Students at McKinley Elementary School wrote songs about kindness with the help of visiting artist James Hersch. Each year McKinley Elementary students have a theme and this year’s theme is kindness. Students have been reading age-appropriate books about kindness with older students and teachers reading the book “Wonder” by R.J. … Read more
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Did you know McKinley School has a school garden? Getting involved is fun and rewarding. Your help could be tending the garden for a week this summer, coordinating the “veggie vote,” helping students plant seeds, or lots of other ways. We happily take all volunteers, no matter how much time/talent/treasure … Read more
Here are some resources for families when school is closed due to inclement weather.
Davenport Parks and Recreation
Join us at the River’s Edge (700 W River Dr, Davenport, IA 52802) for games, crafts, and fun! With an Ice Skating rink and full size Turf at our disposable, the fun … Read more
Welcome back to 2014! Because of the inclement weather we have been having, please be aware of possible late starts. You can get that information by clicking the Emergency School Closings tab on the left side of the screen. Please rely on the television and radio stations for information. We … Read more
In keeping with several years’ tradition, students at McKinley who have read a holiday book are invited to create gingerbread houses that are then displayed at the school library. New this year: 3rd grade students created paper nutcrackers after hearing and viewing ETA Hoffmann’s The Nutcracker. The following students won … Read more
Welcome to the new webpage for McKinley Elementary School. We will be keeping this site up-to-date during the year; we hope that you will find it informative. The staff members at McKinley are strongly committed to providing a high quality education to your children. We believe that each child should … Read more
Morgan Ottier, KWQC-TV 6 reporter, visited Mrs. Finkeldei’s kindergarten classroom on Wednesday, October 30, 2013, to help out with part of that day’s classroom activities as part of her Tough Jobs series. Here is a link to the story: http://www.kwqc.com/story/23951866/qc-tough-jobs-kindergarten-teacher… Read more
Now we are into the cold and flu season we have children with allergies and all of us sharing germs with each other, It’s important to remind children of habits that can help them stay healthy year round.
- Cover your nose and mouth when you sneeze or cough.
- Wash your