Upcoming Events

Field Days

Middle School June 10 rain date June 12

Elementary June 16

rain date June 19

June 11

1/2 day

June 12

Evening of the Arts

June 13

Kindergarten Celebration

Middle School Dance

June 17

Celebration of Learning

Celebration of the Arts

5:00 - 7:00

June 18

1/2 day

June 19

Grade 8 Promotion
6:00 - 7:30
Weston Auditorium

June 20
Last day of school

 Daniel J. Hanneken                            Lourdes Ramirez                               Kerry Chapderlane-Cox
Associate Dean/Principal                    Assistant Principal                   Student Program Support Administrator
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Our School Vision
The McKay Arts Academy (MAA) is a diverse, Pre K-8 Innovation School that provides a safe and inclusive learning environment. Our students build character, self-confidence, academic and social leadership skills to become creative problem-solvers and responsible, productive citizens.

Our School Goal
McKay's Arts Academy students will use rituals, routines, and appropriate responses that create and maintain a safe and intellectual environment as measured by the implementation of all pieces of morning meeting / circle of power and respect on a daily basis.

All teachers will model and remodel at least twice a week, as documented in weekly planners, checklists, lesson plans and observations, the expected behaviors in the classroom, the cafeteria and the playground.

Our Mission

At MAA, the Common Core curriculum is infused with standards based arts integrated projects to foster expression and creativity in all students. All staff members in partnership with parents and community collaborate to provide students appropriate resources to achieve success in all disciplines, and to progress socially and emotionally.

School Improvement Plan          

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Recent Announcements

  • Preparing for Summer Literacy Night Join us on Thursday, May 15th from 5:30 - 7:00 for a family night filled with food, fun learning activities, and information.  Each child will receive a tote bag ...
    Posted May 12, 2014, 5:55 AM by Paula Grier
  • Next Week is School Spirit Week April 14 - 17 Spirit Week April 14 - 17Monday...School Spirit green & gold, ligersTuesday...Fancy / FormalWednesday...Future Career    DayThursday...Fan DayFriday is Good Friday...No schoolWhat a fun ...
    Posted Apr 11, 2014, 6:27 AM by Paula Grier
  • Grade 8 Spaghetti Dinner MAA 8th grade students will be hosting their first ever Spaghetti Dinner Fundraiser next Thursday, March 27th  from 5 – 7 in the Cafeteria.  All proceeds will go towards ...
    Posted Mar 21, 2014, 8:18 AM by Paula Grier
  • Washington, D.C. Fundraiser Candy sales have begun for the 8th Grade Washington, D.C. trip.  See an 8th grader for your favorite candy bar.  They make great stocking stuffers!
    Posted Dec 4, 2013, 7:06 AM by Paula Grier
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