Alumni Newsletter



Notes from the Mckay School

  • Our thoughts and prayers go out to all our alumni around the world who are dealing with floods, hurricanes, fires, earthquakes, and other natural disasters.


  • We appreciate the members of the McKay Alumni Society Board and the service they render. To those who have cycled off of the board, we express our gratitude and well wishes. Thanks to Phyllis Bestor, Sharon DePaula, Stan Harward, Susan Huff, Nancy Livingston, Patti Moses, Joyce Terry, and John Wilkinson. See new board members here



Welcome Back


You are invited to the annual McKay School Homecoming Gathering on Friday, October 6, 2017, 4:00 to 6:00 p.m. on the BYU Conference Center pavilion.  The football game with Boise State will start at 8:15 p.m.





The Literacy Promise


October 1 is the first day you can register for the national Literacy Promise Conference to be held March 28–30, 2018, at Salt Lake Marriott Downtown at City Creek. James Dashner, author of The Maze Runner series, will give the opening keynote. Click here for more information and to register.




New Look


Click here to see what is available on the alumni website. Our alumni share ideas and thoughts on leadership, technology in the classroom, creative centers, and book suggestions. Recently added is a list of 64 books that were recommended at the BYU Symposium on Books for Young Readers that is held in Provo each July.




Blogger in China


McKay students have an opportunity to do their student teaching in Utah; Texas; Washington, DC; or China. What would it be like to teach in China? Follow Kaitlin Heaton as she shares her experiences–direct from China–on our blog at No Greater Call






Where Are They Now?


What happened to that BYU roommate of yours? Where are the former classmates you spent so much time studying with? Check out our alumni spotlights here.


Send us suggestions for alumni to spotlight or let us know if you're willing to be interviewed for a spotlight. Email the college alumni director at