News & Announcements

Students Attend Saturday School Session

On Saturday, December 8, almost 350 fourth through sixth grade students attended a four hour Saturday School session. Offered for the first time in Magnolia School District, this four hour session was designed to provide students with fun, engaging learning activities while making up some lost learning time from being absent.
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Robotics teams participate in Orange County Competition

Magnolia School District continues to thrive in the area of Technology. Recently teams from Dr. Albert Schweitzer, Robert M. Pyles STEM Academy, and Mattie Lou Maxwell Schools participated in the FIRST Lego League Robotics competition. Each team had to design a robot to perform various tasks on the competition board. The teams scored points based on how many tasks they completed as well as their individual robot design. In the robot game Maxwell School placed 7th, Schweitzer was only one point behind in 8th and Pyles’ first-year team had a good showing at 17th.
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Schweitzer Students Learn about Robots in Space

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.
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Juliette Low School of the Arts Hosts Annual Harvest Carnival

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.
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Magnolia School District’s Dual Immersion Program Continues to Expand

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.
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MEEF Fit and Fun 5K Run is Coming Up

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.

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Juliette Low Receives State of the Art Piano Lab

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.
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Magnolia School District is Honored by Congressman Lou Correa

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.
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Magnolia’s Supper Program Going Strong

Magnolia School District continues a strong partnership with the Anaheim YMCA and the Anaheim Achieves after-school program. As part of this partnership, the District has been offering a no-cost supper program to the students for the last 4 years. Hot, nutritious meals are prepared in each of the school’s kitchens and serve an average of 600 nightly meals to the Anaheim Achieves participants. The student favorites are Beef and Cheese Lasagna and Cheese Pizza.
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