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Lancer Day August 20th

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Lancer Day is an opportunity to visit the campus, collect items and schedules, pay fees, take a tour, and get questions answered. Lancer Day is for ALL students and it is strongly encouraged that you attend. 

Lancer Day will take place on:

Tuesday, August 20th 9:00 AM - 12:00 PM,   1:30 PM - 6:30 PM
Please note that the building is *CLOSED* for Lunch from 12:00 PM - 1:30 PM. 

Hello McKnight Families:

Welcome to the 2024-2025 school year!  We hope you have had time this summer to relax and have fun with family and friends.  We know you are balancing many different things as you prepare for the first day of school.    

At McKnight, we are committed to creating a student-centered environment.  This means academic excellence, and lifelong learning are key values for us.  In addition, we nurture the social and emotional growth and development of each student.  We are guided by Renton’s School District strategic plan and focus our work on service, equity, and excellence.  We have goals aligned to our strategic plan focused on three ideas: core learning and teaching, social emotional learning, and family and community engagement.

School Office Hours

Due to building construction taking place over the summer, the office will be open by appointment only. Please call the office, or email us.

You may call 425-204-3600 or email with any questions.

McKnight's Office will be open June 20th - June 26th from 8:00 AM - 12:00 PM, 1:00 - 3:00 PM. (We close for lunch between Noon and 1:00 PM). We are closed on June 19th (Juneteenth).

McKnight's Office will be closed beginning June 27th through August 9th. 

The office will reopen on Monday, August 12th - August 27th with the hours of 8:00 AM - 12:00 PM, 1:00 - 3:00 PM, Monday - Friday. (We close for lunch between Noon and 1:00 PM). 

Normal business hours will resume on August 28th, the first day of school. 

Not Returning to McKnight?

If your plans have changed and you will not be attending McKnight this school year, please contact our registrar Madison Green at

First Day of School

The first day of school is August 28th. School begins at 7:55. Please visit our transportation website for bus routes and times.

6th grade / new student orientation

If you have a 6th grade student, or a new-to-McKnight student, please join us on our Orientation Day, scheduled for Saturday August 24th at 8:30 AM. This event will allow students to tour the school, meet classmates, and learn about the middle school transition. Parents will review expectations and ways to stay connected to our school. Refreshments will be provided. 

School Supplies

As part of continued efforts to improve Service, Excellence, and Equity for all students and families, Renton School District is offering school supplies for all elementary students. Families pay a one-time fee of $30 ($10 for families with free/reduced lunch) for school supplies in the 2023-2024 school year. Families can pay the one-time school supply fee online or by check/cash at their school.

Access to Skyward

Please be sure your information is updated in Skyward.  Follow this link to family access and update your information using the “Annual Update” tab.

Families can receive text messages from school and the district
Along with email messages and phone calls, families can also sign-up for text messages from school/district. From your cell phone, text "Y" to the number 68453. You'll get a confirmation text message. Respond with Y for Yes, and you're signed up for text messages. (Charges may apply depending on phone text message plan.)


Please consider connecting with and joining our fantastic PTA.  Information can be accessed at


If you have any question at all, email

Picture Information

Picture Day is Coming To Your School!

Picture day information and online ordering are now available by visiting and searching for your school’s name. Your online order can be placed before and up to four (4) days after picture day.

Need More Assistance?
Contact our Customer Advocate Team by visiting, search for your school, and click on the yellow Help button associated with your picture day.

¡El día de la foto llegará pronto a su escuela!

La información del día de la fotografía y los pedidos en línea ahora están disponibles visitando y buscando el nombre de su escuela. Su pedido en línea se puede realizar antes y hasta cuatro (4) días después del día de la foto.

¿Necesitas más ayuda?
Póngase en contacto con nuestro equipo de defensa del cliente visitando, busque su escuela y haga clic en el botón amarillo de Help asociado con el día de la foto.