Magnolia Public School curriculum provides classroom enrichment opportunities at
all grade levels for student to pursue areas of special interests. Special
education classes, gifted and talented programs and speech therapy are available
for students throughout the school system.
Ella is a comprehensive approach for learning to read and write in the primary
grades. ELLA provides all children the opportunity to become literate very
early in their school experience.
Effective Literacy extends the reading and writing learning approach to students
through the fourth grade.
This is an early intervention program for first grade students who are
experiencing difficulty in learning to read. In a one-to-one setting with
a specially trained teacher, each child is provided instruction focusing on
their strengths and encourages them to become an independent reader.
These programs offer standards-based instruction developed after years of
research on how children learn mathematics. Discovering mathematical
concepts through investigations aids student to develop flexibility and
confidence in approaching mathematics. Students become fluent in using
skills and tools to solve problems and evaluate solutions. While exploring
investigations, students discover many problems have more than one solution.
Students use a variety of manipulatives and technology in their everyday
Accelerated Reader program engages students in recreational reading. The
program allows students to select books of their choice and read at their own
pace. A computerized system tests students' comprehension of each book and
provides teachers with current information including students' reading level and
number of books read. A reward system recognizes students' achievement.
Students in grades 1-6 attend a computer lab class a minimum of once a week.
Usage of computer and skill lessons in the areas of mathematics. language an
reading are taught during the class. The lab setting provides students
opportunities to strengthen areas of academic weakness as well as occasions to
learn new skills and enrich mastered skills. Keyboarding skills and
writing are also emphasized.
Activity periods for elementary children include physical education and health, vocal music, art and library. A beginner band class is offered to sixth grade students.
The Magnolia School District does not discriminate on the
basis of race,