McKinley E-Newsletter

Week of March 16

Calendar for the Week of March 16

Iowa Assessment Make-ups This Week

Monday, March 16

Learning Lab, 3-4 pm

Tuesday, March 17

PE Make-ups, 3 pm

Wednesday, March 18

Early Dismissal, 12:30 pm

Thursday, March 19

PE Make-ups, 3 pm

Learning Lab, 3-4 pm

Variety Show (see below)

Friday, March 20

Hearing Screenings

"Little Bit of Somethin'" Community Variety Show

Thursday, March 19

5:00 PM: Café (dinner & entertainment)

5:30 PM: Opening Acts

6:30 PM: Main Show

TICKETS - Tickets for the variety show go on sale Monday, March 16. Tickets for the show may be purchased during regular Main Office hours: 7:30am -4:30pm, Mon-Fri. Admission is $5.

CAFÉ - Come join us at the McKinley Café during the pre-show of the “Little Bit of Somethin” Community Variety Show in the cafeteria from 5:00 – 6:00. We will be serving delicious pulled pork sandwiches, homestyle baked beans, chips and beverage. Donations welcomed. Yummy treats from our bake sale will also be available.

BAKE SALE - We are asking for donations of baked good as well as volunteers to help at the bake sale table throughout the evening. Click here if you are able to donate baked goods and/or to volunteer at the bake sale table.

SILENT AUCTION - If you would like to donate an item or item(s) for the silent auction please drop off the item at McKinley. All items donated are tax deductible. Some suggested items: Folk art, antique furniture, jewelry, paintings or other handmade items made by local artists, autographed athletic items, CD’s, musical instruments, pizza parties, pool parties, gift certificates, weekend “get-a-way” at a vacation home, food catering/dinners, limo rides, etc.

We are also collecting items and/or cash donations for themed baskets. Please contact Amy Stevens at


District Adjusting School Day Schedule Beginning March 30

Beginning on Monday, March 30, 2015, classes in the Cedar Rapids Community School District will begin 10 minutes earlier and will end 10 minutes later. The schedule adjustment will help the District make up instructional time lost to weather-related delays and cancellations without extending the school year. At McKinley classes will begin at 7:50 am and end at 3:00 pm