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Items to note:

posted Oct 11, 2017, 2:33 PM by Jennifer Denny

 1) Fun Run Pledges are due tomorrow, Thursday, Oct 12
2) Show your school spirit by wearing school colors- Gold and Blue on Thursday as well.
3) Friday, October 13th there is no school.
4) And Sunday, October 15th is a Garden Work Day from 1-4

Fun Run Schedule

posted Oct 5, 2017, 11:20 AM by Jennifer Denny   [ updated Oct 5, 2017, 3:02 PM ]

This is the Updated Schedule from the original posting. Please double check your child's running time.

Run Schedule for the Fun Run
Friday, October 6, 2017
Plan A, Outdoors on the Track:
TimeTeacher, RoomTeacher, Room
9:05Ramirez 2nd Grade, Room 7Mills 2nd Grade, Room 8
9:30Philipek Kinder, Room 2Starr Kinder, Room 1
9:55Holoubek 4th Grade, Room 15Lohrman BSC, Room 4
10:20Lioy 1st Grade, Room 5Leduc 1st Grade, Room 6
10:45Curry 5th Grade, Room 14Masnov 5th Grade, Room 13
11:10Andis 3rd/4th Grade, Room 9Arthurs 4th Grade, Room 12
11:35Keene 3rd Grade, Room 11Allred 3rd Grade, Room 10

October McKinley Messages

posted Sep 29, 2017, 11:02 AM by Jennifer Denny

Please check the attachment below for the October Newsletter, McKinley Messages.

Included is a calendar of events for the next couple of months, PTC happenings, updated school information and some district information. 

Please take a few minutes to check it out.  

McKinley Garden Harvest Dinner

posted Sep 18, 2017, 2:14 PM by Jennifer Denny   [ updated Sep 18, 2017, 2:14 PM ]

Join us for...

McKinley School

Garden Harvest Dinner

Friday, September 22nd  6:00 -7:30 PM

 Please support the McKinley Garden, get a tour, enjoy dinner with friends and play a lawn game or two!

Menu: Enchiladas, with a salad AND a pumpkin dessert, made by students using fresh ingredients straight from our garden.

Tickets (purchase at the time of the event): 

Adults $5            

Kids $3              

Garden Supporters $10




McKinley Messages Sept. 11

posted Sep 9, 2017, 11:34 AM by Jennifer Denny

Please click the link below for the McKinley Messages Newsletter.

August McKinley Messages

posted Aug 22, 2017, 10:30 AM by Jennifer Denny   [ updated Aug 22, 2017, 10:36 AM ]

Please follow the link below to the August McKinley Messages for dates, times and helpful information to start the school year. 

Also, please check out the newly added "Submit Background Check" link on the left-hand side under Featured Link. Consider filling this out today if you would like to be involved in our Fun Run, October 6th or any Fall Field Trips. You also need to have a current background check on file to eat lunch at school with your child. Please pass this link on to any grandparents or other family or friends who would want to visit your child at school. 

Crossing Guards Needed....

posted Aug 10, 2017, 1:47 PM by Jennifer Denny

McKinley School is looking for permanent crossing guards for three 30-minute shifts, three in the morning, and one after school.  These are paid school district positions. Morning hours are 8:30-9:00 am; afternoon shift is 3:15-3:45 pm.

If you are interested, please go to the Salem-Keizer School District website at and complete an online crossing guard application for Job C170116. Then contact Jennifer Denny, McKinley Office Manager at 503-399-3167, or send an email to, so we can watch for your application.

If you know someone who is kind, reliable, safety-minded and good with kids, please pass the word!

2017-2018 McKinley School Supply List

posted Jun 28, 2017, 11:04 AM by Jennifer Denny   [ updated Jun 28, 2017, 11:05 AM ]


McKinley School Supply 

Requested List

**(Grades K-4 share supplies in our rooms:  please send these items unlabeled.)


**Kindergarten (shared supplies)

1 folder, 2 pocket (preferably plastic)

1 package of 6 glue sticks

1 package of Ticonderoga pencils

1 package of pink pearl erasers

1 box of Ziploc bags (quart or gallon)

1 box of skinny black dry erase markers

1 box of Crayola markers

1 box of Crayola colored pencils

1 box regular or twistable Crayola crayons

1 white, 1 inch 3 ring binder

2 boxes Kleenex tissue

Backpack, regular size


**Grade One (shared supplies)

12 Ticonderoga pencils #2

1 box of 24 Crayola crayons

2 pink pearl erasers

4 large Elmers glue sticks

10 Fine Line (“skinny”) Crayola markers

10 “fat” Crayola markers

2 boxes facial tissues (120-160 count)

Book bag or backpack


**Grade Two (shared supplies)

1 box facial tissues

1 box of Crayola broad line markers

1 box of Crayola fine line markers

1 package of 5 tab plastic dividers

2 boxes pencils (please only Ticonderoga)

1 box of Crayola colored pencils

1 pink pearl eraser

2 black Sharpies- 1 skinny, 1 regular

Book bag or backpack


**Grade Three (shared supplies)

2 packages lined paper

10+ glue sticks

20+ pencils- Dixon Ticonderoga

2 pink pearl erasers

3 composition journals

1 package of crayons

1 package of colored pencils

2 boxes facial tissues

1 twin pocket folder

Book bag or backpack


**Grade Four (shared supplies)

1 graphic composition book

2 composition books

1 spiral journal

1 paper notebook

4 packs wide-ruled notebook paper

4 ball point pens, good quality, 2 blue & 2 red

1 highlighter

24 pencils

4 erasers

4 glue sticks

1 pair of scissors

1 box of Kleenex

1 small pack of crayons

1 small pack of colored pencils

3 twin pocket folders

1 three-ring binder 2”

1 box markers (optional)

Book bag or backpack


Grade Five

1 package of 12 Crayola colored pencils

1 box of 8 Crayola markers

24 Dixon Ticonderoga pencils (#2)

4 ball point pens, good quality, 2 blue & 2 red

2 highlighters (yellow)

4 pink pearl erasers

2 glue sticks (no liquid glue, please)


1 ruler- 12” &  30cm, 1/16” and 1 mm gradation

1 box facial tissue

4 composition notebooks

4 pocket folders

4 packs wide-ruled notebook paper

1 three-ring binder – 2”

Set of dividers for notebook

Pencil pouch for binder


1 Protractor

2 Sharpies- black, fine line

Book bag or backpack


UPDATE: Please, no antibacterial or disinfectant wipes, or hand sanitizer.  We will order these through the district.

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