McKinley Elementary School

Important Dates

Wednesday, September 15
McKinley Picture Day

Monday, September 20 - Wednesday, September 22
Book Fair - In School

Wednesday, September 22
5:00 - 7:00 p.m.
Evening Book Fair - Gym
Student Last Names A-K

Thursday, September 23
5:00 - 7:00 p.m.
Evening Book Fair - Gym
Student Last Names L-Z

Saturday, September 25
McKinley Scarecrow on Display @ Ottawa Scarecrow Festival

COVID-19 Updates

Ottawa Elementary Families- Please remember to continue to check your child’s temperature and screen for COVID-like symptoms prior to sending your child to school or the bus stop. Please check your child for a fever of 100.4 or higher,  headache, stomach ache, new loss of taste or smell, nausea, fatigue, muscle or body aches.  If your child exhibits any of these symptoms, please contact us and keep your child home from school.

Nurse Contacts


Rachel Bressner

815-433-1907 Ext. 4005

[email protected]


Sebby McGrogan

815-434-1250 Ext. 3005  

[email protected]


Gina Hogan

815-434-0726 Ext. 2005 

[email protected] 


Samantha Alvarado

815-433-3761 Ext. 1005

[email protected]


Angela Doermann

815-434-7925 Ext. 5005 

[email protected]



MES Admin

Justin Marxman

Email  Principal

Contact Us

McKinley Elementary School

1320 State St.
Ottawa, IL 61350

Justin Marxman
815-433-1907 Ext: 4001

Lori Walker
815-433-1907 Ext: 4003
Fax: 815-433-9124

Tracy Kistenfeger 
815-433-1907  Ext: 4004
Fax: 815-433-9124

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District Calendar

Tue Oct 19 2021
October Board Meeting
Tue Nov 16 2021
November Board Meeting
Tue Dec 14 2021
December Board Meeting
Tue Jan 18 2022
January Board Meeting
Tue Feb 15 2022
February Board Meeting