The Power Up to Play Committee promotes a healthy school by supporting student and staff overall wellness with good nutrition and regular physical activity as part of the total environment. The committee organizes the family Fun Run event in the Spring.
Community Building Events
During the winter on selected evenings, the gym is opened up to McKenzie families for some indoor fun! Practice your moves, meet your friends and spend time as a family at this free event in the McKenzie gyms.
An assortment of equipment will be available for a variety of activities. Enter the building through the doors near the cafeteria. Please wear dry shoes. Lockers will not be accessible.
The Ice Cream Social takes place at the beginning of the school year. It is the first school-wide event of the school year. Join old friends and meet new ones on the school blacktop for ice cream, crafts and DJ music. Let’s kick off the new school year together!
Fourth Grade Farewell is an end of the year celebration for the outgoing fourth grade students. It is an event planned and run by a group of fourth grade parent volunteers. It is held on one afternoon during the last week of the school year. A fun filled afternoon is planned with lunch, games and a DJ. At the end of the celebration, the 4th graders view a DVD that includes pictures of all the students during their years at McKenzie. All of the students are given a DVD to keep.
This school-wide event for Grades 1-4 is held in June during the school day. The Field Day chair assists the PE staff by organizing volunteers to supervise events, keep scores, and blow whistles loudly. Parents are welcome to be supportive spectators or pitch in and help. 3rd and 4th grade events run from approximately 9:15-11:15am and 1st and 2nd grade events run in the afternoon from approximately 1-3pm.