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Dr. Albert Schweitzer students are taking an in-depth look at life in space. As part of this project, Schweitzer scholars engaged in a roundtable discussion with Food Services Director Brendan Shields and Food Services Manager Odezza Larida about preparing to travel into space and what food would be needed. The expert Food Services team answered students’ questions and provided valuable insights on how to plan a menu that met the nutrition requirements for space travel.
On Friday, October 19, Juliette Low students, families and staff enjoyed the largest annual Harvest Carnival to date. The carnival featured a wide variety of game booths; a puppy petting zoo; cake walk; face painting; a cartoonist, who provided caricatures of participants; necklace engravers; and an obstacle course. Raffles took place throughout the afternoon for entertainment at a variety of venues, as well as items such as a foldable bicycle. Participants enjoyed feasting on taco dinners as well as the standard carnival foods, such as hotdogs, nachos, cotton candy, popcorn, and shaved ice.
In a few short years, Magnolia’s Spanish Dual Immersion program has grown from just 55 students to almost 380. The program began in 2012 with just two kindergarten classes and now it has expanded to all grade levels through 6th grade. Magnolia has implemented the 90/10 model of instruction which means that in kindergarten the instruction is received 90% in Spanish and 10% in English. English instruction increases by 10% each year so by fourth grade, the instruction is presented 50% in each language.
This Saturday, October 6, 2018, is our 3rd Annual MEEF Fit and Fun 5K Run. There is time to sign up for this great event that benefits all our students and teachers. For tickets and more information please click on the "Read Full Story" green button below.
Juliette Low School of the Arts has had the privilege of being chosen to participate in the Lang Lang International Music Foundation Keys of Inspiration program. The music foundation was started by world-famous concert piano player Lang Lang. Keys of Inspiration is a national music intervention program, focusing on helping schools with limited resources. The Lang Lang International Music Foundation teamed with Roland, and The Royal Conservatory of Music to build a state of the art piano lab with 31 brand new keyboards at Juliette Low School of the Arts.
During the September 20th, Board of Trustees meeting the District received a very special recognition from California Congressman Lou Correa. According to Mr. Correa “ You would be hard pressed to find an elementary school district anywhere in our wonderful country that is preparing children from the ages of four through twelve for college and careers, especially those in the computer science industry, Magnolia School District is truly building the foundation for students’ success in the Digital Age, while also exposing them to music, arts and rigorous academics.” We sincerely thank Congressman Correa for this recognition.