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    Pursuant to California Education Code, Sections 5326, 5328 and 5328.5, the Moraga School District Governing Board is currently accepting applications for an appointment to its Board.  The appointee will be part of a five-member board and will hold office from Tuesday, April 30, 2019, until the regularly scheduled December 2020 Governing Board meeting.

    Persons interested in learning about the roles and responsibilities of a governing board member are invited to attend an informational meeting on Tuesday, April 9, 2019, at 7:00 PM at the Joaquin Moraga Intermediate School library located at 1010 Camino Pablo, Moraga, CA, 94556.

    Application Procedure: 

    1. Applicants must submit an application packet no later than 12:00 noon, Friday, April 19, 2019, to the Moraga School District Governing Board, 1540 School Street, Moraga, CA, 94556. Applications are available on the MSD web site and at the Moraga School District Office, 1540 School Street, Moraga, CA, 94556.  District Office hours are from 8:00 AM to 4:30 PM, Monday through Friday. 
    2. Applicants must be 18 years old by April 30, 2019, a citizen of the United States of America, a registered voter, a resident within the Moraga School District attendance boundaries, and must not have been convicted of a felony involving accepting or giving, or offering to give, any bribe, the embezzlement of public money, extortion or theft of public money, perjury, or conspiracy to commit any of those crimes.
    3. Applicants who meet the requirements will interview at an open session Governing Board meeting on Tuesday, April 30, 2019, at 7:00 PM at the Joaquin Moraga Intermediate School library. 
    4. Upon completion of candidate interviews, members of the current Governing Board will deliberate in open session and pursuant to Board Bylaws 9223, and then vote on appointing a candidate. The Board may reserve the right to not approve any applicant to serve on the Governing Board.
    5. Should the Board vote to approve an applicant to serve on the Governing Board, the appointee will immediately be sworn into office and begin service as a Governing Board member, effective Tuesday, April 30, 2019.   


    For more information about the application and appointment process, click HERE or request the document “Application and Appointment Process” from Jennifer Baier, Executive Assistant to the Superintendent, at or by calling (925) 377-4101.



    Posted 3/22/19
    Parent Ed Flyer
    2018-2019 MSD Teacher of the Year
    Fifth Graders presentation on

    Council Members congratulate 2018-2019 Teacher of the Year, Jennifer Strohmeyer.

    Board with retiree Camille Santi

    The Los Perales School Blue Crew recycling team described how they recycle lunch waste materials each day. The Blue Crew is comprised of forty-one students who volunteer during recess to improve the environment. Each member takes turns sorting materials into designated recycling bins. The Blue Crew encourages students not to use one-time products like plastic bags and plastic utensils. The Blue Crew sells bamboo sporks to raise money for environmentally friendly materials, such as a freestanding waste bins and a water filtration system.

    Principal - Stephanie Richards;  Teacher - Millie Tang

    JM teacher Karlene Steelman honored as Moraga Teacher of the Year at Dinner Gala

     JM Debate Team representatives, comprised of 7th and 8thgraders, spoke about the elements of a debate and the process of preparing and participating in a debate tournament. Students shared how debate helps develop research skills, speak in public, gain more confidence in themselves and develop friendships with other students.

    March Presentation

    Rheem 4th Grade Teacher, Serina Culleton introduced fourth graders who talked about the reader's workshop program. The students described how they are reading various books by the same author and then doing an in-depth study on the author's life, the author's style, the message of the book and the evidence of the message. The goal of this unit is to appreciate new authors and their style of writing.



    Governing Board and CCCOE Approved 

    2017-2020 LCAP 

    The MSD Coordinating Council, which oversees the monitoring and annual development of the LCAP, meets at 3:30 PM at the JM Library on  9/20/18, 11/7/18, 2/27/19 and 3/27/19. Students, staff, parents and community members are welcome to attend Coordinating Council meetings and are also welcome to speak to the LCAP at any regular Board meeting. Annual LCAP updates will be presented to all site PTAs and School Site Councils in the fall.  LCAP feedback and comments may be emailed to  A draft LCAP will be presented to the MSD Governing Board on June 4, 2019, and a public hearing will be held.  The Board will take action to approve the LCAP on June 11, 2019.

    Current Board Meeting Agenda

    April 16, 2019

    School Calendars

    School Year 2018-2019

    Board Adopted:   
    Dec. 12, 2017


    School Year 2019-2020

    Board Adopted:
    Mar. 12,2019


    About US

    The Moraga School District is located in Moraga, California, beyond the Oakland hills and east of San Francisco.  Our students consistently score advanced and proficient on California standardized tests while excelling in art, music, technology, physical education and a variety of intermediate school electives.  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 TK-8th grade students a first class education addressing the academic, social and emotional needs of our students to succeed in a diverse global world.

    Nondiscrimination Policy: MSD prohibits unlawful discrimination against any protected group as identified under Education Code 200 and 220 and Government Code 11135, and Title IX, including actual or perceived sex, sexual orientation, gender, ethnic group identification, race, ancestry, national origin, religion, color, mental or physical disability, age, or on the basis of a person’s association with a person or group with one or more of these actual or perceived characteristics in any District program or activity that received or benefits from state financial assistance, including athletic programs. Complaint information is available at the MSD District Office, 1540 School Street, CA, 94556.  For further information, call 925-376-5943