Feraz Ashraf | Library

Feraz Ashraf joined the Maury staff in 2021 as the school’s librarian. Before coming to Maury, Mr. Ashraf worked at Johns Hopkins University for seven years and was a stay-at-home dad to his three young children for two years. Mr. Ashraf was born and raised in the United Kingdom and when he was a teenager […]

Kaylee Mina | Music

Kaylee Mina joined Maury in 2021 as the Music teacher. Ms. Mina grew up on Long Island, New York and in Gaithersburg, Maryland. She considers herself to be an East Coast native. She received her Bachelor of Music in General and Instrumental Music Education from the University of Minnesota Twin Cities. She is passionate about […]

Stephanie Conant | Think Tank

Science Resources – Grades K-2 Stephanie Conant joined the Maury community in 2017 as the Think Tank teacher. Ms. Conant grew up in Wisconsin and Northern Virginia. She received her bachelor’s degree in English and Environmental Science from Luther College, in Decorah, Iowa. Next, she served as an AmeriCorps and FoodCorps service member in northeast […]

Lauren Falls | Health / PE

Lauren Falls joined Maury in 2018 as the Health and Physical Education teacher. Ms. Falls had previously worked in DCPS at the high school level. While teaching high school, she also served as a coach and an assistant coach for several sports, including basketball, soccer, golf, and flag football. Ms. Falls holds a Bachelor of […]

Timothy Muha | Health / PE

Timothy Muha joined Maury and DCPS in 2020, having seven years prior experience teaching Physical Education. He loves teaching physical education and sharing his passion for sport and fitness with students. Mr. Muha was born and raised in Vienna, Virginia, and has called the DMV home his whole life. He attended The Catholic University of […]

So you want to learn how to code?

Last year, Maury students participated in the Hour of Code which aims to show that anyone can learn the basics of coding and encourage broader participation in the field of computer science. But why limit the coding experience to once a year and only for an hour (or a 45-minute Think Tank special)? Under the […]

Texture! Texture! Read All About It!

As many of the students already know, texture is Ms. Bomba’s favorite Element of Art. Why, you ask? Texture is not only seen, it can be felt as well! Works of art with texture beg the viewer to look closer, ask questions about process, and envision what the artist was trying to convey when including […]