McKinley E-Newsletter

December 14 2018

Calendar for Next Week


Monday, December 17

EMPOWER Book Club

Learning Lab (IMC) from 3-4 pm

Robotics

McKinley News Team


Tuesday, December 18

Jazz Band/Chamber Orchestra, 7 am

Orchestra Practice Club

Robotics Meet at Czech Museum from 3:30 pm to 9:00 pm


Wednesday, December 19

EMPOWER Book Club

Learning Lab (IMC) from 3-4 pm

Swim Pictures at WHS; CE Group Picture


Thursday, December 20

Jazz Band/Chamber Orchestra, 7 am

Orchestra Practice Club

Boys Swimming v. NW.North Central @Coralville Rec Center


Friday, December 21

1:20 pm Dismissal


CLICK HERE to download next week's calendar

HOLIDAY BREAK

School will not be in session from Monday, December 24, through Tuesday, January 1. Classes Resume on Wednesday, January 2.

STEAMDAY A SUCCESS!

The following video was created by the McKinley News Team.
https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=GWLqhaZC-aU&feature=youtu.be

MORE STEAM DAY PHOTOS

MCKINLEY TEACHER/STAFF LUNCHEON - DECEMBER 20


The PTA is coordinating a holiday soup/salad luncheon for our teachers and staff on Thursday, December 20th. PTA is looking for volunteers to bring soups, salads, desserts, etc. All items need to be dropped off in the teacher lounge by 10:00 a.m. on December 20. Please label any dishes/utensils that you bring, and pick them up by the end of the next day. Thank you for your support of our great staff at McKinley! - The McKinley PTA


To sign up, click on the link below


https://www.signupgenius.com/go/10c0444aea623a6fa7-holiday

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.