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THE MONARCH

April 30, 2020
Monarchs Learning in the Home Stretch!
It is difficult to believe, but May is upon us! While this upcoming month will certainly look a little different than a typical May, here at Magnolia School we are looking forward to several creative, fun activities that will round out our inaugural academic year. We hope you can "join" us in celebrating our Monarchs and their accomplishments, raising some much needed funds for a local charity, and supporting the businesses of several friends of our community. 
For current Magnolia families: if you have stories or pictures of how you are learning and growing as a family during this time, please send them to communications@magnoliaschool.org. We'd love to share the beautiful things our girls are creating during this unique time! 
Run "with" us Next Weekend:
Virtual 5k Benefitting Meals on Wheels
Join the Magnolia Run Club for a Virtual 5k to benefit Meals on Wheels next weekend, May 9th or 10th.  All families and friends of Magnolia are invited to participate!

A Virtual 5k is a 3.1 mile race that can be run (or walked) from any location you choose. You can run, jog or walk in your neighborhood, on a trail or on a treadmill if you’d like to stay inside! This is a family friendly event; all ages can participate. 

Registration fee: $10 – All proceeds raised will be donated to Houston’s Meals on Wheels.

Once you’ve completed the race, take a picture with our Finisher’s sign (found on our website) and email it to: communications@magnoliaschool.org

If you have any questions, please contact Amanda Leger at amanda.leger@magnoliaschool.org

​Please keep in mind social distancing while running.
 

https://www.magnoliaschool.org/virtual-5k 

To register: https://magnolia.wufoo.com/forms/r9y0lpu0wunohk/ 

Several members of our Run Club following their first race earlier this year
Support a Magnolia School Family Business
 
In light of these trying economic times, we'd like to take the opportunity to share a few of the businesses owned & operated by members of our Magnolia School community. If you have a need that could be met by one of these business, please consider utilizing their services! If you have a business you'd like to share with our community, please email the information to communications@magnoliaschool.org
BCN and MAD are Spanish inspired local restaurants owned by gracious friends of Magnolia School. Order a delicious meal and tell them you heard about them from Magnolia! They would love to meet you and serve you and your family.
Our First Future Magnolia Monarch

3rd grader Therese has the distinct honor of being the big sister of Magnolia School's First Future Monarch! Her little sister Cecilia was born earlier this year and made a visit to campus prior to Spring Break. Therese and her family are proud members of the House of Thyme, and accessorized Cecilia's outfit appropriately with a purple bow to show their House spirit!

Congratulations to Therese and her whole family! 
A Heartfelt "Thank You!" to The Urban Foresters

During this time away from campus, we became aware of the unfortunate fact that several of our trees had died and, in the interest of safety, needed to be removed. The arborists at The Urban Foresters generously donated their time, expertise, and professional services to Magnolia School to handle this project for us. We are so grateful for their generosity and impressed by their professionalism and skill. Please consider contacting them and utilizing their services if you are in need of tree maintenance at your home or business. 


 

The Urban Foresters

www.Houston-Treeservice.com

855-255-5212

News from the Admissions Office
Magnolia School welcomes 20 new Monarchs to our community in our first round of acceptances for the 2020-2021 school year!  While our building is temporarily closed and our students are busy learning remotely, the Admissions office continues to be open.  We are always excited to welcome potential students and their parents who are interested in learning more about the beautiful impact of a Magnolia School education!  Please contact Claire Pelletier at (713) 557-3536 or claire.pelletier@magnoliaschool.org to learn about our updated application process during this time.  We look forward to meeting you!
 
Rolling Admissions
 
Our priority review deadline has passed; however, Magnolia will continue to accept applications and the Admissions Committee will render decisions based on availability in the desired grade of entry. 
 
Wait Pool
 
Applicants for grades that are at capacity will be placed in a wait pool once they have completed the admissions process. Wait pools allow us to offer admission to a prospective student should a vacancy occur in the desired grade of entry.
Key Dates for 2020-2021 Academic Year
August 31 Welcome Night for Parents
September  2 First Day of School
November 23 - 27 Thanksgiving Break
December 21 - January 4 Christmas Break
March 15 - 19 Spring Break
April 1 Grandparents Day
April 2 - 9 Easter Break
May 27 Last Day of School
May 29 8th Grade Graduation
 
Art Niche
 

May flowers
Martiros Sarian, 1947
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