Category Archives: cooking

Primary goes back in time

As part of our study of the United States, Primary took a trip back in time! When the students arrived in the morning, they noticed things looked a bit different. Their classroom had been transported back to the 1800s! We … Continue reading

Posted in cooking, McGuffey, outside, Primary, social studies

Pizza from the garden

Last spring, some classroom parents (who happen to be farmers) helped the Primary class start a vegetable garden. We enjoyed watching it grow in the spring, and when we returned in the fall, we discovered we were pretty good farmers! … Continue reading

Posted in cooking, McGuffey, outside, Primary, science

Baking (or not) cookies

Students in the Upper Elementary had an opportunity to make cookies…  but they also had the opportunity to use some math. Students were given only ½, 1/3, and ¼ cup measuring cups to use. They had to determine how many … Continue reading

Posted in cooking, Middle School, Upper Elementary

Navigating Food Allergies and Birthdays

On Wednesday we celebrated a classmate’s 12th birthday. To celebrate, she brought some wonderful gluten-free, dairy-free, and nut-free blueberry muffin tops to share with her classmates. The students were excited about having something different as part of their snack. While … Continue reading

Posted in cooking, McGuffey, Middle School

Lower Elementary Community Building

Learning to be a community is such fun! Preparing, making, serving, and even cleaning up is all part of building community in a Montessori classroom. The students enjoyed yummy smoothies. Thanks to our wonderful parent for helping.

Posted in community, cooking, Lower Elementary, parents

Lower Elementary Cooking

Montessori is about independence, manners, community, and being healthy. Now until the end if the year, our class is cooking once a week. Last Friday was our first cooking class. Lots of fun making healthy granola bars. The best part … Continue reading

Posted in cooking, Lower Elementary

Home Cooked Meals (by Anita)

Hungry? Tired? Need some help putting healthy home cooked meals on the table between practices and meetings? Call Meals by Anita! Anita prepares delicious food for one, two or a crew. She also will pack lunches for you and your … Continue reading

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Lower Elementary Pancake Lunch

Kris and Carla’s class had a pancake lunch to celebrate our last day of school for the year 2013. Plenty of fun, lots of delicious food and so much parent help!

Posted in cooking, Lower Elementary, McGuffey, parents

Healthy Eating From The Ground Up- Lane Library event.

  Click here for information on this free event at Lane Library!

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Teacher appreciation lunch

The McGuffey Montessori School staff was surprised with an amazing lunch put together by many parents. It was such a treat to have all this delicious food ready; a nice change from trying to beat each other to the microwave … Continue reading

Posted in cooking, McGuffey