Category Archives: Middle School

Moving Up

McGuffey families and friends came together to celebrate students who are Moving Up. Moving Up means moving from one classroom to another. We celebrate past growth and future accomplishments. Students Moved Up in Kindergarten, Grade 3, and Grade 6. We … Continue reading

Posted in alumni, Lower Elementary, Middle School, Primary, Upper Elementary

St. Louis, Part 2

McGuffey’s Middle School students had a fantastic time on their trip to St. Louis. “Going Out” of the classroom and into the wider world is an essential part of the Montessori curriculum. Our very oldest age group goes on McGuffey’s … Continue reading

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St. Louis, Part One

The St. Louis trip for Grades 6, 7, and 8 began with a cancelled bus and remarkably happy kids. Their first full day included a visit to the Gateway Arch and Museum then a narrated riverboat sightseeing cruise on the … Continue reading

Posted in Middle School, Middle School Trip, Uncategorized

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

SOAR

SOAR has begun! SOAR, Students Outside Active and Running, is a Physical Education activity that promotes walking, running and goal setting. Students set a goal for their own mileage and then run or walk during recess for two weeks. They … Continue reading

Posted in Lower Elementary, Middle School, physical education, Primary, Upper Elementary

Glen Helen, Day Two

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Glen Helen Activities

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That’s a Wrap on Chicago, Days 3 & 4. Welcome Home!

Welcome home, Middle Schoolers and staff! A huge thank you to Mark, Dean, and Teresa for guiding our kids on a fantastic trip. Day three was “choice museum day.” Some folks went to the Field Museum of Natural History and … Continue reading

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Chicago, Day Two

Day two of the Middle School trip started with breakfast which we had shopped for the previous night. After fueling up, we hit the train and headed for Chicago’s Chinatown. It was Continue reading

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