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Working & WritingTogether Working & WritingTogether   On Tuesday, November 21, students in Mrs. Whitney’s 5th grade class took a trip to the high school.  They met with students in Mr. Farfaglia’s 10th grade English class to talk about their favorite Thanksgiving foods and traditions.  They also worked together to write letters of appreciation to the important ...
Students Attend Health Care Expo Students Attend Health Care Expo McGraw High School Students had the privilege of attending the 8th Annual Healthcare Expo at Ithaca College on November 20, 2023. There were 40 hands-on exhibits students could engage in, as well as workplace seminars that showed the different fields students can enter. This event was beneficial for showing the ...
10 Week Honor Roll 10 Week Honor Roll McGraw High School High Honor & Honor Roll   Grade 6 Honor Arounsavath, Thea Card, Tayte Darrow, Elaina  Garrow, Brennen  Hewitt, Damien  Johnson, Noah  Jolly, Bailey Kwakye-Talbot, Nhyira Magee, Makayla Nowalk, Chevelle  Okaru, Donovan  Perkins, Gage  Rowe, Haidyn  ...
Ringing the Bell Ringing the Bell   Students and staff enjoyed ringing the bell and spreading holiday cheer at Grand Union in Cortland.
Motion Energy Motion Energy In 4th grade Science, students have been learning about what happens to motion energy during a collision. After collecting evidence in previous lessons, they learned to be engineers and design a model of a bicycle helmet that will stop an egg from cracking during a collision. They ...
Careers in the NFL Careers in the NFL Fifth graders did an interactive lesson with the educator at the National Football Hall of Fame.  Students learned about all the different careers in the NFL including ground crew, security, player chefs, doctors, and many more.  Students were surprised with a special delivery of footballs, flag football equipment, and more!  
Youth Basketball Kickoff Youth Basketball Kickoff McGraw youth basketball had a kickoff event to start the season.  Coach Wilson got the kids going with good skills and drills.  It was a great turnout and all had a great time!   Looking forward to a fun season!
Elementary Collects for Food Pantry Elementary Collects for Food Pantry Elementary Student Council collected food drive items donated for the Thanksgiving holiday.  Thank you to all who participated!
Child Development Class Child Development Class Ms. Law and her Child Development Class took a walking field trip to the McGraw Elementary School to visit Ms. Vianos and her Pre-K Class.  They set out to observe the children in their classroom setting and identify evidence of the various ways students are enhancing their learning in the 5 areas of child development.  ...
Show Choir at Halloween Carnival Show Choir at Halloween Carnival The McGraw Show Choir performed a selection of spooky songs at the annual Student Council Halloween Carnival on October 26th. Show Choir meets every Tuesday after school from 2:50pm-4:00pm and is open to students in Junior Chorus and Senior Chorus. There are over 40 students involved this year, and the students work hard to prepare for concerts and community events!
Elementary Halloween Parade Elementary Halloween Parade   On a crisp autumn afternoon, elementary students took part in their annual Halloween Parade!
Investigating Lunar Phases Investigating Lunar Phases Sixth grade students were carrying out an investigation where they worked on modeling the lunar phases.
Fire & Chemical Reactions Fire & Chemical Reactions Mr. D'Antonio's Friday project based learning activity revolved around FIRE!  Students in grades 3-5 held small group discussions and researched about what a chemical reaction is.  Then students went outside and created small flames which were extinguished when vinegar and baking soda surrounded the flame.  ...
Pickleball Pickleball McGraw Jr/Sr High School is enjoying the new craze of Pickleball!  Students and teachers are getting involved in this fun lifelong fitness activity
Challenge Island at McGraw Elementary Challenge Island at McGraw Elementary   McGraw Elementary was excited to welcome Challenge Island on Oct 19th and 20th.  Our students participated in HallowSTEAM, the creation of a Haunted Train Ride at an Amusement Park.  Grades 1-5 brainstormed the problem, attempted their creations, ran tests, then improved and tested again.  ...
Illustrated Cells Illustrated Cells Seventh grade science students are finishing up their "Cells" unit.  They have created metaphorical cell posters, where each organelle is represented by a real-world object based on the organelle's function.  Their creativity and attention to detail has been very obvious throughout this ...
"Masterpiece" Challenge Students in 5th and 6th grades are enthusiastically taking part in the First Lego League Challenge, with this year's theme being "MASTERPIECE." The challenge encourages teams to envision and invent novel methods for producing and sharing art on a global scale. Participants have begun assembling Mission Model kits, ...
Igloo Igloo A huge thank you goes to Mr. D'Antonio and his enrichment crew for constructing one of the igloos for the elementary school outdoor winter learning environment. Come rain or snow McGraw Eagles are ready to learn!
Manufacturing Day Manufacturing Day This year Juniors and Seniors had the opportunity to attend TC3's Manufacturing Day. The event brought together many different local businesses in the area who wanted to explain what their companies are about, as well as open opportunities to students who are looking for jobs in trade skills after high school. The event ...
Space Systems Exploration Space Systems Exploration Sixth graders recently worked through their Space Systems Exploration Unit.  In this investigation, students worked in collaborative groups to model winter and summer shadows, and compare the Sun's apparent position in the sky during each season.  

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