Book Buddies are back! PreK4A and the 4th graders spent time reading together. It was a magical time for all! Art Barn Field Trip A day combining science and art at The Art Barn is a day well spent! The kindergartners loved interacting with the animals, going on a hayride, and painting!
Field Trips to Oakland Cemetery in Grant Park & Elachee Nature Center
At McGinnis Woods School, we value hands-on learning, which means we love to provide our students with enriching field trip experiences to learn about science, nature, and history. Check out photos from 2 exciting field trips in recent weeks. Middle School Field Trip to Grant Park The middle school students toured Atlanta’s oldest public park. …
Field Trips to Fernbank and Chattahoochee Nature Center
Fernbank Museum Field Trip Fernbank Museum of Natural History never fails to impress. The second graders learned so much from their visit last week! Chattahoochee Nature Center Field Trip The 4th graders learned so much about the night skies during the Star Lab program at the Chattahoochee Nature Center. They also enjoyed a picnic lunch …
3rd Grade GA Aquarium Overnight Field Trip
3rd Grades behind the scenes tour and sleepover at the Georgia Aquarium was a special time of learning and fun for all!
4th Grade Overnight Field Trip to Nature’s Classroom
Our 4th graders left for Nature’s Classroom in Mentone, Alabama today on their overnight trip. They are having a great time hiking, playing games, attending classes, and getting ready for their campfire a bit later tonight. This trip is sure to be a memory maker!
Spring 2022 Field Trips Recap
Chattahoochee Nature Center Field Trip Field trips enrich the curriculum at our private school and bring learning to life in unique ways. Chattahoochee Nature Center is one of our favorite destinations! 3rd Grade Field Trip to Gwinnett Environmental Center Our third graders went to Gwinnett Environmental Center to learn about amphibians like frogs and salamanders. …
Treetop Quest Outdoor Field Trip for Middle Grades
Middle School Field Trip to Treetop Quest Gwinnett Our brave middle schoolers enjoyed some team building on the ropes course at Treetop Quest Gwinnett. What a great experience!
2019 Holiday Activities & Field Trips
We are staying busy at McGinnis Woods School before Winter Break with holiday activities, field trips and community service activities. Service & Sweets Service and Sweets was filled with sweeping, raking, sorting, reading and spending time with family and friends! This event is one of the many community service opportunities where our students learn the …
The Youth Museum Field Trip
The 4th graders took a field trip to The Youth Museum and participated in their America’s Pathways to Independence program. This program had the students acting out history including scenes from the American Revolutionary War such as the Stamp Act, The Boston Tea Party and Paul Revere’s Midnight Ride. What a fantastic learning opportunity!
Welcome Back! First Week of School 2019
First Day of School 2019! We had a fantastic first day of school! What a great way to kick off a new school year. Everyone was happy and ready to get started. We have a great community of learners! Middle school field trip to SkyZone. The 5th – 8th graders conducted a STEM investigation to …
2019 Summer Camp Fun
Summer Camp at McGinnis Woods is in full swing with students participating in fun activities. Summer Camp days are filled with friends, fun, water play, and projects. What could be better? Campers have participated in Summer Safari week where they learn all about animals. Our Jr. Campers had a great time visiting the Art Barn …
8th Graders Visit Washington, DC
On Sunday, April 29, the 8th grade students travelled to Washington DC for their annual overnight field trip led by the Close Up Foundation. Close Up’s mission is to inform, inspire, and empower youth to exercise their rights and accept the responsibilities of citizens in a democracy. Their Programs are designed to give students hands-on …