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!
Science & Technology
Fernbank Field Trips for Kindergarten & 4th Grade
February 2023 Kindergarten Field Trip to Fernbank The kindergartners enjoyed seeing cool exhibits and learning all about color at Fernbank. January 7th Field Trip to Fernbank Museum The 4th grade visit to Fernbank Science Center was excellent. The students viewed a movie about astronauts, learned about weather, and enjoyed the many exhibits around the museum.
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 …
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. …
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 …
Wildbots Robotics Team Did Well at Inspire FLL Competition
Congratulations, Wildbots! Our robotics team did well at the Inspire FLL competition at Dunwoody High School on Saturday. Their robots finished 6th from a field of 23 teams. We are so proud of these smart problem solvers and their coaches! We are so proud of these kiddos! A lot of hard work went into making …
Thanksgiving Feast Week 2021
Students created Thanksgiving images with LEGO’s during STEM class. This challenge was adjusted in difficulty for the older students by having them recreate as a mirror image, as twice the size, or with non-dominant hands. Thanksgiving Feast Week 2021 Thanksgiving feast week was filled with songs, plays, giving, and smiles! We have so much to …
Service & Sweets 2021, My Reptile Guys & Preschool Fun!
Service and Sweets 2021 Service and Sweets 2021 was a fun event of giving back. The 5- 8th graders sang for their families and then they made and packed donated items for Operation Christmas Child! These packages will be sent all over the world. The students ended their day with lots of treats including pumpkin …
Project Showcase and Tech Fair Week 2021
It’s the most wonderful time of the year…. Project Showcase and Tech Fair week! Our students did a fantastic job researching, creating, and presenting their projects to their peers. We are proud of their great work on their STEM projects. Check out images of all the wonderful projects below. Congratulations to our 2021 Technology Fair …