School Events

Check the Calendar for the most recent dates on these events

BACK-TO-SCHOOL NIGHT FOR PARENTS

Each Fall, parents of all McNear students are invited to meet their child’s teacher. Teachers present their academic programs and general expectations for the coming year. Sign-ups are held for classroom volunteers and other school/PTA projects.  (September) (Sorry, we are unable to provide child care for this parent meeting.)

BOOK FAIR

Children may purchase books, posters, school supplies and videos during Book Fair Week. The fair is sponsored by Scholastic Books and the PTA. Coffee and gourmet desserts are available on the Friday night of the Fair. Proceeds from sales go directly to the library or classrooms for books and software. (Fall & Spring)

If you’d like to help out with future Book Fairs, email mcnearpta@gmail.com.

JOG-A-THON

More than just a fundraiser, this popular event is a community challenge to get moving and have a great time doing it. (October)

Kids collect pledges from family and friends (either a lump sum or per lap), then they run for a 20 minutes with their grade level. Volunteers mark kids arms as they run and record their totals. It’s quickly becoming a great McNear tradition.

Find more information on the current year’s Jogathon here.

KINDERGARTEN ORIENTATION

Kindergarten and transitional kindergarten orientation occurs the day before school starts, giving our newest students a chance to meet the teachers, get comfortable in the classroom, and make new friends! Specific information will be sent home in early August.

OPEN HOUSE AND ART SHOW

McNear families and prospective families are invited to come see student school work and projects on display in classrooms and around the school. (May)

TALENT SHOW

Students from all classes may audition as individuals or groups for the chance to display their artistic, musical, dramatic, and creative talents. Parents and families are invited to attend this evening event. (April/May)

WELCOME BACK BARBEQUE

A get-acquainted evening social event for the McNear community. The food is free and it’s a great way to connect with other McNear families. Sponsored by the PTA (September)

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