Hello McKinley Families,
It is getting colder outside as fall is in full gear. Please make sure that our students are dressed for the weather. We go outside for recess everyday unless it is raining, snowing or the wind chill is below 15 degrees. Have a wonderful weekend!
Volunteers for Book Fair
The PTA is in need of some volunteers to help run the book for the week of October 15th-19th. Please follow the link if you are interested in helping. Thanks!!! https://www.signupgenius.com/go/4090845A5A828A1F49-fall1
Run with the Bull Youth Relays
October 13th @ Modern Woodmen park 10am. Sign up for just $3 per person in teams of 4. Get a Pete Neck Gator, plus enjoy games and snacks. Schools who send 3 teams have a chance to win a free Ice Cream Party hosted by Pete!!! Register online at www.petethebull.com
Davenport Central Blue Devil Gala
The DC Athletic Boosters will be hosting this year’s Sports Gala on November 2nd at 6:00 pm at Modern Woodmen Park in Davenport, IA. Doors will open at 6:00 pm Auction and Dinner will Start at 7:00
Tickets may be purchased online or by emailing us at email@example.com for other payment options!!!
Davenport Central HS baseball staff is pleased to announce details regarding our 2nd Annual Blue Devil Youth Baseball Academy. The purpose of the Academy is for our coaching staff to start building relationships with all of our feeder programs and coaches. In addition, to expose our future Blue Devils and coaches to how we are teaching things at the high school level. It is a great opportunity for us to showcase our facilities and share our program with our future Blue Devils and Blue Devil supporters. Attached is waiver form that should be returned with payment to Head Coach Chris Cartee at Davenport Central HS, c/o Chris Cartee, 1120 N. Main St., Davenport, IA 52803.
Please return the form with payment by December 18, 2018. Information:
Dates: January 6th, 13th, 20th, 27th; January 27th will be our pool/pizza party starting at noon for all of our attendees.
Where: Grensing Field House and Central High School pool on the campus of Davenport Central HS.
Who/Time: Ages 8-10, 12:00pm – 1:30pm; Ages 11-14, 1:30pm – 3:00pm.
Cost: $80 – three training sessions, t-shirt and pool/pizza party.
There is no cost to any of our youth team coaches. You are invited to join the fun and learn how we are teaching things. My staff and I are looking forward to meeting everyone and sharing our program.
Blue Devil Wrestling:
Blue Devil Youth (K through 8th Grade) Wrestling Registration: Monday, October 29, 2018; 6p-730p @ Davenport Central Wrestling Room
Registration fee: $35
Questions, Please Call: 563-275-9958 or 563-320-4079
McKinley Elementary is an artsBASIC’s school which incorporates art into our daily lesson and projects. Each year our Davenport artsBASIC’s committee donates $500 to go towards scholarships for students and summer camps at the Junior Theater, RME, FIGGE and Pat Bereskin Gallery & Art Academy. In addition, McKinley receives visiting artists that come to our school and work with our students. artsBASIC’s is a non-profit organization that holds a fundraiser each year. If you are interested, please click the link. http://www.artsbasics.org/fundraiser/
- October 15-19 Book Fair
- October 16th Kindergarten Field Trip (Pride of the Wapsi)
- October 16th Girls Who Code meeting at 5:30 PM in the computer lab
- October 19th Donuts with Dad 7:00-7:35am in the cafe
- October 22nd No School Teacher In-Service
- October 26th End of 1st QTR 2 hour early dismissal (12:50pm)