Mrs. McKay

Phone: 919.934.8979


Degrees and Certifications:

B.A. in Child Study, Birth-Grade 6

Mrs. McKay

I hope you all had a wonderful Winter break!!! Welcome back to another DYNAMIC year at SSES! It's going to be absolutely amazing! It is great to work with children and be able to watch them learn and grow! This is my 5th year as a teacher at South Smithfield Elementary. I work in the Pre-K classroom, but love spending time getting to know ALL of our dynamic dolphins! I truly enjoy growing our school in Relationships, Relevance, and Innovation to be the best we can be! Have a DYNAMIC DAY!!

Important information about our DyNaMiC School....

Mission: South Smithfield Elementary School empowers students to reach their highest potential in the classroom and in the world by:

  • building relationships with others
  • acquiring knowledge through inquiry
  • making a positive contribution to society
  • being internationally-minded and
  • embracing diversity

Vision: South Smithfield Elementary School students will be prepared and inspired to make the world a better place.

Shared Beliefs:

  • We BELIEVE students are THE top priority – safety, success, and overall well-being
  • We BELIEVE all stakeholders are valued and respected
  • We BELIEVE commitment to professional growth and development is required
  • We BELIEVE continuous analysis is necessary to ensure SSE processes are benefiting student  achievement and growth
  • We BELIEVE parental involvement and engagement should be encouraged regardless of language or socio-economic status
  • We BELIEVE transparency is essential at all levels
  • We BELIEVE establishing relationships, providing relevant learning opportunities and  using innovative teaching techniques
  • We BELIEVE in personalized learning
  • We BELIEVE we are DYNAMIC!

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