During the July Board meeting, TXU Energy presented Magnolia ISD with a $31,500 check for energy conservation efforts. With the assistance of TXU Energy alongside several aggressive in-house district energy conservation initiatives, the district has reduced its electricity budget by $1.4 million over the past five years.
Magnolia ISD Superintendent Dr. Todd Stephens was named Region 6 Superintendent of the Year. Dr. Stephens will represent the region and is one of 18 finalists in the Texas Association of School Boards statewide program.
Jillian Abendroth and Emily Navarro, both seniors from Magnolia West High School, participated in the SkillsUSA national championship competitions in medical math and basic healthcare. The SkillsUSA Championships, held in Louisville, Ky., took place June 24-25, 2015, as part of the SkillsUSA 51st annual National Leadership and Skills Conference (NLSC), a showcase of career and technical education students. During the week, more than 6,000 outstanding career and technical education students all state contest winners competed hands-on in 100 different trade, technical and leadership fields.