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Read-a-Thon 2014 = Huge Success

Students reading. And reading. And reading. The 2014 Read-a-thon has been deemed a complete success. The students read a whopping total of over 48,000 minutes and earned $2,938.27 for the school library and writing activities. The students showed us we need to … Continue reading

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Our Read-A-Thon goal was met!

On Monday, the students were treated to a gift from the entire staff! Because they met (and exceeded!) the school-wide read-a-thon goal of 20,000 minutes, each and every staff member dressed as a favorite book character. The kids loved seeing … Continue reading

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Primary Pajama Read-a-thon Day!

Today in the Primary unit we had pajama day, a special day where children are invited to wear their pajamas to school instead of their regular clothes. Even the teachers wore pajamas. It’s completely silly! We took a little time … Continue reading

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The Read-a-thon Begins!

We had a terrific kick-off at school. A Gnome came to visit. He told everyone how the Read-a-thon works and passed out log books and bookmarks. He promised to come back frequently to check on everyone’s progress. The Read-a-thon gnome statues … Continue reading

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Trivia Night 2014 Success!

We’d like to extend a huge thank you to everyone who attended and helped coordinate our Fifth Annual Trivia Night! With a full house, a competitive trivia competition, and a fantastic silent auction, we declare the event a huge success. … Continue reading

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A Letter from Ben Schwarz

December 2013 Dear Families and Friends of McGuffey, As a McGuffey student, my childhood years were filled with a love of learning that has resonated in my life everyday since I left this wonderful place. There is no doubt in … Continue reading

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Bonus Fundraising + Gas Points

While we hesitate to push consumerism at this over-consumerism time of year, if you are already planning to do shopping this season, here are some ways to leverage it with just a little bit of planning ahead. First Stop, KROGER. Buy … Continue reading

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It’s never too early…

…to put Trivia Night on your calendar! This year, McGuffey Montessori School will have its fifth annual Trivia Night on Saturday, February 8 from 6:00-10:00 pm. If you are a new family or simply haven’t been to Trivia Night before, … Continue reading

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SHOPPING? PLEASE REMEMBER TO USE THE MMS AMAZON LINK!

As you do your holiday shopping, please remember to use the McGuffey Amazon.com link. Simply start your session by clicking the Amazon logo in the upper right-hand corner of any page on the McGuffey website. This will take you straight … Continue reading

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Shopping? Please remember to use the MMS Amazon link!

Believe it or not, it’s that time of year where many people begin thinking about holiday shopping. (It’s getting down to crunch time if you celebrate Hanukkah!) As you do your holiday shopping, please remember to use the McGuffey Amazon.com … Continue reading

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