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    The charge of the Cultural Proficiency Committee is to identify cultural proficiency standards, measures MSD can test/evaluate against these standards and then develop plans to improve our cultural proficiency where there are gaps. For the 2018-19 school year, meetings will be held at 3:30 PM at Los Perales School. Meeting dates: Sept. 24, Nov. 26, Jan. 28, Mar. 25 and May 20.  Meetings are open to the public.

     

    November 26, 2018 Agenda

    Posted 9/17/18
    Tech Parent Meeting
    Fifth Graders presentation on

    Council Members congratulate 2019 Teacher of the Year, Jennifer Strohmeyer.

    January
    Board with retiree Camille Santi

    The Los Perales School Blue Crew recycling team described how they recycle lunch waste materials each day. The Blue Crew is comprised of forty-one students who volunteer during recess to improve the environment. Each member takes turns sorting materials into designated recycling bins. The Blue Crew encourages students not to use one-time products like plastic bags and plastic utensils. The Blue Crew sells bamboo sporks to raise money for environmentally friendly materials, such as a freestanding waste bins and a water filtration system.

    Principal - Stephanie Richards;  Teacher - Millie Tang

    February
    JM teacher Karlene Steelman honored as Moraga Teacher of the Year at Dinner Gala

     JM Debate Team representatives, comprised of 7th and 8thgraders, spoke about the elements of a debate and the process of preparing and participating in a debate tournament. Students shared how debate helps develop research skills, speak in public, gain more confidence in themselves and develop friendships with other students.

    March
    March Presentation

    Rheem 4th Grade Teacher, Serina Culleton introduced fourth graders who talked about the reader's workshop program. The students described how they are reading various books by the same author and then doing an in-depth study on the author's life, the author's style, the message of the book and the evidence of the message. The goal of this unit is to appreciate new authors and their style of writing.

    Resources

    LOCAL CONTROL ACCOUNTABILITY PLAN

    Governing Board and CCCOE Approved 

    2017-2020 LCAP 

    The MSD Coordinating Council, which oversees the monitoring and annual development of the LCAP, meets at 3:30 PM at the JM Library on  9/20/18, 11/7/18, 2/27/19 and 3/27/19. Students, staff, parents and community members are welcome to attend Coordinating Council meetings and are also welcome to speak to the LCAP at any regular Board meeting. Annual LCAP updates will be presented to all site PTAs and School Site Councils in the fall.  LCAP feedback and comments may be emailed to lcapfeedback@moraga.k12.ca.us.  A draft LCAP will be presented to the MSD Governing Board on June 4, 2019, and a public hearing will be held.  The Board will take action to approve the LCAP on June 11, 2019.

    Current Board Meeting Agenda

    March 26, 2019 Agenda

    School Calendars

    School Year 2018-2019

    Board Adopted:   
    Dec. 12, 2017
     

     

    School Year 2019-2020

    Board Adopted:
    Mar. 12,2019

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    About US

    The Moraga School District is located in Moraga, California, beyond the Oakland hills and east of San Francisco.  Our students consistently score advanced and proficient on California standardized tests while excelling in art, music, technology, physical education and a variety of intermediate school electives.  The Moraga School District values the involvement of Moraga parents and families, our PTAs, the Moraga Education Foundation, and local businesses.  Together we deliver to our TK-8th grade students a first class education addressing the academic, social and emotional needs of our students to succeed in a diverse global world.

    Nondiscrimination Policy: MSD prohibits unlawful discrimination against any protected group as identified under Education Code 200 and 220 and Government Code 11135, and Title IX, including actual or perceived sex, sexual orientation, gender, ethnic group identification, race, ancestry, national origin, religion, color, mental or physical disability, age, or on the basis of a person’s association with a person or group with one or more of these actual or perceived characteristics in any District program or activity that received or benefits from state financial assistance, including athletic programs. Complaint information is available at the MSD District Office, 1540 School Street, CA, 94556.  For further information, call 925-376-5943