Principal's Message

  • Leena Itty

    We arethrilled to welcome you to the Maplewood Elementary website, proud home of the Wise Owls! I would like to encourage you to visit our website on a regular basis. The website will provide you with up-to-date information regarding current and future events, district policies, links to important resources, and general information about our school. You will have an opportunity to explore, get involved, andcommunicate with Maplewood staff by simply clicking on the contact list. In addition, we utilize the Parent Link System to provide updates as needed, and to provide weekly school specific information. Please ensure that you have updated information as part of your child’s record so that you can receive essential information on your phone and through email. 

    We have begun another exciting new educational season of learning and growth. Our theme continues to be TEAM: Together Everyone Achieves More with a goal this year is to inspire students to dream big, work hard, and stay kind at Maplewood Elementary as we continue to work diligently to ensure that each and every student achieves to their highest potential! We are so proud of the Maplewood community of teachers, staff, students, and parents for the great accomplishments that we achieved in the 2022 school year. School grades came out and we are a “B” school. We improved 114 points, only four points away from scoring an A and the highest number of points since 2015! We truly are One TEAM, with One Dream and No Limits!!!  


    It is an honor to serve as the Principal of Maplewood Elementary. Maplewood has a tremendous reputation of academic achievement and community involvement. I truly believe that schools need parents and families to play an active role in our children’s education. I encourage everyone to participate in any way that you can, whether it is by joining our PTO, SAC, SAF, volunteering at the school, or by just keeping in constant communication with our teachers and staff members. If you would like to sign up as a volunteer, please complete an online application atVolunteering at Broward County Schools.We encourage your active support and participation as we seek to provide a positive learning environment for all our students. Please know that my door is always open to you. I am here to ensure that all our students reach their highest potential. All our students, teachers and staff are working hard each day to ensure that we meet our academic goals and am excited to see what we achieve this year. We truly are One TEAM, with One Dream and No Limits and we aspire to inspire our students to dream big, work hard & stay kind. 


    I look forward to an outstanding school year by working together as partners in learning and thank you for the opportunity to serve you in the pursuit of continuous quality improvement. Thank you for your continued support of our wonderful school. 


    Educationally Yours, 

    Mrs. Leena R. Itty 

    Proud Principal 


    Together Everyone Achieves More 

    One TEAM, One Dream . . .No Limits!!!