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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.

Calendar

Welcome to Key!

New Student Orientation
August 25, 2017

First Day of Class
August 28, 2017

We know there are many pieces of information to manage when joining a new school community. This page will help facilitate your family’s smooth transition to Key by providing “one-stop shopping” for important health forms and information such as After School Program registration, summer reading lists, and orchestral instrumental lesson forms.

Click on the appropriate Division tab below for information you will need to prepare for the upcoming academic year. While most resources are currently available, several have anticipated posting dates.

If you have any questions, please contact your Division Head or Division Assistant; their respective email addresses and telephone numbers are listed on the pages below.

FIRST SCHOOL: Key-Wee, Pre-School, Pre-Kindergarten, Kindergarten

First School Orientation

Friday, August 25 from 10:00-11:00 a.m. in the First School Building.

All new and returning students and their parents are invited to attend.



First School Forms and Resources

Before School Care Registration (Kindergarten only) - coming soon
After School Program Registration
First School Parent Authorizations
First School Polices & Procedures - coming soon
First School Bibliography
Summer Books to Enjoy

Contact Us!

We value open communication so please contact us with any questions or thoughts.

Paula Morse - Division Head
pmorse@keyschool.org; 443-321-7865

Bridgette Michaels - Division Assistant
bomichaels@keyschool.org; 443-321-7866

Meet the Teachers!

On August 14, you will receive an email from the First School Division Office inviting you to sign up for a twenty-minute meeting with the teacher on either August 21 or 22.

Tuition Payment Plan

FACTS
It's not too soon to sign up!

Transportation

Available in July!

Parent Portal


Available in July!

Magnus Health

LOWER SCHOOL: Grades 1-4

Lower School Orientation

Friday, August 25 from 10:00-11:00 a.m. in the Manse for all new students.

All first grade students (new and returning) are invited to meet their teachers from 11:00 a.m.-12:00 noon in the first grade classrooms.

Lower School Forms and Resources

Before School Care Registration - coming soon
After School Program Registration
Supply Lists (Grades 1-4)
SchoolKidz Supply Program (Grades 2-8)
Summer Math and Reading
Music Lessons (Grades 2-12) - registration available in early July



Contact Us!

We value open communication so please contact us with any questions or thoughts.

Emily Legum - Division Head
elegum@keyschool.org; 443-321-7870

Beth Neumann - Division Assistant
bneumann@keyschool.org; 443-321-7871

Tuition Payment Plan

FACTS

Available in July!

Parent Portal

It's not too soon to sign up!

Transportation

Available in July!

Magnus Health

MIDDLE SCHOOL: Grades 5-8

Middle School Orientation

Friday, August 25 from 10:00-11:30 a.m. in the Barn for all new students.

All new and returning 5th grade students are invited to attend.

Middle School Forms and Resources


Foreign Language and Math Placement
- The Middle School will reach out to schedule placement tests if needed.
After School Program Registration
Supply Lists
SchoolKidz Supply Program (Grades 2-8)
Summer Math and Reading
Textbooks (Grades 7 & 8)
Renaissance Consort (Grades 7 & 8)
Music Lessons (Grades 2-12) - registration available in early July
Fall Season Athletics (Grades 6-8) - practices begin Tuesday, September 5. Information coming in mid-July.



Contact Us!

We value open communication so please contact us with any questions or thoughts.

Dave Magnus - Division Head
dmagnus@eyschool.org; 443-321-7875

Heather Nye - Division Assistant
hnye@keyschool.org; 443-321-7876

Tuition Payment Plan

FACTS

Available in July!

Parent Portal

It's not too soon to sign up!

Transportation

Available in July!

Magnus Health

UPPER SCHOOL: Grades 9-12

Upper School Orientation

Friday, August 25 from 10:00-12:00 noon in Katharine Hall for all new students.

All new and returning 9th grade students are invited to attend.

Upper School Forms and Resources

Course Selection - page contains grade-specific course selection worksheets and a list of course offerings. Use these materials to begin working on desired course selections. The schedule will be finalized during the one-on-one meeting with Brian Michaels.

Summer Math and Reading
Renaissance Consort
Textbooks
- coming in June

Music Lessons (Grades 2-12) - registration available in early July
Upper School Attendance Policies - coming soon
Driving to School Policy & Form - coming soon
Field Trip Permission Form - coming soon
Fall Season Athletics - information coming in mid-July. Pre-season practices begin Tuesday, August 15. On-campus physicals will be offered Friday, August 11 and concussion testing will be offered Monday, August 14.
Supply Lists - there are no supply lists. Teachers will inform students of course-specific supplies during the first days of School. All Upper School students will be provided with a Key School academic planner.
Contact Us!

We value open communication so please contact us with any questions or thoughts.

Brian Michaels - Division Head
bmichaels@keyschool.org; 443-321-7880

Cindi Asquith - Division Assistant
casquith@keyschool.org; 443-321-7881

One-on-One Meeting with Brian Michaels
These one-on-one meetings provide an opportunity to get better acquainted and afford time to address questions, assist with course selections, and begin the orientation process. Cindi will reach out to new families in June to schedule the meetings.
Tuition Payment Plan

FACTS

Available in July!

Parent Portal

It's not too soon to sign up!

Transportation

Available in July!

Magnus Health