Magnet School News Archive

Fiscal year 2018 MSAP awards
U.S Department of Education

The Magnet Schools Assistance Program (MSAP) awarded four grants that competed under the FY 2017 MSAP competition in FY 2018. These awards total approximately $10.9 million and are spread across 4 states. The following local education agencies (LEAs) will receive fund... Read more

October 22, 2018

Middle school students learn about the culture, history behind mariachi and folklorico
KGUN9 Natalie Tarangioli

Mariachi is a style of music that dates back to the 18th century. Students at Roskruge Bilingual Magnet School are immersing themselves in the culture and history of mariachi and folklorico. Chantal Ralls is the folklorico instructor at Roskruge, where she's teachi... Read more

October 08, 2018

These Wake school leaders were named principal and assistant principal of the year
The News and Observer T. Keung Hui

Two Raleigh magnet school leaders were named the Wake County school system’s top school administrators on Thursday. Will Chavis of Enloe High School was named Wake County’s 2018-19 Principal of the Year at a ceremony at the Angus Barn in Raleigh. Roxann Sykes of Wa... Read more

October 04, 2018

Meadowview recognized by state
The Mount Airy News Staff

Meadowview Magnet Middle School students and principal Dr. Shelley Goins, along with other Surry County Schools officials, were recently recognized by several statewide agencies for the school’s work. The group was honored as a North Carolina STEM School of Distinc... Read more

September 26, 2018

School District Five becomes first professional development district of its kind in the nation
District Five of Lexington and Richland Counties

Lexington-Richland School District Five has partnered with the University of South Carolina to become the first ever professional development school district of its kind in the nation. Through the National Association for Professional Development Schools, profe... Read more

September 18, 2018

Montana Street Magnet School is getting their hands dirty
WTVY Lynesy Smith

As one of Alabama's bicentennial schools, Montana Magnet received a $2,000 grant that enables them to help out their local community. By partnering up with Aunt Katie's Community Garden, the students and teachers will help maintain the grounds around the garden as ... Read more

September 11, 2018

Irmo High School achieves national magnet school certification
Chapin Chamber Weekly News Staff

The Lexington-Richland School District Five high school was among 21 schools nationwide to successfully complete a rigorous nine-month evaluation process and “demonstrate through evidence, reflection, and strategic action that it has established the best practices e... Read more

September 06, 2018

Groton middle schools become STEM, arts magnet schools in Conn.
NECN Kerri-Lee Mayland

Groton middle schoolers head back to class on Tuesday. While they may be returning to the same two school buildings, the schools' names have changed. West Side Science Technology Engineering and Math Magnet Middle School replaces the former West Side Middle School ... Read more

September 04, 2018

Norwich new magnet middle schools get started
The Day Claire Bessette

The city’s 1,000 middle school students arrived at school Friday, two days later than their elementary counterparts and ready to tackle new magnet themes they chose last spring. Teachers at both the Kelly STEAM Magnet Middle School and the Teachers’ Memorial Global... Read more

August 31, 2018

Cyber academy at magnet school offers opportunities for Augusta students
The Augusta Chronicle Sarah LeBlanc

Cyber is coming to Augusta, and students from the Richmond County School System and elsewhere are positioned to benefit. Local officials attended the dedication of the system’s Cybersecurity Academy of Excellence at Richmond County Technical Career Magnet School on... Read more

August 30, 2018
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