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Babysitters in Training

While school is out for summer, twelve of our students came back to school all day today for babysitter training by the Fitton YMCA. This is an extension of our Practical Life curriculum. Students learned how to care for infants, toddlers and pre-adolescents … Continue reading

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Car Safety Testing in Upper Elementary

Upper Unit Students have studying Physical Science since spring break. As part of their work with force, speed, and Newton’s Laws of Motion, Upper Elementary students designed, built, and crash-tested cars this week. Each car had a plastic egg passenger … Continue reading

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Regular Schedule, 1/13

All of McGuffey’s programs will begin at their normal times tomorrow—Early Care, 7/8 Grade Math and Car line. (Talawanda is on a 90-minute delay tomorrow.) If you feel that you need to arrive later to be safe, please do so. … Continue reading

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Annual Giving Campaign

December 2015 Dear Families and Friends of McGuffey, It is with great pleasure that Janet and I write to you about the continuing success of McGuffey, thirty-two years after its founding as the McGuffey Foundation School. We are also writing to … Continue reading

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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

Posted in Lower Elementary, McGuffey, music, Primary, Uncategorized

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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