Upcoming PTA Meeting

posted Apr 17, 2018, 5:59 AM by Elizabeth Urena

Parent Teacher Conferences

posted Mar 1, 2018, 8:05 AM by Elizabeth Urena

Meet the Principals of The Specialized High Schools

posted Feb 28, 2018, 1:09 PM by Joanna Gillen   [ updated Feb 28, 2018, 1:12 PM ]

Wednesday, March 7, 2018 at 6:30PM
Brooklyn Tech HS Auditorium • 29 Fort Greene Place, Brooklyn, NY 11217

• Unique academic features of each school
• Information about the freshman program in each school and support services available to help with high school transition
• Descriptions of extra/co-curricular programs

Information will also be available about the SHSAT 

All nine specialized high schools:
 Fiorello H. LaGuardia High School of Music & Art and Performing Arts
 The Bronx High School of Science 
 Brooklyn Technical High School 
 The Brooklyn Latin School 
 High School for Mathematics, Science and Engineering at the City College of New York
 High School of American Studies at Lehman College
 Queens High School for the Sciences at York College
 Staten Island Technical High School 
 Stuyvesant High School

Date: 03/07/2018 (Wed.)
Time: 6:30pm - 8:30pm EST
Location: Brooklyn Tech Auditorium

STEM Matters NYC Spring Camp 2018

posted Feb 27, 2018, 3:37 PM by Joanna Gillen

This message is for all students and parents interested in applying for STEM Matters NYC Spring Camp 2018.  

STEM Matters NYC Camp will be taking place during Spring Break.  Follow the link in this message to apply! 

Hurry, the deadline is quickly approaching!

See below for details and link about the camp.

New York City public school students in grades K-8 are invited to apply to STEM Matters NYC camp offered during spring break, April 2-6, 2018. If selected, the student must attend all days of the program.

STEM Matters NYC camp programs are free and students receive MetroCards for transportation if needed; busing is not provided. STEM Matters NYC camp programs do not provide meals.

The application deadline is Tuesday, February 27, 2018.

Please contact with any questions.


Save at Modell's & support McKinley!

posted Feb 22, 2018, 9:41 AM by Joanna Gillen

Dear Families & Staff,

Gotta go to Mo’s!
Use the attached coupon and support IS259!

March 1, 2018 through March 31, 2018 
Modell’s 15% off coupon  

Use the coupon at Modell’s as many times as you want during our shopping period. The IS 259 PTA will receive 5% of all purchases made during the IS 259 Team Weeks.

Please feel free to forward to your friends and family so they can save too!

Chancellor Letter to all Families on This Tragedy

posted Feb 15, 2018, 11:28 AM by Elizabeth Urena   [ updated Feb 15, 2018, 2:09 PM by Joanna Gillen ]

Math Game Family Fun

posted Feb 13, 2018, 5:27 AM by Elizabeth Urena   [ updated Feb 15, 2018, 2:08 PM by Joanna Gillen ]

Respect For All Spirit Week!

posted Feb 10, 2018, 12:07 PM by Joanna Gillen

Respect For All Week for 2018 has arrived! McKinley celebrates this week from February 12 - February 15 to recognize the power of kindness and respect! Please join us in each of our spirit days to show our unity in being kind and accepting to others! 

Monday: 2/12/18: Pajama Day 

Tuesday: 2/13/18: Disney Character Shirt Day 

Wednesday: 2/14/18: Wear Red or  "I Love Me" Shirt 
    + Bake Sale!

Thursday: 2/15/18: Twin/Triplet Day

Family Engagement...

posted Feb 10, 2018, 10:16 AM by Joanna Gillen   [ updated Feb 10, 2018, 12:09 PM ]

Thank you to all the children, parents/guardians and faculty who joined us for McKinley's Literacy Family Night. We hit one of the all time high's of attendance (350+ people) to any Community Engagement Event that we have held to date!

Please join us at these upcoming events: 

March 2-3, 2018 is our Beauty and Beast production.
Details to follow

March 14, 2018 will be our Pi Day Math Night.
Once again there will be raffles, prizes and more. 
Further details to follow via pupilpath.

March 21, 2018 will be Palette Night III
Limited seats available. More details to follow via Pupilpath.

We look forward to seeing you all soon!

Congrats to the District Wide Spelling Bee Winner!

posted Jan 29, 2018, 5:44 AM by Joanna Gillen   [ updated Jan 29, 2018, 5:55 AM ]

Congratulations to Nafeesa Mahmood of Class 701, who took first place in the district wide Spelling Bee on January 25th.  Nafeesa competed against over 70 students from Districts 20 and 21, and she will go on to compete in the city wide competition.  Eva Cheng and Sophia Su also made McKinley proud by competing in the district bee.  Great job girls!

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