Past McKinley Elementary School Postings

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...
Six New Abington School District Administrative Appointments Greeted with High Praise!

Six New Abington School District Administrative Appointments Greeted with High Praise!

Last night Dr. Sichel recommended and the Board appointed six promotions in the Administrative staff: Dr. Charles Lentz is appointed Assistant Director of Curriculum, Mr. Daniel File is appointed Principal, Abington Junior High School, Ms. Marie Kim is appointed Principal, McKinley Elementary School, Ms. Lyndsay Morgan is appointed Principal, Rydal...
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,...
McKinley Elementary School’s Art Showcase and Poetry Slam

McKinley Elementary School’s Art Showcase and Poetry Slam

Last week McKinley Elementary School hosted an Art Showcase and Poetry Slam. McKinley's faculty, staff, parents, guardians, students, and guests viewed student artwork, participated in poetry related art projects, and heard poetry performed live by McKinley students. The Art Showcase and Poetry Slam was part of McKinley's celebration of National...