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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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Lower School

Grades 1 - 4

Defining Elements of Key’s Lower School

Life Skills

In Key’s school-wide Life Skills curriculum, Lower School students work to develop positive peer relationships, collaborative skills, and planning, organization, and self-motivation skills.

Technology at Key

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

Thinkering Studios

A dedicated educational space that encourages creativity, self-motivation, and problem solving skills using developmentally appropriate activities.

Neuroscience-Based Curriculum

Informed by the latest studies in neuroscience, Key teachers regularly evolve the curriculum to better serve the needs of the students.

Morning Exercise Program

There is a strong correlation between cardio-aerobic exercise and improved executive functioning, planning, organization, and memory.

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