McAuliffe Elementary

End of School Year 2021-22 Newsletter

About Us

Attendance Line: 651-480-7391
Health Office (Nurse): 651-480-7395
Kids' Campus: 651-480-7423
Hastings Bus Company: 651-437-1888

Dear McAuliffe Elementary School Parent/Guardian:


At McAuliffe Elementary School, students are at the heart of all we do. We have had an amazing year and looking forward to next school year already!


As we close the year, there are a few things we would like to remind you about for summer and the upcoming school year.



The first day of school for Grades 1-4 is Tuesday, September 6. Kindergarten student’s first full day is Wednesday, September 7 as they have orientation on Tuesday, September 6.


  • Please note assigned Kindergarten Orientation Times and Information for September 6th will be emailed by August 26th.


SCHOOL DAY

School begins at 8:50 am and students should arrive at school from 8:30 am to 8:45 am to be ready for the start of the learning day at 8:50 am. 3:25 pm is the dismissal time for all students.


HOMEROOM TEACHER ASSIGNMENT & BUS INFORMATION

Teacher assignments will be released through the Infinite Campus Parent Portal by August 26th. An email will be sent when the information is available to families.


SUMMER READING ASSESSMENT (BAS)

The typical meet the teacher and reading assessment for students in 1st through 4th grade will not be scheduled in August this year. These assessments will happen during the school day in the fall.


OPEN HOUSE

The Open House for all grades will be held on Wednesday, August 31st from 4:30-6:30 pm.


Kindergarten through 4th grade classrooms will be open during the Open House. Please feel free to find the classroom, put supplies away, and informally meet the teacher.


To help limit the amount of parking congestion, please follow the suggested schedule below. If you need to come at the other time, please feel free to do so.


  • 4:30-5:15 Families with last names beginning with A-L can drop off materials and meet with the teacher.
  • 5:30-6:20 Families with last names beginning with M-Z can drop off materials and meet with the teacher.


Other items during open house:

  • Parents can get car pick up numbers from the office (new numbers are assigned each year)
  • Visit with the nurse to bring in any medications or paperwork needed


SCHOOL SUPPLIES

The McAuliffe Supply List is available at Target, Walmart, etc. and is available on the school website.


If you have any questions, please reach out.


Matt Esterby, Principal

McAuliffe Elementary

mesterby@isd200.org

651-480-7390

END OF YEAR CARNIVAL

Huge thank you to the McAuliffe PTC for organizing a fabulous carnival . A big thank you to all of the parent volunteers as well. We wouldn't have been able to do it without you!

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MCAULIFFE PARENT TEACHER CONNECTION (PTC)

For more information or to join email mcauliffeptc@gmail.com

2022-23 KINDERGARTEN

If you have not registered your incoming Kindergarten student for the 2022-23 school year, please visit our website.

DATES TO REMEMBER

JUNE

20-22 - Kindergarten HKAT Assessments (see invitations emailed in May)


AUGUST

26 - Teacher Assignment & Bussing information released in Parent Portal. Kindergarten orientation information will be emailed by 8/26

31 - Open House 4:30 - 6:30


SEPTEMBER

5 - Labor Day

6 - First Day Grades 1-5, & 9

6 - Kindergarten Orientation - more info to come by 8/26

7 - First Day Grades Kindergarten, 6-8, & 10-12

21 - Picture Day

26 - NO SCHOOL - Staff Development

DISTRICT CALENDARS

Please click here to view the district wide calendars.

MCAULIFFE ELEMENTARY SCHOOL WEBSITE

Please visit our school website regularly to view updated school information. Our website features the the monthly newsletter, supply list, classroom websites, lunch menu and more.

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Community Education Recreational Opportunities

TO REGISTER: Call 651-480-7670 or register online at www.HastingsCommunityEd.com