Magnet School News Archive

Can indoor farming fix food deserts? These Louisville students think so
Louisville Courier-Journal Bailey Loosemore

Deep within the hallways of Western Middle School for the Arts, a garden-topped fish tank invites passersby to watch food production at work. The small tank is part of an aquaponics system that's maintained by a small group of seventh and eighth graders, member... Read more

February 14, 2019

Garden Hills fifth-graders get hands-on STEM lesson with skating rigs
The News-Gazette Lyndsay Jones

CHAMPAIGN — The two fifth-grade girls agreed: The project they had been assigned Wednesday at Garden Hills Elementary was "better than class." Like the rest of the building's fifth-graders, they had swapped the classroom for the lunchroom about 1:30 p... Read more

February 14, 2019

CAMS in Long Beach Unified state’s best magnet school, says new ranking
Press-Telegram Emily Rasmussen

The California Academy of Mathematics & Science ranks as the top magnet school in California, according to a new ranking by Niche.com. The public high school within the Long Beach Unified School District focuses on math and science. This year, it garnered A+ ... Read more

February 14, 2019

Phillips Prep celebrates International Baccalaureate certification
WKRG News 5 Bill Riales

MOBILE, Ala. (WKRG) - Mobile County Public School Superintendent Chresal Threadgill got to do the honors, presenting the certificate to Phillips Preparatory Magnet School as an International Baccalaureate School. It happened Thursday during a celebration that has... Read more

February 07, 2019

Bridgeport magnet school one of the winners of Metro-North safety poster contest
Westport News Tara O'Neill

BRIDGEPORT — The Park City Magnet School was among several schools to be announced as winners in Metro-North Railroad’s poster safety contest, according to a news release. The contest was aimed at students from pre-kindergarten through 12th grade. They were tas... Read more

February 06, 2019

All-Magnet Olsen Middle School sets students on pathway to success
NBC Miami Ari Odzer

The school opened in 1954, but Olsen Middle School in Dania Beach might as well be brand-new because it just became an all-magnet school. It's got a variety of programs for its students backed by a slogan: mission possible. "Yes, mission possible, we set ve... Read more

February 04, 2019

Coding is catching on at Cerritos Computer Science Magnet
Glendale News-Press Andrew J. Campa

Building blocks — both the digital and physical variety — were on display at Cerritos Computer Science Immersion Magnet School Thursday as students from transitional kindergarten through sixth grade exhibited their coding prowess, and teachers demonstrated their mas... Read more

February 01, 2019

Norwich Public Schools: Magnet students rocking in music, environmental studies
The Bulletin Sarah J. Herrick

At Teachers’ Memorial Global Studies Magnet Middle School, music class is all about learning to play different instruments. In all three grades, students perform in West African Drum ensembles, performing on instruments such as the tubano drums, gankogui, tone bloc... Read more

February 01, 2019

Mobile students learn living history in Selma
WKRG5 Nicolette Schleisman

A historic moment for a group of Mobile students. Clark-Shaw Magnet School students traveled to Selma, Alabama on Friday to cross the Edmund Pettus Bridge with family members of one of the Courageous Eight. 54-years-ago, Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. was invited by Fr... Read more

January 30, 2019

School turns MLK Jr. holiday into day of service
Thousand Oaks Acorn Dawn Megli-Thuna

The Rev. Martin Luther King Jr. said, “Life’s most persistent and urgent question is: What are you doing for others?” Conejo Valley Unified students and community volunteers at Acacia Magnet School decided to answer that question by turning their Martin Luther King... Read more

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