A big thank you goes out to our GRM PTA for providing Mackenzie Elementary shirts for all of our staff and students. We wore our shirts with pride today for Bee Proud Day!
7 days ago, Jennifer Anderson
image of adults wearing green t-shirts with an image of a white yellow jacket and the works Mackenzie Elementary.
Image of students sitting on a multi-colored carpet wearing a green t-shirt with a white yellow jacket that says Mackenzie Elementary
image of students standing in a classroom in front of the chalkboard wearing a green t-shirt with a white yellow jacket on it and the words Mackenzie Elementary
Image of students and teachers standing in front of a window with a green Mackenzie Elementary backdrop wearing green t-shirts with a white yellow jacket and the words Mackenzie Elementary
Congratulations to our elementary students that participated in the PTA Read-A-Thon! Pictured are the students who logged the most minutes read. They each received a $10 gift certificate, courtesy of the PTA, to spend at the Scholastic Book Fair! A. Smith, S. Terwilliger, R. Brady, A. Anticev and L. Smith. Not pictured: M. LaGrutta, A. LaGrutta and A. Bretschneider.
22 days ago, Jennifer Anderson
Students are pictured standing in from of a green Mackenzie Elementary backdrop with yelllowjackets on it. The children are holding certificates.
Did your Mackenzie child lose something? We probably have it! Have your child check the Lost & Found for their lost items. Items will be on display for parents to view during parent/teacher conferences.
23 days ago, Jennifer Anderson
Image of a rack of clothing with a sign that reads Lost and Found.
Image of a rack of coats on hangers
The Annual Mackenzie PTA Scholastic Book Fair is coming! Open for students to shop Monday, November 14-Wednesday, November 16 and open for parents to shop during parent/teacher conferences on Thursday, November 17. Thank you for your support in making our youth lifelong readers!
29 days ago, Jennifer Anderson
Scholastic Book Fairs announcement.
Mackenzie Elementary School Student Council Elections were held on Election Day. Congratulations to Riley Abato (6th Grade) who was voted into the position of President and Gavin Gass (5th Grade) who was voted into the position of Vice President. Fifth grade will be represented by Aiden Smith, Mila Janeczko, Brooke Ranne and Harper Ey and sixth grade will be represented by Mila Mullen, Sydney Moscatiello, Kaitlyn Clay and Jewelz Shaw. Congratulations to all of our 5th & 6th grade students who gave speeches yesterday, they represented themselves well.
29 days ago, Jennifer Anderson
A student places his ballot in the ballot box for student council elections. Seated at the table in front of the ballot box is building principal, Mr. Carpentieri.
A box, decorated as the American Flag , with the words Student Council in the upper left-hand corner.
Riley Abato stands in front of a podium to deliver her student council speech.
Students sit in "voting booths" to place their student council votes.
Congratulations goes out to our students who placed in the Sullivan County Fire Prevention Poster Contest. Sydney Moscatiello-1st Place Local & 2nd Place County, Mia Vazquez-2nd Place Local, Hailee Gutman-3rd Place Local and Brooke Ranne-3rd Place County.
about 1 month ago, Jennifer Anderson
Image of students holding up their poster submissions in the Sullivan County Fire Prevention Poster Contest
The following students were named poster contest winners in the Lumberland Lions Club Peace Poster contest. The theme this year was Lead with Compassion and was open to 6th grade students. Congratulations to Adam Koenig & Riley Abato for their winning posters and Natalia Onorato & Mia Vasquez for honorable mention. The two winning posters will be judged this weekend at the Lions State Convention. Good luck!
about 1 month ago, Jennifer Anderson
Lions Club Lead with Compassion poster contest winners pictured are Mr. Carpentieri, Building Principal, N. Onorato, A. Koenig, R. Abato, M. Vasquez and Lumberland Lions Vice President, Mr. Jim Bisland
Winning Poster by Adam Koenig
Winning poster by Riley Abato
RSV Notice We have been receiving reports from parents that their children are being seen by doctors and diagnosed with RSV. Please click the following link to learn more about the virus and what symptoms to be on the lookout for in your child. As always, please keep your child home if they present with a fever and keep in touch with our school nurse. https://www.cdc.gov/rsv/index.html
about 1 month ago, Jennifer Anderson
CDC poster on how to protect your child from RSV
Thanksgiving Dinner Flyer
about 1 month ago, Lisa Sibirtzeff
Thanksgiving Dinner Flyer
5th Grade Haunted Houses
about 1 month ago, Jennifer Anderson
Cardboard haunted houses made by 5th grade students
Cardboard haunted houses made by 5th grade students
cardboard haunted houses made by 5th grade students
Mackenzie Elementary School celebrates Halloween!!!
about 1 month ago, Jennifer Anderson
Mr. Carpentieri & Mr. Keast dress as each other for Halloween
Group picture of faculty and staff in their Halloween costumes.
