3250 Morse Merryman Road SE
Olympia, WA 98501
Office: (360) 596-8400
Attendance: (360) 596-8403

Margaret McKenny

Elementary School

When Should Children Stay Home?

If you have questions regarding when a student should stay home sick, please read our "When Should Children Stay Home"?  If you have questions, please feel free to contact us at (360) 596-8400.


Thank you!

Published: 2017-01-23

Planned Absence

Are you planning a vacation or do you have another reason your student will be missing school for more than 1 day?  Please fill out a Planned Absence Request Form and return the form to the McKenny office prior to the absence.  The completed form will be reviewed by the student's teacher and school principal for approval of planned absences to be "excused".

Published: 2016-09-23

Tardies and Early Dismissals

New guidelines have been implemented for the Elementary Schools in the Olympia School District regarding tardies and early release of students are the end of the day.  Students will be marked:

  • Tardy - 9:00 to 9:30 (30 minute window)
  • After 9:30 (9:31 on) the student is considered a Half Day Absent (AM)
  • If a family takes a student out early from school (before 2:52) it is a Half Day Absent (PM)
  • If the child(ren) leave within the least 1/2 hour of the school day (2:52 to 3:22) it is recorded as an Early Departure.

Unless it is medically urgent, we ask that parents not check out their students after 3:00pm.  At this point, please wait until the end of the day at 3:22pm for the student to be released.

Thank You!

Published: 2016-09-20

McKenny Elementary Hawk Talk - April 28, 2017

View the April 28, 2017 edition of the McKenny Elementary Hawk Talk newsletter.

Published: 2016-08-14

A record seven Olympia schools win state’s highest honor

A record number of Olympia School District schools have earned the state’s highest honor for academic success — the annual Washington Achievement Award — for the 2016 academic school year.

Published: 2017-04-17


Arrival & Departure Times

Please ensure students are not at school before 8:45am.  They may be dropped off / arrive at school sometime between 8:45 and 8:55.

8:45am - Breakfast

8:45am - Supervision in the Playshed

8:55am - First Bell Rings

9:00am - School begins

3:22pm - Dismissal

Any students who are not picked up by 3:35pm will be brought back into the office so they are not waiting outside unattended and a phone call is made to the parent. 

Published: 2016-09-28

Washington Achievement Award

Skyward Family Access

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