l McKinley eBlast: 2/2/2020 | McKinley Elementary School
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  • McKinley Elementary School: A PBIS School
    Principal:Aaron Vincent
    1716 Kenwood Avenue
    Davenport, Iowa 52803
    Phone: 563-723-6800
    "We are Responsible , Respectful and Ready"
  • McKinley eBlast: 2/2/2020

    Hello McKinley Families,


    We have lots of messages below for this upcoming week.  Please be sure to read through them. Hope you all are having a wonderful weekend!



    McKinley Elementary is raising money for the Iowa Dance Marathon in honor of Kenzie Gamble who passed away from Ovarian Cancer this past December.  Friday, February 7th we are having our Dance Marathon here at McKinley, from 5:00-7:00 pm Admission will be $5.00. There will be face painting, card making for the children at the Iowa Children’s Hospital, cookie decorating, and of course dancing!  We hope to see you all there!


    Monday – Bring a nickel and wear backwards clothes

    Tuesday – Bring a dime and wear a hat

    Wednesday – Bring a quarter and wear your favorite team apparel

    Thursday – Bring 50 Cents and wear a pajamas

    Friday – Bring a dollar and wear 100th day of School Shirts


    Message From Stepping Stones


    We want to make you aware the 2020 Caucus will be happening at McKinley on Monday night, 2/3/2020.  Caucus staff will be arriving in the buildings by 4:30pm and it may be hectic. We wanted to make parents aware in the event you may want to pick your student up a bit earlier from program  if able due to the event. The Stepping Stones program will run until 5:30pm.


    Multicultural Day

    Dear Families,

    McKinley School is planning once again to celebrate and learn about our multiculturalism on Friday, February 21 and we need your help! Classrooms are learning about the following countries: Australia, China, Germany, Greece, Guatemala, Guinea, Japan, India, Ireland, Libya, Mexico, Morocco, Nepal, South Korea, Sudan, Tanzania, Togo, Uganda, USA, and Vietnam. If you have artifacts that we could borrow from one of these countries, please let us know below; then label it with your name and send it with your child by February 17. Please consider donating food for our students to sample from one of the countries. For example, we need items like apple pies (USA), tamales (Mexico), egg rolls, fried rice, irish soda bread, or any authentic dish that we can sample. We also need volunteers to donate their time on the day of the event. If you are able to help out in anyway, please complete the form below and return to school ASAP or email Lori Bates-Heithoff at batesheithoffl@davenportschools.org. Thank you so much for helping to make this a great learning experience for our students! 




    PTA Trivia Night

    McKinley Trivia Night is coming up on Friday, March 6. To reserve your table of 8 for $100, sponsor the event, or volunteer your time, please email Carrie Heiting at Grmclr1@yahoo.com. Please see the attached letter for more information. Thanks!






    Chess Club Time Change 

    4th and 5th grade Chess Club will be meeting on Wednesdays from 1:50-3:00 PM.



    Pre-School Registration

    Preschool Registration for all DCSD Children’s Village Sites 2020-2021 School Year.

    Wednesday, February 5th 2-6pm @ Children’s Village West (1757 W. 12th St.)


    You’re invited to Introduce a Girl to STEAM at St. Ambrose University!


    WHO: Girls in grades 2-8 and their guests

    WHAT: Learn how fun and exciting STEAM (science, technology, engineering, art and math) can be through hands-on activities 

    WHEN: Tuesday, February 18th, Open House 4-7pm

    WHERE: St. Ambrose University, Rogalski Center Ballroom



     Online registration using this form is required.


    Upcoming Events

    • February 4th Skate Night 6-8pm
    • February 13th PTA Meeting 6pm
    • February 14th Valentine’s Parties 2:00-2:50pm
    • February 21st Multicultural Day
    • February 27th Movie Night at McKinley (Change of date from Blue Calendar)