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Spotlight Message

Educational Results Partnership (ERP) and the Campaign for Business and Education Excellence (CBEE) announced today that McKinley Elementary School has been selected as one of 1,866 public schools in California to receive the title of 2016 Honor Roll school.  The 2016 Honor Roll recognizes public elementary, middle, and high schools that demonstrate consistently high levels of student academic achievement, improvement in achievement over time, and reduction in achievement gaps.  
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Mck - Winter Program
Date: 12/15/2017, 8:45 AM 11 AM
Location: Multipurpose Room
Mck - Breakfast with Santa
Date: 12/16/2017, 9 AM 11 AM
Location: MPR
Winter Break - No School
Date: 12/25/2017

• News & Announcements •

Chess Masters Enrichment at McKinley

We are pleased to announce that we are bringing Chess Masters back to McKinley after the holidays. Chess is a game of strategy which promotes critical thinking and your child will have the opportunity to be a part of it. In order to get the program started, we will need a minimum of 15 students to register; however, there is no maximum. It will be hosted after school from 1:35pm-2:25pm on certain Wednesdays beginning January 17, 2018. Applications will be sent home with your child in their Thursday folders or you may pick one up in the office. You may also register online. Just click on the heading for more information.

Breakfast With Santa

Santa Claus is coming to town! Please have breakfast with Santa on Saturday, December 16th from 9:00am-11:00am. Come to eat a yummy breakfast, have fun with friends, sing your favorite Christmas songs, and take a picture with Santa. There will be raffled prizes and a craft section for students. You may order tickets from the PEP booth or click on the heading for an application.

Spark of Love Toy Drive

McKinley Elementary and the San Gabriel Fire Department are teaming up to raise toys for families that are less fortunate. Please bring an unwrapped toy to donate from December 4th - 20th. There are boxes inside the main office for your convenience. The classroom that donates the most toys will be rewarded with a pizza party with the San Gabriel Fire Fighters. The fire department will be at Mckinley Wednesday, December 20th at 9am to pick up the toys with their fire engine. Thank you for your generous donations.

McKinley Winter Program

Dear Parents,
You are invited to McKinley’s annual Winter Program held in the multipurpose room on Friday, December 15th. Your child will be performing a special song chosen by their class. They will be participating in 2 performances for two different groups of parents. This is a ticketed event. Click on the headline for more information.

Fall Newsletter

Dear McKinley Families,

Thank you to a wonderful start to our 2017-18 school year. In the short amount of time that has flown by, lots of activity has taken place. If you would like to know more about what activities have taken place or more information about the services that are provided to your children, please read our Fall Newsletter. You can find it under the Parent tab in the main menu or simply click on the heading to find a link.

McKinley "Happy Trash"

We so excited to see what the McKinley Mustangs are going to design, create, make and innovate this year! Many of the projects they design include recyclable materials that students are able to use their creativity to put to great use. One area will be dedicated to building with recycled materials. For this area to expand, we’d love your help! Just send recycled materials you have lying around to school with your child. (Please completely wash out containers such as yogurt containers and milk jugs before sending them). Do not purchase any materials. This will be an ongoing experience for K-5, so feel free to send throughout the year! For more information, click on the heading.

Order Your Yearbook Now

Dear McKinley families,
Pre-order your yearbook now . Our yearbook will include all-color pages that vibrantly capture school memories, a sturdy soft cover, and the school name and year imprinted in foil on the cover. Yearbooks are on sale for preorder for $20 until the end of December. After that, prices will increase. Fliers will be going out to parents in Thursday folders.

Box Tops

McKinley PEP is always collecting Box Tops. Each Box Top we collect gives us 10 cents that goes straight back to our school. You can find the box tops on grocery items such as cereals, ziplock bags, snacks, and various canned goods, as well as many other products. If you find any of these labels, please bring them in. We have a collection box in the office.

Home & School Connection

McKinley provides parents monthly practical tips through the Home & School Connection publication. It gives parents additional tools so they can:
* show interest in their child’s education
* nurture respect and responsibility
* boost motivation
* support homework and study habits
* promote good behavior and self-discipline
* build empathy and put an end to bullying
* improve academic achievement
* communicate effectively with teachers
You can find this monthly publication in your child's homework folder or under the Parent Resource tab of our website.

Saturday Conservatory of Music

Dear McKinley parents,

Have you ever wanted your child to learn music, play an instrument, or participate in a real orchestra, but thought it was too costly? In partnership with SGUSD, the Saturday Conservatory of Music has provided affordable, quality music instruction to children in San Gabriel. For more information, please click on the link for a flyer or visit

Annual Wellness Report

The San Gabriel Unified School District is committed to providing safe and healthful school environments that promote and protect students’ health, well-being and ability to learn by supporting healthful eating and physical activity. The first annual survey of district staff, students, and parents was conducted in the fall of 2016 to assess school progress on District Wellness Policy goals. To see the results, please click on the headline and download the report.

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