Remembering Ms. Pat, McKinley Elementary Independent Readers’ Book Club (2001-2018)

The McKinley Elementary Community remembers Ms. Pat Taylor, the founder of the school's Independent Readers' Book Club, who passed away this December 2020. Former McKinley Student Emily Mattson, 19, recalls Ms. Pat's Book Club as a “coveted program. To get an adult to give you individual attention about a book you read made you feel … Continue reading Remembering Ms. Pat, McKinley Elementary Independent Readers’ Book Club (2001-2018)

UPDATE: LLS Student Series Assemblies Schedule Change: Feb 24, 08:40 & 09:15 AM.

McKinley Families are welcome to attend the Leukemia & Lymphoma Society (LLS) Student Series assemblies this Monday, Feb 24 (Auditorium). The following is a schedule change: TK, K, 1st & 2nd Grades: 08:40 AM (immediately after the Monday-morning blacktop assembly.) 3rd, 4th & 5th Grades: 09:15 AM. To learn more about McKinley's LLS "Pennies for … Continue reading UPDATE: LLS Student Series Assemblies Schedule Change: Feb 24, 08:40 & 09:15 AM.

McKinley Families Welcome at LLS Student Series School Assemblies: Feb 24, 9 – 10 AM

McKinley’s Lymphoma Leukemia Society (LLS) “Pennies for Patients” campaign is coming up: Feb 24 - March 6, 2020. LLS research fundraising involves McKinley Kids in a charitable activity that promotes IB Learner Profile qualities, specifically Caring. This year, in the spirit of charity, McKinley Students will forgo prizes and also donate the end-of-campaign Olive Garden-sponsored … Continue reading McKinley Families Welcome at LLS Student Series School Assemblies: Feb 24, 9 – 10 AM

McKinley Elementary Partners with Leukemia & Lymphoma Society (LLS) for “Pennies for Patients” 2020!

In Spring 2019, McKinley Kids raised a record-breaking total of $7,149.61 for the LLS “Pennies for Patients” annual charity fundraiser. “Pennies for Patients” is a science-based, service-learning program that encourages student-led involvement in charitable activity. McKinley Kids contribute to LLS research to find the cure for leukemia, lymphoma, Hodgkin’s disease and melanoma, and improve the … Continue reading McKinley Elementary Partners with Leukemia & Lymphoma Society (LLS) for “Pennies for Patients” 2020!

GOTR Community Impact Project

Girls on the Run is a life-changing program for 8 to 13 year old girls that promotes girl empowerment by teaching life skills through lessons and running. Our McKinley Girls on the Run team has planned a Community Impact Project to support our community members who are experiencing homelessness. We are asking you to help … Continue reading GOTR Community Impact Project

Support the San Diego Ceramic Connection

The ceramics program at McKinley was inspired and founded thanks to the hard work and determination of Kouta Shimazaki. Kouta owns the San Diego Ceramic Connection (“SDCC”) located on 32nd & Thorn. SDCC makes thousands of ceramic bowls that are sold at SoNo Fest & Chili Cookoff with half of the proceeds donated to McKinley! … Continue reading Support the San Diego Ceramic Connection