Hands-On Learning at McGinnis Woods Recently the kindergartners had a fantastic time at Sea Quest. They were introduced to many unique animals, learned about their habitats and even got to touch the animals!
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Our Name is Changing! Welcome to McGinnis Woods School
Dear McGinnis Woods Community, We are excited to share some news with you! Since our school opened in 1999, we have always embraced a culture of continuous improvement and growth. We are constantly pursuing opportunities to enhance our program and our school. With the 25th anniversary of McGinnis Woods less than a year away, we …
Certified Nature Explore Classroom in Georgia
Did you know that McGinnis Woods is one of only six Certified Nature Explore Classrooms in Georgia? Our students and teachers enjoy spending time in our Outdoor Classroom and learn something new with each visit. Third Grade Rocks & Soil Unit The third graders are finishing up their unit on Rocks and Soil, so they …
Preschool First Day of Fall Celebration & Painting the Trike Parking Lot
First Day of Fall Preschool Fun Fun things are always happening in the Preschool! The preschoolers enjoyed their annual first day of Fall picnic outside. Middle School Art Students Paint the Trike Parking Lot The middle school art elective students wrapped up their trike parking lot and trike path art.
Hands-On STEM Projects: Architecture & Bouncy Balls!
STEM Project: Making Bouncy Balls There is always exciting learning happening in STEM class. For this project, the students learned all about polymers and made bouncy balls. The fourth graders loved creating these. Roman Dome Prototype STEM Project Our 6th graders have been learning about the early history of Western Europe, including Rome. Students worked …
A Great Week for Wildcat Sports
Great week for our Wildcat athletic teams! They won their first competitions of the season.
First Day of School! 2022-2023
The first day of the 2022-2023 school year was filled with lots of smiles and great activities. It’s going to be a fantastic year! Go Wildcats! Middle Schoolers Sorted into Houses for 2022-23 Middle schoolers had fun finding out which house they will be in this year. Here are the results….let the annual Wildcat Cup …
Scene on the Green 2022
Last Friday night our families turned out for Scene on the Green….it was great being together! Bingo, food, Kona Ice, and a movie couldn’t be ruined by a little thunder and lightning!
Wildcat Sports Banquet 2022
The Wildcat Sports Banquet was a great celebration of our student athletes, their families and our dedicated coaches in our athletics program. 🐾⚽️🏐🏀🎉 Go Wildcats!
3rd Grade Wax Museum
It’s not often that we have so many “distinguished visitors” in our gym at one time! Our 3rd grade Wax Museum was fantastic. Parents and students learned about so many historic figures from our amazing third graders.
STEM / Science Fairs & Book Day were a big success!
Science Fair Projects are on display this week. We have some amazing budding scientists! Congratulations to our Science Fair and STEM Challenge winners! Wildcat Book Day 2022 Wildcat Book Day was packed with great reading and characters galore! We love books!
Weird Science and Bio Box Book Reports
Kindergarten Weird Science In School Field Trip with The Science Wiz The kindergartners learned about “weird science” with The Science Wiz! They made a lava lamp and slime, learned about positive and negative charges that make things float, learned about negative pressure, and even made a volcano erupt! 4th Grade Bio Box Book Reports 4th …