Category Archives: building and grounds

Parent work hour opportunities still available before school starts!

A number of parents have been on campus this summer doing various types of work. Our flower beds are shaping up; there are a few butterflies that have become regular patrons of the healthy flowering bushes. We have some great … Continue reading

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Volunteers requested for building raised garden beds.

  We would like to build a 2-3 small raised garden beds on the McGuffey grounds. We are looking for volunteers who have experience or knowledge of how to build a small raised garden bed; or have no experience, but are … Continue reading

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McGuffey is in search of a push lawn mower

The new fencing around the primary classroom blocks the path for the riding mower. McGuffey is in search of a used push mower so we can easily mow the area inside and surrounding the fence. If anyone knows of one … Continue reading

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Ladies Garden Club to Convene

Mark your calendars, Ladies Gardening Club will be meeting again on Monday, Oct 22 at 5:30 p.m. Last month was a great success, as we cleared much of the weeds from around the pre-primary/science building. This month’s task is still … Continue reading

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Ladies’ Garden Club meets tonight!

The first meeting of the Ladies Garden Club will be tonight, Monday, September 24th, 6pm-8pm. Our task: pulling weeds and unwanted plant monsters from various beds. No experience required! Please bring along any tools that may help us accomplish this … Continue reading

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Please come paint on July 7th and 8th!

This summer McGuffey is making some big changes! We will be transitioning our Primary unit to a Montessori curriculum and redesigning the space to support the change. We’ll be reconfiguring the science room (same amount of space, just shifting to … Continue reading

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Building & Grounds Work Day, Saturday, May 12, 9am

Please join us for a Building & Grounds Work Day on Saturday, May 12th, starting at 9am. We will tackling a variety of projects from gardening to painting, so please join us, regardless of your skill level! You can participate … Continue reading

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Daffodils

McGuffey is not a building. It’s the people who love and live and care and teach and learn here. This time of year it’s surrounded by a golden ring of daffodils that celebrate the lives of the people we’ve loved … Continue reading

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A warm and giving afternoon

Fab’s 3/4 PE class decided to use the welcome sunshine this week to help clean up and say goodbye to fall leaves and plants. Rakes, buckets, brooms and wheelbarrows were all kid powered. The question of “what has this got … Continue reading

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Building and Grounds Work Day

MFS will be having a work day and fall clean-up this Saturday, November 5, 9am–5pm. Everyone is invited to earn work hours at this event! We understand that the Empty Bowls is occurring the same day; feel free to work … Continue reading

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