Administrators

Back-to-school Guidance: Highlights

*posted on behalf of the LSAT parents and PTA executive committee / cross post to Maury listserv Hi Maury friends, Woohoo! We are so thrilled to be here at this moment with all of you: this wonderful, exciting, highly-anticipated last-weekend-before-the-start-of-a-new-school-year moment! There’s a lot of swirl right now regarding back-to-school protocol, and we know that ... Read More

Helena Payne Chauvenet, Principal

Helena Payne Chauvenet (pronounced sho-vuh-NAY) joined the Maury Elementary community as principal in 2018. During her time at Maury, she has led the transition into the modernized school building, the planning for increased student enrollment, and the exciting pandemic school years. The talented Maury teachers and students were honored as a National Blue Ribbon School ... Read More

Andrew Lardell, Assistant Principal

Andrew Lardell is in his first year as Assistant Principal at Maury Elementary School. He began his education career nine years ago in Anne Arundel County Public Schools where he taught Grades 1, 2, and 5. Over the last three years, he taught Grade 1 and Grade 2 Math and Science in Montgomery County Public ... Read More

Patrick Koontz, Business/Operations Manager

Patrick Koontz brings a unique blend of skills to his position as Business/Operations Manager at Maury. In his previous life at Fannie Mae, he advanced through the ranks to a director-level position in Operations. He managed a multi-million dollar budget, working with everyone from small mortgage lenders to the major players on Wall Street, and ... Read More

Colette Marchesini, Administrative Assistant/Registrar

Colette Marchesini, a.k.a. “Miss Coco,” first came to Maury as a full-time substitute teacher. Originally from southwestern Pennsylvania, she moved to Washington to work for Representative John Murtha (D-PA), and eventually worked for several other offices on the Hill. While working for Rep. Murtha, Miss Coco earned a Master of Arts in Teaching from Trinity ... Read More