Please join us this Thursday at Shakeys Pizza!
Organization name: McKinley PEP
Date: Oct. 18, 2018
Time: 4:00pm – 10:00pm
Location: Shakeys Pizza – 866 E. Las Tunas Dr., San Gabriel
All proceeds go directly back to the students to support activities that we have throughout the school year. Click on headline for details.
McKinley Elementary School Red Ribbon Week is Oct 22-26. We have activities for students to participate in everyday. Click on the headline for more details. Take the Pledge!
Drug Free Pledge
I pledge allegiance to myself and who I want to be,
cause I can make my dreams come true.
If I believe in me,
I pledge to stay in school and learn the things I need to know, to make the world a better place for kids like me to grow.
I pledge to keep my dreams alive and be all that I can be.
I know I can and that’s because I pledge to stay DRUG and BULLY FREE!
The computer lab will be opened after school starting October 8, 2018. We have 36 workstations students can use to complete homework, do research, or enrich their academic skills by using iReady, Raz Kids, Typing Club, etc. It is also a great place for students who need space to collaborate on assignments.
Computer lab hours:
McKinley Elementary is now accepting applications for enrollment in Transitional Kindergarten. Students eligible for the kindergarten program must turn five years old on or before Sept. TK program-eligible students must turn five years old between Sept. 2 and Dec. Children who turn 5 between Dec. 3 and Jan. 1 will be accepted as space is available. Enroll today!
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 out of reach? 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 www.saturdayconservatoryofmusic.org.
Congratulations to all our 5th grade graduates. Thank you for being a part of the McKinley family and an awesome Mustang. We will miss you as you make your journey to Jefferson Middle School. A BIG THANK YOU to our PEP organization for your hard work on the decoration and preparation of the promotion quad. Also a THANK YOU to all the 5th grade parents. We could not have been successful without your support. We hope you have enjoyed your time with us and we will see you soon. Photos from promotion will be available in the Photo Album section of About Us.
Enrollment for the 2018-19 school year is now open. Please drop by the office to pick up an enrollment package. We have enrollment packages in different languages and we have translators on site to help with the process. Please feel free to come to the office between 8:00am - 4:00pm.
Students at McKinley Elementary School have the opportunity to participate in the School Based Mentoring program of Big Brothers Big Sisters. In the program, a child is "matched" with a volunteer Big Brother or Big Sister from high school. The volunteer will visit once a week on Tuesdays or Fridays to spend about one hour per week with your child reading, working on schoolwork, relationship building activities, playing games, sports, etc. The activities will take place after school, not outside the school grounds. If you would like your child to have this opportunity, please click the link for an application and more information.
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.
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.
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.
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.