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High School Honor Roll - 40 Weeks High School Honor Roll - 40 Weeks   Grade 6 High Honor Bottle, Lydia  Burns, Alexander Maynard, Jordyn  Mulcahy, Owen Stacconi, Ava VanDee, Quinten  Vasquez, Kasen Grade 6 Honor Aiken, Savannah Garrow, Nathan Pinkoski, Bailee Reif, Alynia Stanton, Alexander Stull, Remington  Thompson, Lynzee Towers, Jade  ...
Grade 6 Field Trip Grade 6 Field Trip The McGraw 6th grade class went on a few fun field trips during their last week of school.  On Thursday, they travelled to Auburn to visit the Ward O’Hara Agricultural & Country Living Museum .  There were small group sessions in a General Store, Creamery, Blacksmith Shop, Old Home Kitchen, and more.  ...
Senior Walk '22 Senior Walk '22   On their final day as high school students, the Class of 2022 visited the elementary school in the sixth annual “Senior Walk.”  This tradition has the graduating seniors walk through the hallways of the elementary school while the younger students cheer, hold signs, and give high fives.  This event aims to inspire the ...
Poetry Jam Poetry Jam   On June 2, a talented group of third, fourth, and fifth grade students offered to write poems and shared them at our first Poetry Jam.  The students worked hard on their poems and did a stellar job reading them to the audience!  It was wonderful listening to their original poems with their families.  Huge thanks to their ...
Book Buddies Book Buddies   Pre-K-3 and 5th grade students enjoyed part of their nature day outside.  The 5th grade students read stories to the Pre-K-3 class.  It was a great time for all the students involved!  
Science Fair Science Fair The 5th graders had a fun time being Scientists during their Science Fair projects.  They exceeded Mrs. Bush's and Mrs. Whitney’s expectations and did such a great job!  There was a great turn out at the Science Fair!  Thank you to all who attended and helped put on this fun event! ...
Solar Farm Fishing Solar Farm Fishing   To end the school year, Mr. Dwyer, Mrs. Frink, Mrs. Leach, and Mr. D’ Antonio took the 4th grade classes back to the solar farm to see the completed version.  In addition, they researched fishing, did various writing assignments about fishing, designed fishing poles and created them with a partner.  The students then got to ...
Boat Race Boat Race   Mr. Sanderson’s students had a boat race on June 8th.  This race was the culmination of weeks of preparation in which the students designed, modeled, planned, and built these boats.  They had only one sheet of plywood and several two-by-fours to build the boat and a means of propulsion (paddle).  The ...
The Pollination Process The Pollination Process Second graders recently spent time learning about the pollination process.  They recorded observations and analyzed the structures of bees - looking at what parts of the bees help them function as pollinators.  They also looked at the problem of declining pollinator populations and engineered and tested their own hand pollinators.  ...
Math, Science, and Physics Day Math, Science, and Physics Day On Friday, June 3, Juniors and Seniors in Mrs. Perry's and Mrs. Nuesell's classes had the opportunity to attend Math, Science, and Physics Day at Darien Lake.  Students were able to directly apply the concepts they've learned over the course of the year in their STEM classes while riding roller coasters, bumper cars, and playing in the wave pool.  The students ...
Elementary Concert Elementary Concert            
E-Waste Collection E-Waste Collection This past Friday, the elementary enrichment students completed their E-Waste Project.  After lots of reading, writing, and other research the students visited elementary classrooms and the high school to inform students and staff about the dangers of e-waste.  The students did an amazing job!  They collected close ...
Visiting the 1890 House Visiting the 1890 House The Ninth Grade Class visited the 1890 House in Cortland to learn more about the story of our local history.  The home itself was constructed for Chester F. Wickwire who is originally from McGraw and known for his generous contributions to the community.  
Golf CCL Co-Champions Golf CCL Co-Champions The 2022 McGraw Golf team finished their season with a 6-1 league record which made them co-champions in the CCL with Stockbridge Valley. The Eagles won the CCL tournament at Seven Oaks with a score of 530.   
High School Honor Roll - 30 Weeks High School Honor Roll - 30 Weeks Grade 6 High Honor Bottle, Lydia  Burns, Alexander  Garrow, Nathan Stacconi, Ava Stull, Remington  Vasquez, Kasen Grade 6 Honor Clark, Christopher  Clark, Jaxson Maynard, Jordyn  Moon, Samual Mulcahy, Owen Stanton, Alexander VanDee, Quinten  Westmoreland, Tully Grade 7 ...
Plant Life Cycles Plant Life Cycles Mrs. V's Pre-K 4 class spent the month of May learning about plant and animal life cycles.  Students enjoyed activities such as nature walks to observe how flowers evolve from seed to plant, practicing plant vocabulary, and using a Root Vue system to watch the daily growth of radishes, onions, and carrots below and above the soil.  ...
Dissecting Dandelions Dissecting Dandelions Over the past couple weeks, students have been learning a lot about pollination and other types of things that pollinate besides bees.  We have also learned parts of the flower.  Check these guys out dissecting dandelions!! ~ Mr. D'Antonio
Flags  for Memorial Day Flags for Memorial Day Thank you to the students from Ms. Coombs and Mr. Martins' classes for placing flags at the McGraw Cemetery in honor of our heroes for Memorial Day.  
Descriptive Writing Descriptive Writing      A simple Friday afternoon, the beginning of English class and I hear a crisp snap. It was the teacher opening a lemonade bottle. I can hear it being poured like a smooth flowing river. I knew what it was, the perfect summer drink being used for a writing exercise. I am handed a vibrant red plastic cup, cold from the inside of it. I pick the cup up and put it to my ear as I would ...
Poetry Wall Poetry Wall April was National Poetry Month, and the 8th graders in Ms. Closser's English class celebrated by writing their own found poetry.  They got creative with words and what they had available to them, including old book pages, paint swatches, and magazines to create Black Out Poetry, Paint Chip Poetry, and Collage Poetry.  Poetry might seem ...



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