Category Archives: parents

You Are Needed for a Painting Party!

Calling all painters! We need your help building and painting sets for the musical. Students and parents are needed and no experience is necessary. When: Saturday, April 8, 2:00-6:00 and Sunday, April 9, 1:00-5:00 Where: The Duvall’s house (ask a … Continue reading

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The Celebration of Learning in Primary

A couple weeks ago we hosted our annual Celebration of Learning. This is a special night where our students get to share their classroom with their parents and show them what they do. They are so proud of their classroom and … Continue reading

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Pokémon Club at Oxford Lane Library Tomorrow

Pokémon Trading Card Game Club meets tomorrow (Sunday) at the Oxford Lane Library from 1-3pm. Please note the time change, as our meetings used to run from 2-4pm. All future meetings will be held from 1-3pm as well. You can … Continue reading

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How to Raise An Adult @ Oxford Lane Library

On Tuesday, November 1, McGuffey is hosting a discussion at Oxford Lane Library about the book How to Raise an Adult: Break Free of the Overparenting Trap and Prepare Your Kid for Success by Julie Lythcott-Haims. Our discussion will be from 6:00-7:00pm. This … Continue reading

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Harvest Supper on Friday

McGuffey’s annual Harvest Supper is this Friday, October 21, from 5:30-7:30pm. Please bring a dish to share and we will have cards to help you label items that are gluten-free, nut-free, etc. Please keep in mind that we have a few … Continue reading

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Most Likely to Succeed—Film Screening

We are excited to partner with Miami University’s Department of Teacher Education to bring the film Most Likely to Succeed to Oxford on Thursday, October 20. The screening will be in Room 322 McGuffey Hall from 6-8:00pm. McGuffey Hall is located at … Continue reading

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Cloud Club

Each year our Middle School students have the opportunity to attend Broadway shows in Cincinnati as an extracurricular activity. A long-standing tradition at McGuffey, it’s called Cloud Club because our tickets are usually in the high seats, practically in the clouds! … Continue reading

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Saturday Kindermusik with Elizabeth

Last weekend, McGuffey’s music teacher, Elizabeth, began Saturday Kindermusik classes. In collaboration with McGuffey, these classes are held at our school but open to the community, and they provide an opportunity to have Music class for 2-3 year olds and … Continue reading

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Summer Reading: How to Raise Brilliant Children, According to Science

Check out this story from NPR that discusses how learning is “a social, relationship-oriented process” and proposes the concept of a new “21st century report card” that measures collaboration, communication, content, critical thinking, creative innovation, and confidence. How to Raise Brilliant Children, … Continue reading

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Zen Gardens

Upper Elementary students recently created personal zen sand gardens. While this project seemed quick and simple at first, students soon realized it was one that required patience. Glue must be allowed to dry completely, sanding must be done carefully, and the … Continue reading

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