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MHS Students in Grades 10-12 to Transition to Virtual Learning For Remainder of the Week
Beginning Wednesday, September 23, through Friday, September 25, Magnolia High School students in grades 10-12 only will switch to virtual instruction. Students should follow the Digital Learning Guide that has been emailed to them. The guide is also available on the school website.
This is a measure of extreme caution in response to three positive Covid-19 cases. Several students have also been quarantined due to close contact to positive cases or for exhibiting symptoms. During this closure, all classrooms will be disinfected in preparation for students to return to school on Monday, Sept. 28.
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MAGNOLIA HIGH SCHOOL HOMCOMING GAME CANCELED
Due to COVID-19, the homecoming game between the Magnolia Panthers and the Arkansas High Razorbacks on September 25 has been canceled. The game has been ruled a “no contest.” All homecoming activities will be rescheduled at a date to be determined.
The status of the game between the Panthers and Hot Springs Lakeside on October 2 will also be determined at a later date.view image
MAGNOLIA SCHOOL DISTRICT RECEIVES LITERACY GRANT
The Magnolia School District was recently informed by the Division of Elementary and Secondary Education (DESE) that East Side and Central Elementary Schools, and Magnolia Middle and High Schools were awarded the Comprehensive Literacy State Development (CLSD) grant from the US Department of Education. The total amount of the grant is $290,000, which will be divided over a two-year period.
The purpose of the CLSD is to award sub-grants that advance literacy skills and development. These skills include pre-literacy skills, reading, and writing for all children from birth through grade 12. The grant promotes the following objectives: to sharpen the focus and strengthen instruction, to create community collaboration, and to build a culture of reading.
MAGNOLIA SCHOOL DISTRICT RECEIVES FRESH FRUIT AND VEGETABLE PROGRAM GRANT
The Magnolia School District was recently informed by the Arkansas Department of Education Child Nutrition Unit that East Side and Central Elementary Schools received the United States Department of Agriculture Fresh Fruit and Vegetable Program grant for the 2020-2021 school year. East Side received $40,250.00 and Central received $33,250.00. The Fresh Fruit and Vegetable Program (FFVP) is a federally assisted program providing free fresh fruits and vegetables to children at eligible elementary schools during the school day. The goal of the FFVP is to introduce children to fresh fruits and vegetables, to include new and different varieties, and to increase overall acceptance and consumption of fresh, unprocessed produce among children. The FFVP also encourages healthier school environments by promoting nutrition education.
The fresh fruits and vegetables are served to students twice per week in addition to daily breakfast and lunch.
Magnolia School District
Magnolia Public School District requests that students commit to either the virtual or on-campus option by Friday, September 25, 2020, to allow schools to finalize rosters. After that date, students will only be allowed to make changes at the end of a grading period.
Virtual students that wish to return to on-campus learning should notify the school counselor by September 25th. Students should not return to school without speaking with a counselor first.
End of 1st Quarter- October 16th
End of 2nd Quarter- December 18th
End of 3rd Quarter- March 12th
School Contact Information:
Kindergarten Center- 234-3511 (Judy Barham)
East Side Elementary- 234-5611 (Anissa Franks)
Central Elementary- 234-4911 (Kerri Ochs or Karnesia George)
Magnolia Middle School- 234-2206 (Kelly Ribble or Brandi Lewis)
Freshman Academy- 901-2595 (Tracy Card)
Magnolia High School- 234-2610 (Mary Heinze or Jill Callicott)