John Cena reads The Story of Ferdinand to school kids and their parents. A bunch of Maury 2nd graders were at The Library of Congress to see and listen to the WWE Champion! Read the full story on WJLA now.
These students will never be the same. Dance education changes lives. Meet Joy of Motion DC Faculty members Sharon Werth and Maverick Lemons as we take a look behind-the-scenes look at our Motion Express Outreach Program. Then, consider making a contribution to this priceless program here.
Two candidates are vying for an open seat on the D.C. State Board of Education in Ward 6. Monica Warren-Jones, who was elected in 2010, is not seeking reelection. The board’s main function is to set policies around graduation requirements and academic standards. It no longer plays a role in decisions about school system facilities, […]
Science Friday Science Club: Observe Everything #ObserveEverything Mrs. Ford segment starts at 11:17 and goes through the minute 15:24. Vanessa talks about why students are so good at observation. Please listen in and hear how fantastic she is!
Our own Mrs. Ford is a State finalist for the Presidential Awards for Excellence in Mathematics and Science Teaching (PAEMST). It is the highest honor for teachers of mathematics and science (including computer science). Find out more about this prestigious award here.
All across the country, including the District, the primary emotion when dealing with schools is angst. Whether about curricula, testing, international comparisons, or whatever, the discussions appear endless and intractable. Fortunately, many schools are forging on on their own, striving to broaden their students’s education without losing track of their primary objective. One school on the Hill, Maury Elementary, has succeeded in this regard beyond anyone’s wildest hopes…
Maury’s own Joe Weedon was quoted in a Jan 5th article that was published in the Washington Post on his response to the District’s plan to improve the failing middle schools, most notable Eliot-Hine…
The January 2014 issue of The Maury Messenger is now posted. Please click here to stay informed about the latest news and events from Maury Elementary!