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Author of children’s books visits Magnolia ISD elementary school students

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New York Times bestselling author Aaron Reynolds visited Magnolia ISD elementary school students this week, encouraging them to like what they read so they like to read.

Reynolds has written numerous children’s books, including “DUDE!”, “Creepy Carrots” and “A Creepy Pair of Underwear,” a press release from Magnolia ISD said.

Reynolds’ presentations to students included how he got into reading and became a published author, the statement added.

Her presentation included discussions on her book “A Pair of Creepy Underwear,” with students creating their own pairs of lime-green paper “spooky underwear” in preparation for her visit, the statement said.

Reynolds is now working on his next series of chapters about three apprentices who become heroes of a realm after impersonating their mentors, the statement said.

-Contributed by Magnolia ISD

Magnolia Parkway Elementary receives National Beacon School award

Magnolia Parkway Elementary School has been recognized by Imagine Nation with a National Beacon School Award, given to schools that exemplify the spirit of the Imagine Learning partnership.

“These awards recognize schools and students who have demonstrated exemplary use of Imagine Learning programs and are a true testament to the hard work and dedication of students and educators across the country,” said Jeremy Cowdrey, Managing Director of Imagine Learning.

Schools and students are nominated for the award by representatives of Imagine Learning, a press release from Magnolia ISD said. Magnolia Parkway students using the computer learning program made significant progress and achieved high usage.

The campus will get a banner to display for the achievement, the statement added.

“It is an honor to be named a flagship school by Imagine Learning,” said Megan Baker, principal of Magnolia Parkway. “I am proud of our students and staff for the success we have seen using this program.”

Imagine Learning is a technology company that offers a digital curriculum for students in Kindergarten to Grade 8, with a suite of lessons in reading, literacy, math, and assessment solutions.

-Contributed by Magnolia ISD

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