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Monthly Parent Newsletter

Each month parents will receive a newsletter from The Paren Institute. The newsletter will contain tips, ideas, and information for parents to assist the homework, how to create a space for learning, and many more. Click the headline for the latest copy.
Say "Hello" Week Featured Photo

Say "Hello" Week

Say Hello Week was a huge success for McKinley. We observed students saying, "hello." They made connections and new friends. They identified upstanders in their lives and presented certificates of gratitude to adults they trust. Mckinley extended the Say Hello to parents and challenged them to say, "Hello", to other families and help build community. For photos, click the headline.
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Big Brothers, Big Sisters on Campus

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 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.
Options for Learning ASES Enrichment Program Featured Photo

Options for Learning ASES Enrichment Program

After-school enrichment program for grades K-8

* Monday through Friday after school to 6 p.m. during school year.
* Designed to help your child develop lasting academic, social and lifestyle skills to prepare him or her for college, a career, and a lifetime of success with a curriculum aligned to California’s K-12 Common Core Standards.

To register, click on the headline.
After School Program with the Community Service Department Featured Photo

After School Program with the Community Service Department

The Community Services Department is excited to offer in-person after school programming at McKinley Elementary immediately after school. Sign up for homework assistance, arts and crafts, and fun recreational activities. This program is free and available to 1st-5th grade students. For more information, click on the headline.
Data Confirmation opens August 3, 2022 Featured Photo

Data Confirmation opens August 3, 2022

We can’t wait to have SGUSD students back at school! In order to get ready, please complete your child's data confirmation.

When families complete Data Confirmation, they:
1. update their Contacts - which gives them ParentSquare access and ensures that parents/guardians can be contacted in case of emergency

2. complete the confidential school funding survey - which supports the educational programs that benefit all SGUSD students
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Student Council Gives Back

Our McKinley student council gave back to the community this month by hosting a pet drive. Thank you to our families for their generous donations. Items donated were pet food, collars, toys, blankets, and many more. All donations were given to the San Gabriel Humane Society. Click headline for a pictures.
McKinley Mustang Students Win Championship Featured Photo

McKinley Mustang Students Win Championship

Three of our McKinley Mustangs are East Alhambra Little League Champions! Ryan Cobarruvias, Weston Viliamu and Julio Reyes have worked very hard in school and outside of school to continue playing baseball & qualifying for playoffs. On Wednesday, May 18, they won their final playoff game in a 3 game series and received CHAMPIONSHIP Rings. They now move on to the Tournament of Champions to play surrounding cities. Click the heading for pictures.
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Enroll in Transitional Kindergarten Today

Space is limited and filling up fast. We are offering TK for Spanish Dual Immersion and English only. All 4 year old's turning 5 between September 3, 2022 - June 30, 2023 are welcomed to enroll in this upcoming school year for the Transitional Kindergarten Class, applications will be accepted as space permits. Click headline to enroll.