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 328 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

Pink Shirts for Sale

On Wednesday, February 28th, we are encouraging students to wear pink for Pink Day.  This is a day to focus on kindness towards one another.  Our Me to We group is selling pink t-...

Reminder-Early Dismissal at 12:20 pm on Thursday, Feb. 22nd

On Thursday, Feb.22nd students will be dismissed at 12:20 p.m. for conferences.

Reminder-Pro D Day on Feb. 23rd--no school

Friday, February 23rd is a Professional Development Day for staff.  There will be no school in session.

Food Bank Food Drive

We are collecting non-perishable food for the Richmond Food Bank as part of this month's kindness focus.  Please consider donating until February 23rd.  Our school goal is 1000...

Please Do Not Park in the Parking Lot

Recently, we have noticed a lot of vehicles trying to park in the school parking lot despite signs stating that this is for school vehicles and not to drop off or pick up your...