October 27, 2017
CALENDAR FOR NEXT WEEK
Monday, October 30
McKinley's Safe Halloween Event, 5-7 pm (more info below)
Tuesday, October 31
Boys BB v. Roosevelt 7(H), 8(A)
Girls Swimming v. Franklin and Linn-Mar Black at WHS
Robotics, 3-5 pm
Wednesday, November 1
Learning Lab, 3-4 pm, IMC
Forensics Club, 3-4 pm, room 227** (6th grade; letter sent home to parents; club is full)
Thursday, November 2
Boys BB v. Wilson 7(A), 8(H)
Friday, November 3
1:20 pm Dismisssal
Teen Reachout, 1:30 pm in Room 319
Hip Hop at 1:45-2:45
CLICK HERE to download/print weekly student calendar
MCKINLEY'S SAFE HALLOWEEN
Where: McKinley Middle School
When: Monday, October 30
Time: 5:00 pm to 7:00 pm
WHAT DOES THE PTA DO, ANYWAY?
McKinley PTA funds ‘extras’ for students and staff like:
-Snacks for kids during the Iowa Assessment tests to help them perform at their best
-Staff appreciation on conference nights and education week in May
-Support of Special Projects including:
McKinley Food Bank
Betsy the Therapy Dog
6th Grade Family Night
The Mindfulness Room
McKinley PTA facilitates an army of volunteers:
McKinley PTA partners with school administration to facilitate an army of volunteers for school fundraisers and outreach. Examples include:
-Variety Show (spring talent show fundraiser for the arts)
-Magazine Sales administration
How Can I Help?
Join the PTA! Help out and have a say in what PTA supports
Donate to PTA! Every contribution is tax deductible and helps fund projects and events that wouldn’t happen otherwise
Contact us: email@example.com
BOOK FAIR NOVEMBER 7-14
The book fair will be open from 7:30-8:00 am and 2:40-3:15 pm, November 7-14.
Profits from the book fair go towards purchasing new books for the library. Our collection of books keeps growing. New books have accounted for 213 check outs since September 1.
Beginning November 1 you may order online (CLICK HERE). This is great for families with older or younger siblings at home. There is also a wider selection of books to choose from.
Book Fair will be open during the band and orchestra concerts on November 7 and 14.
WHAT'S NEW ON VIRTUAL BACKPACK
Youth Night with Iowa Hawkeyes Volleyball, November 3, 7 pm
FREE to those 18 and under. Adults $6. CLICK HERE for flyer
Washington Warriors Wrestling Club
Kids K-8 (Wash feeder schools only). CLICK HERE for flyer
Private After School Shuttle Now Serving the CR School District
CLICK HERE for flyer
EIAA 2017 Arts Alive Showcase, November 11, 9-noon
Celebrate the talents of the students from the Eastern Iowa Arts Academy. CLICK HERE for flyer
Holiday Assistance Programs. CLICK HERE for more information.
FOR ADDITIONAL ACTIVITIES ON VIRTUAL BACKPACK, CLICK HERE