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 List Date: September 1, 2015
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 List Date: September 29, 2015
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 List Date: September 1, 2015
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Blue Ribbon School of Excellence by the US Department of Education! Click here for a letter from the Department of Education. 

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Congratulations to Maria Kelly for 25 years of service in the Arlington Diocese -- the past 15 as principal of Nativity Catholic School.

Maria Kelly knew she wanted to teach from a very young age. She completed her Bachelor's in Education at Old Dominion University and was ready to embark upon her teaching career. She was offered a teaching position from both Fairfax County and St. Leo the Great Catholic School.

The day she was to accept one of the offers, she held a conversation with God. Posing the question: Which offer shall I accept?, He responded several times throughout the day by “showing” her His answer: Everywhere she turned, she saw the same word, “Leo.” A truck would pass by and she’d note the name “Leo’s Renovations” on the side panel, for example; the clerk at the gasoline station where she filled her tank had a badge with the name “Leo” on it.

“Okay, God. I got it!”

After completing 10 years at St Leo, Kelly felt she was ready to make a greater contribution in a leadership position. She could further facilitate the working relationship among students, their parents, and their teachers from a different perspective. When offered the principal position at Nativity, Kelly accepted it.

“I have been intimately involved in education issues and curriculum development for 25 years,” Kelly said, “what we did 25 years ago, doesn’t work today. We have to educate ourselves, our parents, and our students differently. That’s why we showcase STEM-centered learning here at Nativity. We’re excited about premiering our new MakerSpace classroom this school year as we focus on STEM education, but not to the exclusion of writing, language, and the arts.

Catholic education emphasizes the development of the whole person in mind, body, and spirit. We plan to continue our work as we prepare our students to successfully meet the challenges of the next century with our favorite principal at the helm. Come meet Maria Kelly and see what she’s got going here at Nativity Catholic School!

Join us to see how your child would spend his or her days here at Nativity Catholic School -- learning, praying, sharing, and laughing. Contact us at: (703)455-2300,, or
Unete hoy con nuestras familias Hispanas de Nativity para que vean lo importante que es tener a sus hijos aquí. En este colegio oramos juntos, compartimos y ensenamos con amor y diversión.
Como sería un día en Nativity para su hijo?
Llámen nos hoy para reservar su día: (703)455-2300, por email, o visiten la página web
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