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Esther L. Walter was built in 1959 and was named after a teacher, Esther L. Walter, who taught in the Magnolia School District for more than 25 years. The school was the ninth and final school built in the Magnolia School District. Walter is a Gold Ribbon School where our goal is to provide a safe and positive learning environment for all students. To fulfill our goal, the Walter staff provides rigorous Common Core standard-based instruction with integrated technology in order for our students to become 21st century learners. Walter is extremely fortunate to have the support of the community and parents and parents are involved in their student’s education. The district adopted Positive Behavior Intervention and Supports (PBIS) is evident when walking through the campus. Students strive to achieve exemplary behavior and are recognized daily, both in classrooms and school-wide, for exhibiting the qualities of SOAR. (Safe, Open arms, Academic, Respectful). Students at Walter are empowered in their learning through the academic supports and special programs provided by the Walter School Staff and outside agencies. Esther L. Walter is an excellent Gold Ribbon school which is recognized for the hard work and dedication of its staff, students, families and community. We look forward to partnering with you in your child’s education.

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Magnolia Students enjoying the Baseball Game

Magnolia Students Attend Baseball Game

On Wednesday, May 1, the OC GRIP Program partnered with the Los Angeles Angels of Anaheim to take 75 students from Pyles, Salk and Walter Schools, “out to the ballgame.” Fourth, fifth, and sixth-grade students from these three schools were challenged to meet goals related to the three Big As: Attitude, Academics, and Attendance. Congratulations to all of the successful students! Let’s go, Angels!!!
Students Riding Bikes in Coned Course

Bike Rodeo is a Huge Success

The Anaheim Police Department hosted a Bike Rodeo during Open House to discuss the importance of bike safety and share the laws that affect anyone who rides a bike or scooter. They helped Walter students with properly fitting helmets and provided helmets to students who did not own one as well
Dental Clinic Dentits Team

25th Annual Dental Clinic and Community Health Fair

Saturday, February 23, 2019 marked the 25th anniversary of the Magnolia School District Dental Clinic and Community Health Fair. Dr. Jonas Salk Elementary School MPR was transformed into a Dentist’s office and the courtyard was turned into a community health fair. Students and their families from all across the district were invited to attend.
2019 Magnolia School District Spelling Bee Participants

Students Participate in Annual Spelling Bee

The 2019 Magnolia School District Spelling Bee was a memorable one! The rain may have delayed the Bee, but it certainly did not stop it. The two top spellers from each of our 9 schools participated in the very intense competition. Students successfully spelled words such as extravaganza, gregarious, capricious and cauliflower.
Students using Chromebooks for i-Ready

Students Attend Saturday School Session

On Saturday, December 8, almost 350 fourth through sixth grade students attended a four hour Saturday School session. Offered for the first time in Magnolia School District, this four hour session was designed to provide students with fun, engaging learning activities while making up some lost learning time from being absent.
MEEF Fit and Fun 5K Run

MEEF Fit and Fun 5K Run is Coming Up

This Saturday, October 6, 2018, is our 3rd Annual MEEF Fit and Fun 5K Run. There is time to sign up for this great event that benefits all our students and teachers. For tickets and more information please click on the "Read Full Story" green button below.