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Marion Mix Ribbon Cutting Celebration

Students, staff, families of Marion Mix Elementary School, EGUSD administrators, local elected officials and community members celebrated the official opening of Marion Mix Elementary School on Thursday, August 13, 2015.

Photo: Marion Mix Elementary School

Photo: Marion Mix Elementary School - Source: Excel Photographers

Marion Mix is the Elk Grove Unified School District’s 40th elementary school and the first new school built by EGUSD since Cosumnes Oaks High School and Elizabeth Pinkerton Middle School were opened in August 2008.

Photo: Marion Mix Elementary School

Photo: Marion Mix Elementary School

EGUSD’s newest elementary school is named for Marion Mix, a 1922 graduate of the University of California, Berkeley. The decision to name the school after Mix was made by the District’s community school naming committee. Mix was hired to teach science at Elk Grove Union High School in 1924, becoming the first woman to teach science in Elk Grove. Her long career extended into the 1950’s as a teacher and substitute. She was also an active member of the Elk Grove community.

Marion Mix Elementary School is a multi-story school which supports the full program for a K-6 elementary school on a site that, at 8 acres, is only 80 percent of the size of a typical elementary school site. Classrooms, library, school office space and other support and instructional areas are housed in a two-story building, reducing the building footprint for these facilities. Kindergarten and multipurpose facilities are housed in two separate structures. The project includes a total of approximately 75,000 square feet of building area.

Photo: Marion Mix family poses beneath the Marion Smith Mix mural located in the school's front lobby.

Photo: Marion Mix family poses beneath the Marion Smith Mix mural located in the school's front lobby.

Photo: Girl Scouts lead the flag salute.

Photo: Girl Scouts lead the flag salute.

Photo: New Marion mix family excited about the first day back to school.

Photo: New Marion mix family excited about the first day back to school.

Photo: Students, parents and staff anxiously await the ribbon cutting.

Photo: Students, parents and staff anxiously await the ribbon cutting.

Photo: Students listen attentively to Mr. Oscar Mix.

Photo: Students listen attentively to Mr. Oscar Mix.

Photo: Getting ready to cut the ribbon are members of the Marion Mix family, City Councilman Steve Ly, Supervisor Don Nottoli, Trustee Chet Madison, Councilman Darren Suen, Trustee President Bobbie Singh-Allen, Trustee Nancy Chaires Espinoza, Trustee Beth Albiani, Oscar Mix and family, Principal Shelly Clark and Associate Superintendent Rob Pierce.

Photo: Getting ready to cut the ribbon are members of the Marion Mix family, City Councilman Steve Ly, Supervisor Don Nottoli, Trustee Chet Madison, Councilman Darren Suen, Trustee President Bobbie Singh-Allen, Trustee Nancy Chaires Espinoza, Trustee Beth Albiani, Oscar Mix and family, Principal Shelly Clark and Associate Superintendent Rob Pierce.

Pictured with Principal Shelly Clark are Jenifer Avey, Donna Cherry, Superintendent Hoffman, Oscar Mix, Laurie Mix, Laura Mix, Jackie Mix, John and Judy Hixson, Roy Herburger, Fawzia Keval, Bob Roe, Trustee Beth Albiani, Councilman Darren Suen, Trustee Chet Madison, Sr., Trustee President Bobbie Singh-Allen, Trustee Nancy Chaires Espinoza, Henry White, Ken MacAlpine and Robert Trigg.

Pictured with Principal Shelly Clark are Jenifer Avey, Donna Cherry, Superintendent Hoffman, Oscar Mix, Laurie Mix, Laura Mix, Jackie Mix, John and Judy Hixson, Roy Herburger, Fawzia Keval, Bob Roe, Trustee Beth Albiani, Councilman Darren Suen, Trustee Chet Madison, Sr., Trustee President Bobbie Singh-Allen, Trustee Nancy Chaires Espinoza, Henry White, Ken MacAlpine and Robert Trigg.

For more information about Marion Mix Elementary School, please visit their website at: http://blogs.egusd.net/mix/


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2015
July 2, 2015 - EGUSD Adopted 2015-2018 Local Control Accountability Plan (LCAP) and Budget
May 1, 2015 - EGUSD high schools, staff members participate in national Reach Higher Initiative through College Wear Day
March 23, 2015 - Winners of 2015 Superintendent’s Art Contest honored at reception
March 3, 2015 - 2015 EGUSD Career Recruitment Fair
January 29, 2015 - EGUSD encourages the expansion of access into honors programs

