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Key School Earns Maryland Green School Certification

The Key School has officially earned Maryland Green School Certification by the Maryland Association of Environmental & Outdoor Education. This designation comes after a lengthy application process that required an in-depth review of the School's programs and philosophy as well as substantiation of a sustained dedication to environmental initiatives.

Upper School Service Learning in Thailand

A group of twenty-four Upper School students experienced village life in the hill tribes of northwestern Thailand first-hand as part of their service-learning trip during spring break.

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First School

2.5 years - Kindergarten

Defining Elements of Key's First School

Life Skills

In Key’s school-wide Life Skills curriculum, First School students learn to work cooperatively, to share, and to respect others.

Multi-Sensory Phonics

This fun, child-centered approach teaches the 42 main letter sounds in a specific sequence.

Technology at Key

The School views technology as a tool students can use to solve problems and construct meaning from information gathered.

Nature Explore Classroom

This outdoor learning environment connects children with nature and supports cognitive, social, emotional, and physical development.

Build It Lab

The First School’s “Build It Lab” engages children in hands-on, multidisciplinary challenges integrating science, technology, engineering, and math.

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