Congrats to team McKinley Lego Lions on winning the NYC First Lego League qualifier competition and advancing to the Semifinals which will take place at the end of this month!
The Lions have been working on building and coding this project since October, staying after school 7 hours a week including Saturdays! They started off the robot competition strong, coming in first place during rounds 1 and 2. They ended up winning the silver ticket with a whopping total of 260 points! During the presentation portion of the competition, the Lions received an extra trophy for their efficient and unique mechanical design of their robot. Let’s cheer the Lions on for the Semifinals!!!
Respect for All Week!
We are proud to announce that we have been a Respect For All winning school for several years! McKinley celebrates Respect For All week as a way to remind our students to continue using kindness and empathy while being up-standers for others. During February 10, 2020 - February 14, 2020, McKinley will be showing our Respect For All pride with school spirit each day!
February 10-14, 2020
February 10: Celebrate Kindness Day and Be An Ally!
**Spirit Day Theme: Twin/Triplet Day – Dress alike with your allies!
February 11: Anti-Bullying/Cyberbullying Awareness Day!
**Spirit Day Theme: Pajama Day – Be “comfortable” in your own skin!
February 12: Respect for Diversity and Religious Acceptance!
**Spirit Day Theme: Cultural Pride – Wear colors to represent your culture!
February 13: McKinley PRIDE Day!
**Spirit Day Theme: Wear your McKinley/Rainbow Pride colors!
February 14: “National No One Eats Alone” Day!
**Spirit Day Theme: Disney Day – Wear your favorite Disney themed shirt!
Upcoming Family Events
Frozen, Jr.: The Musical
- Thursday, February 6th: 6:30 pm
- Friday, February 7th: 6:30pm
- Saturday, February 8th:
- 12:00pm Festival
- 1:15pm Performance
College & Career Night
- February 27th, 2020: 5:30pm
Leap for McKinley: A musical benefit to support our after school programs.
Saturday February 29th: 12pm - 9pm.
- See Flyer for more details!
Family Math Night
- Thursday, March 19th: 5:30pm
For Your Information...
New York City public school K-12 students are invited to apply to STEM Matters NYC camp offered during spring break, April 13-17, 2020. 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 programs do not provide meals.
The application deadline is Monday, February 10, 2020.
Please contact STEMMattersNYC@schools.nyc.gov with any questions.