Kaylee Mina, Music

Kaylee Mina is thrilled to be joining the Maury team as the music teacher. Growing up on Long Island, New York and in Gaithersburg, Maryland, she considers herself an east coast native. She is a graduate from the University of Minnesota Twin Cities where she received her BMus in General and Instrumental Music Education. Kaylee […]

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 […]

DCPS Distance Learning

Term 3: Limited In-Person Learning Begins; Distance Learning Continues for Most Students Upcoming Events Feb. 9: Open House for Prospective Families, 9 a.m. Feb. 10: Report cards are published in Aspen by this date Feb. 11: Chinese New Year Family Virtual Celebration, 6 p.m. Feb. 15: No School (President’s Day) Feb. 16: Report cards are […]

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 […]

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 […]