Colors: Blue and white
Offering Full-Time Kindergarten/Before & After School Programs
Describe: We are a warm and welcoming school with inviting staff and community members. Teachers and families develop strong relationships where we strive to be part of a community. Mary Blair is proud of its' diverse student body.
Stellar Points: We follow the thinking strategy approach; strong acceptance and compassion among kids; thinking strategies – how can we grow and develop students as deep thinkers; strong collaborative parent support; differentiation strategies include accelerated students taking math and literacy at Conrad Ball Middle School; big connection with CBMS
Special Offerings: Thinking strategies; peer tutoring; 5th grade after school; Letter Club in kindergarten; Recess Rangers; Choir
Extracurricular: Cooking Club, Girls Gotta Run, Odyssey of the Mind, Spelling Bee, Maple Terrace Kids Club, Student Council, Spanish Club, Chess, Yoga, Bobcat Buddies, Connecting New Students
Climate: We have a very supportive climate with a strong teaching community; dedicated, highly qualified and experienced teachers and staff and a very giving community around us.
Accomplishments/Partnerships/Awards: Partner with Office Max, support; Kohl's; Faith in Action Good Shepherd Church; Creativity Grants; TEF Educators of Year; CanDo grants; HKC strong relationships with UNC and CBMS; staff collaborating on state content standards
Parent/volunteer: Very strong PTO; runs Bobcat Dash; quarterly family nights; ASK; Intensive Learning Center; G-T Bilingual Education
For school history and facility information: See the district's Master Plan.