Students, parents raise concern over dress code policy at Magnolia ISD
At Magnolia ISD, all students have the right to choose whether to wear a mask, but some students don’t have the right to choose how long their hair is. That’s according to a district policy, that many parents and students are now speaking out against.
Magnolia ISD will lift mask mandate on April 1
HOUSTON – Three Houston area school boards – in Friendswood, Magnolia and Tarkington – planned to vote Monday night on whether or not to remove their mask mandates. New state guidelines require all students, teachers, staff and visitors to wear masks on school property, unless school boards vote otherwise. In Magnolia, the board of trustees voted to remove the mask mandate, effective April 1. AdIn Tarkington ISD, a decision has not been made as of Monday evening. We will update this story as the school boards cast their votes.
Cyberattack: Houston-area school district investigates troubling messages sent during technology breach
HOUSTON – Magnolia ISD is responding to a technology breach that occurred Sunday afternoon, school officials confirmed. The district said the breach of unauthorized messages included social media, text messages, emails and phone calls. Many of the alleged messages, some of which were racist and directly threatened students at Magnolia High School, were shared widely on social media. The district said the Montgomery County Constable’s Office is aware of the threat and responded immediately. Sunday evening, the cyberattack continued with a message sent to some students and parents which threatened the safety of our district, specifically, Magnolia High School.
LIST: Houston-area districts cancel, delay classes on Monday due to weather
Due to inclement weather, Houston-area school districts canceled or delayed classes on Monday, Jan. 11. Here is the full list of school districts that have announced changes:Anderson-Shiro CISDAnderson-Shiro CISD will close on Monday. Huntsville ISDHuntsville ISD will cancel all classes on Monday. New Waverly ISDNew Waverly ISD will cancel classes for Monday. Willis ISDWillis ISD will cancel classes for Monday.