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Don’t Miss Your School’s 2021–2022 Back to School Events!

Press Release|
Shane Mauldin|
Wednesday, July 28, 2021
The 2021–2022 school year is almost upon us, and you don't want to miss your campus's Back to School events! Here is the list of what's happening between now and August 12 across McKinney ISD.

The 2021–2022 school year is almost upon us, and you don't want to miss your campus's Back to School events! Here is the list of what's happening between now and August 12 across McKinney ISD.

McKinney, TX — As the 2021–2022 school year quickly approaches, McKinney ISD schools are happily preparing to welcome students back to campus. While students will officially start school on Thursday, August 12, all MISD campuses have fun and informative Back to School events planned to help kick off the year.

Check the list below to find out what’s happening at your child’s school!

McKinney ISD Elementary Schools

Bennett Elementary
Bennett Blast Off — Tuesday, August 10
Times: New families — 5 p.m. – 6 p.m.
Returning Families — 6 p.m. – 7 p.m.
Location: Bennett Elementary

Bennett Chalk the Walk — Wednesday, August 11
Time: 7:30 p.m. – 8:00 p.m.
Location: Bennett Elementary

Burks Elementary
Burks Popsicles on the Playground — Tuesday, July 27
Time: 6 p.m. – 7 p.m.
Location: Burks Elementary playground

Caldwell Elementary
Caldwell Meet the Teacher Night — Tuesday, August 10
Time: 4:30 p.m. – 6:00 p.m.
Location: Caldwell Elementary

Caldwell Back to School Picnic — Saturday, August 21
Time: 11 a.m. – 1 p.m.
Location: Finch Park

Eddins Elementary
Eddins Popsicles at the Park (for Kindergarten) — Tuesday, August 10
Time: 10 a.m. – 11 a.m.
Location: Stonebridge Plaza Splash Pad, 7501 Coronado Drive

Eddins Meet the Teacher — Tuesday, August 10
Time: 5 p.m. – 6 p.m.
Location: Eddins Elementary

Eddins Chalk the Walk — Wednesday, August 11
Time: 7 p.m. – 9 p.m.
Location: Eddins Elementary

girl laughing and running on playground

Finch Elementary
Finch Community Event — Thursday, July 29
Time: 6 p.m. – 7 p.m.
Location: Finch Elementary playground

Glen Oaks Elementary
Glen Oaks Kindergarten Meet & Greet — Saturday, August 7
Time: 10 a.m. – 11 a.m.
Location: Glen Oaks Elementary Kindergarten playground

Glen Oaks Social — Saturday, August 7
Time: 11 a.m. – 1 p.m.
Location: Glen Oaks Elementary front patio

Reuben Johnson Elementary
RJE Chalk the Walk — Sunday, August 1
Time: 5:30 p.m. – 6:30 p.m.
Location: RJE front sidewalk

Malvern Elementary
Ice Cream on the Patio (Malvern Red Hawk Protectors Kick-off) — Thursday, August 5
Time: 6 p.m.
Location: Malvern Elementary

Malvern Meet the Teacher — Tuesday, August 10
Time: 6 p.m.
Location: Malvern Elementary

McClure Elementary
McClure Kinder Ice Cream Social — Tuesday, August 3
Time: 6 p.m. – 7 p.m.
Location: McClure Elementary Kindergarten playground

McClure Meet the Teacher Night — Tuesday, August 10
Time: 6 p.m. – 7 p.m.
Location: McClure Elementary

McClure Chalk the Walk — Wednesday, August 11
Time: 6 p.m. – 7 p.m.
Location: McClure Elementary front porch

McGowen Elementary
McGowen Meet the Teacher — Tuesday, August 10
Time: Kindergarten – 5:30 p.m. – 6:00 p.m.
Time: 1st – 5th Grade – 6 p.m. – 7 p.m.
Location: McGowen Elementary
(Popsicles on the Porch following Meet the Teacher)

McGowen Chalk the Walk — Wednesday, August 11
Time: 5:30 p.m. – 6:30 p.m.
Location: Meet in front of McGowen Elementary

Kassie Halpin and Amy Holderman posing with superhero masks

McNeil Elementary
McNeil Community Block Party — Saturday, August 7
Time: 11 a.m. – 1 p.m.
Location: McNeil Elementary playground behind the school

Minshew Elementary
Minshew Chalk the Walk & Popsicles with the Principals — Sunday, August 1
Time: 5:30 p.m. – 6:30 p.m.
Location: Minshew Elementary front parking lot

Press Elementary
Press Supply and Say “Hi!” Night — Tuesday, August 10
Time: New to Press Families — 3 p.m. – 4 p.m.
Time: Returning Families — 5 p.m. – 7 p.m.
Location: Press Elementary

Press PTA Event: Chalk the Walk — Wednesday, August 11
Time: 6 p.m.
Location: Press Elementary front entry sidewalk

Slaughter Elementary
Slaughter Popsicles with the Principal/Supply and Say Hi — Tuesday, August 10
Time: 4:30 p.m. – 5:30 p.m.
Location: Slaughter Elementary

Valley Creek Elementary
Valley Creek Popsicles in the Park (for Kindergarten) — Saturday, August 7
Time: 11:00 a.m. – 12:00 p.m.
Location: Valley Creek Elementary

Valley Creek Back to School/Meet the Teacher Night — Tuesday, August 10
Time: Kindergarten Orientation — 3:45 p.m.
Time: K–5th Grade Meet the Teacher — 4:00 p.m. – 5:30 p.m.
Location: Valley Creek Elementary

Vega Elementary
Vega Meet the Teacher Night — Tuesday, August 10
Time: 6:00 p.m. – 7:30 p.m.
Location: Vega Elementary

