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Welcome to the Dr. Jonas E. Salk School! Named for a hero who was deemed "The Man Who Saved the Children," Dr. Jonas E. Salk is a place where everyone works collaboratively to provide a safe, happy, and invigorating learning environment. We are dedicated to academic excellence and to the development of individuals of good character. Salk's dynamic school community is committed to working as a team to ensure that our students are actively engaged in a rigorous, standards-based, cohesive core curriculum that is meaningful and pertinent to their lives. We hold high expectations for our students and are unified in the belief that all students can achieve high standards. The district-adopted Positive Behavioral Intervention & Supports (PBIS) program provides a foundation for a positive and respectful learning atmosphere. Students are recognized daily, both in classrooms and school-wide, for exhibiting the qualities of our Hawks Rules! (Have respect, Act responsibly,Work together, Keep safe and Soar to success!). At Dr. Jonas E. Salk School, students are empowered to become skillful, inquisitive, lifelong learners who will act responsibly and exert a positive influence on one another, their community, and the world.

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Magnolia California Honor Roll Schools

Six Magnolia School District Schools Were Named 2018-19 California Honor Roll

Magnolia School District is proud to announce that Dr. Albert Schweitzer, Dr. Peter Marshall, Dr. Jonas Salk, Juliette Low School of the Arts, Robert M. Pyles STEM Academy and Walt Disney schools were named as 2018-19 California Honor Roll schools by Educational Results Partnership, a data science organization which recognizes high-performing, achievement gap-closing schools across the state.
Magnolia Students enjoying the Baseball Game

Magnolia Students Attend Baseball Game

On Wednesday, May 1, the OC GRIP Program partnered with the Los Angeles Angels of Anaheim to take 75 students from Pyles, Salk and Walter Schools, “out to the ballgame.” Fourth, fifth, and sixth-grade students from these three schools were challenged to meet goals related to the three Big As: Attitude, Academics, and Attendance. Congratulations to all of the successful students! Let’s go, Angels!!!
Employees Celebrating the new breakfast Cart!

Breakfast Cart Arrives at Salk

“Fueling Greatness!” Salk School officially launched their new hot/cold breakfast cart on Thursday, March 7, 2019.
Dental Clinic Dentits Team

25th Annual Dental Clinic and Community Health Fair

Saturday, February 23, 2019 marked the 25th anniversary of the Magnolia School District Dental Clinic and Community Health Fair. Dr. Jonas Salk Elementary School MPR was transformed into a Dentist’s office and the courtyard was turned into a community health fair. Students and their families from all across the district were invited to attend.
2019 Magnolia School District Spelling Bee Participants

Students Participate in Annual Spelling Bee

The 2019 Magnolia School District Spelling Bee was a memorable one! The rain may have delayed the Bee, but it certainly did not stop it. The two top spellers from each of our 9 schools participated in the very intense competition. Students successfully spelled words such as extravaganza, gregarious, capricious and cauliflower.
Students using Chromebooks for i-Ready

Students Attend Saturday School Session

On Saturday, December 8, almost 350 fourth through sixth grade students attended a four hour Saturday School session. Offered for the first time in Magnolia School District, this four hour session was designed to provide students with fun, engaging learning activities while making up some lost learning time from being absent.