Maumee Valley Statement of Diversity and Inclusion

At Maumee Valley, we recognize and embrace our responsibility to foster an inclusive, safe, and respectful community. We are committed to building an awareness of our diverse thoughts and ideas, identities and experiences. As a school community, we intentionally create, support, and celebrate an environment where diverse learners, voices, stories and experiences are heard in order to empower and educate our community members.

We strive to cultivate a community in which students, faculty/staff, and families are encouraged to learn from, with and about one another. At Maumee Valley, we want all community members to know: We hear you. We see you. We value you.

Maumee Valley makes acceptance a priority.
Maumee Valley makes inclusion a priority.
Maumee Valley appreciates and respects differences.
Maumee Valley celebrates all individuals.
Maumee Valley values diversity of all kinds.
Maumee Valley is an inclusive community.

List of 12 news stories.

  • Eighth Graders are Finalists in Toledo Museum Writing Contest

    Congratulations to 8th graders Ariana F. and Danny K.! They are finalists in the Toledo Museum of Art's annual ekphrastic writing contest. Their work will be displayed in the Toledo Museum of Art's galleries. Finalists will also be recognized and read their work in a ceremony on May 11th at the Glass Pavilion.
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  • Junior Selected as MIT Competition Finalist

    Nipun Jayatissa '19 was selected as a 2018 finalist for the Massachusetts Institute of Technology (MIT) THINK program, an annual science research and innovation competition for high school students. His research proposal was selected as one of six finalists out of over 175 proposals received from students around the country.
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  • Senior's Documentary Places Third at Film Festival

    Joel Helmick ‘19 won third place in the long documentary category at the Golden Lion Awards High School Film Festival in Cincinnati, for his film "Mosaic Ministries". Congratulations, Joel!

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  • The Drama Department Presents "The Diviners"

    Maumee Valley’s Drama department will present four performances of The Diviners by Jim Leonard Jr., in the round, with the audience on all sides at their Millhon Auditorium. Show dates are: Thursday, April 19, Friday, April 20, and Saturday, April 21 at 7:30 pm and Sunday, April 22 at 4:00 pm. Tickets are $8 for students (any age) and $10 for adults. Presale tickets are available at There are only 100 tickets available pre-sale for ​each night. There will be a few tickets available at the door.
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  • Senior is 2018 National Merit Scholarship SemiFinalist

    Congratulations to Alex Evans ‘18 for being recognized as a semifinalist in the 2018 National Merit Scholarship Program. About 1.6 million juniors in more than 22,000 high schools entered the 2018 National Merit Scholarship Program by taking the 2016 Preliminary SAT/National Merit Scholarship Qualifying Test (PSAT/NMSQT). The nationwide pool of Semifinalists, representing less than one percent of U.S. high school seniors, includes the highest scoring entrants in each state.
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  • A Speaker Series Event April 19, 2017

    The Speaker Series committee has invited SCAR (Safe Conversation About Race) to discuss racial issues, harmony, and justice on April 19, 2017, 6:30pm in the K Center at Maumee Valley Country Day School.

    The conversation will open with a moderated, candid dialogue about race between James A. White and Suzanne Roberts.
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  • Maumee Valley Country Day School Announces an International Dinner

    The International Dinner Potluck at Maumee Valley Country Day School will be Wednesday, April 12, 2017. Dinner will be 6:00 - 8:00pm in the School Cafeteria. Entertainment will follow at the K Center, 7:00 - 7:30pm. This event is open to the public and $5 per person.

    This is a chance to share and celebrate cultural diversity. MVCDS parents and students are invited to wear cultural attire and bring an ethnic dish to share. It will be a fun filled, and absolutely amazing evening, exploring the diversity in our community.
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  • International Women's Day

    Happy International Women's Day!

    "I am Woman Phenomenally.  Phenomenal Woman, that's me."  -Maya Angelou
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  • MVCDS to Host a Black History Month Dinner February 27, 2017

    Each year the African American Club at Maumee Valley holds a Black History Month dinner to celebrate African American culture. The main goal for this gathering is to come together as a community and discuss important topics in society today. In previous years these discussions have been conducive to bringing together people from different backgrounds and creating a space for conversation.
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  • Dayal House Students Celebrate Lunar New Year

    Maumee Valley Country Day School students spent the weekend celebrating the Chinese Lunar New Year with their friends in the school's 28-bed on-campus dorm, the Dayal House. 
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  • MVCDS Heritage Month Recognitions

    Teachers at Maumee Valley Country Day School are being intentional in how they incorporate heritage month recognitions into their curriculum.  Known for their diverse student population, inclusion and acceptance of all community members is an important aspect to a MV education.  

    Heritage months, such as Black History Month in February, Women's History Month in March, and Diversity Appreciation Month in April, give teachers an additional platform to recognize and celebrate the accomplishments of members of each heritage group, not only during class time, but also during assemblies and spotlights.
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  • MVCDS Honors Martin Luther King, Jr.

    Just before winter break I received a call from the Toledo Community Foundation telling me that an anonymous donor would like to give a $1000 gift to a student who wrote the best essay to the prompt: Immigrants Role in American Prosperity. I made an announcement at an US assembly and have since received fourteen essays. Some cited famous immigrants or their descendants for their contributions-- Steve Jobs, Alexander Hamilton, Albert Einstein, and Joseph Pulitzer were just a few who were mentioned. Many essays provided data to back up their claims about the significant contributions of immigrants to America. Did you know, for example, that 40% of all Fortune 500 companies were started by immigrants? That although immigrants account for only 13% of the US population, they account for a quarter of new businesses?
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