A few weeks ago, Chris Martinez, our Systems Network Technician was honored not only as the Magnolia School District Classified Employee of the Year but also as one of the nine Orange County Classified Employees of the Year. Today, we are proud to announce that Chris has been selected as one of the California Classified Employees of the Year.
Juliette Low School of the Arts fourth graders have won 1st and 3rd place in the City of Buena Park 2021 Elementary Art Show. Kyrie Valdez was awarded 1st place and Itzayana Benitez took 3rd place. The theme for this year’s show is “People and Places in my Neighborhood”. Join us in congratulating these amazing artists.
As part of a partnership with the Lang Lang International Music Foundation and in an effort to provide music education to all children during a tremendously unique school year, ten Juliette Low School of the Arts piano students in grades 3-5 have been awarded their very own keyboard and piano method books to continue at home practice.
After an extensive analysis of student data for every public school in California, it was determined that the following schools have demonstrated high levels of student achievement, improvement in achievement over time, and reduction in achievement gaps.
Seven Magnolia students had their artwork featured in the traveling art show "Arts on the Move". Arts on the Move partnered with VSA, whose mission is to provide arts, education, and cultural opportunities by, with, and for people with disabilities, making the arts accessible to people of all abilities.
Professional football player, Casey Hayward, of the Los Angeles Chargers, through his foundation Hayward's Hands, partnered with Orange County United Way and Magnolia School District to host a safe and fun early Thanksgiving celebration. Hayward, along with Magnolia School District Superintendent, Dr. Frank Donavan, and volunteers from United Way and the school served 300 ready to heat and eat Thanksgiving meals donated by meal prep delivery company, My Healthy Penguin
As you are aware, at our Board Meeting last week we discussed our School Reopening Plan and a comprehensive guide that we have developed titled "Family and Student Return to School Guide." Both of these documents are now posted on our website under the COVID-19 tab. We have also posted the weekly Coronavirus Test Positivity Rates that are published by the Orange County Health Care Agency.