Recent News

BoxTops Monthly Winners Have Fun

Posted on January 27, 2017 at 10:40 AM

The PTA will continue to collect BoxTops every month through the rest of the school year. The homeroom who submits the most valid BoxTops each month wins a prize. Mrs. Burke's class, who tied with Ms. Recktenwald's in December, enjoyed an opportunity to "Silly String the Principal!" 

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A Visit from Author Alan St. Jean

Posted on November 1, 2016 at 9:30 PM

This past Tuesday, author Alan St. Jean stopped by to visit the students and share his unique insights into the world of writing. St. Jean, author of such books as The Legend of OinkADoodleMoo and the Aidan of Oren series, used a fun-filled multimedia presentation, music, and some question-and-answer sessions to engage the kids and explore the many aspects of good storytelling. Plot, characters, conflict, and many other crucial literary elements were discussed amidst the laughs and giggles.


The McCellan Elementary PTA extends their thanks to Alan St. Jean for a fabulous morning!


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New School Improvements

Posted on September 16, 2016 at 9:25 PM

Thanks to the fundraising efforts of the PTA, McClellan Elementary now has a TV in our front lobby. This new equipment will allow the school to easily display important news and information in a high-traffic area. In addition to the TV, blinds were installed in the gymnasium that will be helpful during presentations and assemblies. The blinds will aid in keeping sunglare to a minimum and increase the visibility of multimedia and videos. The PTA has also secured the funds for a filtered water fountain. Soon to be installed, the new fountain is designed to better accommodate the filling of water bottles and cups.