Home of the Mountain Lions

Jodi Jarmin, Principal

PO Box 476

Yelm, WA 98597


October 21, 2022

Congratulations to our Student of the Month and Character Award winners for the month of September!

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Kinder - 2nd Grade
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3rd - 5th Grade
Happy National Principals' Month!  Thank you for all you do for your students and staff.  We are lucky to have you as our Principal.

Happy National Principals Month!

Thank you, Mrs. jarmin, for all you do for your students and staff. We are lucky to have you as our Principal!

Wreath Fundraiser

Our wreath fundraiser has begun! Order forms with payment are due by Friday, October 28. Credit cards can be processed in the office or through our Online Payment system. Please follow the instructions on the homepage for login information. If you still need assistance, please call the office at 360.458.2400, press 7 or 8. Orders will be ready for pick-up during fall conferences, November 21-23.
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Trunk or Treat

Friday, October 28

6:00 p.m. - 7:00 p.m.

McKenna Bus Loop

If you would like to volunteer for the event, please fill out the Google Form to sign up to have a 'trunk' at Trunk or Treat. Your "trunk" can be simple or's up to you! Families can also help out with the event by donating bags of candy. Donations may be dropped off in the office or sent to school with your student.

Dress-up Day

Friday, October 28

Students may wear their costumes to school on Friday, October 28 as long as they fit the expectations listed below:

  • No masks or face paint.
  • No scary costumes and/or props
  • Costumes must not interfere with the learning of the student or classmates.
  • Costumes must follow McKenna dress code – no overly suggestive or gang-related costumes.
  • Costumes may not demean any race, religion, nationality, handicapped condition or gender.

Hello? Is this the jacket you're looking for??

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Our lost and found is already packed! It is located in the gym so please check it out! Parents.........if a jacket or other belonging is labeled with the students name, it will be returned to them. All lost and found items will be donated to a local church after fall conferences on November 23.
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Parking Reminder

For parent pick-up, please park in a designated stall in the parking lot. The lanes in front of the office are a no parking zone due to it being a fire lane. Thank you for your understanding.

McKenna Student Handbook

Did you know all Yelm Community Schools student handbooks are posted on each school's website and updated at the beginning of every year? We are asking all McKenna families to discuss and remind their students of the McKenna expectations in the McKenna Student Handbook.

Transportation Changes

If your student has a pick-up or bus/transportation change, please call or email the McKenna office before 2:00 p.m at 360.458.2400 or We will not be able to make any changes to schedules after 2:00 p.m.

School Meals

McKenna Elementary has qualified for the Community Eligibility Program (CEP) for the 2022-23 school year. All students will receive free breakfast and lunch for the year.

Students may purchase a single milk for $.50 if a drink is needed for cold lunch. Please add money to your students lunch account through Online Payments. Please follow the login instructions on the Online Payment site. If you do not know your Family/Skyward Access login, please call the office at 360.458.2400, press 7 or 8.

McKenna Spirit Days

  • Wear your college gear!


  • Wear your McKenna gear!

Upcoming Events

October 26

  • 1 Hour Late Start ~ School starts at 9:25 a.m.
October 28
  • Dress-up Day
  • Trunk or Treat, 6:00-7:00 p.m.
November 2, 9, 16 & 30
  • 1 Hour Late Start ~ School starts at 9:25 a.m.
November 9
  • Veterans Day Assembly, 1:45 p.m.

November 10

  • Early Release at 11:25 a.m.
November 11
  • No School - Veterans Day
November 21-23
  • Fall Conferences - Early Release at 11:25 a.m. each day.
November 24 & 25
  • No School - Thanksgiving Break
TRL Resources & Activities

Explore online resources with learning and entertainment activities that families, caregivers and educators can access from home.

Thank You to Our Yelm Community Schools Business Partners!

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Nondiscrimination Statement

Yelm Community Schools does not discriminate in any programs or activities on the basis of sex, race, creed, religion, color, national origin, veteran or military status, sexual orientation, gender expression or identity, disability, or use of a trained guide dog or service animal and provides equal access to the Boy Scouts and other designated youth groups. The following employee(s) has been designated to handle questions and complaints of alleged discrimination: Civil Rights: Greg Davis, 360-458-1900,; 504 Coordinator: Shannon Powell, 360-458-6124,; Title IX Coordinator: Lisa Cadero-Smith, 360-458-6120.; Address: 107 First St. N., P.O. Box 476, Yelm, WA 98597