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September 2010 Upcoming events: Sept. 6

No school

B u l l do g Bu l l e ti n

Sept. 15 Hungry Howie’s

McKenney-Harrison Elementary School Michael Ellinger, Principal Phone: 920-1015 Fax: 925-4668

Pizza Night

Family Night Sept. 17 No School (Teacher Inservice) Oct. 1 No School (Fair Day) Sept. 16

Oct. 8

School Pictures

It’s going to be a great day...and a great year! The goal of McKenney-

was filmed. The video

To see the video record-

Harrison Elementary staff

made its debut at the

ed by “Black-Eyed B’s,” (B

and students is to make

school-wide assembly on

for Bulldogs), go to

every day a

www.youtube.com and

great day at

type bneally into the

school.

search. The video is the

Over the

first one listed.

summer,

Help your child start his

staff mem-

or her day the right way

need to enter through the

bers collab-

by making sure your stu-

main office door. When

orated, re-

dent gets a good night’s

the button is pushed

wrote and

sleep and eats a nutritious

(located near the door on

sang the

breakfast.

the left), office personnel

words to a popular song

the first day of school.

will ask for information to

by the Black-Eyed Peas.

What a big hit!

New Security System During the summer, a new security system was installed at McKenneyHarrison. After 7:50 AM, students and guests will

release the door for entry. If your child arrives after

In addition, a music video

Let’s have one great day after another, McKenneyHarrison Bulldogs!

7:50 AM, please make sure you watch them enter through the door before leaving.

Join us for Family Night - Thursday, September 16th McKenney-Harrison will

as reading, writing, and

Everyone is excited about

host a family night on

math activities. A pulled

a great night of fun and

Thursday, September 16th pork sandwich, potato from 6:00 to 7:30 PM.

chips, fruit, and drink will

Adding to the fun and fes-

be provided.

tivity of a Hawaiian luau theme, families will enjoy

The Book Fair will also

fun activities including

be open for families to

games and prizes as well

purchase books.

learning!


September 2010

PTO News The McKenney-Harrison

Market Day Pick up Dates

more information, please

PTO wants your input this

Market Day, a PTO fundrais-

year. Please consider at-

er, offers a wide variety of

ing 927-8174.

tending a public meeting.

food items

Please mark your calendar

and is deliv-

If you like pizza, you can with the meeting dates listed below. All meetings help your child’s class

ered monthly

win a pizza party while

Volunteers are

raising funds for special projects at school. Simply order pizza from Hungry Howie’s on the third Wednesday of the month

begin at 6:30 PM and meet in the school’s media center.

Sept. 13 Nov. 1 Jan. 10 May 2

your calendar with the following pick up

Harrison.

dates at 9:00 AM:

needed to help distribute market day

Sept. 4th

Oct. 2nd

mately a two hour commit-

Oct. 30th

Nov. (none)

ment on a Saturday usually

Dec. (none)

Jan. 8th

once a month. To find out

Feb. 5th

Mar. 5th

Apr. 2nd

May 7th

purchases. This is approxi-

of your child’s teacher.

Thank you!

Please mark

to McKenney-

and tell them the name The class ordering the

contact Jennifer Bell by call-

Free Offer

responsible choices everyday at home and at school.

most pizza wins a pizza

The office staff of

party! These are the

McKenney-Harrison would

A seven week course,

all 7 sessions which are

like to thank all of the

taught by Lifeline staff in

from 6:00 to 7:30 PM on

a group setting, is being

Thursdays. Dates include:

offered locally. The

Sept. 2nd, 9th, 16th, 29th

special dates: Sept. 15th, Oct. 20th, Nov. 17th,

families who call in to report an absence each

Participants must attend

Dec. 15th, Jan. 19th,

day their child is absent or

Feb. 16th, March 16th,

is going to be late.

course focuses on under-

and Oct. 7th, 14th, and

April 20th, and May 18th.

Your time and efforts are

standing and helping pre-

21st. Call 260/413-3837

greatly appreciated!

adolescent children make

for more information.

Safety First! Please remind your children that there are no crossing guards near the school. We ask parents and all visitors to please drive slowly to help protect our students.

Schedule Reminders Students may be dropped off

students approximately 45

at 7:30 AM and must be in

minutes later than the regular

their classroom by 7:50 AM

time.

every school day except on Wednesdays (8:50 AM on this day only). On Wednesdays, the bus will pick up

Being on time every day helps reduce interruptions and gets everyone off to a great start!


Bulldog Bulletin September 2010