Maynard scholars celebrated Halloween with their teachers and other staff members at the 'Scholarween Celebration'. Two second grade teachers, Katherine Mencer, (left), and Myisha Dorsey (middle) are shown with their students. While, first grade teacher, Susan Doane are pictured with her students leaving the school cafeteria, where the celebration was held.
Maynard's staff and scholars are shown at this year's Scholarween Celebration.
From left to right, Head custodian, Ronald Linder; first grade teacher, Ashley Blackburn, fourth grade scholars; and second grader, Lailee Strange pose for the camera.
Maynard's staff and teachers are shown at this year's Scholarween Celebration.
From left to right: Teacher's assistant, Moniqué Richardson; fourth grade teachers,
Sean Green and Latasha Triplett; fifth grade teacher, Ashley Helton and one
of her scholars; and Maynard's technology teacher, Melissa McCoy.
MAYNARD'S FORMER TEACHER GETS SURPRISE VISIT, CHECK FOR APEX
As part of “Thank a Teacher” week, Dr. Jim McIntyre, Superintendent of the Knox County Schools surprised Teri Rudolph,
2nd grade elementary school teacher at Maynard Elementary School,
with a $2,000 APEX (Advance • Perform • EXcel) award check.
Elementary and middle school teachers in the Knox County Schools began receiving award notification on Wednesday as part of the APEX strategic compensation initiative, which recognizes and rewards the inputs and outcomes that support greater student academic achievement and growth. It is expected that 58 percent of Knox County School teachers will have earned financial incentives ranging from $1,500 to $2,000. High school teachers and building administrators will be notified in early November of their APEX awards.
Through the Race to the Top competition and Innovation Acceleration Fund, the Knox County Schools secured more than $10 million in federal competitive-grant funding to use in the design and implementation of a district-wide strategic compensation plan. The grant funding for APEX is available over the next three to five years, with a goal of incorporating APEX in our general operating budget if proven successful.
Maynard's Principal, Dr. Raphel Crawford is shown along with the honoree, Teri Rudolph
as Dr. James McIntrye presents the check to her class on September 26th, 2012.
Dr. Raphael Crawford
Kids Hope and First Baptist Church Concord for your continued support of our scholars, staff and school.
Welcome back to another fantastic year at the world's greatest school! We are excited about all of the possibilities for learning and growing this year promises to bring for our young scholars and staff. We especially welcome our new families and friends to Maynard. I think you will find our school to be a friendly and respectful environment, with a sincere focus on student learning and achivement.
There are several new faces among our staff this year, and each person brings a wealth of knowledge and energy to our school. You will also notice several improvements to our building; we ask that you pay special attention to all construction crews and workers in and around our school. We anticipate completion of most projects by December. All improvements to our building are being done to make the school safer and more comfortable for our children.
Please make sure that you have taken the time to meet and get to know your child's teachers. Likewise, please come introduce yourself to me so that we can all work together this year for the benefit of our young scholars. At Maynard, we believe strongly in building and maintaining strong relationships with the families of our scholars, and with the community we serve. If I can ever be of assistance, please don't hesitate to contact the office and schedule a time to speak with me.
My promise to you is that we will provide an excellent teacher in every classroom, and an excellent education for every child. Thank you for choosing Maynard Elementary!
– Dr. Crawford
OUR SCHOOL MOTTO
Education for Every Child."