Category Archives: community

Earn 4 Family Work Hours by enrolling your Kroger Card!

Did you know that each year McGuffey raises hundreds of dollars simply by families and friends linking their Kroger Plus card to McGuffey? Simply link your Kroger Plus card to McGuffey through your online account and we receive a percentage from … Continue reading

Posted in community, fundraising, McGuffey

Another Opening, Another Show

Last night, McGuffey opened its latest musical, Willy Wonka Junior, at the Oxford Community Arts Center. The show was a smashing success. Thank you to all the parents and staff who helped our students put on such a great musical. … Continue reading

Posted in community, drama, Lower Elementary, McGuffey, music

Moving In the Sets for Willy Wonka Junior

Many, many thanks to the parents and staff who helped load the sets into the Arts Center last night. We had a ball moving and putting them together while watching the stage come to life for our musical, Willy Wonka Junior. If … Continue reading

Posted in community, drama, music, parents

Willy Wonka Junior Performances This Week

  McGuffey’s annual musical is this week! Our students will be performing Willy Wonka Junior on March 25, 26, and 28 at the Oxford Community Arts Center. Here’s what you need to know: The performances on Wednesday, March 25 and … Continue reading

Posted in announcements, community, drama, McGuffey, music, parents

Audubon Miami Valley Bird Art Contest 2015

Saturday, March 21, Audubon Miami Valley will host their fourth annual Bird Art Contest. Sixteen McGuffey students in Lower Elementary through Middle School will have works or art on display. You can find more information along with a list of … Continue reading

Posted in announcements, art, community

Staying active in winter weather with Taekwondo

It can be difficult to get outside and do our usual Physical Education activities when temperatures are below freezing and there are several inches of snow on the ground. McGuffey is fortunate to live only a couple buildings away from Oxford … Continue reading

Posted in community, field trip, McGuffey, partners, physical education

Carnival of the Animals

Earlier in the school year, all students from Kindergarten through 8th grade participated in a unit on Saint-Saëns beloved work, “The Carnival of the Animals.” This past week, over 40 McGuffey family members attended the Cincinnati Pops performance of the … Continue reading

Posted in community, field trip, Lower Elementary, McGuffey, Middle School, Primary, Upper Elementary

Open classrooms

Today was quite a special day in the Annex! For the first time, the teachers opened the Primary and Lower Elementary classrooms so students could flow between the spaces. The excitement was palpable. Returning Primary students were eager to visit … Continue reading

Posted in community, Lower Elementary, McGuffey, partners, Primary

Writing with Lower Elementary

In the McGuffey tradition, Lower Elementary partnered with Kindergarteners on Monday. First graders had a Kindergarten buddy help with their classroom job. Second graders then took the lead showing Kindergarteners how they write journal topics. After writing together, the partners … Continue reading

Posted in community, language arts, Lower Elementary, McGuffey, partners, Primary

Act of Kindness?

What started out as an act of kindness for the school, quickly turned to an act of silliness by the LE Classroom.

Posted in building and grounds, community, Lower Elementary, outside, physical education