Thursday, July 31, 2014

Internships in the "StartUp" World

McKee Students - Why internships are key experiences to have for social, emotional and academic growth. Worth a read.. . .
Lots of folks in the start up world share Jason's view- interns have potential, should be treated with respect and get to learn things that matter.
Together we can create a lot of opportunities to help more students- happy to leverage the folks who are friends and colleagues in the startup world to create more opportunities for students. 
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Jason Saltzman, founder and CEO of AlleyNYC: I remember my first internship and how excited I...

What does it take to be a leader?

Check out this article. It's a quick read about what constitutes a great leader.  It may surprise you!

Empower Yourself Young Ladies

Calling all McKee High School Female Students. Heads up. Time to step up and claim the opportunities that can be yours with sweat and hitting the books. Check it out a neat article from Alley Watch:
It’s summer. School’s out and for many of the students, the city is a playground. Some participate in internships but what if, instead of internships, you start a program where they can learn what it’s like to be an entrepreneur and start a business?
That’s precisely what the New York c...
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Jump start raising funds for McKee - Head to Five Below - August 8-10, 2014

Getting school supplies for the upcoming year is right around the corner.
Here is a quick fun way to raise funds to support PTA scholarships for McKee High School students.

Print out and bring it with you when you stop by Five Below on August 8-10th.

Friday, July 11, 2014

Complete a School Meals Application Online

Children need healthy meals to learn. The Office of School Food offers healthy meals every school day. Breakfast is at no charge to all students and lunch costs $1.75.

Some students may be eligible for free meals. To determine if you qualify for free meals before the start of school on September 4, 2014, complete a School Meals Application online this summer. In applying online, you will avoid the hassle of submitting a paper form in September.

You can apply online using any computer, tablet, or smartphone with an internet connection. Please keep in mind that families are responsible for the full price of lunch while the lunch application is being processed.

Applications submitted online are processed within 24 hours of receipt and you will receive immediate confirmation that your application was submitted. Your privacy is important to us, so all information provided on your application will be kept confidential. Federal regulations do not allow the Department of Education to share your information with any other agency.

What you will need to provide during the application process:
  • The names and incomes of every member of your household
  • The school, grade, birthdate of every student in your household. (Optional)
  • The last 4 digit of your social security number and electronic signature
  • A valid email address or phone number for the Office of School Food to communication about the status of the application. (Optional)
The entire process should take 15-30 minutes depending on the size of your household and the information you are required to enter. By submitting your application online your processing time is shortened in comparison to paper application submissions. Therefore, you can expect a quicker approval.

If you are ready to get started, CLICK HERE to begin the online process.

Any questions, please contact The Office of School Food at (877) 363-6325 or visit:

Have a safe and relaxing summer!

The Office of School Food

Wednesday, July 2, 2014

Link to June 2014 Graduation Ceremony Photos

June 25th, 2014 was the commencement ceremony at the St. George Theater where McKee High School celebrated the hard work and accomplishments of the senior class. Please take a look at the photos of our proud scholars receiving their diplomas. This link will be available for the next 60 days. 

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