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TXU Energy Presents Magnolia ISD with Energy Rebate

TXU Energy Presents Magnolia ISD with Energy Rebate

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 West Seniors Compete in SkillsUSA National Championship

Magnolia West Seniors Compete in SkillsUSA National Championship

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.

Magnolia ISD Teacher Wins State Teaching Excellence Award

Magnolia ISD Teacher Wins State Teaching Excellence Award

Bear Branch 6th Grade school teacher Deana Lemen won the Texas Regional Collaborative (TRC) Shell Teaching Excellence Award for Mathematics at the 21st Annual Meeting held June 16-18 in Austin. This award is given to a teacher who has demonstrated excellent leadership and student support.

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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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