Category Archives: fundraising

Box Tops for Education Submission Date is coming up!

The submission date for Box Tops is coming up! It may seem like a drop in the bucket, but most years McGuffey raises over $500 through Box Tops—that’s enough to cover the cost of a bus for two or three field … Continue reading

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2016 Shop Local Cards Available Now!

2016 Shop Local cards are here! Get them at MOON Co-Op, Juniper, the Oxford Farmer’s Market and McGuffey Montessori for only $15. This year’s card features benefits including… —5% off every day at Moon Coop —15% off one item at Juniper … Continue reading

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Annual Giving Campaign

December 2015 Dear Families and Friends of McGuffey, It is with great pleasure that Janet and I write to you about the continuing success of McGuffey, thirty-two years after its founding as the McGuffey Foundation School. We are also writing to … Continue reading

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McGuffey Spirit Wear!

McGuffey Spirit Wear is now available for purchase! Elizabeth and Matt have been working on setting up an online shop through Zazzle, which you can check out here, or by clicking “Shop” under the Fundraising menu above. We’re currently offering t-shirts, sweatshirts, water bottles, … Continue reading

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Click for McGuffey When You Shop Amazon

As you do your holiday shopping, please remember to use the McGuffey Amazon.com link. Simply start your session by clicking the Amazon logo in the upper right-hand corner of any page on the McGuffey website. This will take you straight … Continue reading

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SOAR Has Begun!

Students school-wide are currently participating in SOAR (Students Outside and Running) every day during recess! SOAR is a McGuffey program that many students look forward to every year. A course is laid out around the playgrounds for students to run or walk … Continue reading

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Guest Speaker Victor Dandridge Kicks Off Read-a-Thon 2015

Yesterday began McGuffey’s annual Read-a-Thon, during which students are encouraged to find sponsors who pledge to donate a certain amount per page or per book that their student reads over the next two weeks. Once raised, these funds are used … Continue reading

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Read-a-thon Shopping Spree

Armed with Read-a-thon donations, several teachers went to the Scholastic Book Warehouse Sale last week to make purchases for our hungry readers. If you have never been to this semi-annual sale, it is a pretty amazing experience. Using $1000 of the funds … Continue reading

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Ben

Today was Ben’s last day with us. Tomorrow he will board a plane to New York City with a few suitcases to start an internship at Global Health Corps. Global Health Corps works on issues of healthy equity, an area … Continue reading

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Read-a-Thon 2014 = Huge Success

Students reading. And reading. And reading. The 2014 Read-a-thon has been deemed a complete success. The students read a whopping total of over 48,000 minutes and earned $2,938.27 for the school library and writing activities. The students showed us we need to … Continue reading

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