News & Announcements

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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Farmer’s Market Comes to Disney School

Disney School recently applied and received a grant from the Second Harvest Foodbank to host a free Farmer's Market each month on our campus. Ms. Mirna Colocho, the school's parent involvement Liaison, was instrumental in obtaining this grant to provide this service to the community members that live around Disney School. In addition, she recruited and trained volunteers to help make the program successful.

7th Annual Chess Tournament is Bigger than Ever

On Saturday, May 19th, 2018 Success Through Chess hosted the 7th annual Magnolia School District chess tournament at Baden-Powell School. The day was filled with concentration, focus, tears, cheers, as students played individually for the first part of the day, then team chess or “bughouse” with their classmates against other District students!

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.

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.

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.
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