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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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Middle School

Grades 5-8

Defining Elements of Key's Middle School

Setting the Foundation

Key's Middle School program helps students develop effective organization, study and time management skills in a supportive and challenging environment.

Life Skills

In the Middle School, Key's school-wide Life Skills curriculum focuses on the physical, social, and emotional development of students.

Technology at Key

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

Outdoor Education

All students, beginning in Middle School, participate in overnight trips that include camping, mountain biking, kayaking, sailing, rock climbing, and whitewater rafting.

Athletics

In the Middle School, the program’s highest priorities are to develop skills, commitment, and teamwork, and to ensure meaningful participation in both practices and games.

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