News & Announcements

Magnolia Educators Receive Awards for Services to Language Learners

On Thursday, May 10 Stacey Kraack and Mirna Colocho were recognized at the 6th Annual Language Learner Celebration, recognizing individuals from districts across Orange County who have improved opportunities and outcomes for English learner students. The event took place at the Marconi Automotive Museum in Tustin.

Students, Parents, and Staff enjoy live performances and great food during the fifth annual Magnolia Education Enrichment Foundation (MEEF).

For the last five years, the month of May has signaled the time for the annual MEEF Food and Fun Festival. This year was the biggest festival to date! Gourmet food trucks had a fantastic food variety for sale, from Flying Hawaiian Sliders to Korean BBQ Beef Bowls.

Live performances included musical selections by members of the Advanced Magnolia School District Band, Patriotic songs by 2nd Graders from across the district, Juliette Low School of the Arts student’s reenacted parts of their yearly musical, Disney School Polynesian Dancers showed their skill, and Hula and Flamenco Dancers provided a splendid finale to the student performances.

Wyland Mobile Lab Comes to Disney School

On April 24th Walt Disney School had the opportunity to participate in the Wyland Foundation Clean Water Mobile Center, a 1,000 sq. ft. Learning exhibition on wheels. The mobile center features a 40-person movie theater, computer model simulations, a running river, and models the effects of rain falling over a city landscape.

Lord Baden-Powell Students Promote Kindness

The students from the Magnolia School District students truly believe in helping others. For the students at Lord Baden-Powell School, this meant helping a student in a wheelchair have access to the Outdoor Science School.

Arts Thrive in Magnolia

Magnolia School District is extremely proud of all the Arts opportunities provided to all our students.

Robert M. Pyles STEM Academy Thanks City Council

At the City Council meeting held on Tuesday, March 13, 2018, Dr. Frank Donavan, Superintendent of Magnolia Elementary School District, and Mrs. Dawn Breese, Principal of Robert M. Pyles STEM Academy, presented the City of Stanton with a certificate of appreciation for the traffic signal light being built on Dale Avenue and Chanticleer Road.

Walter Student's Design Comes to Life

Friday, February 23rd, 2018 was a memorable day for Walter School’s 6th-grade student Jazmine Alvarado. Jazmine is this year’s winner of the “Design a Ford” contest. The contest is a partnership between OC GRIP and Ford Motor Company where students get to design the color scheme for the OC Grip Vehicle. Jazmine’s design was picked among over 140 entries across 14 Orange County Schools.

Magnolia School District Generates Sustainable Energy for Student Success

In January 2017, Magnolia Superintendent Dr. Frank Donavan and the Board of Trustees recommended moving the District in a renewable energy, greener direction. The District partnered with ENGIE, formerly known as OpTerra Energy Services. As a result of this partnership, a comprehensive energy plan was developed that will generate $14.1 million dollars in net savings for the District over the next 30 years.

Magnolia Students Participate in Annual Spelling Bee

Eighteen outstanding scholars from all nine District schools participated in the annual Magnolia School District Spelling Bee took place on Wednesday, January 31. The two top spellers from each school participated in this exciting competition at the Juliette Low School of the Arts, coordinated by Principal Dr. Debra Von Sprecken.
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