Maize
Elementary School
About Us
Academic Brief

Maize is an extraordinary elementary school. Maize has a diverse population of approximately 300 students. The dedicated staff provides rigorous instruction that integrates technology, writing, literacy and the core curriculum. In addition to an emphasis on reading, phonics and writing, Maize offers a strong curriculum, which includes math, science, social studies, health, art, vocal/instrumental music, and physical education. Our curriculum is closely aligned to state and learning competencies and the core curriculum. Students have the opportunity to use computers in their classroom and in the Library Media Center. Each classroom is equipped with a Smartboard and teachers integrate technology daily. Community and parent involvement are a priority at Maize with volunteering opportunities, school-wide service projects, community partners and the site for the 2013 National Volunteer Day.

Academic Links
 
Math

http://www.mathfactcafe.com/

http://www.coolmath.com/
 
WORD STUDY

www.puzzlemaker.com

www.spellingcity.com

http://www.kids.yahoo.com/reference/
 
SCIENCE

www.sciencemadesimple.com

http://www.funology.com/

www.nationalgeographic.com/
 
SOCIAL STUDIES

http://bensguide.gpo.gov/

www.kids.gov

www.timeforkids.com/TFK/news LANGUAGE

www.storylineonline.net/

www.playkidsgames.com

www.clpgh.org/kids/booknook/booksbygrade

www.bbc.co.uk/schools/typing/

www.kristinegeorge.com

www.gigglepoetry.com

www.poetry4kids.com

http://www.scholastic.com/clifford/

http://www.funbrain.com/

http://www.seussville.com/

http://www.storyplace.org/preschool/other.asp

http://www.readingrockets.org/article/27935/
 
GENERAL

http://www.ode.state.oh.us/GD/Templates/Pages/ODE/ODEDetail.aspx?page=3&TopicRelationID=1070&ContentID=7479&

Clubs

Chess Club every other Monday

Community Partnerships

We collect Box Tops for Education so please send those in with your child.

Curriculum

In addition to an emphasis on reading, phonics and writing, Maize offers a strong curriculum, which includes math, science, social studies, health, art, vocal/instrumental music, and physical education. Our curriculum is closely aligned to the state learning competencies. Students have the opportunity to use computers in their classroom and in the Library Media Center. Through the Internet, students access local, national, and international information. Our school family includes multi-handicapped, learning disabled, and self-contained, gifted classrooms. Recognition of student achievement, attendance, and special accomplishments are celebrated through quarterly assemblies.

Dress Code:
We follow the Superintendent’s Dress Code Policy with clothing that does not detract from the educational atmosphere. For more information, click here

Fun Activities:

Maize students are offered an opportunity to participate in a variety of activities. These include: Accelerated Reading, safety patrol, student council, History Club, Chess Club, Second and Seven, Read for the Record, Momentum Dance, and tutoring.

Hours of Operation:

9 a.m. - 3:30 p.m.


Lunch Menu:
Click here for the current lunch menu


Mascot:

Maize Mustang


Mission Statement:
"Each student is highly educated, prepared for leadership and service, and empowered for success as a citizen in a global community."


Parent Involvement

Our school benefits from a very active Parent Teacher Organization. Yearly opportunities for family involvement include book fairs, back to school Meet and Greet, Field Day, Fundraisers, and a variety of volunteer opportunities throughout the year. Parents and individuals from the community provide academic support by tutoring and assisting in classrooms and the library.

Principal:
Nichole R Cavinee


Principal Email Address

ncavinee3729@columbus.k12.oh.us


PTA
Amaizing Maizers PTA NEWS. . .


PTA will be sponsoring a can food drive for the Mid Ohio Food
Bake Sale

School Colors:

Gold/Blue


School Motto:

We at Maize… M ake good choices A lways do our best I nquire and imagine Z ero in on achievement and E mpower ourselves and our community

Teacher Contact Information

Maize Elementary School
4360 Maize Road
Columbus, OH 43224 Phone: (614) 365-6040
Fax: (614) 365-6039
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Principal - Nichole Cavinee
(614) 365-6040  |   4360 Maize Road Columbus, OH 43224
maizees@columbus.k12.oh.us
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