Reporting an Absence?

McKinley Families,If your child is out ill, there are two ways to report absences -  If absence is potentially COVID related, then please use this link: If the absence is for anything that is non-COVID related, then please use this form: Our thanks as always for working in partnership with us to keep our … Continue reading Reporting an Absence?

McKinley Parent Input Meeting

As I shared last week, this will be my last year as Principal at McKinley. The District has a rigorous process for selecting site administrators, and staff and parent input are deeply valued. Our Area Superintendent, Mitzi Merino, is hosting an online opportunity for parents to provide input on what they value and seek in … Continue reading McKinley Parent Input Meeting

Revised Mask Mandates – Changes to Outdoor Use

Dear McKinley School Community, We received news from SDUSD updating our masking guidelines for staff and students. Masks are now OPTIONAL for staff and students on campus while outdoors. Outdoor time is: RecessLunchArrival/DismissalOutdoor PE (Physical Education) Masks are STILL REQUIRED for all staff and students regardless of vaccination status while in all indoor spaces including … Continue reading Revised Mask Mandates – Changes to Outdoor Use

Updated COVID Decision Tree (updated Jan 10, 2022)

McKinley Families,Things are evolving and our District is making revisions as appropriate.Here is the latest update to the COVID Decision Tree. More information can be found on the San Diego County Office of Education website. We will be sending two additional communications in the next few days - one is related to masks and the other … Continue reading Updated COVID Decision Tree (updated Jan 10, 2022)

Parent Info – Covers a lot of ground

McKinley Families, This home/school communication will cover a lot of ground so don’t spend your time looking for a connecting thread (or Jeopardy category).   Some updates: December 31st, 2021COVID Test for Kids -Sent home with each McKinley student before leaving for the holidays.The District will send you voice or email reminderJust in case… I will … Continue reading Parent Info – Covers a lot of ground

Please Stick to the Streets

McKinley Families, Morning and afternoon traffic around any elementary school presents safety challenges. We've attempted to improve safety with the installation of four-way stop signs on both Redwood and Palm and by opening up multiple points of entry (so everyone isn't being channeled via the Yoga Statue). We have one additional request. We are asking … Continue reading Please Stick to the Streets