Category Archives: peace

A Listening Walk with Partners

As part of the Primary Peace curriculum, we read The Listening Walk, a book about a father and daughter who take a walk in silence, but mindfully listen to the world around them. We thought this would a fun exercise … Continue reading

Posted in McGuffey, outside, partners, peace, Primary, Upper Elementary

Town Hall Meeting

A little over a week ago, we held our first Town Hall Meeting of the year. Each time we hold a Town Hall Meeting, we choose a topic for the entire school to think about and discuss. Last year’s topic … Continue reading

Posted in community, McGuffey, music, outside, peace

Peer Mediation Training

Early this morning, when most of our McGuffey families were enjoying a lazy Winter morning at home, nine students from Grade 5-8 along with three teachers and three parents, gathered to learn about peer mediation and conflict resolution. While staff brought … Continue reading

Posted in guest speakers, McGuffey, Middle School, parents, peace, Upper Elementary

Primary gives thanks

There are two people who are a very important part of our McGuffey community, but we never see them! Dan and Lana come late at night and clean our whole school. When we arrive in the morning, like magic, the … Continue reading

Posted in community, McGuffey, peace, Primary