Category Archives: parents


We all belong at Sing-along. Our entire school meets once a month to sing songs together. Parents, grandparents, and siblings often join us. Singing together is a way to build bonds in our community and have tons of fun. Grades … Continue reading

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Celebration of Learning

The Upper Unit students were proud to welcome their families to this year’s Celebration of Learning. They cleaned the whole classroom, arranged flowers, decorated the board, and created work plans so that their families could sample their Upper Unit work. … Continue reading

Posted in community, intermediate unit, language arts, math, McGuffey, Middle School, Montessori method, parents, practical life, science, sensorial, social studies, technology, Uncategorized, Upper Elementary, upper unit

Ice Skating

This year we were able to return to the Goggin Ice Arena on Miami’s campus for our annual ice skating sessions. A good time was had by all and many of our students improved quite a bit over the three … Continue reading

Posted in community, field trip, High School, intermediate unit, Lower Elementary, McGuffey, Middle School, Montessori method, parents, physical education, pre-primary, preschool, Primary, primary unit, Staff, Uncategorized, Upper Elementary, upper unit

You Are Needed for a Painting Party!

Calling all painters! We need your help building and painting sets for the musical. Students and parents are needed and no experience is necessary. When: Saturday, April 8, 2:00-6:00 and Sunday, April 9, 1:00-5:00 Where: The Duvall’s house (ask a … Continue reading

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The Celebration of Learning in Primary

A couple weeks ago we hosted our annual Celebration of Learning. This is a special night where our students get to share their classroom with their parents and show them what they do. They are so proud of their classroom and … Continue reading

Posted in McGuffey, parents, Primary

Pokémon Club at Oxford Lane Library Tomorrow

Pokémon Trading Card Game Club meets tomorrow (Sunday) at the Oxford Lane Library from 1-3pm. Please note the time change, as our meetings used to run from 2-4pm. All future meetings will be held from 1-3pm as well. You can … Continue reading

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How to Raise An Adult @ Oxford Lane Library

On Tuesday, November 1, McGuffey is hosting a discussion at Oxford Lane Library about the book How to Raise an Adult: Break Free of the Overparenting Trap and Prepare Your Kid for Success by Julie Lythcott-Haims. Our discussion will be from 6:00-7:00pm. This … Continue reading

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Harvest Supper on Friday

McGuffey’s annual Harvest Supper is this Friday, October 21, from 5:30-7:30pm. Please bring a dish to share and we will have cards to help you label items that are gluten-free, nut-free, etc. Please keep in mind that we have a few … Continue reading

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Most Likely to Succeed—Film Screening

We are excited to partner with Miami University’s Department of Teacher Education to bring the film Most Likely to Succeed to Oxford on Thursday, October 20. The screening will be in Room 322 McGuffey Hall from 6-8:00pm. McGuffey Hall is located at … Continue reading

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Cloud Club

Each year our Middle School students have the opportunity to attend Broadway shows in Cincinnati as an extracurricular activity. A long-standing tradition at McGuffey, it’s called Cloud Club because our tickets are usually in the high seats, practically in the clouds! … Continue reading

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