News from the Nest — April 30, 2021
Posted April 30, 2021
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Vol. 5, No. 32
School & Class Pictures Are Available for Ordering!
We are excited to announce that students’ individual portraits and class photos are now available to view and order! Please visit the Bloom School Photography website to log into your child’s gallery. To access your gallery, you will need to enter your student’s school ID number as a password. Please call our main office at (720) 424-5600 if you need help finding your student’s ID number or have other questions.
Mark Your Calendars: The Last Day of School Is Coming!
K-5th grade families, please mark your calendars: our LAST DAY OF SCHOOL is Friday, May 28. This day is a half-day, meaning that K-5th grade students will be dismissed at 11:00am. Please make plans now to pick up your students at this time.
ECE families: the last day of school for ECE students is Thursday, May 27.
- Per the newest DPS health and safety guidelines, McKinley-Thatcher will no longer be accepting the results of rapid COVID tests when considering if an ill student may return to school. Students must receive a PCR COVID test, instead. For more information about the difference between rapid and PCR tests, visit this website. Thank you for helping to keep our community healthy!
- It’s Teacher & Staff Appreciation Week from today, Monday, May 3 to Friday, May 7! For more info on how our PTA and school families are celebrating our teachers and staff members, click here!
- We are so grateful to our school sponsors — their generous support has been especially invaluable to our PTA and our school during this very difficult school year! Check out our sponsors here.
- Click here to see our May lunch menu!
- If you’re looking for great summer learning options for your children, check out DPS’s guide to free and reduced-rate summer programs around our city!
Click here to view the McKinley-Thatcher school calendar.
- Mon., 5/3 to Fri., 5/7 — Teacher & Staff Appreciation Week
- Thurs., 5/6 — interactive dance performance for in-person students
- Mon., 5/10 — McKinley Monday @ Divino Wine & Spirits
- Tues., 5/11 — McKinley Restaurant Day @ Birdcall
- Wed., 5/12 to Fri., 5/14 — outdoor Spring Book Fair in our art classroom courtyard (more details coming soon!)
- Thurs., 5/13 — May PTA meeting, 7:00pm (Zoom link will be shared on ClassDojo)
- Fri., 5/14 — live-stream Talent Show (more details coming soon!)