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A message from our Principal

Hello McKnight Families:

Welcome to the 2022-2023 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.

Lancer Days

Lancer Days is an opportunity to visit the campus, collect items and schedules for the first days of school, take pictures, pay fees, take a tour, and get questions answered. Lancer days will take place on August 24th from 9 am – 12:30 pm & 2 pm – 6:30 pm. More specific communication will be shared in the next week.

School Office Hours

The school office will open on August 12th. Our office hours will be 8:00 – 3:30.  We have wonderful office staff who will be able to support you with anything you might need.  You may also call 425-204-3600 or email

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 31st. School begins at 7:55. Please visit our transportation website for bus routes and times.

Open House/Meet Our Teachers

 Further information will be provided in a future update.

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 2021-2022 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

In Partnership, 

Jordanne Nevin, Ed.D.


McKnight Middle School

( 425.204.3601)  |  | @MMSLancers  

Picture Information

Picture Day is Coming To Your School!
¡El día de la foto llegará pronto a su escuela!

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.
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.

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.
¿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.