image: Group of students and teachers at Nike Headquarters in Portland, OR
image: Students looking at shoes at the Nike Headquarters in Portland, OR
photo: Front of Nike Headquarters in Portland, OR

School News & Announcements

Welcome Back Mustangs! ¡Bienvenidos Mustangs!

We hope you have had a wonderful summer, and we are excited to welcome you back!

Registration for new students will be held 9:00am-3:00pm August 19, 20, and 22.  Only new students need to register.  Please bring a copy of your student’s birth certificate and immunization records.

Open House will be 5:00pm-6:30pm the evening of Thursday, August 22.  This is a great opportunity to meet your child’s teacher and drop off school supplies.  Class lists will be posted at that time.

The first day of school for students in grades 1-5 will be Monday, August 26.  Students will enter through the playground gate as usual, and they will report to their teacher’s line.  Staff will be on hand to help students and parents find their way.

Kindergarten students will attend their scheduled visits during the week of August 26-30.  Parents are welcome to bring in supplies during this time.  The first day of class for kindergarten will be Tuesday, September 3.

School starts at 8:20am with breakfast in the classroom.  Release time is 3:25pm Monday-Thursday and 12:10pm Friday.  If you need to make alternate arrangements for your child after school, please contact the office no later than 3:00pm Monday-Thursday and 11:30am Friday.

We are proud to once again serve free breakfast and lunch to all students!


¡Esperamos que haya tenido un verano maravilloso, y nos complace darle la bienvenida!

Las inscripciones para los nuevos estudiantes se llevarán a cabo de 9:00 a.m. a 3:00 p.m. el 19, 20 y 22 de Agosto. Solo los nuevos estudiantes deben registrarse. Traiga una copia del acta de nacimiento y la cartilla de vacunas de su estudiante.

La jornada de puertas abiertas será de 5:00 p.m. a 6:30 p.m. de la tarde del Jueves 22 de Agosto. Esta es una gran oportunidad para conocer al maestro de su estudiante y dejar los útiles escolares. Las listas de clase se publicarán en ese momento.

El primer día de clases para los estudiantes en los grados 1-5 será el Lunes 26 de Agosto. Los estudiantes entrarán por la puerta del patio de juegos como de costumbre, y se reportarán a la línea de su maestro. El personal estará disponible para ayudar a los estudiantes y padres a encontrar su camino.

Los estudiantes de kínder tendrán sus exámenes programadas durante la semana del 26 al 30 de Agosto. Los padres pueden traer los útiles escolares durante este tiempo. El primer día de clases para los estudiantes entrando al kínder será el Martes 3 de Septiembre.

Las clases comienzan a las 8:20 am y comen el desayuno en el salón. El horario de salida es a las 3:25 pm Lunes a Jueves y a las 12:10 pm el Viernes. Si necesita hacer arreglos alternativos para su estudiante después de la escuela, comuníquese con la oficina antes de las 3:00 pm de Lunes a Jueves y a las 11:30 am el Viernes.

¡Estamos orgullosos de poder servir desayuno y almuerzo gratis a todos los estudiantes!

Release Date

Welcome to McNary Heights Elementary School

McNary Heights Elementary School is a safe haven for approximately 650 students in Umatilla, OR.  Our Mustangs are loved, cared for, nurtured, and educated during the school year and given the best chance possible to succeed in their future. Our highly qualified staff is well trained in the Reading First Literacy Model and we seek to educate the entire student. Our Character Education program highlights a new theme every week and we celebrate student success with quarterly MOST awards (McNary Outstanding Student Team)

Our Volunteer program and monthly parent breakfasts allow for great opportunities for the community to be a part of the educational process. We are excited to show outstanding individual growth in our Title and ESL programs and we make every effort to Build a Bridge for a Successful Future.