COVID-19 Family & Learning Resource List

This is a collection of resources for families self-isolating and practicing social distancing during 2020 COVID-19 provided by some generous colleagues in San Diego Unified during this school closure. These are resources that have been pulled together by a collection of  *online sources. We will be updating this list with new information as it becomes … Continue reading COVID-19 Family & Learning Resource List

COVID-19 Principal Update for March 18, 2020

In a World of Unknowns, Here’s What I Do Know to Be True… Ok, that title sounds like I'm channeling Oprah, but I am compelled to share this with you and that verbiage perfectly captures my sentiment. There is an enormous amount of ambiguity in the ever-evolving challenge inherent in addressing a virus of this … Continue reading COVID-19 Principal Update for March 18, 2020

COVID-19 Principal Update for March 16, 2020

Dear McKinley Families, I hope you are all staying safe as our community, our nation and the world work together to reduce the spread of COVID-19.  As you know, Superintendent Cindy Marten made the difficult decision to close schools throughout our community. She explained her decision in the Union Tribune and via Social Media. As I mentioned in … Continue reading COVID-19 Principal Update for March 16, 2020

McKinley Art at Home with Ms. Smith! – Week One: Matisse’s Garden

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

COVID-19 Principal Update

Dear McKinley Families, Friday was a bit of a trifecta. We had rain, a minimum day, and short notice on the impending closure of our schools for three weeks. I think many of us are just starting to catch our breath this evening. In addition to the information we posted on Friday, I’d like to … Continue reading COVID-19 Principal Update

A Message from our Superintendent

To All San Diego Unified Families, The San Diego Unified School District will close all schools effective Monday, March 16. With suspected community spread of coronavirus (COVID-19) in San Diego County, it has been determined that closing all schools is a prudent public health and safety measure we hope will help slow the spread of … Continue reading A Message from our Superintendent