May 8 – 12, 2023

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! 

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: Seven Seas Coffee Truck!
Two volunteers are needed to help run coffee and orders to the coffee truck for teachers & staff.

Wednesday May 10: McKinley Shows Gratitude: 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 2 volunteers to help with handing out flowers to students on their way into class.

Thursday May 11: Thank You Luncheon
A luncheon for teachers and staff will be provided in the teachers’ lounge. 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 please – 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.

We have several more special treats happening that week. If you are interested in helping out, please reach out to Rachel at for more details.

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

Page updated April 27, 2023