Message from Principal – Phase 2

Dear McKinley Families, The district generated a survey for parents and is asking for input to determine if your child will remain at home engaged in online instruction or if they will return to school onsite. We realize families need additional information in order to plan for what best meets the needs of their child(ren). … Continue reading Message from Principal – Phase 2

Tentative Agreement for Return to School

SDEA and the District reached a tentative agreement late Sunday afternoon which teachers will now be asked to vote to ratify. The proposed agreement would need ⅔ of SDSD certificated staff in order to pass, however I believe it will be adopted. Although I'd anticipated the agreement would establish a district-wide model for the elementary … Continue reading Tentative Agreement for Return to School

Phase Two – What I Know Right Now

Dear McKinley Families, Thank you for taking the time to complete the Family Preference Survey. There was a significant increase in the number of surveys returned which was appreciated. I want to reach out with an unofficial update. I recognize that there is still a great deal of ambiguity about what school will look like … Continue reading Phase Two – What I Know Right Now

Anticipated Re-opening of SDUSD Schools

Dear McKinley Families, Our Superintendent sent the following communication home earlier this evening.  I can assure you that, as a staff, we are very eager to have our students return to school. As our Superintendent shared, “Our return in April is based on infection rates continuing to decline to the state warning level of red.”  … Continue reading Anticipated Re-opening of SDUSD Schools

A Message from our Superintendent

Dear San Diego Unified community, This afternoon, I visited with our dedicated school nurses, administrators and partners from UC San Diego Health, who are providing free COVID-19 tests to eligible students and staff at Penn Elementary. I also took a COVID-19 test, and I am pleased to report the test was fast and painless. We … Continue reading A Message from our Superintendent

Phase 2 Update

McKinley Families, The District Office sent this to district employees earlier this evening. I want to share it with you so you too are informed. Due to ongoing health concerns related to COVID-19 and the safety of our students, staff and community, we have decided to continue with online learning for the majority of students … Continue reading Phase 2 Update