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CancerFree Kids Raffle

In partnership with Kramer Elementary, join us in raising funds for CancerFree Kids. Families at both schools have been impacted by pediatric cancer.  All proceeds benefit CancerFree Kids, a Cincinnati-based charity with the mission to fund research to eliminate childhood … Continue reading

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90-Minute Delay, 1/12

McGuffey is on a ninety-minute delay for Monday, January 12th. Drop-off begins at 10:15am. School will begin at 10:30am. Early Care will be available on a delayed schedule from 8:45-10:15am. Breakfast will be available from 8:45-10:00am. If your child is not … Continue reading

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School Open, 1/8

McGuffey programs will open at regular times today—Early Care and Middle School Mathematics too. The roads should be safe even though it is cold outside. We will start the day with independent work and by 10:00am will begin planned presentations. … Continue reading

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MindUp Curriculum

This year we have been implementing the MindUp Curriculum across all of our classrooms. MindUp is an evidenced-based social emotional curriculum designed for students in PreKindergarten through Grade 8. Over the course of the 15 lessons, students study four components: learning … Continue reading

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Pete The Cat

Recently, the second graders put on a performance for the Primary Unit. What a special day! They performed their composition to the book “Pete the Cat and His Four Groovy Buttons” by Eric Litwin and James Dean. The second graders … Continue reading

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School Closed, 11/17

School will be closed today. McGuffey will reopen tomorrow at the regular time. Early Care will be available as usual tomorrow. To Glen Helen parents: Glen Helen can accommodate us tomorrow. Our schedule will shift one day. See you tomorrow … Continue reading

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Guitar Lessons Afterschool

Kirk Redman, a local music instructor, will be offering group guitar lessons after school this fall at McGuffey. Kirk teaches privately in Oxford and will be offering a six-session set of classes. The classes for students ages 8 and up … Continue reading

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Miami Gymnastics Program

Miami’s nationally recognized Gymnastics Team, a club sport that travels around the country competing against other colleges and universities, offers a youth gymnastics program for children ages 2+ at Withrow Court. Each class has an experienced lead instructor that has … Continue reading

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Read-a-Thon 2014 = Huge Success

Students reading. And reading. And reading. The 2014 Read-a-thon has been deemed a complete success. The students read a whopping total of over 48,000 minutes and earned $2,938.27 for the school library and writing activities. The students showed us we need to … Continue reading

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A special visitor

Last week we had a visit from a friend we haven’t seen in a while. It’s always nice when former McGuffey students who have taken a different path in life come back to visit!

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