Hello and welcome to the third week of McKinley Art at home! This week, we will learn about Dada artist, Marcel Duchamp and his readymades. Watch the short video below to learn more and don't forget to try this week's art challenge at the end of the video (and send me a photo: BarbaraLeeSmith87@gmail.com)! All … Continue reading McKinley Art at Home with Ms. Smith! Week 3: Marcel Duchamp and His Readymades!
Hello everyone! I hope your week is off to a good start! This week, I'd like to share with you one of my favorite books, by Finnish painter, illustrator and author, Tove Jansson. Some of you may be familiar with her famous characters, the Moomins, but she was also a very talented painter. Tove is … Continue reading McKinley Art at Home with Ms. Smith! – Week Two: Tove Jansson
Hello McKinley Students and Families! If we haven’t met yet, I’m the McKinley Art teacher, Ms. Smith, and have been having an awesome year with your kiddos so far. I hope you are well and getting in the swing of your new learning-at-home rhythms. I will be missing making art with you in person! Each … Continue reading McKinley Art at Home with Ms. Smith! – Week One: Matisse’s Garden
McKinley Families and Community, It is with great sadness we inform you that Mrs. Zdunich's husband Jason passed away this week. Mrs. Z is a beloved, long-time McKinley teacher (K/1st this year), and she and her family have touched the hearts of many over the years. Please see the link below to contribute to their … Continue reading Please Support Mrs. Zdunich and Her Family
The Peter Pan Jr. Stage Crew Interest Form is now available online. Applications CLOSE this FRIDAY, OCT 20, 11:59 PM. OPEN TO GRADES 4 & 5 ONLY. Please submit an application form for each student interested. Student applicants must complete the short essay section. STAGE CREW numbers are very limited. We are minimizing the number … Continue reading The Peter Pan Jr. Stage Crew Interest Form is now available online.
Dear McKinley School Community, What a great first day! Especially appreciated was the excellent example our fifth graders set for our younger students at lunchtime! (Thanks, guys. Uber impressive!) Any obstacle that was put in our path was overcome with brief brainstorming, collective cooperation and humor (the only way to solve problems!) Teachers were prepared, … Continue reading A message from the Principal