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2022 Auction Ending Soon!

The 2022 McGuffey Montessori Online Auction ends on Saturday, April 30th. We are raising money for our school and it is also a lot of fun. The auction features all kinds of tickets, beautiful handmade items, gift certificates, and even … Continue reading

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Preschool Open House, May 1

Join us for a peek into our Primary classroom, where we foster independence and emphasize hands-on learning. We believe Preschoolers deserve unique experiences, an environment filled with opportunity, and a nurturing classroom culture.

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Glen Helen, Day 3

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Glen Helen, Day 2

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Glen Helen, Day 1

First lunch at the Glen. We found out that the food is super-yummy and that we’re really good at not wasting food. We made our wasted food goal so found out “WHAT’S IN THE BAG???” Dean and Jill had to … Continue reading

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Kites in Geometry

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.

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Upper Unit Physical Science

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

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The Plant Life Cycle

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

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Electromagnets

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

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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

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