McKinley E-Newsletter

December 1, 2017

CALENDAR FOR NEXT WEEK

Monday, December 11

Learning Lab, 3-4 pm, IMC

Girls Who Code

PTA Meeting at noon; everyone welcome to attend


Tuesday, December 12

Jazz Band/Orchestra, 6:50-7:30 am


Wednesday, December 13

Forensics Club

Learning Lab, 3-4 pm, IMC


Thursday, December 14

Jazz Band/Chamber Orchestra, 6:50 - 7:30 am

Boys Swimming at JHS


Friday, December 15

1:20 pm Dismissal

Teen Outreach


CLICK HERE to download/print weekly student calendar

Congratulations to the 8th Grade Students who Pariticpated in the NEIBA Honor Band

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DYNAMIC SUPERHERO DRAWING CLASS

Class Dates: January 22-March 2 (tentative)


Time: 1:45-2:45 pm, grades 6-8


Learn the techniques top illustrators and artists use to create classic superhero comics, including villains and aliens! Excellent class for all students interested in not only drawing and illustration but creative character development. Class is offered through the Eastern Iowa Arts Academy. Sign up information will be forthcoming.

MCKINLY BOOK FAIR AT BARNES AND NOBLE

McKinley is setting up a Book Fair at Barnes and Noble on December 14. Please consider buying at Barnes and Noble on that date… or online from December 14 thru December 19.


Proceeds will go towards purchasing items for our Makerspace. Bookmarks are being printed and will be distributed to students on Monday, December 11.


If you go to Barnes and Noble on the 14th, please mention that McKinley at the checkout.


To order online from December 14-19:

Go to www.bn.com/bookfairs. Enter Book Fair Event ID #12281572 at the bottom of the payment page. If you have an existing account, from the checkout screen, click on the change button on the payment section to get the full payment screen and the book fair ID field.



Thank you for your support

SELL CONCESSIONS AND RAISE MONEY FOR CLASS TRIPS

Help sell concessions at upcoming 7th and 8th grade girls basketball games. All monies will go towards end-of-year field trips.


Volunteers will be able to watch the game while selling concessions. Games start between 3:15 - 3:30. We also need help popping popcorn. This can be done anytime during the day of a game (prior to 3 pm). It will take 60-90 minutes (prior to 3 pm).


CLICK HERE to sign up for 7th grade girls basketball games

CLICK HERE to sign up for 8th grade girls basketball games


If you have any questions, please respond to this e-mail. Thank you and Go Bears!

DRESS WARM FOR COLD WEATHER

Students should dress appropriately for weather. Students are not allowed in the building early unless it is 20 degrees or lower.

WHAT'S NEW ON VIRTUAL BACKPACK

FREE Christmas Eve Dinner. December 24 from noon to 2 pm. CLICK HERE for more information.


Washington Warrior Apparel. CLICK HERE for more information.


Winter Camp, December 27-29, 7th-12 graders, Camp Wyoming. CLICK HERE for more information.


Winter 2018 Art & Music Classes. CLICK HERE for more information.






FOR ADDITIONAL ACTIVITIES ON VIRTUAL BACKPACK, CLICK HERE