PTA Accomplishments

2021-2022 School Year

  • Partnered with Baskin-Robbins to give every McKinley student a free scoop of ice cream to celebrate the start of the new school year
  • Hosted a family Zumba Night at the beginning of the school year
  • Hosted a Virtual Bingo Night in the fall
  • Paid for signs to help direct traffic outside of the school at pick up and drop off
  • Coordinated Jog-a-thon fundraiser
  • Paid for lower grade Bilingual Instructional Assistant
  • Provided Teacher Supply Funds for all McKinley teachers

2020-2021 School Year

  • Paid for lower grade Bilingual Instructional Assistant
  • Provided Teacher Supply Funds for all McKinley teachers
  • Provided funds for new classroom set-up for six classrooms
  • Purchased water-bottle filling stations for the McKinley campus
  • Purchased portable handwashing stations
  • Provided funds for Spanish curriculum materials
  • Hosted free drive-in family movie night at the Fairgrounds
  • Raised funds for McKinley Cares fund to provide grocery gift cards for families in need
  • Coordinated Holiday Giving Tree
  • Coordinated Dance-A-Thon virtual fundraiser
  • Organized an online Spring Auction Fundraiser
  • Coordinated Staff Appreciation Events every trimester
  • Provided funds for back-to-school signs to decorate the campus for hybrid learning
  • Family Engagement Committee hosted a wildly successful free Virtual Bingo Night with lots of prizes from local vendors
  • Provided funds for new classroom robot sets for grades 3-5
  • Purchased t-shirts for graduating students

2019-2020 School Year

  • Paid for lower grade Bilingual Instructional Assistant
  • Subsidized field trip expenses at all grade levels
  • Subsidized James K music for grades TK through 1st
  • Coordinated the Holiday Giving program to support McKinley families
  • Coordinated Teacher/Staff Giving Tree to support our McKinley staff
  • Provided January Teacher Supply Funds for all classroom teachers
  • Provided a Curriculum Grant Fund
  • Provided grant money in January for non-classroom teachers and staff
  • Paid for Garden Coordinator (Fall and Spring)
  • Created TIDE committee to provide staff and community members to attend local trainings in diversity, inclusion, and equity for free
  • Put on the Winter Carnival event as a “give back” to our McKinley Community
  • Provided funds for new classroom setup for four teachers
  • Instituted monthly Intercultural Cafe events
  • Coordinated Jogathon fundraiser
  • Organized an online Spring Auction Fundraiser
  • Coordinated monthly Staff Appreciation Events
  • Purchased reusable jerseys for use at West Side Relays and other events
  • Provided popsicles for Meet the Teacher event
  • Provided food for Back to School Night
  • Coordinated Red Ribbon Week decorating which won McKinley $500

2018-2019 School Year

  • Provided volunteers to assemble Back to School packets
  • Provided popsicles for Meet the Teacher event
  • Provided food for Back to School Night
  • Provided funds for new classroom setup for three teachers
  • Provided extra classroom supply funds for six teachers changing grade levels
  • Paid for Garden Coordinator (Fall and Spring)
  • Paid for lower grade Bilingual Instructional Assistant
  • Coordinated monthly Staff Appreciation Events
  • Coordinated Jogathon fundraiser
  • Replaced scanner, computer, and printer in Library 
  • Coordinated school gear/Spirit Wear sales
  • Subsidized field trip expenses at all grade levels
  • Subsidized James K music for grades TK through 1st
  • Instituted monthly Intercultural Cafe events
  • Coordinated Red Ribbon Week decorating which won McKinley $500
  • Supplied funds for Safe School Ambassador program
  • Coordinated weekly school newsletter (Digital and Print)
  • Provided Principal “Kudos” Fund 
  • Provided emergency technology backup fund
  • Worked year-round to maintain compliance with 501c3 status
  • Coordinated Tile Fundraiser to support improvements to Multi
  • Supported and helped coordinate McKinley Garden Rebuild
  • Put on the Winter Carnival event as a “give back” to our McKinley Community
  • Coordinated the Holiday Giving program to support McKinley families
  • Coordinated Teacher/Staff Giving Tree to support our McKinley staff
  • Provided January Teacher Supply Funds for all classroom teachers
  • Provided grant money in January for non-classroom teachers and staff
  • Paid for Coordinator for Spring Garden program
  • Provided special fund for school assemblies
  • Organized Spring Auction Fundraiser at Lagunitas
  • Provided funds for lighting for Performing Arts
  • Purchased EZ Up Canopy for use at West Side Relays and other events
  • Provided funds for cart for new 3D Printer
  • Purchase Gaga Ball pit, TripleShoot game, and Sensory walk 
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