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Last winter, upper school science teacher Hugh McGuinness was appointed to the position of research associate in the Entomology Department at the National Museum of Natural History (NMNH) of the Smithsonian Institution. In his new position, Dr. McGuinness will be able to pursue his own research and continue as a taxonomist in addition to teaching at Maret.
Do you love classical music and your pets? If so, keep reading to find out how middle schooler Dalyan Agca ’29 translated his passions into a nationally recognized podcast featured on NPR's Morning Edition.
Nearly 1,000 Maret community members turned out to honor Head of School Marjo Talbott and her remarkable 29-year legacy of leadership. Alumni, parents of alumni, trustees, faculty, former faculty, friends, and family gathered at in the Great Hall of the Library of Congress for the big event on April 15.
NASA scientist, Dr. Dan Evans, addresses Middle School students at a special assembly in December. His mission? To reveal "the hidden beauty" behind spectacular events such as black holes.
With every round of data collection and every conversation about that data, our community demonstrates a commitment to growth and providing students at Maret with a world-class education.
Just before Thanksgiving break, first graders and faculty members were invited to an exhibit of second-grade art inspired by the work of Carmen Herrera (1915–2022), an abstract minimalist painter from Cuba. The students’ colorful, geometric compositions were bold and exciting, but the best part of the exhibit was the opportunity to interact with the artists themselves.
The Maret campus was bustling with activity throughout the summer as students and teachers joyfully greeted one another at the start of each day. But this wasn’t just any summer school experience—it was Horizons at Maret. Horizons' six-week summer enrichment program helps a diverse group of K-8 children develop a lifelong interest in learning, advances academic gains over the summer, and improves achievement in school.
Institutional research practitioners who participate in the Summer Fellows Lab hosted by Maret are trailblazing ways to crunch the numbers, analyze the data, and support their communities in leveraging it effectively.