Category Archives: community

Preschool Playground

McGuffey Montessori’s Preschool Playground is off and running! Preschool Playground is a free program that is open to the community and is an opportunity for children to come together for socialization, play, and informal learning. It is held every Monday … Continue reading

Posted in community, preschool

End of Year Picnic

The end of year picnic was a hit for all! In the beautiful weather, families brought potluck dishes, Middle School students put on the annual carnival, and we ended it all with the Egg Drop. Prior to the last day … Continue reading

Posted in community

Middle School African American Read-In

Middle School students recently held an African American Read-In for Black History Month. After spending time browsing and reading the collected books, each student selected a passage the especially moved them to share with the group. Students sat in a … Continue reading

Posted in community, McGuffey, Middle School

Celebration of Learning

For many McGuffey students, Celebration of Learning is their favorite day of the year. Parents and grandparents visit after school to see their child’s classroom and get a peek into what they’ve been working on. The day of Celebration of … Continue reading

Posted in community, Lower Elementary, Middle School, Primary, Uncategorized, Upper Elementary

Empty Bowls

McGuffey artists have been creating Papier-mâché bowl centerpieces for Oxford’s Empty Bowls event. Decorated with paint or collaged with Mod Podge, the bowls were a wonderful addition to the event and even helped declutter the tables by holding crackers! 

Posted in art, community


We all belong at Sing-along. Our entire school meets once a month to sing songs together. Parents, grandparents, and siblings often join us. Singing together is a way to build bonds in our community and have tons of fun. Grades … Continue reading

Posted in community, music, parents

2023 Oxford NAACP Diversity Educator Award

Congratulations to Andrea Taulbee, Primary Lead Teacher, for receiving the 2023 Oxford Diversity Educator of the Year award. Andrea exemplifies the definition of the award; a teacher “who promotes equality and fairness, demonstrates appreciation for diversity, exemplifies acceptance of all … Continue reading

Posted in announcements, community

McGuffey House Museum

Our HS students visited the McGuffey House Museum on Miami’s campus where we learned about the origins of the name Miami and the origin of the name of our school. Many thanks to local experts Steve Gordon of the McGuffey … Continue reading

Posted in community, field trip, High School, McGuffey

Spirit Wear

What a delight to see students, staff, parents, and board members sporting McGuffey spirit wear. You can still order through the Gotcha Covered website for pick-up orders. The sweatshirts and sweatpants have received rave reviews for coziness.

Posted in community, McGuffey

Chicago, Day One

On Monday, McGuffey revived the Middle School trip. Students arrived in Chicago by Greyhound bus and got a taste of the Windy City right away. After settling in at our hostel, we headed back into the city for some Chicago … Continue reading

Posted in community, Middle School, Middle School Trip