Magnet School News Archive

State awards recognize two Aiken County schools for arts integration
Aiken Standard Larry Wood

Two Aiken County Public Schools received statewide recognition for their commitment to and excellence in arts education. New Ellenton Middle STEAM Magnet School received the 2019 Palmetto State Arts Education South Carolina STEAM School of Excellence Award. ... Read more

March 29, 2020

McKinley Matters: Magnet school (and its students) create new world of learning
The Gazette Molly Duffy

CEDAR RAPIDS — Between gulps of chocolate milk, Jack Pedron leaned back in his desk chair to whisper to a classmate in Andrea Velasquez’s seventh-grade language arts class. “Are you coming to Kindness Club today?” he asked another seventh-grader while other stude... Read more

March 23, 2020

The science of creativity: some Baton Rouge students have an advantage
225BatonRouge.com Staff

Children really are amazing. If properly nurtured, what begins as a natural talent or curiosity can grow into a life’s calling. Young minds are hungry to find out why and how, and forward-thinking educators are providing these voracious appetites with a feast of knowl... Read more

March 20, 2020

Two Marshall County schools receive STEM grants from TVA [Tennessee Valley Authority]
Marshall County Tribune Staff

The Tennessee Valley Authority awarded $5,000 grants to Cornersville High School and Westhills Elementary School as part of a program to develop science, technology, engineering, and math education projects all across the Tennessee Valley. The competitive STEM cl... Read more

March 16, 2020

Engineering students influence the future of STEM by inspiring the next generation
Ohio Northern University Staff

If you could look out and glimpse into the future, what would you see? For a group of Ohio Northern University engineering students, it would look like a recent outreach event that took place at Lima City Schools’ South Science and Technology Magnet. On March 15,... Read more

March 15, 2020

BRMHS [Baton Rouge Magnet High School] wins 2020 Louisiana regional science bowl
Baton Rouge Magnet High School Staff

Students from Baton Rouge Magnet School High competed and won the 2020 Louisiana Regional Science Bowl held at the University of New Orleans in New Orleans on Saturday, March 7. Students participating in the competition were Krishana Pochana, Khanh Pham, Cindy Zh... Read more

March 09, 2020

High-performing Houston schools: How Young Women’s College Preparatory Academy has acheived a 100 percent graduation rate
Click2houston.com Briana Zamora-Nipper

Young Women’s College Preparatory Academy is Houston Independent School District’s only all-girls, college preparatory school. Located in Houston’s midtown neighborhood, the Title I magnet program focuses on college readiness and S.T.E.M. The school’s honors ... Read more

March 09, 2020

Caldwell Arts Academy opens exhibit in downtown Tyler
KLTV.com Dante Nunez

TYLER, Texas (KLTV) - Students from the Caldwell Arts Academy showcased their work inside Plaza Tower in downtown Tyler in partnership with Gallery Main Street. Thursday’s reception featured an opportunity to meet the young artists and check out the new space. You... Read more

March 05, 2020

Tucson orchestra students to play Carnegie Hall
Patch.com Beth Dalbey

TUCSON, AZ — No matter how accomplished, many musicians never make it to Carnegie Hall, regarded as one of the most prestigious performing arts venues in the world, but 35 members of Tucson High Magnet School Orchestra will perform there next month. The concert on... Read more

February 25, 2020

Best & brightest: Raleigh school combines music, phys ed to get kids excited about both
CBS17.com Bill Young

RALEIGH, N.C. (WNCN) — It is an ongoing debate at many schools – arts versus athletics. However, two teachers at Brooks Museum Magnet School in Raleigh figured out a way to combine their curriculum and incorporate the subjects of music and physical education. ... Read more

February 25, 2020
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