Spring Fundraiser Tickets Available Now!

Tickets to Our Annual Spring Fundraiser on Saturday, May 14th Are On Sale Now!


Travel back in time and experience Woodstock! Our Spring Fundraiser will take place on Saturday evening, May 14th in Herzog Hall at the Petaluma Fairgrounds.

Join us for a silent and live auction with live music, raffles, and plenty of fun to support our students. There will be a delicious buffet provided by McKinley family-owned What A Chicken and a cash bar.

Tickets to our past spring fundraisers have sold out quickly, so act now! Get special early bird pricing until Friday, April 29th!

Learn more or buy your tickets now!

DONATIONS NEEDED

Our Spring Fundraiser is made possible through generous donations from businesses and individuals in the McKinley and the greater Sonoma County community. 

We are collecting restaurant gift cards, event tickets, services, stays at vacation homes, and retail items for our silent and live auctions.  

Please contact Renee McArdle at renee_mcardle@att.net with your donations! 


Join Us for the McKinley Block Party – Thursday, April 28th

Please join your fellow classmates’ families on Thursday, April 28th from 5:30pm – 7:30pm for a FREE Dinner and a sweet treat at the McKinley Block Party!

Please RSVP here so we can order the right amount of food.

Everyone in your family is heartily invited and welcome to attend whether you RSVP or not!Come for dinner, stay for community, leave enlightened!


Shop and Donate at Rusty Hinges – Last Day to Order is TOMORROW, Monday, April 25th

Order a Provisions Bundle box which includes fresh produce, eggs, milk & dairy products, pastured protein and bread selections for a week. 20% of the proceeds will go to McKinley.

Pick up at Rusty Hinges Ranch on April 27th and 28th.
212 Chileno Valley Road, Petaluma CA 94952


Make a lasting impact on McKinley. Join the PTA Board

Are you interested in making a lasting impact on your child’s school? Our award-winning McKinley PTA operates with a $100,000 budget per year to provide resources and support programs, including experiential learning, bilingual instruction, classroom supplies, school community events, and much more.

As we start looking ahead to the 2022-23 school year, we’re looking for energetic and dedicated individuals to help fill PTA board positions for:

  • President
  • Vice-president
  • Financial Secretary
  • VP of Communications
  • VP of Fundraising

A full description of the roles and responsibilities can be found here.

If you are interested in any of these roles — or you would like to nominate someone — please email us at mckptapres@gmail.com and let us know!


Your PTA Fundraising Dollars at Work

Last week, the lower grades were treated to a fun visit from Classroom Safari!
This activity was funded by our McKinley PTA.


FREE COFFEE at Intercultural Café This Friday After Drop Off

Come for the coffee, stay for the community. Not able to make it to the last PTA meeting? Want to make some new connections across our McKinley community? Just love coffee?

Join the McKinley PTA Family Engagement Team at our monthly Intercultural Cafe! Friday, April 29th, after drop-off in the morning, under the overhang outside the front office. Pick up the PTA meeting minutes (in English or Spanish) and get to know new people. See you there!

Questions? Alicia Callejas (hablo español), alicia.callejas@gmail.com, 501-398-8116
Lori Engelhardt, lori.engelhardt@gmail.com, 415-706-9591
Elizabeth Harris (hablo español), eayala1322@gmail.com, 310-251-2191


Earn donations for McKinley when you shop without additional cost to you!

1. Shop at Petaluma Market or Oliver’s Markets: these grocers will donate 2.5% of your purchase amount to the McKinley PTA if you have the Store’s Community Card. Learn how to get started

2. Shop on Amazon: Shop through smile.amazon.com and the charity of your choice will receive a portion of your purchase.

Follow these instructions to add McKinley as your chosen non-profit. You may also configure your Amazon mobile app to ensure all your purchases are credited to our school.

3. Scan your grocery receipts with the BoxTops app: Did you know you can now easily collect BoxTops on your phone? Simply scan your receipts with eligible items using the BoxTops app and you are done. No more clipping!

Follow the full instructions here
to get started!


Upcoming Events

April 27 & 28 – Shop and Donate at Rusty Hinges
April 28 – McKinley Block Party
April 29 – Intercultural Café
May 14 – Spring Fundraiser at Herzog Hall on the Fairgrounds

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