McKinley E-Newsletter

November 16, 2018

Calendar for Next Week


Monday, November 19

EMPOWER Book Club

Learning Lab (IMC) from 3-4 pm

McK News Team (IMC)

Boys Basketball vs. Harding 7(H), 8(A)

Girls Swimming City Meet at Linn-Mar


Tuesday, November 20

Orchestra Practice Club


Wednesday, November 21

HOLIDAY - NO SCHOOL


Thursday, November 22

HOLIDAY - NO SCHOOL


Friday, November 23

HOLIDAY - NO SCHOOL




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HAT/MITTEN TREE

If your student needs a hat or pair of gloves, please have them visit the holiday hat/mitten tree in the main lobby. Thank you to Johnson Steam Academy and Ruck Crew for their donation of mittens and hats.

Food Drive for Local Food Bank

Student council is sponsoring a food drive. Please have your student bring non-perishable items to the Main Office on or before November 20.

BARNES AND NOBLE BOOK FAIR ON SATURDAY, DECEMBER 8

Everyone who makes a purchase at the Cedar Rapids location and says McKinley when they pay, a percentage of your purchase will come back to McKinley. Spread the word!

SAVE THE DATE FOR VARIETY SHOW

Little Bit of Somethin' community Variety Show

Dinner, Bake Sale, Silent Auction Fundraiser

March 14, 2019


Students from McKinley as well as student and adult performers from around the community, have been invited to audition for this annual talent show on Thursday, March 14. This fun event is a long-standing McKinley fundraiser and the monies raised will be used to by the McKinley fine arts department.


The Fine Arts Department needs the help of parents and supporters of McKinley Middle School to make this a fun event and a succesful fundraiser.


Please consider participating with:

- sponsorships

- program advertisements for your business OR for that special variety show performer in your family

-silent auction donation

-volunteer to help

-assist on the planning committee to ensure a bright future for the show and future students!


Contact Sue Millar at sue@millarwoodwindrepair.com

SEND YOUR HY-VEE RECEIPTS ELECTRONICALLY

It's very easy to do.


E-mail your electronic Hy-Vee receipt to Mckhyvee@gmail.com.


To sign up for electronic receipts, go to https://www.hy-vee.com/perks/. Once you log in, it will bring you to your customer profile. Towards the bottom of the first column, it will ask you if you want to receive a digital receipt. Click yes.


If you send your receipts electronically, you do not need to drop them off at the main office.


Share McKinley’s Hy-Vee Receipt e-mail address with family, friends, neighbors, etc.


Money from the Hy-Vee Cash 4 Student program is used towards purchasing items for the bear paw store. For those new to McKinley, we believe in acknowledging students for exemplifying the BEAR way. Our positive acknowledgement system centers on the use of BEAR paws. Students can use BEAR paws for various incentives including pizza parties on Friday’s as well as purchasing items at the BEAR paw store.

BACKPACK ACTIVITIES

Musical Theatre Performance Class at Old Creamery Theatre - CLICK HERE for flyer



CLICK HERE FOR A LIST OF ALL ACTIVITIES

DRESS YOUR STUDENT FOR COLD WEATHER

Please dress your student appropriately. We do not let students in the building early unless they have a pass from a teacher or the temperature is 20 degrees or below.