Children dressed in their Halloween costumes
Children in Halloween costumes
6th graders went to Circle Park to enjoy the sunshine and carve pumpkins to make the community a little more SPOOKtacular for HalloWeekend! They did an awesome job! Be sure to check the pumpkins out as you drive by Circle Park!
about 1 month ago, Jennifer Anderson
A little boy has his hand in a pumpkin to scoop out the insides.
a little girl has her hand inside a pumpkin scooping out its insides and a little boy has pumpkins guts oozing out his fingers.
a group of little girls are scooping out the insides of pumpkins
2 carved pumpkins with jack-o-lantern faces
The PTA is looking for volunteers to help with their annual Scholastic Book Fair from November 14-16, 9am-2pm, & November 17, 9am - 6pm (during parent teacher conferences). If you are able to volunteer some of your time, please click the link below to sign up for a time that works for you! We appreciate any help you can offer. https://www.signupgenius.com/go/10c094caaa72ba0fec43-mackenzie
about 1 month ago, Jennifer Anderson
An image with a blue background reads come to our Scholastic Book Fair, with small images of a raccoon, a dog, a hand a heart, some stars and a cloud with rainbow.
The Mackenzie PTA Read-A-Thon is off to a good start. So far there are approximately 20 students signed up and $500 raised! Thank you to all who have already participated and we'd like to encourage even more of our young readers to get involved. Parents, please visit https://app.99pledges.com/fund/grm2022/addme to register your child. Minutes can be logged from now through November 4. There will be prizes for the students and classes with the most minutes read!
about 1 month ago, Jennifer Anderson
A little boy and a little girl are reading a book with images above their heads  of what they are imagining; cars, rocket ships, ice cream, etc.
Mackenzie Halloween Parade Monday, October 31 @ 1:15. Students are welcome to wear their Halloween costume to participate in our school-wide Halloween Parade. This event is outdoors in our parking lot, weather permitted and parents are invited to attend.
about 2 months ago, Jennifer Anderson
Cartoon image of children in traditional Halloween costumes such as a witch, pumpkin, mummy, green monster and vampire.
October 9-15 is Fire Prevention Week. A big thank you goes out to our local fire departments today and every day for keeping us safe. Volunteers from Highland Lake, Lumberland and Yulan Fire Departments came to Mackenzie Elementary School on Friday, October 14 to speak with our students about fire safety. They brought some vehicles along with them for our students to see up close.
about 2 months ago, Jennifer Anderson
Fire department volunteer standing in front of a rescue boat speaks to elementary school students about river safety.
Two firefighters dressed in their uniforms stand in front of a fire truck while elementary school students sit on a sidewalk in front of them.
Lumberland Fire Department Fire Rescue truck is parked in the background while a fireman stands in front of the vehicle speaking to elementary school students.
A red Lumberland Fire Department Ambulance is parked with it's doors open showing the equipment inside
Mackenzie PTA Monster Mash! Friday, October 28 6:00-8:00 PM Mackenzie Gym Grades PreK-6 Come dressed in your Halloween costumes and enjoy some dancing and refreshments. This is NOT a drop-off event. Students MUST be accompanied by an adult.
about 2 months ago, Jennifer Anderson
Image of traditional Halloween characters, such as a vampire, mummy, skeleton.
Congratulations to Charlotte Giglio (Grade 5)! Charlotte is our September Reading Challenge Winner. Every month students who log books through the county-wide reading challenge are automatically entered into a drawing to win a $10 Amazon gift card.
about 2 months ago, Jennifer Anderson
Charlotte Giglio, Grade 5, is standing in front of a green George Ross Mackenzie Elementary School backdrop. Charlotte is wearing a pink sweatshirt and black pants and is holding a Harry Potter  book.
On October 5th our 6th grade students were able to go to see the Wilkes-Barre/Scranton Penguins defeat the Hershey Bears, 3-2, in a hockey game. The event was a "Learn With Hockey" STEM & School Day Game with over 2,000 student from local schools in attendance for the game.
about 2 months ago, Jennifer Anderson
Image of 2022-2023 6th grade class at the Wilkes-Barre/Scranton Penguins Hockey Game.
Marquee at Hockey Arena showing Mackenzie Elementary 6th Grade
Tux the Penguin the Wilkes-Barre/Scranton Penguins Hockey team mascot sits next to one of our 6th grade students inside the hockey arena.
Image of game action on the ice at a hockey game. One player in a yellow jersey is surrounded by players in white jerseys from the opposing team.
The Mackenzie PTA is sponsoring a Read-A-Thon! Students are asked to log their reading minutes online from October 17-November 4. Funds raised support PTA events for Mackenzie students. Register your child here: https://app.99pledges.com/fund/grm2022/addme
about 2 months ago, Jennifer Anderson
A little boy and a little girl are reading a book with images above their heads  of what they are imagining; cars, rocket ships, ice cream, etc.