Dassa McKinney
Elementary School

Warrior News

School is a huge part of family and community life. It’s where our children spend their days; it’s where we gather to celebrate talent and promote the pursuit of lifelong learning. Use this page to keep apprised of the news and events that affect your family.

Random Acts of Kindness Challenge

MIU IV Occupational Therapist Gretchen Grosss-Kalj and Moniteau SD student, Bishop Riding took on the random acts of kindness challenge like champs! Bishop had big ideas and Miss Gretchen worked with the building PT, vision specialist, and hearing specialist to create an awesome bulletin board celebrating the uniqueness of each student. Teamwork and lots of effort made this beautiful bulletin board possible!

You Are Snow Unique bulletin board

    McTeacher Night Fundraiser

    Please join us for the Dassa McKinney McTeacher Night fundraiser on Wednesday, March 18 from 4:30 to 7:30 p.m. at the Clearview Mall McDonald's. We look forward to seeing you there!

    Dassa McKinney McTeacher Night Flyer
    Kindergarten Registration

    Kindergarten orientation for the 2020–2021 school year is on Wednesday, February 26 at 9:30 a.m., and kindergarten registration is on Tuesday, March 3 and on Wednesday, March 4 by appointment at Dassa McKinney Elementary School. Children must be five years old on or before August 15, 2020, in order to register for kindergarten. Students will work with teachers, reading specialists, and speech pathologists to participate in screening activities. Please see our kindergarten registration fact sheet for additional details.

    Help Your Child Win a Pizza & Ice Cream Party!

    How would you like to help your child's class win a pizza and ice cream party? To do so is simple! Each classroom earns points when the following attend a PTO meeting:

    • Teacher - 3 points
    • Parent, Grandparent, or Guardian - 5 points

    You earn these points for attending PTO meetings from January through May. The classroom with the most points wins a pizza and ice cream party at the end of the school year!

    Grand prize drawing: Families who attend a PTO meeting and/or help out at a PTO event can enter to win a family 4-pack of day passes for Keystone Safari! This drawing will also take place at the end of the school year. For more information, please view our PTO pizza and ice cream party flyer.