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School News & Announcements

McTeacher Night Tuesday, March 3

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Come join us at the Hermiston McDonald's Tuesday, March 3 for McTeacher Night!  McNary Heights teachers and staff will be working side-by-side with the McDonald's crew 4:45pm-7:15pm to serve customers and raise money for the school.  A portion of all sales during that time will go directly to our school.  Be sure to save room for a special Mustang Sundae!!!

The Great Kindness Challenge is on!

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The Great Kindness Challenge is on!

This week, McNary Heights Elementary is participating in The Great Kindness Challenge.  Each student will have a checklist of 50 acts of kindness.  Throughout the week, they will attempt to complete as many of these kind acts as possible.  At the end of the week, we will tally our results and see how many acts of kindness we completed as a school!  To make our week of kindness even more fun, each day will have a different theme of dress.

Christmas Concert Schedule

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We invite you to attend our Christmas programs, held at the Clara Brownell Middle School gym, on the following dates and times:

Grades 2-5: Wednesday, December 17 at 7pm

Grades K-1: Thursday, December 18 at 7pm

The doors open at 6:40pm, and students need to arrive by 6:50pm.

Thanksgiving Break Nov. 26-30

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McNary Heights will be closed Wednesday, November 26th-Sunday, November 30th for the Thanksgiving holiday.  Classes will resume on Monday, December 1st.  Have a happy Thanksgiving!

Conferences/Veterans Day Weekend

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Due to our conference schedule and Veterans Day, students will be released from school at 12:10 pm on Thursday, November 6, and there will be no school Friday, November 7-Tuesday, November 11.  Enjoy the long weekend, and we’ll see you Wednesday, November 12!

Walk and Bike to School Day

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On Wednesday, October 8, to promote safe walking and biking to school, McNary Heights will be hosting Walk and Bike to School Day.  Parents are encouraged to walk or bike to school with their student.  Our school buses will drop students at the Umatilla Baptist Church parking lot to walk the last few blocks to school.  Volunteers and members of the Umatilla Police Department will be on hand to direct traffic and promote safe walking practices.  Please be sure to wear highly-visible clothing and watch for bicyclists and automobiles.

2014-15 Student Council

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Congratulations to our 2014-15 McNary Mustang Student Council members! President Marisol Santa Cruz, Vice President Taylor Durfey, Secretary Taygen Minton, and Treasurer Daniel Zuniga will do their best to represent all students well. Go, Mustangs!

Open House Sept 16

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Open House is Tuesday, September 16, 6-7:30pm.  Please stop by, see our school, and meet our teaching staff.  We hope to see you there!

Back to School

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Students in grades 1-5 return to school September 2.  Kindergarten and preschool will begin September 8.  We hope you had a great summer, and we look forward to seeing you all soon!

Summer Breakfast/Lunch Program

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Umatilla School District will once again offer free breakfast and lunch to students this summer.  The Summer Feeding Program runs June 16-August 15.  All children 18 and under eat free, and accompanying adults pay just $2.  This year, meals will be offered at two separate locations.  Please see below for locations and hours.