Category Archives: McGuffey
At the Last Day of School Picnic, Wednesday, May 25, we will hold our annual Egg Drop. This is a tradition at McGuffey that goes back decades! Prior to the last day of school, students will spend time at home … Continue reading
Students in Geometry classes have been putting their mathematical skills to practical use, designing kites for this windy, spring weather! Each student came up with a different design and took class time to execute their plan.
The Upper Unit is studying Physical Science this semester. Upper Elementary students have been exploring which metals are magnetic and visualizing magnetic fields using iron filings. Middle school students are studying Forces and Motion. This past few weeks they have … Continue reading
Lower Elementary students have been studying plants this month. All grades have been talking about the anatomical structure of a flower, and had an opportunity to dissect one and identify its parts. First and second graders have been growing plants, … Continue reading
In Physical Science, students created electromagnets by wrapping copper wire around an iron nail or bolt. Different numbers of coils, as well as different voltages, affected the strength of our magnets, as you can see from the photos! We also … Continue reading
High school students have been learning from and experimenting with an indoor, aeroponic garden this semester. We have been monitoring how long it takes for different kinds of seeds to germinate and then produce enough yield for a harvest. We … Continue reading
In January we were happy to host Scott Jasper with his farming equipment. Scott has designed special equipment for children to have hands-on experiences in the planting and harvesting process. Students in Kindergarten and Lower Elementary got to spend some … Continue reading