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The String Family

In order to deepen their knowledge of the string family, second graders were treated to a visit by McGuffey parent Luciana Caixeta. Luciana is a professional violinist and brought all sorts of goodies with her. Second graders first played egg cartons … Continue reading

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Chemistry in McGuffey’s new Science Room!

Thanks to a very kind donation, McGuffey was able to finish converting one of the Main Building’s upstairs rooms into a science lab this summer. We are enjoying all the facilities to the fullest while studying chemistry this semester – … Continue reading

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Primary students have been studying bees and we were fortunate to have visitors come tell us all about them. Nick and Amy Fankhauser brought the tools and equipment they use to raise bees. We learned that sometimes bees need fixed … Continue reading

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The Middle School Trip Wraps Up

The Middle School trip to St. Louis wrapped up on Thursday with the students planning the day themselves. Before the trip the class was given a list of St. Louis attractions and were encouraged to look them over and think … Continue reading

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Reflecting on Martin Luther King Jr.’s Legacy

Many Upper Unit students are participating in the Oxford NAACP’s Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. Art Exposition this year. This annual event celebrates the legacy of Martin Luther King Jr. through the visual and literary arts. The students’ work will … Continue reading

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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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