Mar8MonMar18Thuall-day No School for Primary Classroom,...No School for Primary Classroom,...Mar 18 all-dayPreK and Kindergarten only do not have school this day to allow for all day parent conferences.Mar19Friall-day No School—All Classrooms, Parent...No School—All Classrooms, Parent...Mar 19 all-dayConference Sign Ups will begin two weeks before conferences. Look for an email from the office.
Category Archives: building and grounds
As Fall marches on, we are watching the leaves gather on the ground. The Primary students are fortunate to have a huge conifer in their outdoor classroom, but their deciduous trees are too young to yield much of a pile. Earlier this month, … Continue reading
A few students in our Lower Elementary classroom dug up a piece of rock filled with ancient coral and seashells this morning in their outdoor classroom. They used brushes and shovels to dig it out of the ground, and they worked … Continue reading
It’s Fall and SOAR is in the air! SOAR, or Students Outside And Running, is an all-school running and walking program that inspires fun and fitness during the noontime recess and P.E. for two weeks. The entire McGuffey community takes laps … Continue reading
Lower Elementary’s outdoor classroom was expanded at the end of the summer in order to encompass more space for running, as well as to enclose the patio and garden areas. Students have been taking great advantage of all the extra room… … Continue reading
The Upper Unit celebrated the opening of their library with a ribbon cutting ceremony Thursday. Beloved McGuffey founding director Janet Kretschmer joined us to preside over the event. The library will be maintained by a rotating student librarian, and the Upper Unit … Continue reading
Yesterday, while the students from Lower Elementary, Upper Elementary, and Middle School had fun playing in the snow, they were also developing important executive function skills. These are the mental processes that help us focus, plan, and achieve goals. The … Continue reading
Tomorrow (Saturday, August 1), McGuffey will be having a spontaneous and informal Building and Grounds Day from 11 am – 2 pm. If you are interested in logging some Family Work Hours, stop by for all or part of this … Continue reading
Now that springtime weather has begun to settle in, students in all grades have begun to tend to the various gardens on McGuffey’s grounds. Every class has a garden of some kind in their outdoor classroom area, and we’ve learned that gardens … Continue reading
What started out as an act of kindness for the school, quickly turned to an act of silliness by the LE Classroom.