Thanksgiving week was filled with opportunities to show how thankful we at Maury are for what we have. Those opportunities continued in the Music Room, where our students used a simple song about gratitude to explore vocal improvisation, instrumental accompaniment, … Continue reading →
Kindergarten has been playing with all the different ways we can use instruments and voices to tell a story. Most of the experiences our kindergartners have had so far is finding the steady beat. But over the last few weeks … Continue reading →
Over the past 6 weeks, Think Tank has been a BUZZ with all things bees. From our partnership with DC Beekeepers to our Wisconsin Fast Plants unit, Think Tank learning about the partnership between honeybees and plants is in full bloom! Take a closer l…
Our first “big kid” unit of the school year is to get students accustomed to the idea that artists are decisive communicators who use the visual image to express their message from a unique viewpoint. Each grade level (2nd -5th) is designated a ‘funky theme’ to be interpreted with new eyes. Students are asked to abstract […]
The Maury Elementary School Parent Teacher Association is planning to include a “Couture Corner” at its annual yard and bake sale Saturday.
1st Day of School ExcitementWe are headed into our 4th week of school tomorrow and Think Tank is off to a STEM-tastic start! From new programs to continuing partnerships, this year is shaping up to be one of the most exciting yet for our students.As ma…
I have been fooling around with the idea of centers for a long time now, trying to figure out the best way to make the same magic that happens in an early childhood classroom, happen inside our art studio. The solution hasn’t been all that easy. You see, the studio is designed to serve students […]
Hi Everyone, Please feel free to come out for this exciting event! Our current Maury 4th and 5th graders have their work in this exhibition and will be traveling to the Atlast next Tuesday, September 15, to help local artist, Kevin Reese, install and build mobiles for this event! This is a great way to […]