McKinley E-Newsletter

December 1, 2017

CALENDAR FOR NEXT WEEK

Saturday, December 2

Erskine Extravaganza (see below for more information)


Monday, December 4

Learning Lab, 3-4 pm, IMC

Girls Who Code

Girls BB meeting at 3 pm in large gym

Swim practice starts


Tuesday, December 5

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

7th Grade Girls BB practice starts (after school)

EMPOWER Family Night, IMC, from 6-7:30


Wednesday, December 6

Forensics Club

Learning Lab, 3-4 pm, IMC

8th Grade Girls BB practice starts (6:30 am)


Thursday, December 7

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

Robotics Meet at CR Library


Friday, December 8

1:20 pm Dismissal

Marching Band

Teen Outreach


Saturday, December 9

Holiday DeLight Parade (marching band)

Cocoa and Carols at WHA


CLICK HERE to download/print weekly student calendar

WRESTLING AND GIRLS BASKETBALL

Wrestling - There will be a sign up in the main office for 7th/8th graders interested in wrestling.. If anyone is interested in being a manager, please indicate that on the sign-up sheet.


Girls Basketball (7th/8th grade) - There will be a meeting on Monday after school in the big gym. 7th grade practice starts Tuesday, December 5, after school. 8th grade practice starts Wednesday, December 6, at 6:30 a.m.


7th/8th Grade Boys Swimming. CLICK HERE for practice, meet, and coach information.


Please make sure physical/concussion forms are up to date. Call the clinic at 558-2519 if you have a question.

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 the 8th grade boys basketball game on Thursday, November 30

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.

ERSKINE EXTRAVAGANZA - SATURDAY, DECEMBER 2

The 7th Annual Erskine Extravaganza will be on Saturday, December 2, from 9 am to 2 pm at Erskine Elementary, 600 36th Street SE. This school fundraiser includes over 25 vendors/crafters, silent auction, bake sale, activities for kids, lunch from 11:00 to 1:00, a visit from Santa from 11:00-12:00. For a flyer, CLICK HERE. They will also have Washington Warrior and Erskine Eagle apparel for sale!

WHAT'S NEW ON VIRTUAL BACKPACK

Washington Warrior Apparel. CLICK HERE for more information.


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


FREE Christmas Eve Dinner, December 24, noon-2:30 pm, St. Paul's United Methodist Church. CLICK HERE for more information


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


Cookie Walk & Howliday Bazaar, December 9, 11 - 2. CLICK HERE for more information.




FOR ADDITIONAL ACTIVITIES ON VIRTUAL BACKPACK, CLICK HERE