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McKinley Elementary Presents “Live Wax Museum”

McKinley Elementary Presents “Live Wax Museum”

If you visited McKinley Elementary School last week, you probably would have seen some famous historical figures walking around the school! The third graders performed in their Annual Live Wax Museum. The students chose a historical figure to research. They decorated a backdrop, created a costume, and memorized a script...
McKinley ‘Girls on the Run’ Team Participates in 5K

McKinley ‘Girls on the Run’ Team Participates in 5K

Girls On the Run is a program that combines physical activity with building life skills that increase confidence, happiness, and healthiness. The girls learn to love themselves just the way they are and recognize the strength they have within themselves. Each practice has a theme that the girls explore while...
School Board Honors Silver Pen Awardees for Outstanding Writing

School Board Honors Silver Pen Awardees for Outstanding Writing

Last night at the Abington School Board meeting, Dr. Kelly Doyle, Supervisor of Communications Arts, presented the Abington Silver Pen Awards to outstanding student writers at our elementary schools. Sixth grade teachers nominate narrative writing selections and a building committee at each school scores the entries. The highest scoring papers...
Mrs. Doherty’s First Graders meet PenPal

Mrs. Doherty’s First Graders meet PenPal

Mrs. Doherty's class has been writing letters to Mr. John Walsh, a resident at Rydal Park. They have enjoyed learning about his life as a husband, father and professor at Fordham College. He shared stories about his retired life just around the corner from McKinley. Students learned about his wife,...