Superintendent Student Leadership Cohort 

Bear Branch Intermediate student selected for American Ninja Warrior Junior

November Students of the Month sponsored by Davam Urgent Care -- Smith Elementary and Magnolia West High School

District introduces food trailer for Culinary Arts Program

Student Leadership students learning about non-profit leadership with Montgomery County Food Bank

2018-2019 Calendar

The Magnolia ISD Board of Trustees approved the 2018 – 19 calendar during the regular board meeting on February 12, 2018 with a revision approved on July 23.

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Stay Connected with Mobile App

Magnolia ISD is offering a form of communication to parents, community members, students, and staff, the Magnolia ISD Mobile App.

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News and Announcements

TEAM UP: Parent Engagement Nights

Team Up

Magnolia ISD is starting a series of parent and community nights called TEAM Up (Together Educating All Magnolia ISD). An important part of these family nights is providing parents/guardians with information that will enable our parents to help their child succeed in school and to learn about current trends.

First District in the U.S. to Complete Transportation Training with Homeland Security

Transportation Training

Magnolia, Texas (October 22, 2018) - Earlier this year, Magnolia ISD was selected to pilot a safety and security training specifically designed for school transportation departments. The U.S. Department of Homeland Security recognized the need for training components necessary for districts to add another level of security checks for their drivers. On October 22, the transportation department had a follow-up training with Homeland Security.

MISD Implements New Safety Training for All Staff

Safety Training for All Staff

Magnolia, Texas (October 11, 2018) - Magnolia ISD recently completed an extensive, interactive safety training across the district with ARC -- Aware (of your surroundings), Ready (to act in a threatening situation), and Capable (of doing what needs to be done to survive). The training started in August with our constables and secondary campuses and recently wrapped up at the end of September with the elementary campuses and the administration office.

Trustee Participates in TASB Leadership Program

Kelly McDonald

(Austin) – Kelly McDonald, trustee from Magnolia ISD joined 34 other school board
members from across Texas September 27-29 at the kickoff session of the Leadership TASB class of 2019. Selected by the Texas Association of School Boards (TASB), the group is participating in a yearlong education leadership study program. These trustees represent school districts of all sizes, with student populations of 114 to 215,408, and reflect a similar range of property wealth.

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Superintendent's Message

Dr. Todd Stephens has been with Magnolia Independent School District since 1999 and was named Superintendent in 2009. Prior to being named Superintendent, he served as the Assistant Superintendent of Magnolia ISD with responsibilities for the supervision of the District's Curriculum and Instruction Department as well as Leadership Development within the District. Dr. Stephens has 20 years of administrative experience in education, serving 15 of those years in Magnolia.

Dr. Stephens grew up in Temple, Texas, and was a product of the Temple Independent School District. Upon graduation from Temple High School, he attended Abilene Christian University where he earned a BS in Education.

He continued his education and earned a Master of Education Degree from Tarleton State University (TSU) in 1997. While at TSU, he served as a member of the initial cohort group of the New Century Educational Leadership Program (NCELP) at Tarleton State University.

In 2007, he received a Doctorate in Educational Leadership from Prairie View A&M University. During his post-graduate studies at Prairie View, he was a member of the first doctoral cohort in educational leadership at Prairie View A&M University.

Dr. Stephens and his wife, Becky, live in Magnolia and have been married since 1981. They attend Conroe Church of Christ. Becky is a kindergarten teacher at Bear Branch Elementary School. They have two children, Sam (graduate of Sam Houston State University) and Holly (graduate of Texas Tech University).

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