BULLDOG MISSION STATEMENT
Everyone Everyday December 2012
I am a responsible, respectful McKenney-Harrison Bulldog. My goal is to be at or above grade level in all areas.
Note From the Principal... Media Center News Families,
12/6 Family Movie Night...Come Enjoy Miracle on Thirty-Fourth Street 6-7 p.m. 12/13 Christmas Program Grades 1-3 !:00 and 7:00 Christmas Break 12/24 through January 3 Please remember to park your
A Memorable Veteran’s Day Lunch! We have had a wonderful November. We had 82 Veterans join us for lunch on
car in a designated
Monday, November 12.
parking place if you need
enjoyed a wonderful lunch of orange
to come into school in
chicken and had his or her picture taken
with a family member or friend in our
Attendance SMART goal for November...96.3%
We are pleased to announce a mobile device link for our paid subscription to Tumblebooks Library! www.tumblebooks.com/ library/auto_login.asp?U=dekalb&P=books Follow the link to access all the great books on your ipad, iphone or other mobile device. Tumblebooks is currently working to improve apps/use on android devices. Media Center homepages will be changing slightly. You may experience difficulty accessing them in early December. Please be patient and try again later if you experience trouble. Please remind your child to find a safe place to keep books or store them in your child’s book bag when not reading them. Thanks!
Wall of Fame in the main hallway! Those pictures are coming home this week or next. If you had your picture taken and it doesn’t make it’s way
OF FI C E H OU R S Monday - Friday 7:00 AM to 4:00 PM
home, please let us know in the office! The Christmas Program for grades 1-3 on Dec. 13 will be videotaped again this year. The DVD’s will cost $10. You can place your order the day of the program.
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MCK Bulldogs Are Learning!
CORNER McDonald’s Night! Monday, 12/3 5-8 See you then! Market Day! Due 12/07 Pick up 12/15 www.marketday.com
Bowl Competition on Thursday, November 15.
The competing teams
were Riverdale, Hamilton, Butler, Wa-
terloo, Country Meadow, McKenney-
$958.50 from our
Harrison and JR Watson.
placed as followed (based on school
size): JR Watson Team A: First
We earned approximately $750 from our Enter-
McKenney-Harrison: Second JR Watson Team B: Third
Bulldog Showcase was a success! 431 our of 494 or 87% of our students had a parent or guest to share work and goals in grades 1-5!
Congratulations to our McKenney-
Canned Food Drive
Harrison Bulldogs! Shayla Haiflich, who
We reached our
Spirit Wear! Just
had a near perfect score, 6/7, Aliyah
goal and beyond!
in time for the
Coler, Hunter Gensic, Ellie Hancher, Pat-
We collected more
rick Moss, Julian Dove, Katie Smith, Nick
than 674 food items
orders are due
Yoder and Stephen Noj-Orellana. Many
for our local food bank! Way to go
thanks to Mrs. Dick and Mrs. Minnich,
7th by 3:00.
our fantastic coaches!
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Our Bulldog Reminders... IREAD Third Grade Parent Meeting Many thanks to all parents who were able to make it to one of our IREAD Parent Information meeting. Your teacher will be calling you with important information regarding this high stakes test if you were not able to attend. Remember...check the Lost and Found! Many coats, hats, mittens, and sweatshirts are there! They must belong to someone...Are they yours?
The McKenney-Harrison Staff wants to wish you and your family the merriest and happiest of Christmas’s. Enjoy the time at home!
If there’s a delay...School Begins: 2 hour 9:30
3 hour 10:30