Aug24FriAug30ThuAug31Friall-day Maria Montessori’s Birthday!Maria Montessori’s Birthday!Aug 31 all-dayThis event has a Google Hangouts video call. Join: https://hangouts.google.com/hangouts/_/mcguffeymontessori.com/maria?hceid=czE3dXM5ZTg2aXQxanBhN2hmYnNrNnE1aDRAZ3JvdXAuY2FsZW5kYXIuZ29vZ2xlLmNvbQ._6srk2g9g8gpkcb9h65132b9k65148ba18koj0b9m69132c256op32chk6g&hs=121Sep3Monall-day Labor Day: No SchoolLabor Day: No SchoolSep 3 all-dayThis event has a Google Hangouts video call. Join: https://hangouts.google.com/hangouts/_/calendar/czE3dXM5ZTg2aXQxanBhN2hmYnNrNnE1aDRAZ3JvdXAuY2FsZW5kYXIuZ29vZ2xlLmNvbQ._8kr3eha28grk2b9m8l13ab9k60qj4ba168ojgba26p242cpk8kojigpp6c?hs=121Sep6Thu6:00 pm Curriculum Night: Primary @ Annex: Primary ClassroomCurriculum Night: Primary @ Annex: Primary ClassroomSep 6 @ 6:00 pm – 7:00 pmThis is an opportunity to learn more about your child’s classroom for this year. Teachers will share the daily schedule and their content topics. These are appropriate for both new and veteran parents to each classroom. We will provide the … Continue reading →
Category Archives: Lower Elementary
Second graders have been busy learning the pentatonic scale, both aural and written, and have been learning to sight-sing different patterns. A pentatonic scale is a scale with only 5 tones. The word “pentatonic” comes from the Greek “pente” meaning 5 and … Continue reading
Last week Lower Elementary gathered rakes and wheelbarrows so they could build leaf piles for jumping. Our big tree out front has finally dropped most of its leaves, so it’s the perfect place for raking. Half the class worked to … Continue reading
This week the kindergarteners and Lower Elementary were the guests of Robin Spielberg and the Miami University Performing Arts Series. Robin talked to children about how a piano works and then discussed why and how she composes music. We learned … Continue reading
Sunday, September 10th, is National Grandparents Day! To celebrate, Lower Elementary made a video for their grandparents to show them how much they are loved. The video was written, directed, and filmed by the Lower Elementary students.
These final days of school see our Singin’ in the Rain musical being put to bed. Sets are put away, props have been cataloged, and costumes are being washed for storage until the next time this musical is performed. McGuffey students gave … Continue reading
Students in Lower Elementary have been busy preparing birdhouse gourds for next year’s incoming Grade 1 students. This is a tradition that began last year in our classroom. All students participate in the process: planting birdhouse gourd seeds in the … Continue reading