McKinley E-Newsletter

November 10, 2017

CALENDAR FOR NEXT WEEK

Monday, November 13

Book Fair

Learning Lab, 3-4 pm, IMC

Girls Who Code, 2:5-4:20 pm

Project HOPE, room 200

Girls Swimming v. Taft & Wilson @JHS

PTA Mtg at noon (more information below)

Classic Edition Singing Auditions, 3-5 pm (CLICK HERE for more information)


Tuesday, November 14

Jazz Band, 6:50-7:30 am

Book Fair (book fair will be open during concert)

Robotics

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

Orchestra Concert, 6:30 pm (Book fair will be open during concert)

Classic Edition Singing Auditions, 3-5 pm (CLICK HERE for more information)


Wednesday, November 15

Learning Lab, 3-4 pm, IMC

Forensics Club, 3-4 pm, room 227

Classic Edition Dancing Auditions, 3-5 pm (CLICK HERE for more information)


Thursday, November 16

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

Project HOPE, room 200

Robotics Tournament in Coralville

Opus Festival in Ames

Boys Basketball v. Prairie Black 7(A), 8(H)

Classic Edition, Dancing Auditions, 3-5 pm (CLICK HERE for more information)


Friday, November 17

1:20 pm Dismisssal

Teen Reachout, 1:30-2:30 pm in Room 319

Marching Band

Iowa Junior Honor's Orchestra


Saturday, November 18

Classic Edition Welcome, 8-noon (breakfast and rehearsal)



CLICK HERE to download/print weekly student calendar

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.

PTA MEETING ON NOVEMBER 13

Everyone is welcome to attend the PTA meeting on Monday, November 13, at noon at McKinley. Sign in and out at the attendance center (room 100). PTA will be voting on the by-laws.


CLICK HERE for PTA agenda


CLICK HERE for PTA by-law

HIP HOP GROUP PERFORMS ON SATURDAY AT 11 AM

Eastern Iowa Arts Academy presents

The Arts Alive! Showcase

Saturday, November 11, 2017

9:00 am – 12:00 pm

Student Gallery opens at 9:00

Performances begin at 9:30

Admission FREE!

CRCSD Educational Leadership and Support Center

2500 Edgewood Rd. NW

**MCKINLEY HIP HOP GROUP WILL PERFORM AROUND 11 AM**

SELL CONCESSIONS AT 8TH GRADE BOYS BASKETBALL GAMES...

And help raise funds for the 8th grade field trip at the end of the year. You will be able to watch the games while selling concessions. 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. If you have any questions, please respond to this e-mail. Thank you and Go Bears!
PTA SELLING SPIRIT WEAR - CLICK HERE FOR ORDER FORM

Orders Due No Later than December 1

EXTRACURRICULAR ACTIVIITES

For a list of current extracurricular activities, check the McKinley's website (Activities/Extracurricular Activities) or CLICK HERE. Open activities are listed below; if your student is interested in joining one of these groups, he/she should see the teacher listed.



Classic Edition will be holding singing and dancing auditions next week. Sign-up sheet outside Mrs. Anderson's room.


Girls Who Code is open to all girls. The group meets on Monday's after school.


Yearbook. See Mrs. Sorgenfrey.


Teen Outreach meets on Friday afternoons from 1:30 to 2:30. Open to girls.


Project HOPE is open to 6th and 7th grade girls. Meets on Monday's and Thursday's after school.


If you or you know of someone who might be interested in sponsoring an extracurricular activity at McKinley; i.e, chess club (a few years back a parent sponsored a chess club), please reply to this e-mail or call the main office at 558-2348.

WHAT'S NEW ON VIRTUAL BACKPACK

Cedar Rapids Parks and Rec Winter Programs

CLICK HERE FOR flyer


Jr. NBA

December 15-March 15. CLICK HERE for flyer


Washington Warriors Wrestling Club

Kids K-8 (Wash feeder schools only). CLICK HERE for flyer



FOR ADDITIONAL ACTIVITIES ON VIRTUAL BACKPACK, CLICK HERE