Home of the Soaring Eagles

Welcome to McKinney Elementary School

Welcome to James McKinney Elementary school...home of the SOARing eagles! We are an exciting school community that offers Neighbourhood and Montessori programs for students. We have 340 wonderful students and approximately 30 amazing staff members who create a vibrant and passionate school community. We are supported by a great social responsibility program called S.O.A. R. (Safe, Ownership, Accepting and Respectful) where students and staff work together to SOAR every day!

School News

Coin Drive for KidSport

During the week of Dec.3-7, McKinney will be taking part in a coin drive with proceeds going to KidSport.  This organization provides sports equipment and registration fees for...

Food Bank Food Drive

We will be collecting donations of non-perishable food items for the Richmond Food Bank this month.  Donations will be accepted in the big blue box in the front entrance until...

S.O.A.R. Jeopardy Game

  With our SOAR teams today we played a couple rounds of a SOAR Jeopardy game that Mrs. Hsu-Kondratowski made for us. You can play it at home or at school to learn more about what...

Poppy Fund Donations

This Friday, November 9 we will have a Remembrance Day Assembly.  Each child will receive a poppy before the assembly.  We welcome donations to the Poppy Fund, an organization...

Early Dismissals at 2:00 pm on Oct. 24 and Oct. 25

A reminder to parents that the students will be dismissed at 2:00 p.m. on both Wednesday, Oct. 24 and Thursday, Oct. 25.  This is to help accommodate parent-teacher conferences.