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School Announcements
McKinley Elementary and Junior High School
16949 Cottage Grove
South Holland, Il 60473
Phone: 708.339.8500 | Fax: 708.331.5805
Office Hours:  8:00 a.m. - 4:00 p.m.
No freight deliveries accepted after 1:00 p.m.

McKinley Monarchs
Standards of Excellence
  • To create a safe nurturing environment that encourages students to accept and find the best in themselves and others
  • To challenge students to reach their full academic potential
  • To instill in students a sense of responsibility and respect for themselves, their school, and their community
  • To encourage collaboration between home, community and school with a focus on student achievement
Principal's Corner
                  Letter from our Principal . . .
                                                           Click HERE to read Mr. Whitaker's letter for 2013-2014



     One TEAM . . .
     One PRIDE . . .
     One FAMILY . . .




Career Day 2014 . . . .

McKinley School held a Career Day on Thursday, April 11, 2014.  


A huge "Thank You" to Mrs. Beckford for coordinating another great Career Day for our students and staff.   We are so grateful to all of our presenters for volunteering their time and sharing their careers with our school.

  It is a great opportunity for students to learn about careers and what education and experiences are necessary to achieve their goals. 

To view pictures from this event, click HERE . . .


Project ACES comes to McKinley School - 2014

Save the Date . . .  
On May  7, 2014 
Mr. Bogwill will lead our McKinley students and staff on a walk as part of Project ACES .  

We would LOVE to have more parents join us as we walk
on May 7, 2014 at 10:00 a.m.


Project ACES
(All Children Exercise Simultaneously), a signature program of the Youth Fitness Coalition, Inc.   
ACES takes place on the first Wednesday in May as part of National Physical Fitness and Sports Month along with National Physical Education Week.  It has been labeled as "the world's largest exercise class"

To view pictures from last year's fun event ~ click HERE . . .

McKinley Field Days - Need your help . . .

Save the Date . . . Monday, June 2, 2014

The students and staff will once again be celebrating the end of another year with
our annual "Field Days".
It's a great time for socializing and relaxing after a great year.

We would love to have more volunteers for this fun event
(See Mr. Bogwill)


Click here to view pictures from last year's fun event . . .


Pi Day “π” at McKinley School . . .
 
Pi Day is celebrated on March 14th (3/14) around the world. Pi (Greek letter “π”)

McKinley School celebrated with a fun assembly for the staff and students . .  


Congratulations McKinley Monarch Choir . . .
 
We wish to congratulate our McKinley Monarch Choir on their recent achievement . . .

They took 1st Place at District Competition for I.G.S.M.A
(Illinois Grade School Music Association)
.


We now wish them luck as they advance to State Competition on Saturday, April 12th
at:
Manhattan Jr. High School
15606 W. Smith Road
Manhattan, IL  60442
(815) 531-3217

We hope you have the opportunity to come out and support the McKinley Monarch Choir . . . 

McKinley School Celebrates Black History Month . . .

Black History Month is an annual celebration of achievements by black Americans and a time for recognizing the central role of African Americans in U.S. history.   

South Holland School District joined in the celebration of Black History Month with an assembly put together by our staff.  Our students performed songs and dances in conjunction with this annual event. 


Science Fair - 2014


What an exciting Science Fair this year . . .
Our students did some great research and completed interesting experiments. 

Our science fair was held on Thursday, January 23, 2014


To view pictures from this exciting event - click HERE . . . .

Commemorating 9-11 . . .

First Responders are those brave men and women who respond to emergencies in our community and protect the public. They include law enforcement, firefighters, EMTs and paramedics, search & rescue teams, emergency management personnel, chaplains and others.

Greenwood and McKinley Elementary School as well as McKinley Jr. High School
want to say “Thank you” for this selfless, sacrificial service provided to our community.

Congratulations to our NJHS Members - 2013

We would like to recognize our newest McKinley Jr. High ~ NJHS members. 
We are very proud of your achievements.

Click HERE to view pictures from the NJHS Ceremony.