Awards & Testimonials

2016 Superintendent’s Award for Excellence in Museum Education for STEAM Programs.
— Tom Torlakson
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The Muckenthaler’s 5th grade STEAM program, entitled ‘American Revolution and the Printing Press’ links 5th grade history content standards and visual art standards through project-based learning, thereby, deepening student understanding of two content areas simultaneously.
— Ingrid Bowers, Arts and Music TOSA, Magnolia School District

Certificate of Appreciation from the Orange County Department of Education in recognition of Outstanding Contributions to Education in Orange County
— OCDoE
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Students learn the historical process of print making to create handbills during the Revolution and have the opportunity to use tools, such as the printing press and ink quill, from this time period. Our students in Magnolia School District were very engaged in hands-on project based learning which encouraged students to create images and slogans indicative of the spirit of the American Revolution.”
— Ingrid Bowers, Arts and Music TOSA, Magnolia School District