2014
December 12, 2014 - Winners of the 2014/2015 No Excuses – Go to School Poster & Twitter Message Contests
October 29, 2014 - EGUSD’s Board of Education Community School Board Meetings
September 18, 2014 - EGUSD Introduces New Superintendent
July 16, 2014 - Year round elementary schools return for the 2014-15 school year
July 2, 2014 - EGUSD's 2014 Employees of the Year
April 24, 2014 - EGUSD’s Proposed Local Control Accountability Plan
March 13, 2014 - Winners selected for 9th Annual Superintendent’s Art Contest
February 7, 2014 - VHS Health TECH Academy launches community health worker training program

2013
December 11, 2013 - Winners of the 2013/2014 No Excuses – Go to School Poster Contest
November 6, 2013 - Florin High School math teacher named California Teacher of the Year; will represent California in national competition
October 9, 2013 - EGUSD schools to celebrate International Walk to School Day
October 4, 2013 - Map Your Future
September 4, 2013 - EGUSD’s Board of Education to hold Community Budget Meetings
August 15, 2013 - It’s back to school for traditional/modified traditional schools!
July 18, 2013 - Year-round elementary schools return for a great new year!
July 11, 2013 - Laguna Creek High School IB Programme graduates a stellar first class
June 12, 2013 - EGUSD’s 2013 Employees of the Year
May 9, 2013 - Valley High School receives statewide civic learning award
March 8, 2013 - Meet EGUSD’s School Namesakes
February 28, 2013 - Harriet Eddy Middle School collects over 10,000 pairs of jeans and pants for “Jeans for Teens”
January 10, 2013 - Career Academies & Pathways flourish at EGUSD

2012
December 10, 2012 - Winners of the 2012/2013 No Excuses – Go to School Poster Contest
November 5, 2012 - EGUSD student-led #UnfollowBullying campaign named a finalist in the 2012 Edublog Awards
October 4, 2012 - Solar Sunflower blossoms at Harriet G. Eddy Middle School
Sept. 27, 2012 - High school students gain “real world” job experience through ROP
August 17, 2012 - Modified Traditional and Traditional schools head back to school
July 24, 2012 - It’s Back to School for year-round elementary schools at EGUSD
July 10, 2012 - Summer school’s in session at EGUSD
June 4, 2012 - EGUSD’s 2012 Employees of the Year
May 15, 2012 - PGHS senior wins Elk Grove Auto Mall Graduating Seniors Attendance Drive
March 15, 2012 - Winners selected for 7th Annual Superintendent’s Art Contest
February 15, 2012 - Honor societies recognize students academically and allow them to give back to others
January 13, 2012 - Healthy Start assists families throughout the district

2011
Dec. 7, 2011 - Winners of the 2011/2012 No Excuses – Go to School Poster Contest
Nov. 3, 2011 - Elk Grove Adult & Community Education
October 6, 2011 - EGUSD launches Energy Conservation Campaign for 2011/2012 school year
Sept. 6, 2011 - No Excuses – Go to School Attendance Campaign returns for 6th year
August 24, 2011 - Back to School
August 1, 2001 - Cross Cultural Exchange
July 11, 2011 - EGUSD students enjoy a “smarter summer” thanks to $11.5 million grant
May 31, 2001 - Sheldon High School Animation and Game Design students draw their futures
May 11, 2011 - EGUSD’s 2011 Employees of the Year
April 29, 2011 - EGUSD Science Fair and Invention Convention
March 17, 2011 - Winners selected for 6th Annual Superintendent’s Art Contest
February 8, 2011 - Service Learning at EGUSD

2010
November 29, 2010 - Winners of the 2010/2011 No Excuses – Go to School Poster Contest
October 26, 2010 - Character Education at Elk Grove Unified
October 13, 2010 - EGUSD celebrates International Walk to School Day
September 27, 2010 - College/Career Planning and the EGUSD Student
September 8, 2010 - Culinary Arts Academy comes to COHS
August 17, 2010 - New Cosumnes River Elementary School opens
August 3, 2010 - Breakfast at Elk Grove Unified
July 19, 2010 - Year-round schools kick off new school year at Elk Grove Unified
July 7, 2010 - EGUSD Launches Virtual Academy
June 10, 2010 - Technology + education = fun at David Reese Elementary School
May 21, 2010 - PGHS senior wins Elk Grove Auto Mall Graduating Seniors Attendance Drive
May 7, 2010 - EGUSD’s 2010 Employees of the Year
April 14, 2010 - Schools use creativity to motivate students for STAR testing
March 15, 2010 - Winners selected for 5th Annual Superintendent’s Art Contest
Feb. 26, 2010 - Students learn “Healthy Habits” at Jessie Baker School
Feb. 16, 2010 - Community board meetings back for a fourth year

