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1540 School Street

Moraga, CA 94556

(925) 376-5943

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9/9/14 & 10/14/14 Proposed MSD Board Policy, Administrative Regulation and Board Bylaws #0000-9400

Board Policies and Administrative Regulations

First Reading - September 9, 2014

Second Reading and Approval - October 14, 2014     

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Board Bylaws

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Teacher of the Year

Teacher of the Year

Ann Ralph

Ann Ralph is Moraga “Teacher of the Year”

Ms. Ann Ralph, 3rd grade teacher at Rheem, has been chosen to represent the Moraga School District as Teacher of the Year.
Currently in her 18th year of ...more

School Gardens

The Moraga School District is proud to share the successes of our school gardens.   Both Rheem Elementary and Joaquin Moraga Intermediate have established school gardens.  These gardens have been planned and managed using site based resources -- both students, parents and MSD teachers and staff work throughout the year planting, watering, tending, and cultivating the plants in the gardens.  The gardens also are used extensively for instructional lessons in many subject areas. Members of our School Community are welcome to visit our gardens and more importantly to volunteer in helping sustain and grow these precious resources. 

Rheem Garden

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News

MSD Parent Ed Night - Writer's Workshop and Common Core Standards
The Moraga School District presents a TK-8th grade Writer's Project Workshop, founded and directed by Lucy Calkins, and supported by MEF.  Parents are invited to come familiarize themselves with the Writing Project on Thurs., Oct 2, 2014 ... Continue
Posted by: Camille Santi
Published: 9/22/14

MSD Governing Board Highlights for 9/9/14

   A public hearing was conducted per MSD Resolution 15-13, Sufficiency or Insufficiency of Instructional Materials.  The Board approved Resolution 15-13.



   A public hearing was held regarding the collective bargaining agreement b... Continue
Posted by: Bruce Burns
Published: 9/17/14

Student Attendance Counts! What are Chronic Absences?
Our goal this year is to ensure that every student attends school regularly.

 

Showing up for school has a huge impact on a student's academic success starting in kindergarten and continuing through high school. Even as children gro... Continue
Posted by: Bruce Burns
Published: 9/17/14

Top 10 Things Parents Should Know About the CCSS

News Advisory

The Moraga School District has launched a first-of-its-kind program to partner with neighboring districts and hire a child safety awareness coordinator to teach students throughout the Lamorinda region about child abuse, bullying and sexual harassment.

The program links the Moraga, Lafayette and Orinda school districts with the Child Abuse Prevention Council of Contra Costa County in creating the position. Under the plan, a coordinator employed by the CAPC will develop and teach a safety program to first, third, fifth and seventh graders in Lamorinda’s three school districts.  The coordinator also will meet with parents to educate them about the program.

“This is the first time all three districts have come together at this high level to work on a common goal,” said Moraga Unified School District Superintendent Bruce Burns.  “This issue is so critical to each of our districts, and so important to all of us as educators, that it seemed natural to unite our efforts.”

The program grew out of discussions within the Moraga district’s Student Safety Committee.  As an initial committee discussed possible programs, members were joined by Susan Pak, a Lafayette district parent and board member of the Child Abuse Prevention Council of San Francisco.

The growing committee ultimately decided a new program was needed, tailored to the needs of the three communities.  The committee began developing one in conjunction with local CAPC Executive Director Carol Carillo.  Superintendents from the Orinda and Lafayette districts joined the effort and agreed to work on a region-wide approach.

A key aspect of the program involves having the coordinator be independent of the three districts, working instead for the CAPC.  This, Burns said, provides an additional level of security and protection for students or others who may want to discuss sensitive issues.

“Nothing is more important to us than the safety of our children,” Burns said.  “This program is an important step for all three districts as we continue working to ensure our children receive an excellent education in a safe environment.”

Contra Costa Times Reports on MSD Child Safety Awareness Coordinator - Click HERE

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Moraga School District to Implement Common Core State Standards


The Moraga School District will begin implementing the California Common Core State Standards (CCCSS).  This implemetation will take place during the next  2-3 years.   Our school community, teachers and staff will be working during the next few years to anaylyze the CCCSS and how these new standards will affect instruction at grades K-8.  For more information about these changes please visit the Common Core Standards web page for more information related to the district implementation plan.

Click here to view the 2014-2017 Moraga School District Technology Plan

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About Our School District

We are a public school district of four schools located in Moraga, California.  Moraga is in Contra Costa County, beyond the Oakland hills, east of San Francisco.  Our students consistently score advanced and proficient on the California standardized STAR test, and  continue to master their grade level subject area content standards.  Our teachers, staff and administrators are committed to delivering the best instructional program that challenges and supports all learners.  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 students a first class education addressing the academic, social and emotional needs of our students to succeed in a diverse global world.