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McKinley PTA

The purpose of the PTA is to build strong connection between school and home in order to support the education of our children. It is a very active group and we encourage everyone to join. The membership fee is only $20. You can download a membership form here. You do not have to join in order to participate/volunteer, but please note that you must be a member to vote. While often it seems that the PTA is synonymous with fundraising, our PTA also organizes and hosts many social and educational events.  We encourage 100% participation! 

 

Join the McKinley PTA

 

PTA Meetings

2016-2017 PTA Meetings will be held on September 14, November 9, and January 11, March 8  and May 10 at 7:00 p.m. in the Library. The meetings are open to everyone with a child at McKinley.

 

The 2016-2017 Executive Board Members

Role Name Email Address
 President  Kristen Moran  
 Executive VP  Sara Scott-Hitchings   
 VP, Fundraising  Sue Durfee  
 VP, Harvest Festival
 

 Lisa Becerra,

 Richard Moran

 

 VP, Volunteers

 Christi Cassaza

 Tanya Drake

 
 VP, Community Events  Rachel Emanuel  
 VP, Technology  Chandra Lund  
 Secretary  Joanna Storey  
 Treasurer  Sarah Wiley  
 Financial Secretary  Lauren Albaier  
 Historian

Kathleen Larkin

Dina DiLoreto LaMark

 

 Parliamentarian  Jen Kulin  

 

Contact information for leaders and chairpersons may be provided in the fall.

 

Services, Activities and Social Events

• Adopt-a-book
• Back-to-School Picnic
• Beautification
• Book swap
• Curriculum Garden
• Dr. Seuss Day
• Founders‘ Day
• Hospitality
• McKinley Cares
• McKinley Wear
• Multicultural Night
• Red Ribbon Week
• Room Parents
• Star Testing snacks
• Teacher Appreciation
• Yard duty
• Yearbook

Fundraising

4mckinley.com Fundraiser Website
• Harvest Festival
• Walk-a-thon
• Book Fairs (Fall, Spring and Spanish)
• Brick Sale
• Bake Sales
• E-Scrip/Box Tops
• Pizza Night

Dads' Club

• Movie nights
• Fundraising support
• Haunted House (Harvest Festival)

The PTA's financial support provides the following items for McKinley:

• Art education
• Curriculum garden
• School assemblies
• Field trip support (buses, etc.)
• Teacher stipends for needed classroom supplies
• Needed school supplies, including paper, printer cartridges, etc.
• Books for the classrooms
• Parent education seminars
• School beautification projects
• iPads
• Playground equipment

McKinley PTA also works with the Burlingame Community Education Foundation (BCE) to facilitate a quality school environment by:

• Fostering communication through our PTA/BCE representatives
• Collecting items for the BCE Auction
• Supporting BCE fundraising, including Pledge Day and Read-a-thon