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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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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.
MEEF Fit and Fun 5K Run

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. For tickets and more information please click on the "Read Full Story" green button below.
Students Playing Chess

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 Seniors Greeted by Salk Students

Graduating Seniors Visit Magnolia School District

Magnolia School District students were really excited to welcome graduating seniors from Magnolia High School to a “Senior “Walk” at their schools on Monday, May 21. The seniors donned their caps and gowns for a brief “parade” through Maxwell, Salk, and Walter Schools, along with the accompaniment of the skilled musicians in the Magnolia High School drumline.