Hello McKinley families,

Teacher & Staff Appreciation Week kicks off May 8th! We are deeply grateful for the dedication and hard work of our exceptional teachers and staff. Let’s express our gratitude and celebrate our wonderful group of educators and support staff.

How can your family help? There are many ways! Be sure to sign up to contribute items or volunteer your time.

Sunday May 7: Chalk Thank Yous & Drawings
Come out to McKinley and chalk up the sidewalk and main entrances with messages and art showing our appreciation. Chalk will be provided.

Monday May 8: Thank You Breakfast
We will provide the teachers and staff a continental breakfast to start the week. If you are able to contribute (bagels, cream cheese, donuts, etc.) please sign up to donate an item and bring in the morning of.

Tuesday May 9: Coffee Truck!
Two volunteers are needed to help run coffee and orders to the coffee truck for teachers and staff. You can sign up to volunteer here.

Wednesday May 10: Cards + Flowers
Have your student make their teacher a card and bring it Wednesday! In addition, we will hand out flowers for students to bring to their teacher. We are looking for additional flower donations (~100-200 stems) and two volunteers to help with handing out flowers to students on their way into class. You can sign up online.

Thursday May 11
No help needed at this time.

Friday May 12: Raffle
On Friday we will have a raffle for teachers and staff to win a gift card. Donations of gift cards for the raffle are requested. We will need to receive them by or before Friday, May 5th (you can drop them off in the PTC locked box in the main office anytime). Two volunteers will also be needed to help at the table on Friday. Sign up to donate or volunteer here.

We have several more special treats happening that week. If you are interested in helping out, please reach out to Rachel at rach.levin@gmail.com for more details. If you would like make a monetary donation to help us pull together this week of appreciation, it is welcome! Venmo @rachlevin

Please see the online signup to volunteer to bring a breakfast item, gift card for the raffle, flowers, or to sign up for a shift to help out.

Thank you!