Magnet School News Archive

Sackets Harbor school hosts STEM night
Daily Times Miranda Materazzo

Science, technology, engineering, and math came to the Sackets Harbor Central School Wednesday for the school’s STEM Dinner Night. Three dozen students in kindergarten through eighth grade were invited to have pizza with their peers and explore tenets of the STEM f... Read more

April 12, 2018

Hammond Torbotics team headed to world championships
The Advocate Vic Couvillion

Hammond High Magnet School’s award-winning Torbotics Team, fresh off receiving a prestigious award at the 2018 Bayou Regional in Kenner, is preparing to participate in the FIRST World Championship robotics competition scheduled for April 18-21 in Houston. The Torbo... Read more

April 11, 2018

Pasco students bring compassion to community problems
Tampa Bay Times Michele Miller

Six-year-old Allison Prianos rolled her way onto the stage in a shiny red wheelchair, curls spilling down her neck. She paused for a moment in front of a large screen. Then she stood up, signaling the start her very first "Design Talk" at Sanders Memorial El... Read more

March 26, 2018

Environmental magnet school in DeSoto offers taste of farm life Minnie Payne

Abraham Lincoln said "The greatest fine art of the future will be the making of a comfortable living from a small piece of land." A hundred and fifty years later, with the growing popularity of urban gardening, his words appear to ring true. As part of that ... Read more

March 23, 2018

Edison Middle School in Meriden honored for engineering program
Record-Journal Leigh Tauss

Edison Middle School is being nationally recognized for an engineering program that teaches students how to use computer software to transform ideas on a page into physical products. The school was one of four in Connecticut to receive the Project Lead the Way Dist... Read more

March 19, 2018

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
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