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Learning From Home

The Primary unit is progressing full steam ahead with our learning from home curriculum. We began the first week of stay at home right where we left off in social studies, learning all about Australia then moved onto Antarctica. There … Continue reading

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Nature Rangers

Students in Grades 1 and 2 have been working on a complex, multi-phase, student-driven project inspired by their own concerns. Students noticed litter and debris, in addition to some destruction of the habitat, on a nature walk and felt called … Continue reading

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Bones and Muscles

Our Human Body study continued last week by looking at bones and muscles. As we learned about our skeleton, we were amazed to learn that we have 206 bones in our bodies. Our largest bone is our upper leg and … Continue reading

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Upper Unit at Glen Helen: Day 3

Maddy and Erin’s group did the weather today. Famous people such as Tiana, a frog, Attila the Hun, and Chester Bennington reported the conditions. Next, they headed off to build shelters. Later, they went to visit the Raptor Center, where … Continue reading

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Upper Unit at Glen Helen: Day 2

Last night we had a fun game night in the dorm, enjoying snacks, music, and the skin safe washable tattoo markers and plates that Will and Kaleb brought. People were rocking some impressive arm art and nail colors. We woke … Continue reading

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2-Hour Delay, 12/16 Updated

McGuffey will be on a two-hour delay today. Early Care is available beginning at 9:30am. Drop-off for everyone will shift to 10:45-11:00am. Upper Unit students are confirmed to leave for Glen Helen by bus at 9:30am. Drop off between 9:05-9:15am. … Continue reading

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Message from the Ohio Department of Education

In an effort to reach as many possible families in Ohio who may be impacted, the Ohio Department of Education has asked all Ohio schools to share the information below with parents by email and on our website. McGuffey Montessori is … Continue reading

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Care Of Our Environment

For a while now, Primary students have been asking about the buckets that are kept in the classroom’s outdoor shed; most of them were gone. Today, everything that had been missing was brought out and placed in the middle of … Continue reading

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Taking Care of Our Teeth

As part of our study of the human body, we are grateful to have hosted a visit from dentist, Derek Ross and dental hygienist, Jaimie Ross. They told us about the proper ways to brush our teeth and how to … Continue reading

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Respiration and Circulation

The Primary students have started a long unit on learning how the human body works. This past week included the study of respiration and circulation. After having studied nutrition and digestion in the previous unit, we knew that the body … Continue reading

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