Magnet School News Archive

JPMorgan Chase celebrates graduates, expands commitment to supporting young men of color
Los Angeles Sentinel Thandisizwe Chimurenga

Amidst the slew of nationwide virtual graduation ceremonies this past June, JP Morgan Chase held a similar event for its 10-year old mentoring success program The Fellowship Initiative. TFI’s Class of 2020 will see thirty-eight predominantly Black and Latinx young men... Read more

July 2, 2022

Concord teacher’s math program helps bridge the distance learning gap
The Pioneer Staff

Mandi Smith has gone above and beyond to ensure that her students have access to high quality, hands-on, accessible math instruction. Smith teaches math and science on special assignment at Sun Terrace Elementary STEM Magnet School in Concord, CA. The Bridges mat... Read more

June 27, 2020

Silvermine’s Art Partners and Silvermine Elementary School celebrate 20 years of mural art
Hamlet Hub Gwen North Reiss

Silvermine Arts Center’s outreach education program, Art Partners, and the Silvermine Elementary School in Norwalk (a Dual Language Magnet School) were able to reach a milestone this year with the 20th anniversary of the fifth-grade mural project. Just weeks before th... Read more

June 26, 2020

Valedictorian has never missed a day of school, earns more than $430K in scholarships Staff

MOUNT VERNON, New York -- Congratulations are in order for a graduating senior from Mount Vernon who is not only her class valedictorian, but she has also achieved perfect attendance her entire education career. Ashanti Palmer is a graduating senior at Nellie A. ... Read more

June 24, 2020

Corey Mitchell of Northwest School of the Arts in Charlotte wins Musical Theatre Teacher of the Year Award Staff

Corey Mitchell, the head of the musical theatre department of Northwest School of the Arts has won the inaugural Stephen Schwartz Musical Theatre Teacher of the Year Award presented by The ASCAP Foundation and the Educational Theatre Association (EdTA). Mitchell, who ... Read more

June 24, 2020

New London graduates celebrate with ceremony at Ocean Beach Park Greg Smith

New London — Quoting former Twitter CEO Dick Costolo, New London High School valedictorian Sara Beth Bouchard told her classmates on Monday, “There is no script. Live your life. Soak it all in.” “Today is proof of that. This is not what we expected our senior yea... Read more

June 22, 2020

SONIC Drive-In thanks teachers in Newburgh
Hudson Valley Press Online Staff

NEWBURGH – To recognize the entrepreneurial spirit driving teachers to meet their students’ distance learning needs during this difficult time, SONIC® Drive-In matched all donations to DonorsChoose on Teacher Appreciation Day, giving five teachers in Newburgh, New Yor... Read more

June 17, 2020

Paterson Public Schools' bilingual programs statewide model, DOE officials declare Staff

PATERSON, NJ  – Paterson Public Schools’ bilingual magnet schools were recognized recently as one of the state’s model programs when it comes to second language learning. Only nine other bilingual programs statewide were recognized at the May 29 virtual ceremony.... Read more

June 16, 2020

Maine Ocean School celebrates first commencement
Village Soup Waldo Fran Gonzalez

SEARSPORT — Maine Ocean School celebrated its first graduation ever June 12, with an outside ceremony at the historic Captain Sweetser's Inn at 84 East Main St. The grounds of the former sea captain's home were a fitting setting to honor the three graduates, who ... Read more

June 14, 2020

Chambersburg student 3D prints protection for health care workers Dan Sostek

For some who are uninitiated, 3D printing might seem like a concept straight out of the Jetsons. Plug in a design, and a machine spits it out; the new technology has been developing throughout the years with handfuls of uses, from trivial creations like action fi... Read more

June 8, 2020
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