Escuela de Inmersión en Español


SBDM Information

Learn more about Maxwell's SBDM.

Next Meeting:  May 9, 2017 @ 3:00

Previous Meeting: April 11, 2017

Most Recent Approved Minutes: March 14, 2017, March 22, 2017

Mission Statement

Maxwell Escuela de Inmersión en Español is a learning community committed to: equity, proficiency for all, and Spanish language acquisition empowering  students for success in a global society.

Nuestra Misión

Maxwell Elementary, Escuela de Inmersión en Español, es una comunidad de aprendizaje comprometida con la igualdad, la competencia académica para todos y la adquisición de la lengua española con el fin de que sus alumnos tengan éxito en una sociedad global.

SBDM Parent Elections

The Maxwell PTA will hold elections for parent members of Maxwell Elementary School-Based Decision Making (SBDM) Council on May 2nd, 2017 at the entrance of our school from 7:15 a.m.- 9:00 a.m. and from 2:00 p.m.- 5:15 p.m. Absentee ballots are not allowed.

The following have been nominated:
Jodi Brewer
John Grant
Allison Soult
Erica Tevis

A one page resume of each candidate is linked.

Please exercise your right to vote and cast a ballot during the election. The votes will be counted and recorded at the final PTA board meeting of the year, held on May 2nd, 2017 at 5:30 p.m.

The SBDM Council is the governing body for this school. It determines school policy for curriculum, staffing, discipline, scheduling, instructional practices, extracurricular activities and other matters pertinent to the school. Our council is made up of 2 parents, 3 teachers and 1 principal.

New Principal

We are excited to announce that Robert Crawford has been selected as the next principal at Maxwell Elementary School. Mr. Crawford has nearly 20 years in education; most recently he has been an administrator for the West Virginia Department of Education. Mr. Crawford will begin July 1st.

The Story of How I Met Kailash Satyarthi

Our very own Rosie Katz wrote a charming story inspired by the visit from Kailash Satyarthi this past Fall.  Be sure to check it out!

Congratulations to Retiring Staff members!

As we approach the end of the school year we want to say Congratulations to our retiring staff members! This special group of educators combine for a total of 90 years of experience in Fayette County Public Schools with over 53 years enriching Maxwell Elementary.  Please let them know just how much they will be missed and that you appreciate the many hours they have given to our children during their careers.

Certified Staff:

  • Kathy Dewees  31 years  with 3 years at Maxwell
  • Anne Ross 20 years with 18 years at Maxwell

Classified Staff:

  • Lisa Taulbee 19 years with 13 years at Maxwell
  • Janet Hupp 23 ½ years with 19 at Maxwell





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