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.
NBC4 aired our segment on Roots of Empathy tonight at 5:00! Please check out this amazing video with insightful words from two of our 4th graders and precious footage of Baby Lorik.
Most of the city’s affluent students don’t have to wear uniforms, following a national trend. Source: Three quarters of traditional public schools in D.C. now require uniforms – The Washington Post
An article was written today on HillNow.com by Jared Holt that mentions some Maury Dads and what they are trying too accomplish or better yet STOP! Read the excerpt below, then click through the link to read the entire article: Some parents at an elementary school are signing a letter petitioning Congressional committees to vote down a bill […]
Vanessa Ford, a science coordinator at Maury Elementary School, teaches data analysis skills to her students, who range in age from pre-school to fifth grade. Ford started incorporating more data-collection exercises into her lesson plans after noticing more emphasis on statistics in various national assessments… READ MORE Click here to read the full Washington Post article.
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.