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New Parent Reception: Sept. 18

All new McKenzie parents are invited to the New Parents Reception on Thursday, September 18th from 7-9:00pm at The Avenue (1146 Wilmette Avenue).more >>


D39 Fall Fashion Show: Sept 18

The District39 Educational Foundation invites you to their “Attire to Inspire” Fall Fashion Show.more >>


NEW!! McKenzie School Play

Calling all 3rd & 4th grade students!!  We are excited to announce a new on-site theater opportunity for McKenzie 3rd and 4th graders. more >>


Book Fair: Sept. 30 – Oct. 2

Hark young readers and Volunteers!! Enter the Kingdom of Books at McKenzie’s “Sir Readalot’s Castle” Scholastic Book Fair where reading reigns supreme.  more >>


The McKenzie Gardens are blooming!

Get outside and enjoy the beautiful fall weather! The McKenzie Gardens need parent volunteers every Monday and Friday during recess through the end of October to help supervise the kids as they dig, explore, and create in the garden areas. Sign up for a shift or two!more >>


Fall Frenzy: Oct. 17

Mark Your Calendars!  Fall Frenzy is Friday, October 17th from 5:30-8:00pm in the McKenzie gyms.  Get ready for crafts, pizza, family fun and pumpkins galore!  more >>


Parents Night Out: Nov. 6

Save-the-Date for “Parents Night Out” on November 6th from 6:30-9:30pm.  More details to follow…


Buy Your Yearbook Today!

Get it out of the way now — buy your yearbook today!  Yearbooks cost $20 until December 1. After that, the price will go up.  You can order directly through Jostens.

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PTA Budget Review

Dear McKenzie PTA Members:  The PTA Proposed budget for 2014-2015 is now available for review online.  We will hold a vote on this budget at our October  PTA general meeting.


Creative Playspace Update

The Creative Playspace is complete! It is designed to provide a safe, stimulating and aesthetically pleasing environment for all ages to enjoy.  

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Mentors for New Families

The Welcoming Committee is looking for mentors for our many new McKenzie families with kids starting in 1st -4th grade in the fall.

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How well do you know McKenzie?

Whether you are a “veteran” McKenzie parent or new to the school, there’s always something new to learn.  Check out the updated Getting to Know McKenzie manual today!


PTA Committee Chair Opportunities

Thank you for your interest in volunteering for your PTA!  Volunteering ensures these programs continue for the 2014-15 school year. The following positions are available.