paths.

See full schedule under Events > Adventure Club.

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Creating Our New “Tree” Mosiac Mural – This Weekend!

  • Saturday, May 31 from 9am to 5pm
  • Sunday, June 1 from 9am to 5pm

mosiac mural3Leave your artistic mark on the McKinley campus by helping to create a mosaic masterpiece on the north/west side of McKinley’s Cafeteria/Auditorium building! We’re looking for enthusiastic “artists” who would love to be a part of the team to make a TREE MOSAIC MURAL with the guidance of ROB TOBIN, our garden muralist who created the fabulous Octopus’ Garden Mural.

NO EXPERIENCE NECESSARY!  All you need is a willingness to try and a spirit of fun.

Join us Saturday, May 31st from 9am-5pm to place and cement tiles and/or Sunday, June 1 from 9am to 2pm for grouting the mural.   Any and all kinds of help will be welcome and appreciated.  Make sure to dress to get dirty.  Email info@mckinleyptc.com if you have any questions.

We hope to see you there!

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