Walker Elementary
Walker Popsicles in the Park (for Kindergarten – 2nd Grade) — Tuesday, August 3
Time: 3:30 p.m. – 4:00 p.m.
Location: Hilltop Park next to Walker Elementary

Walker Popsicles in the Park (for 3rd – 5th Grade) — Thursday, August 5
Time: 3:30 p.m. – 4:00 p.m.
Location: Hilltop Park next to Walker Elementary

Principal Michelle Baumann hugging two young students on first day of school

Webb Elementary
Webb Popsicles at the Park — Tuesday, August 3
Time: 5:30 p.m. – 6:30 p.m.
Location: Old Settlers Park across the street from Webb Elementary

Wilmeth Elementary
Wilmeth Popsicles in the Park (for K–2nd Grade) — Tuesday, August 3
Time: 3:30 p.m.
Location: Kindergarten & First Grade — Wilmeth Elementary playground
Location: 2nd Grade — Carey Cox Park, 1611 N Stonebridge Dr, McKinney

Wilmeth Popsicles in the Park (for 3rd–5th Grade) — Thursday, August 5
Time: 3:30 p.m.
Location: 3rd & 4th Grade — Wilmeth Elementary playground
Location: 5th Grade — Carey Cox Park, 1611 N Stonebridge Dr, McKinney

Wilmeth Back to School Night — Tuesday, August 10
Time: 5:30 p.m. – 6:30 p.m.
Location: Wilmeth Elementary

Wolford Elementary
Wolford Chalk the Walk & Popsicles at the Gazebo — Monday, August 9
Time: 4:30 p.m. – 5:30 p.m.
Location: Wolford Elementary gazebo

Wolford Back to School Night — Tuesday, August 10
Time: 5 p.m. – 6 p.m. (followed by the PTA Bash from 6:00 p.m. – 7:30 p.m.)
Location: Wolford Elementary

McKinney ISD Middle Schools

Cockrill Middle School
CMS 6th Grade Back to School Night – Thursday, August 5
Time: 5:30 p.m. – 7:30 p.m.
Location: Cockrill Middle School

CMS 7th & 8th Grade Back to School Night – Monday, August 9
Time: 5:30 p.m. – 7:00 p.m.
Location: Cockrill Middle School

Dowell Middle School
DMS 6th Grade Pride Camp — Thursday, August 5
Time: 5 p.m. – 7 p.m.
Location: Dowell Middle School

DMS Back to School Night — Monday, August 9
Time: 5:30 p.m. – 7:00 p.m.
Location: Dowell Middle School

middle school mascots in a group

Evans Middle School
EMS 6th Grade Panther Palooza — Monday, August 9
Time: 9:00 a.m. – 12:00 p.m.
Location: Evans Middle School

EMS 7th & 8th Grade Meet the Teacher — Monday, August 9
Time: 4:30 p.m. – 6:00 p.m.
Location: Evans Middle School

EMS Boys Athletic Equipment Pick-Up and Locker Assignments — Monday, August 9
Time: 6:00 p.m. – 7:00 p.m.
Location: Evans Middle School

Faubion Middle School
FMS Meet the Teacher Night — Monday, August 9
Time: 7th and 8th grade — 4 p.m. – 5 p.m.
Time: 6th grade — 5 p.m. – 6:30 p.m.
Location: Faubion Middle School

Scott Johnson Middle School
SJMS Back to School/Meet the Teacher — Monday, August 9
Time: 6th Grade — 9 a.m. – 11:30 a.m.
Time: 7th & 8th Grade — 4 p.m. – 5:30 p.m.
Location: Scott Johnson Middle School

McKinney ISD High Schools

McKinney Boyd High School
McKinney Boyd Porch Party — Tuesday, August 3
Time: 5:30 p.m. – 7:00 p.m.
Location: behind McKinney Boyd High School

Freshman Bronco Camp — Saturday, August 7
Time: 8:00 a.m. – 10:00 a.m.
Location: McKinney Boyd High School

Boyd Meet the Teacher Night – Monday, August 30
Time: 5:30 p.m. to 7:30 p.m.
Location: McKinney Boyd High School

McKinney High School
MHS 2021-2022 Lion Pride Camp — Saturday, August 7
Time: 9:00 a.m. – 11:30 a.m.
Location: McKinney High School
Note: For all incoming freshmen and all other students new to MHS. Parents can drop off students at the MHS front entrance at 8:30 a.m. and return for a brief parent meeting at 11:30 a.m. in the Performing Arts Center (PAC).

MHS 2021-2022 Upperclassmen (Sophomores, Juniors, Seniors) Walk Your Schedule Before School Starts — Monday, August 9, and Tuesday, August 10
Time: 8:00 a.m. – 2:00 p.m.
Location: McKinney High School

North drill team members in a group smiling at camera

McKinney North High School
North Schedule Pick-up, Yearbook Pictures, & Payments for MacBooks, Yearbooks and Parking Permits for 10th, 11th & 12th Graders — Tuesday, August 3
Time: Last names A-G — 8:30 a.m. – 9:15 a.m.
Time: Last names H-O — 9:15 a.m. – 10:30 a.m.
Time: Last names P-Z — 10:30 a.m. – 12:00 p.m.
Location: McKinney North High School
Note: 9th graders will pick up their schedules during Dawg Camp.

Back 2 School Event for MNHS and SJMS — Thursday, August 5
Time: 4:30 p.m. – 6:30 p.m.
Location: McKinney North High School Cafeteria

North Dawg Camp for Incoming Freshmen — Saturday, August 7
Time: 8:30 a.m. – 11:00 a.m. / Parent Informational Meeting – 10 a.m.
Location: McKinney North High School Auditorium

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