Maugansville Elementary School

August 20, 2006

18023 Maugans Ave.

Principal: Deborah Favinger

Phone: 301-766-8230

Fax: 301-665-1086

TDD: 739-7920

Web site:

Start time: 8:20 a.m.

Dismissal: 2:50 p.m.

Grades: K-5

Date of construction: 1936


Age of building: 70 years

Latest renovation: 1968

Size of building: 38,161 square feet

State-rated capacity: 735

Projected 2006-07 enrollment: 343

From the principal

Q. What are the biggest challenges this year?

A. Our greatest challenge as a staff continues to center on growth in the community. As this area expands, the need for the new school becomes ever clearer. Students and families are welcomed but quality space is at a premium in our current building. We look forward to the new Maugansville Elementary School where we can add an inviting, updated physical environment to the welcoming attitude of our staff.

Q. What are your goals for the school year?

A. Our goal for the year is recorded in our mission statement and that is to work collaboratively with the community to ensure that all students achieve to their potential.

Q. What will help ensure a successful school year?

A. A successful school year is dependent on the participation of every parent and interested adult in the community in the educational experience of our children. If all students could work with highly qualified teachers each day and then find reinforcement each evening and weekend, then learning can thrive! Interested community members are invited and encouraged to volunteer their time and expertise, too!

Q. What message would you like to send as the school year begins?

A. "Make every minute count!" This is a motto that I repeatedly share with the students and staff at Maugansville Elementary. Developing a "Love of Learning" should be a sub-goal in every school and these two concepts work well together. Students, staff and parents should strive to take advantage of every opportunity to stretch their talents!

Q. What special projects will occur during the school year?

A. We will most assuredly be impacted somewhat by the new construction. We are excited to see this project come to fruition and will work to minimize the problems while maximizing the potential.

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