Magnet School News Archive

District's magnet schools give students, parents more choice
Akien Standard Larry Wood

At East Aiken School of the Arts, paintings, drawings and sculpture turn the halls into an art gallery. At Jackson STEM Magnet Middle School, using technology, students create apps and learn to think critically, giving them an edge on the workforce of the future.... Read more

February 25, 2018

At CodeRVA, High School Mimics the Workplace
WVTF Mallory Noe-Payne

There’s a push to get students excited about computer science and tech. A new public high school in Richmond is tapping into that trend. But the school, called CodeRVA, isn’t just relying on innovative curriculum. It’s also an entirely different model of teaching, whe... Read more

February 11, 2018

Quintet introduces Havana Magnet School to musical stories
Tallahassee Democrat Amanda Karioth Thompson

Capturing the spirit and glamour of the French capital in 1928, George Gershwin’s musical composition “An American in Paris” describes a glittering city, filled with leisurely strolls and honking horns. Students at Havana Magnet School recently got a glimpse of G... Read more

February 06, 2018

Magnet students learn about solid waste and recycling
School District Five of Lexington and Richland Counties

Dutch Fork Elementary Academy of Environment Sciences magnet students are learning about the importance of solid waste and recycling and came to the county landfill to get a firsthand look at what it takes to make the county green and clean!. ... Read more

February 01, 2018

Students utilize skills, learn about environment in STEM garden
The Champion Dereck Smith

Students at the Wadsworth Magnet School for High Achievers are getting more than a green thumb from their schoolwide STEM garden project. Every student at the school, which serves fourth through sixth grade, spends time in the garden, using science, technology, e... Read more

January 24, 2018

Bishop Woods School invites community to celebrate learning
New Haven Register News Brian Zahn

School leaders at Bishop Woods Architecture and Design Magnet School say the way students learn in the school’s second year as a magnet school is through hands-on, project-based instruction — or by seeing and by doing. On Thursday, the school opened its doors to ... Read more

January 22, 2018

Cummins brings TEC outreach program to Tennessee
Transport Topics Roger Gilroy

Cummins Inc. has launched its first Technical Education for Communities initiative in the United States, in conjunction with 10 Memphis, Tenn.-area education and industry partners. The Memphis effort joins 21 others globally that have trained more than 1,000 stud... Read more

January 09, 2018

Local youth robotics team influencing more girls to get involved
ABC News Staff

Some of the youngest and brightest minds plan on keeping busy over the holiday break. They're part of the robotics team from the Mandarin Immersion Magnet School in Houston. "This is all parent organized, driven and basically it's a lot of time involved to g... Read more

December 22, 2017

Hands-on lessons charge full STEAM ahead
New Rochelle Education Staff

Folding sheets of tinfoil, second-graders at Daniel Webster Magnet School created boats to float in small basins of water, then dropped pennies in one at a time until they sank. From narrow canoe-like craft to flat-bottomed vessels, the boats helped students disc... Read more

December 22, 2017

A van of cans goes a long way
The News Michaele Duke

Kingstree Middle Magnet School for the Arts BETA Club chose to help those in need as one of their service projects. Sponsor and Guidance Counselor Pamela Prince said the club, along with the students of the Magnet school, wanted to give back to the community. “Th... Read more

December 05, 2017
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