Specials Teachers

Frankey Grayton, Music

Frankey Grayton II is a native Washingtonian, born and raised on Capitol Hill. Mr. Grayton is a product of the DC public school system and a graduate of the University of the District of Columbia. Music is one of his greatest passions, as he’s been a musician for 20+ years. Mr. Grayton loves being a ... Read More

Timothy Muha, Physical Education

My name is Timothy Muha and this will be my 8th year teaching Physical Education and my first year in DCPS. I was born and raised in Vienna, Virginia and have called the DMV home my whole life. I attended The Catholic University of America in Brookland, graduating in 2012 and starting my teaching career ... Read More

Lauren Bomba, Art

Lauren Bomba has taught Art at “Studio Maury” since 2012, and strives to make art integral to all areas of student learning: “I feel so lucky to have begun my career as an art educator at Maury—a school and community that respects and celebrates the arts. I have always found a way to incorporate art into everything ... Read More

Stephanie Conant, Think Tank

Stephanie Conant is thrilled to join the Maury community as the Think Tank teacher. Ms. Conant received her bachelor’s degree from Luther College, in Decorah, Iowa in English and Environmental Science. Next, she served as an AmeriCorps and FoodCorps service member in northeast Iowa, helping schools develop school wellness teams and gardens. She received a Master of Arts degree ... Read More

Lauren Falls, PE & Health

Lauren Falls joined Maury in 2018 as the Health and Physical Education teacher. Ms. Falls has 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 enjoys working with children of all ages. She is ... Read More

Linda Cadiz Marks, Librarian

Linda Cadiz Marks is from Honolulu, Hawaii. She holds a teaching license in both elementary education and school librarianship. Ms. Marks has many years of teaching experience, which includes experience with special education, English Language Learners, Grades 1-2, Grades 3-9 (art), library media and information, literacy, and curriculum coordination. In her spare time, Ms. Marks enjoys hula, ballroom dance, ... Read More

Qinghua Wang, Chinese

Qinghua Wang (pronounced Ching Wah Wong) has more than 10 years of experience teaching Chinese to DC elementary school students. As a member of the DC World Languages Committee, she helped develop the current DCPS Foreign Language Standards. Ms. Wang also wrote the curriculum for the DCPS Chinese language program. She has a master’s degree ... Read More