McKinley E-Newsletter

October 19, 2018

Calendar for Next Week


Monday, October 22

Learning Lab (IMC) from 3-4 pm

Robotics

McK News Team (IMC)

Learning Lab from 3-4 pm

Girls Swimming v Taft/Wilson at Jeff


Tuesday, October 23

Orchestra Practice Club

Robotics

Musical Pictures (see below)


Wednesday, October 24

Learning Lab (IMC) from 3-4 pm

Robotics


Thursday, October 25

Orchestra Practice Club

Musical, 6:30 pm (see below)


Friday, October 26

1:20 pm Dismissal

Hip Hop

Robotics Meet at Shellsburg

Musical at 6:30 pm (see below)



CLICK HERE to download next week's calendar

THANK YOU MCKINLEY VOLUNTEERS

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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

CONFERENCE FOLLOW UP

If you were not able to attend conferences, a progress report will be sent home with your student next week. Feel free to call or e-mail your student's teachers with questions or concerns.


If you picked up an Educational Benefits Survey at conferences, please complete it and return it with your student. These forms must be completed by all families. Thank you!


Statements are being mailed next week for unpaid fees. If you received a statement and feel the amount is incorrect, please call the main office at 558-2348.

BEAUTY AND THE BEAST Jr. TICKETS

Beauty and the Beast Jr. tickets will go on sale at the main office beginning Monday, October 15. Reserved tickets will be $5. Students must be accompanied by an adult. Performance dates Thursday, October 25, and Friday, October 26. Performance time: 6:30 pm

ATTENTION BEAUTY AND THE BEAST JR CAST MEMBERS

To order a cast t-shirt, stop by the main office by October 15. COST IS $10; XL AND ABOVE - $12


Group photo of cast will be taken on Tuesday, October 23. An order form can be picked up in Ms. Lange's room.

FELLOWSHIP OF CHRISTIAN ATHLETES

Please see Mr. Tower for more information.

7th and 8th GRADE BOYS BASKETBALL CONCESSIONS


Please consider helping sell concessions and popping popcorn at McKinley sporting events. It is a perfect opportunity to be involved at McKinley. The concessions are set up so you can watch the games, too. Please see the signup below. Go Bears!


***If you are interested in volunteering please complete and return the required volunteer form to Jackie Mason, Volunteer Coordinator. Once on file, you will not need to complete another one.


E-mail Jackie at jmason@cr.k12.ia.us with any questions.


7TH GRADE BOYS BASKETBALL CONCESSIONS SIGN-UP


8TH GRADE BOYS BASKETBALL CONCESSIONS SIGN-UP

COLD WEATHER IS COMING

The weather is turning cold. 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.

MCKINLEY'S SAFE HALLOWEEN

McKinley's staff and student leadership team would like to invite the community to join them for trick-or-treating, spooky science experiments and Halloween crafts. Students must be accompanied by an adult. Students arriving without a parent or guardian will not be allowed to enter. Feel free to call with any questions: (319) 558-2348.


Where: McKinley Middle School

When: Monday, October 29

Time: 5:00 pm to 7:00 pm

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

BEAR CLAWS TRAVEL CLUB

Bear Claws Travel Club will be travelling to Spain summer of 2020. There is an informational meeting Tuesday at 6pm in the IMC for students and parents. Please see Mrs. Wilson or Mrs. Sullivan for more information.