Next PTA Events!

October 27, 2022

Harvest day is a celebration for McKee 

Please join us as a volunteer on Harvest Day! Our students will be visiting a variety of farm and harvest themed stations throughout this day-long event with their classroom teachers on October 27, 2022. Harvest Day was once an annual tradition at McKee. This year, we are reviving the event to celebrate McKee's 50th Anniversary!  Thank you in advance for helping us make this event a success!

Updates coming soon!

 October 31, 2022

 

Contact: hauntedhouse@McKeePTA.com

 2022-23 SCHOOL YEAR CHECK BACK SOON FOR UPDATES!

HARVEST

Next: October 27, 2022

Harvest day is a celebration for McKee 

WE NEED YOUR HELP!

 

Please join us as a volunteer on Harvest Day! Our students will be visiting a variety of farm and harvest themed stations throughout this day-long event with their classroom teachers on October 27, 2022. Harvest Day was once an annual tradition at McKee. This year, we are reviving the event to celebrate McKee's 50th Anniversary!  Thank you in advance for helping us make this event a success!

Scholastic Book Fairs

Next: November 3-15, 2022

McKee Elementary holds three Scholastic book fairs each year, typically in November, March, and the BOGO book fair in May. Students have the opportunity to buy books and other items with their class. Parent volunteers help the students shop during their classroom visits.

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November Contact: Mrs Bacu (dbacu@westasd.org)

March/May Contact: BookFair@McKeePTA.com

Milk & Cookies Day

Next: November 18, 2022

Parent Volunteers visit their child's classroom during the school day to read some stories while the students enjoy a snack.

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Contact: MilkAndCookies@McKeePTA.com

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Birthday Books

Next: Ongoing

Every year, McKee PTA buys every student and teacher at McKee Elementary one Scholastic book during the month of their birthday. (Students with summer birthdays are given their books at the end of the school year.)

This program is funded by the Scholastic book fairs.

Contact: BirthdayBooks@McKeePTA.com

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Family Bingo Night

Next: February 2023

Each year, the PTA sponsors an exciting, prize-filled evening of Bingo for all McKee students and their families. While enjoying a fun night out with the family, you can also support the PTA: 100% of your Bingo donations go to the PTA!

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Contact: Bingo@McKeePTA.com

McKee After Three

Next: TBD

This after-school enrichment opportunity is typically held during the Wednesdays in March. In the past, we have had programs such as Lego Space Wars, Pottery Painting, Ninja Training Academy, and Stop Motion Filmmaking. Children will enroll in a single course, then participate in four different classes related to that course, one during each Wednesday session.

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Contact: McKeeAfter3@McKeePTA.com

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Haunted House

Next: TBD

Updates coming soon!

 

Contact: hauntedhouse@McKeePTA.com

Wild Things Reading Club

Next: TBD

All McKee students are eligible to participate in the Washington Wild Things Reading Club! Every student that meets his/her AR Goal for the month of April (Kindergarten and First Graders must complete their 2 book reports) earn a free ticket to a Washington Wild Things baseball game.

Just when the weather is starting to get nice, and the school year is coming to an end…this is a reminder that there are still a couple of months left! We want the kids to finish strong, meet those Reading goals, and have a great time at a Wild Things game!!

Contact: ReadingClub@McKeePTA.com

Play It Forward

Used Toy Drive

This program is pending and in need of a committee head

In December, PTA hosts a Used Toy Drive in conjunction with Play It Forward Pittsburgh! McKee Elementary becomes a drop-off location for Play It Forward, giving parents a chance to clean out the playroom before Christmas! The PTA collects donations at the school and then delivers them to Play It Forward, who ensures that they go to good homes during holiday season.

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Contact: McKeeToyDrive@McKeePTA.com

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Fifth Grade Recognition

Next: June 2023

This annual tradition is held at the end of the school year for all fifth grade students to celebrate their "graduation" from McKee Elementary. Any Fifth Grade parents are welcome to volunteer.

Contact: 5thGrade@McKeePTA.com

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Breakfast Buddies

THIS PROGRAM IS PENDING AND IN NEED OF A COMMITTEE HEAD

An opportunity to come to McKee and enjoy breakfast with your child before school starts! McKee PTA serves FREE muffins, yogurt, granola, fruit, pastries, coffee, tea, juice, and milk in the cafeteria!

Contact: BreakfastBuddies@McKeePTA.com

assemblies

Next:  TBD

Throughout the year, the McKee PTA sponsors various assemblies that are held during the school day. In the past, the assemblies have been put on by Carnegie Science Center, Josh&Gab, etc.

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Contact: Assemblies@McKeePTA.com

Holiday Shoppe

Next: TBD

Santa's Workshop comes to McKee Elementary's in early December. McKee students have the opportunity to shop for affordable gifts for family, friends, and even pets! Parent volunteers help the students select gifts and wrap them.

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Contact: HolidayShoppe@McKeePTA.com

Talent Show

McKee Talent Show

Next: TBD

Mckee Talent Show is a great event that the children look forward to each year to show off their talents. The talent show is typically held in January at the high school. Anyone can participate in the Talent Show, from Kindergarten on up! Talents that we've had in the past include singing, dancing, playing musical instruments, gymnastics routines, whistling, skits, etc. 

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Contact: TalentShow@McKeePTA.com

Yearbook

Next: On Sale this Spring!

Every year, McKee PTA designs a yearbook with highlights from the school year. The yearbook is printed in Full Color, and students have the opportunity to participate in a Yearbook Cover Design contest. Parent volunteers take photos throughout the year and also help design pages for the yearbook. Yearbooks go on sale in the Spring and are distributed to the students during the last week of school.

Contact: Yearbook@McKeePTA.com

Click here to signup to help with the Yearbook!

Reading Night

Next: 2022-2023 School year

One night a year, families come to school for a night of reading fun at school! This free event features professional storytellers, guest readers, refreshments, raffles, and more!

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Contact: ReadingNight@McKeePTA.com

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Math Night

Next: TBD

A family night that lets McKee students and their families explore how much fun math can be! This FREE event features Math Games for all to play, Fun Photo Opportunities, Math Music, Special Guest Gamers, and more!

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Next: March 2023

Arts Alive is an art fair that transforms our gym and cafeteria into an art gallery featuring artwork from McKee students. In addition, families and friends have the opportunity to enjoy musical performances by each grade level that were learned in their individual music classes.

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Contact: ArtsAlive@McKeePTA.com

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DIVERSITY

Next: Fall 2022

 Details to be updated soon! 

Contact: Diversity@McKeePTA.com

Administrative Committees

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McKee Directory

Due to low participation and in response to our PTA Survey responses, the PTA Directory will no longer be generated as a document and emailed to those participating. The PTA Directory information can still be accessed online. Visit our Directory page to perform an online Directory search.

Contact: Membership@McKeePTA.com

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PTA Website

The McKee PTA website is designed to keep parents informed and up-to-date with PTA news and events.

Contact: Website@McKeePTA.com

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Hospitality

The Hospitality committee organizes and provides refreshments for events throughout the year, such as the PTA Meet-n-Greet in September, the Christmas Chorus concert, and Teacher Appreciation week in May.

Contact: Hospitality@McKeePTA.com