Category Archives: Middle School
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
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 a terrific opportunity to look at the positive … Continue reading
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
Walk, Bike, and Roll to School Day was a huge success! We estimate McGuffey had 65–70% participation, especially impressive for a slightly drizzly day. A lot of our staff walked or biked, too, including our head of school, Nancy! Students … Continue reading
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