Category Archives: physical education
Thanks to parent George Ironstrack, students in Lower Elementary and the Upper Unit learned how to play lacrosse last week. George shared some of the sport’s cultural history with our students, and brought in several varieties of lacrosse sticks to … Continue reading
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
What started out as an act of kindness for the school, quickly turned to an act of silliness by the LE Classroom.
On Sunday, October 12, at 1:00pm, we will be taking SOAR (Students Outside Active and Running) to the Miami Natural Trails for a McGuffey Community Hike. We will begin by hiking a three mile loop. Immediately following the completion of … Continue reading
We have been having a great time skating on Fridays! Check out our video and pictures from last week’s session. Thanks to Goggin Ice Center for coordinating this program with us, and to our many parent volunteers!
One goal I have for P.E. is to give the Middle School students a chance to play games just for fun with each other to help foster their interpersonal relationships. This also allows them to learn the rules of various … Continue reading
This weekend we have a wonderful chance to get out and enjoy some of the Autumn weather. We encourage all of the students to take their parents out on to the trails to explore their ecosystem! For more information, please … Continue reading
Spring is here and so is MMS’s favorite Spring activity: SOAR! SOAR stands for Students Outside Active and Running, and is a way to promote exercise and love of the outdoors, along with providing a community service. This weekend we … Continue reading
Tae Kwon Do returns in March! For the newcomers, we take the students to Oxford Martial Arts for four Fridays in March. There is no fee charged to parents for these classes. We do need a liability waiver signed. You … Continue reading
In music class the children have now moved onto a series of classes dedicated to rhythmic and tonal memory. We began with rhythmic memory today, starting with copying simple rhythms using pats, claps and snaps. We followed that with a game called … Continue reading