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.
A Great Week for Wildcat Sports
Great week for our Wildcat athletic teams! They won their first competitions of the season.
Aladdin Jr. Musical Spring 2022
And that’s a wrap….. Congratulations to the cast and crew of Aladdin, Jr. The musical theater show from our performing arts program was magical!
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!
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 …
Spelling Bee 2021 at McGinnis Woods
It’s Spelling Bee season! Congratulations to Benny for winning this year’s competition. He and Elsa, our runner up, will represent MW at the GISA Bee in 2022. 🐝
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 …
Combining STEM Class with the Outdoors
Students designed, built and then improved boats in STEM class, and then they tested their seaworthiness on the Wildcat Waterway. Our Nature Explore Certified Classroom helps bring learning to life. Be sure to check out what the middle schoolers found on the trails, too!
2020 Nature Explore Classroom Recertification & Keep Forsyth Beautiful Green School Award
Our Outdoor Classroom has Recertified for 2020 as a Nature Explore Classroom! We’re proud to announce the recertification of our Outdoor Classroom for 2020 as a certified Nature Explore Classroom. The Outdoor Classroom weaves together connections between the child, supportive adults and the environment, where children may practice hands-on and minds-on learning. Our classroom was certified …
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! 🎵