Per Gov. Hutchinson, all schools will remain closed to on-site instruction for the remainder of this school year. We will continue instructional delivery through AMI. Please watch for announcements regarding the delivery of AMI through the end of the year for each campus. We realize this generates a lot of questions; please be patient as we work our way through all of the uncertainties. Arkansas Activities Association will soon release information regarding all extracurricular activities. John Ward
Parents and Students in Pre-K-Grade 8: Don’t forget the extra educational resources and activities on Arkansas PBS. Week 2 of Arkansas AMI activities and resources can be found at: https://www.myarkansaspbs.org/ArkansasAMI And https://www.dese.ade.arkansas.gov/divisions/learning-services/alternative-methods-of-instruction
Magnolia Schools will continue to provide meals for children ages 0-18 years at the following designated stops Monday – Friday from 11:00am – 1:00pm: Central Elementary Columbia County Annex Old Calhoun School Old Village School Old McNeil School Waldo Fire Department
We miss our students! We wanted to send you all a few words to show we care. A special thank you goes out to Mr. Tiegs from the PantherTV Production class for putting this together! https://youtu.be/EJRlwZXRJyY
Magnolia Schools Superintendent Mr. John Ward gives an update on COVID-19 and our District. Click the link below to view the update video: https://youtu.be/moEmPtyDNis
MAGNOLIA SCHOOL DISTRICT WILL CONTINUE AMI PACKET DISTRIBUTION The Magnolia School District will continue to provide Alternative Methods of Instruction (AMI) packets to the students of the District. These packets will include assignments and activities for the days missed from March 30- April 17 as directed by Governor Hutchison. The packets will include assignments for AMI days 6-20. AMI assignments for students in grades K-12 will be mailed to students for these days. AMI packets for Walker Pre-Kindergarten Center students will continue to be delivered at designated lunch pick-up locations. AMI assignments are also available online on the District website at magnoliaschools.net. The website provides links for each campus website and each campus has teacher pages that provide resources to assist students. As other resources become available, they will be posted on the website and social media.
Gov. Hutchinson announced today that schools will remain closed until April 17, 2020. Next week is scheduled Spring Break. We will be working hard the next few days to make decisions on how to best deliver effective instruction throughout the mandated closure. All school events are postponed until further notice. Thank you for your continued patience during this time.
All campus offices will be closed for the remainder of this week. The District Administration Building will remain open from 8-12. State final tickets can be refunded at the District Administration Building. Meals will remain at scheduled times and locations.
ACT RESCHEDULES TESTING DATES The safety of students and test center staff is ACT’s top priority. ACT has rescheduled its April 4 national test date to June 13 across the U.S. in response to concerns about the spread of the coronavirus (COVID-19). All students registered for the April 4 test date will receive an email from ACT in the next few days informing them of the postponement and instructions for free rescheduling to June 13 or a future national test date.
Some clarification on AMI Information for this week: AMI assignments are made available online at www.magnoliaschools.net under the News section. Links to each campus are provided. AMI assignment packets may also be picked up on the individual campuses from 1:00-3:00 today. For anyone who is unable to access the online assignments or pick them up on the campuses, the AMI assignment packets will be available at the following lunch pick-up locations Tuesday-Friday, March 17-20: o Central Elementary Cafeteria Drive Through- 11:00-1:00 o West Side Park-12:00-12:30 o South Side Park-12:00-12:30 o McNeil Old School-12:00-12:30 o Waldo Old Fire Station-12:00-12:30 o Village Old School-12:00-12:30
For parents and students needing information about the SAU Regional Science Fair, please see link below: https://web.saumag.edu/science/stem/science-fair/
The adult 4A State Championship pre-sale tickets in the HS Annex are sold out. Student tickets are still available. To order adult tickets online, visit the link below: https://gofan.co/app/events/83640 (Panthers are Session 4)
The Magnolia School District will close all campuses and office buildings on Friday, March 13, 2020 in order that faculty, staff, and students may attend the State 4A Basketball Tournament in Hot Springs. The Magnolia High School Panthers will be defending their state championship title when they take on the Mills University Studies Comets at the Hot Springs Convention Center. Game time is set for 7:45 pm. A make-up day will be determined and announced on a later date.
Panther fans, fill your car up and head to Farmington!! The Panthers are in the semi!! 69-55 win over Blytheville
It’s just another GREAT DAY to be a PANTHER! Lady Panther Swim - STATE CHAMPION Panther Swim - State Runner-up Panther Basketball - Regional Champions! 3-0
The MHS Television Production class will be live streaming the full girls and boys basketball games tonight from the MHS Facebook Fanpage located at http://www.facebook.com/MHSMagnoliaAR on Facebook! It’s also Senior Night! Girls tip at 6:00 Guys tip at 7:30
Everyone's talking about the new Magnolia Schools Mobile App. Are you wondering what it's all about? Check out this video! It will answer any questions you may have, and then some! https://youtu.be/YJ25s03oPUs Download the free app using the links below using the link that's right for your device! Android: http://bit.ly/3aO03J4 or iPhone: https://apple.co/2tRYTeO.
BRAELYN BEASLEY SIGNS FOOTBALL SCHOLARSHIP WITH HSU Magnolia High School senior, Braelyn Beasley, recently signed a letter-of-intent to play football for the Henderson State University Reddies next fall. Beasley was a two-way starter for the Panthers during 2019 season. As a quarterback, Braelyn threw for 533 yards with seven touchdown passes. He also had 800 yards rushing with eight touchdowns and two 2-point conversions. As a defensive back, Beasley led the conference with six interceptions. He also had fourteen pass deflections and thirty-eight tackles with three tackles for loss. Braelyn was the quarterback and defensive back of the year as an All-Conference player this year. He was also named to the All-State team as a defensive back. Braelyn has been selected to play in two All-Star games this summer. He will play in the Arkansas High School All-Star game and the FCA All-Star game between Arkansas and Texas All-Stars. Beasley is projected to play either defensive back or receiver for the Reddies next season.
Central Elementary Has Heart for Arkansas Children’s Hospital! Students at Central Elementary School are collaborating with the local chapter of Circle of Friends to support the Arkansas Children’s Hospital. Students are collecting specific travel size toiletry items. Once the toiletry items have been collected, the items will be donated to Arkansas Children’s Hospital to help fill individual toiletry bags. These bags will be given to families who have children staying in the hospital. Students will be collecting these items through February 28, 2020. Anyone interested in making a donation to this effort may bring items to the school office at 456 East North Street during regular school hours. The following list includes very specific items that are being accepted. All products should be new and unopened. Travel size bottles are required for individual use. • Face Wipes • Mouth Wash • Deodorant • Toothpaste/Toothbrush Combo Sets
Magnolia School District would like to thank the sponsors listed below for their $600 donation to the Magnolia Quarterback Club. The sponsors have been supplying sports banners for the high school sports teams, featuring the full teams and their seniors. This donation comes from print sales sold to parents and fans of these images of the MHS and MJHS Football teams. The sponsors involved are: Farmers Bank & Trust Gary Don Farrar Shelter Insurance Agency Mule Kick Kathy's Dance Arts Studio Physiques, Inc. Murphy's Jewelers ONLY in Magnolia Greg Payne D.D.S. and JRowe Photography, LLC Pictured are representatives from these businesses, Magnolia Quarterback Club Representative Jason Ray, High School Head Coach Mark King, Junior High head coach John Rich, and Athletic Director Dyun Long. This money will go directly to this amazing organization and the students of the MHS and MJHS football teams! Many thanks to these sponsors and most importantly all parents who purchased prints making it possible!