DCPS Coronavirus Closure

DCPS Schools Closed for the Year Distance Learning  |  Specials  |  Polite Piggy’s  |  For Families  |  Enrollment/Lottery  |  Health Info Distance Learning will continue through May 29, which is now the last day of the school year. The building and playground are closed. There will also be no school-sponsored activities such as athletics, extracurriculars, field […]

Maury Open Houses | January 23 or February 11, 2020

Please join us for an Open House on Thursday, January 23 at 9 am or 6:15 pm, or Tuesday, February 11 at 9 am. Open houses provide an overview of the school and include a Q&A with Principal Helena Payne Chauvenet. Sessions last approximately 90 minutes—morning sessions will include a guided classroom tour!   We hope to […]

Maury Book Club

The Maury Book Club is a chance to go deeper into Maury’s Five Stances through books and resources for all ages. Read a book (or watch a video) and have a discussion—with your kids at home, with adults at school, or both! Please join us Wednesday, March 11 at 5:30 pm for a discussion on Empathy, […]

Dyslexia Awareness and Simulation Workshop

Does your child struggle with reading? It could be dyslexia. People often think that dyslexia has something to do with seeing letters or words written backward, upside down, moving around or off the page. In fact, most dyslexics don’t see words any differently than others might. Dyslexia is a language-based learning disability, which means that […]

Taeneress Griffin, Assistant Principal and Math Lead

Taeneress Griffin joined Maury as Assistant Principal in 2017 with over 10 years of experience in urban education. Ms. Griffin began her career in Prince George’s County Public Schools where she taught Grades 2–4 at Valley View Elementary School. She received the Excellence in Gifted and Talented Education Award from the Maryland State Department of […]

Working as a Team: The Essential Guide to APTT

Grade 2 Teacher Ms. Fox gives us the inside scoop on APTT, and how it improves student learning and benefits the school community. As part of our partnership with the Flamboyan Foundation, Maury is doing a different kind of parent–teacher conference in Grades 2–5: the Academic Parent Teacher Team (APTT) Meeting. Background The APTT model was first developed in […]

Grade 3 Students Dive Deep Into D.C. History

You may have heard about some interesting field trips happening at Maury: the Capitol, the National Gallery of Art, and the National Portrait Gallery, coming up in December. When you go to school in Capitol Hill, there’s a lot to see just in your own backyard. As part of the social studies curriculum in Grade […]