updated 1/12/20

Performing Arts

Weekly Rehearsal




intercultural cafe on wednesday

Join us on Wednesday for this month’s Intercultural Cafe. Find us by the main school door after morning drop off (8:30 am). The Family Engagement team will provide complimentary coffee, info about the last PTA meeting and a great opportunity to build community. This is a bilingual event and all McKinley/PACS families are invited.



mckinley map information night this wednesday

Join us to learn more about McKinley’s new Accelerated/Explorer program for grades 4-6 on Wednesday at 6:00 pm in the Multi-Room. Translation will be available. While there will be a few more tour dates this year, this is the only Informational night scheduled for this program.



sign up for the talent show tryouts now! registration deadline and tryouts this week!


Registration for the Talent Show Tryouts closes on 1/15 (4th-8th grade) and 1/20 (TK-3rd grade).


Tryouts will take place on 1/16 (4th-8th grade) and 1/23 (TK-3rd). Here is all you need to know to sign up for the tryouts.



mckinley pacs informational night this thursday

Interested in the PACS program? Join us for an informational night on Thursday at 6 pm in the Multiroom. Translation is available. For future tour dates, check this link.



hurry up! after school enrichment winter session enrollment ends this friday!


Registration for ASE Winter Session ends on Friday, 1/17. Classes will begin on Tuesday, 1/21 and run for 8 weeks. All the information about ASE, including registration options, can be found here. Have more questions? Contact ASE Coordinator, Jessica Servin.

Save the date for our second Intercambio night!

save the date for our second intercambio night!

McKinley’s second Intercambio night for this school year will happen on Wednesday, 1/ 22. Plan to come and enjoy a light dinner and an evening filled with opportunities to have fun while building relationships with other McKinley community members of different cultural and linguistic backgrounds. Learn more about Intercambio here.

Want your artwork on the 2019-2020 McKinley Yearbook cover?

want your artwork on the 2019-2020 mckinley yearbook cover?

McKinley is giving you the opportunity to contribute to the yearbook in a big way. If you want to participate in this year’s cover contest, read the instructions here. You will also find out how to upload pictures or order a copy of the yearbook. For further questions, email Ms. Alton


Are you taking advantage of the free specialized homework help offered at our local library?

are you taking advantage of the free specialized homework help offered at our local library?

Starting January 14th, the Petaluma Library will be hosting free drop-in Homework Help sessions every Tuesday from 3:30-5:30 through the end of the school year. These are free, open to grades K-12, no appointment is necessary and we have trained volunteer tutors to help with all subjects. Build confidence and succeed in school!


This year we are lucky to have a number of tutors who specialize in math, the most common subject for which students come seeking help. Tutors are usually able to work with students one-on-one. Check our Facebook event here


New Donation Needs for this week.

new donation needs for this week.

This list is updated each week. If you keep seeing the same needs listed here, that means we still need that item being donated. Please do help if you can! Any donation, no matter how small, will make a difference for the students. Thank you!


- FRONT OFFICE: the office is in need of baggies for ice and tissue boxes. Thank you!

- MUSIC TEAM: the Music Team is in need of your old recorders! If you can donate an old recorder, please send it in to the office. Thank you for helping the Music program!

- GARDEN PROGRAM: please help the Garden Program by providing an item from this list. It doesn't have to be new. You can bring a similar one you have at home. You may leave it at the office.You can also make a donation to the garden fund instead. For more information, contact our Garden Volunteer Coordinator Michael Day Williams. Thank you!

mckinley cares programMcKinley Cares Program

  • McKinley has started a new program to help McKinley families in need throughout the year. We will be collecting gift cards that will be kept in the office and given to McKinley families who are in need. HOW TO PARTICIPATE: Buy a gift card for a grocery store, Target or gas station and bring it to the office for the McKinley Cares program.  


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Get your spirit wear at our online store!

McKinley PTA is proud to announce the launch of our new Teespring Spirit Wear store! Choose from several logo designs and put them on a variety of products with color options! T-shirts, sweatshirts, mugs, beach towels, tank tops, tote bags, pillows, iPhone cases… The selection is almost endless! Check it out and put in your orders!


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Contact Us

Contact the PTA Presidents at mckptapres@gmail.com

Have an event or news you'd like us to share? Email our communications team.

Become a PTA Member!

The focus of McKinley PTA is to provide experiential learning for all McKinley students. Learn more about the PTA's mission. Membership is $10.00 per person.