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 …
Book Buddies & Art Barn Field Trip
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. …
2022 Band Concerts: 4th Grade & 5-8th Grade Bands
The band concert was so enjoyable. We are proud of the 4th grade and 5-8th grade bands in our music enrichment program!
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!
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!
Annual “Campfire” for Middle School
Middle schoolers enjoyed the annual “Campfire” today. This most unusual event included a brains vs brawn competition, cooking lunch over a campfire, s’mores, watching a movie in sleeping bags, singing campfire songs and performing silly skits and playing campfire bingo! What a great memory maker!
Technology Fair – Fall 2020
This week, we held our middle school Technology Fair. Our students created amazing projects which displayed great creativity and hard work. We are proud of these Wildcats! Congratulations to our Technology Fair winners! We are so impressed with your excellent work and impressive projects.
Hands-on Learning at its Best in Class and Through ClassFusion
All McGinnis Woods students participate in hands-on learning whether physically in the classroom or at home virtually through ClassFusion. Check out what our middle grades have been up to in the science and STEM lab! 6th graders grew crystals and then observed their structures 7th graders observed and recorded cell and tissue samples using microscopes …
Music Programs at McGinnis Woods are so Fun!
Mr. Daniel makes music so much fun! 🎶 From finger plays, to glockenspiels and music theory 🎼 , the students have been learning so much. Some lucky middle schoolers are really enjoying their band elective, too! 🎵
Back to School Fall 2020 is Going Great!
Back to School for Fall 2020 is going well and according to our comprehensive reopening plan. Everyone has adjusted well to our new safety protocols, and the ClassFusion virtual/online options has been working great. It’s exciting to have everyone learning together whether in-person or via the ClassFusion option. First Day of School Our first day …
Congratulations to our 8th grade graduates for the 2019-2020 school year
We are so proud of our 8th graders. They are a strong, resilient group of enthusiastic learners. They are also a great group of leaders who have contributed to our school in so many ways including Student Council, Beta Club and Athletics! We are proud of each of them and they will be missed! Their …