June 2022

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McKenny Hawks Are Kind, Safe, Respectful and Responsible


June Up-coming Events:


LGBTQ+ Pride Month

  • 1 - Walk N Roll

  • 10 - Half Day Elementary School Grading

  • 14 - Class of 2022 Senior Walk at McKenny at 8:45 a.m.

  • 15 - WMS Choir Performance at McKenny at 1:15 p.m.

  • 15 - Olympia School District Band Festival at OHS Stadium at 7 p.m.

  • 16 - McKenny Talent Show at 6:30 p.m. 

  • 17 - Field Day begins at 12:45 p.m. (Volunteer Information)

  • 19 - Father’s Day

  • 20 - Juneteenth (Observed) No School 

  • 21 - End of Year 5th Grade Celebration: LBA Park at 11 a.m.

  • 22 - 5th Grade Ceremony at 10 a.m.

  • 22 - Last Day of School (Half Day) 

  • 22 - Report Cards Posted in Skyward at 5:00 p.m.

  • 29 - Office Closes for Summer

June Field Trips:

  • 2 - 2nd Grade to Nisqually Wildlife Refuge

  • 3 - 5th Grade to Washington Middle School

  • 8 - 5th Grade to LBA Park

  • 9 - 5th Grade to Tolmie State Park

  • 13 - 3rd Grade to Burfoot Park

Please remember to check the lost and found before the end of the school year! Anything left will be donated.



Kindergarten Sneak Peek


Who: Incoming Kindergarteners and their parents

What:  Sneak Peek into Kindergarten, including a meet and greet with the teachers and information on how to get your child ready!

Where:  McKenny Elementary 3250 Morse-Merryman Road

When:  June 8th from 2:30-3:15

Why:  So, you can get to know your child’s school and get important info and dates!



News from Our PTO:



 Pre-order your yearbook today for $17. (If you choose to pay with a credit card, you will be charged an additional fee for processing.) Go to https://yearbook-5541.cheddarup.com


Humble Cow

 It's almost summer! Come get ice cream and support the McKenny PTO on June 15 from 2-4 pm. We will receive 25% of the sales. We hope to see you there: 4528 Maple Lane SE, Suite 104.


 Our final PTO meeting of the year is Tuesday, June 7th from 6:30 to 8:00 in the McKenny library. We will be looking at playground options and planning for next year. We hope to see you there in person or on zoom. 


Meeting ID: 828 5050 7067

Passcode: 803083


 Thank you to everyone who donated and/or volunteered at the carnival. The event was a success thanks to you! We really appreciate you!

Keep up with us!

Instagram: @mckennyhawkspto

Facebook: facebook.com/mckennyhawkspto 




Principal's Corner

Hello McKenny Families,

As we wind down another school year, I want to share with you my feelings of gratitude for everyone who makes our school community so special.

PTO Leaders
 Thank you Carrie Andrew and Ingrid Aries for your leadership this year as Co-Presidents of the PTO. Your focus on community and support of our school’s efforts related to equity and inclusion have been so amazing. Thank you for being the force behind two very successful fundraisers which will leave permanent, joyful reminders of your service in the form of new playground equipment, new library books and new supplies for our specialist teachers. Thank you Sarah Mollas for your energy and leadership during the recent Spring Carnival. It was an amazing experience for students and families. Finally, thank you to a whole slew of new (and new-ish) parents for stepping into PTO leadership positions for the coming years.
McKenny Staff Members
Thank you to the teachers and support staff at McKenny for everything you do, every single day to support our students. Your collaboration, communication and community make our school a very special place to work and learn each day. I am honored and humbled to work with you.
Parents and Families
Thank you for the support you give to your children and to their teachers. A positive partnership between school and parents makes all the difference in the academic and social/emotional growth of children. As we’ve been able to welcome volunteers back into the building this year, it has been so special to see parents and community members working with students and supporting our teachers.
 Thank you for the smiles you bring to my face each and every day.



Volunteers Needed

 Over the summer, we will have two projects for which we will need many volunteers.

  • New playground equipment installation
  •  Traffic Garden Painting

These are both weather dependent. Therefore, we don’t have dates on the calendar yet. Please pay attention to your email over the summer for updates and a call for help.

Thank you for a wonderful year. I appreciate you all.

Michael Havens


McKenny Elementary School Schedule


Grades K to 5 8:30 a.m.—2:45 p.m. 
AM Preschool 8:30—11:00 a.m. 
PM Preschool 12:15—2:45 p.m. 
Early Release Every Wednesday 1:55 p.m.  (No preschool) 
Half Day Dismissal 11:35 a.m.  (No preschool)