Magnet School News Archive

This Gwinnett high school is ranked as one of the best in the country
The Atlanta Journal-Constution Amanda C. Coyne

Gwinnett School of Mathematics, Science and Technology has already been dubbed the best high school in Georgia. Now, education analysis site says it’s among the top 10 public high schools in the United States. The Gwinnett County magnet school was ranke... Read more

August 11, 2017

New Haven high schoolers develop tech skills in summer robotics internship
New Haven Register News Brian Zahn

Following five grueling weeks of developing a cost-effective robotics kit, 15 aspiring entrepreneurs presented and defended their product before investors. Later this month, they return to high school. Fifteen New Haven Public Schools students with an intere... Read more

August 11, 2017

Beaumont Magnet Academy moves arts to the playground with $100,000 grant
Knoxville News Sentinel Esther Roberts

Humans love to create beauty. Composers, artists, musicians, dancers, sculptors, photographers – the list of various artistic expression is endless. Children are the fountain and source of creativity. Beaumont Magnet Academy is the only arts magnet school in Knox... Read more

August 09, 2017

Gordon receives Magnet Teacher of the Year
The Stokes News Staff

Amanda Gordon received the 2nd annual Magnet Teacher of the Year for Winston-Salem/Forsyth County Schools and earned the opportunity to travel and attend the Magnet Schools of America national conference, which was recently held in Los Angeles, California. Gordon... Read more

August 02, 2017

WMA's 'Bus on Us' provides art education for area students Alison Lorraine

The Wiregrass Museum of Art is teaming up with Dothan City and Houston County schools to get kids interested in art education. Many schools don't have art programs like they used to but the “Bus on Us” initiative could make a difference. "I don't know anythi... Read more

August 02, 2017

Giving back: former Eastfield students volunteer in classrooms Ginny Rhodes

While school is still out for most students, a group of youngsters on break have returned to the classroom as volunteers. Eastfield Global Magnet School, a year-round facility, started its 2017-2018 year on July 13, giving former students an opportunity to come b... Read more

August 01, 2017

Napa Elementary Principal Wins Award for Outstanding Leadership
Newswire Staff

New Tech Network (NTN) announced at its national conference held in St. Louis, Missouri, that Donna Drago, Principal at Napa Junction Magnet Elementary School in American Canyon, California, was the 2017 recipient of the Susan Schilling Legacy Award. "On beh... Read more

August 01, 2017

Summer school reading program takes New Haven students to camp
New Haven Register News Brian Zahn

Huddled around a campfire in King/Robinson Magnet School, six rising fifth-graders from across the district turned to the first page of “Planting the Trees of Kenya,” a children’s book about Nobel Peace Prize winner Wangari Maathai. Although the campfire was mere... Read more

July 30, 2017

Worcester’s pared-down summer school still has impact Scott O'Connell

The dog days of summer were anything but lazy inside several classrooms at the Canterbury Street Computer-Based Magnet School on Wednesday, where students in the school’s summer school program giggled and chattered, leaning excitedly over their workstations to assembl... Read more

July 26, 2017

OCSD4 magnet school partners with local industry in apprenticeship program
T&D Gene Zaleski

An Orangeburg heating and cooling manufacturer is working with Orangeburg Consolidated School District 4's Next Gen Magnet School to create a pipeline of skilled employees. Allied Air Enterprises is providing internships for the 2017-2018 school year to freshman ... Read more

July 24, 2017
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