2009
Dec. 18, 2009 - Winners of the 2009/2010 No Excuses – Go to School Poster Contest
Dec. 8, 2009 - EGUSD students find “Writing Partners” at Sac State
Oct. 29, 2009 - EGUSD elementary school students team up to help Salvation Army through Socktoberfest
Oct. 19, 2009 - Character Education at Elk Grove Unified
Oct. 7, 2009 - EGUSD celebrates Walk to School Day
Sept. 8, 2009 - The Work of Academic Excellence
Aug. 18, 2009 - All EGUSD Schools are back in session!
Aug. 11, 2009 - EGUSD and the Ford Motor Company train Californian teachers to bring 21st century workforce skills to the classroom
July 21, 2009 - Year-round elementary schools kick off 2009-2010 school year
June 12, 2009 - Time Capsule Sealing Ceremony concludes 50th Anniversary Celebration
June 4, 2009 - Sheldon High School senior wins Elk Grove Auto Mall Graduating Seniors Attendance Drive
May 19, 2009 - Elk Grove Unified School District Becomes National Ford PAS Resource Hub
April 28, 2009 - Amazing talent can come in small packages
April 14, 2009 - Young science scholars and inventors shine at EGUSD Science and Invention Fair
March 25, 2009 - Winners selected for 4th Annual Superintendent’s Art Contest
March 12, 2009 - No Excuses – Go to School Attendance Campaign
Feb. 17, 2009 - Harvest of the Month program teaches elementary students about the wonders of fruits and vegetables
Feb. 5, 2009 - Community board meetings return for a third year
Jan. 23, 2009 - EGUSD students see history through a veteran’s eyes
Jan. 13, 2009 - A, B, C in A-G – Chart Your Course to College

2008
Dec. 18, 2008 - Winners honored for EGUSD/U.S. Attorney’s Office Internet Safety Video Contest
Dec. 01, 2008 - Winners of the 2008/2009 No Excuses – Go to School
Nov. 17, 2008 - Bright Lights, Big Talent
Oct. 24, 2008 - Hydrogen fuel-cell vehicles visit Florin High School
Oct. 9, 2008 - EGUSD Walks to School
Oct. 2, 2008 - EGUSD’s Science Initiative
Sept. 19, 2008 - Stephanie Lopez-Cox returns to Elk Grove a “Golden Girl”
Sept. 10, 2008 - Valley High School Students Get a Start on College
Aug. 25, 2008 - Elizabeth Pinkerton Middle School and Cosumnes Oaks High School Open
Aug. 14, 2008 - Incoming 7th graders take a “Jump Start” into their school year
Aug. 4, 2008 - EGUSD’s Math Initiative
July 14, 2008 - Parents and students grow and learn together at Partners Preschool
June 16, 2008 - EGUSD Goes Gold – Celebrating 50 Years of Educational Excellence
June 6, 2008 - Kaiser Permanente Rewards EGUSD Elementary students with perfect attendance with the gift of a two-wheel ride
May 30, 2008 - Sheldon High School Student Matthew King wins Elk Grove Auto Mall 2007/2008 Graduating Seniors Attendance Drive
May 20, 2008 - Harriet Eddy Middle School student wins pair of round-trip tickets from Southwest Airlines
May 21, 2008 - Elk Grove Unified and the Elk Grove Education Association Celebrate the Day of the Teacher
May 6, 2008 - Elk Grove Unified School District’s 2008 Employees of the Year
April 28, 2008 - Sacramento County Educators Host Budget Forum at State Capital
April 16, 2008 - EGUSD Launches New Attendance Campaign Videos
April 4, 2008 - Winners selected for 3rd Annual Superintendent’s Art Contest
March 26, 2008 - Megaconference Jr. 2008 - Arthur C. Butler Students Take Their Voices to the World
March 17, 2008 - Elk Grove Unified Joins Call to Fix Governor’s Proposed Budget
March 4, 2008 - Elk Grove Unified Hosts Sacramento County Superintendents’ Press Conference on State Budget Cuts
Feb. 19, 2008 - 4th Annual High School Conference helps train the leaders of the future
Jan. 16, 2008 - Laguna Creek High School hosts ConnectEd Policy Site Visit
Jan. 02, 2008 - Senior Attendance Drive returns for second year

2007
Dec. 12, 2007 - John Ehrhardt Elementary students combine academics and community service
Dec. 03, 2007 - EGUSD’s Commitment to Service Learning Honored
Nov. 15, 2007 - Winners announced for No Excuses – Go to School Rhyme & Poster Contests
Nov. 13, 2007 - Veterans Day celebrated at Elk Grove Unified
Oct. 23, 2007 - Time of Remembrance Project and Website
Oct. 15, 2007 - Markofer Elementary offers “Donuts for Dads/Muffins for Moms"
Oct. 3, 2007 - EGUSD elementary schools participate in Walk to School Day
Sept. 18, 2007 - Options abound on new College and Career website

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