McKinley Minutes

Weekly Updates from Mrs. K

November 5, 2021

From the Principal's Desk

The Child Mind Institute is one of my go to resources in working with children. Here are their 10 tips for raising grateful kids, just in time for our Thanksgicing Preparations.

Purposeful Partnering

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Please Help Us Keep Our School Open

We are seeing an increase in students being sent to school with coughs and runny noses. Although we recognize that this is a normal occurance this time of year, PLEASE keep your child home when they show these symptoms. It may seem mild, but coughs and colds make it very difficult for your child (and many of their classmates) to focus on the job of learning. A few days rest and plenty of fluids will ensure they are back to 100% and ready to learn.


Thank you for helping us keep everyone in our school in good health!

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Upcoming Events

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Counselor's Corner

Purposeful People

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Conversation Starters

  • You really want a new game, but you need a new pair of shoes. How do you decide between wants and needs so that you can spend your money responsibly? Talk about wants and needs in your life and how you’ve learned to tell the difference!
  • What are the responsibilities you have at home? How do people know what they are responsible for? Which responsibilities are you really good at?
  • What’s something that you want for our home? Would getting this thing demonstrate Responsibility with our time, money, or energy? If so, how might we earn this special something by showing Responsibility?

Our Staff

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