Magnet School News Archive

Local principal overcomes childhood poverty and helps students to do the same
ABC News Keitha Nelson-Williams

Andrew Jackson High School has seen its fair share of challenges and gains. Once graded the lowest "F" in the state, it's now just four percentage points away from being an "A" ranked magnet school. Sitting at the helm of the Tigers is a princ... Read more

August 12, 2018

TPS celebrates new academy at Toledo Express
The Blade Javonte Anderson

As if on cue, the fighter jets roared in the skies overhead as the new Aerospace & Natural Science Academy of Toledo officially opened its doors Monday morning. Toledo Public Schools held a ribbon-cutting ceremony for the new academy located at Toledo Express A... Read more

August 06, 2018

Fairfield Elementary named a School of Excellence
Shreveport Times Staff

National PTA recently recognized Fairfield Elementary Magnet School and Fairfield Elementary Magnet School PTA as a 2018-2020 School of Excellence for their commitment to building an inclusive and welcoming school community where all families contribute to enriching the... Read more

August 01, 2018

Alabama's new magnet school taking shape in Huntsville
Fox 6 News Lindsey Connell

It's full steam ahead for Alabama's new magnet school!  The School of Cyber Technology and Engineering is the state's third magnet school and it will be located in Huntsville. On Wednesday, board members gathered for their inaugural meeting at the Huntsvi... Read more

August 01, 2018

Creative Arts Academy of St. Lucie: 1st K-8 performing arts school on the Treasure Coast set to open
WPTV Jon Shainman

Standing since 1914, the large building on Delaware Avenue in Fort Pierce was the first high school in St. Lucie County.  It's undergone many changes in the past century.  Now, the former Fort Pierce Magnet School of the Arts is becoming the Creative Art... Read more

August 01, 2018

Elementary art teacher named New London’s teacher of the year
The Day Staff

Arlene Morrison, an art teacher at C.B. Jennings Dual Language and International Elementary Magnet School, is New London Public Schools’ 2019 Teacher of the Year. The school district, in a written statement Wednesday, called Morrison a “dynamic” teacher with 23 yea... Read more

July 25, 2018

Crowe calls Marshall a great leader
OA Online Ruth Campbell

Turns out, she is the new chief of Hays STEAM Academy, an academic magnet school with a focus on science, technology, engineering, art and math. “When you apply for a principal position, you just apply for a pool, not necessarily a specific campus, so when they c... Read more

July 22, 2018

New Waco ISD Tech Summit shows off blended learning possibilities
Waco Tribune-Herald Lauren Dodd

A small robot, about a cubic inch in size, glowed brightly as it rolled around desks and expanded minds during Waco Independent School District’s inaugural Tech Summit on Thursday. Dozens of teachers attended the event at University High School to learn new classro... Read more

July 12, 2018

The Edward K. Ellington Magnet School of Science, Technology, and the Arts welcomes new schoolyard
NYMetroParents Alana Coopersmith

On May 22, the Edward K. Ellington Magnet School of Science, Technology, and the Arts (PS 140Q) revealed its new schoolyard.  The project was started and completed within the Borough and district officials as well as community members were invited to the special ... Read more

July 11, 2018

Lehigh Acres Middle holds STEAM summer camp
Lehigh Acres Citizen Melissa Bill

Lehigh Acres Middle School hosted the final day of its STEAM (Science, Technology, Engineering, Arts, Mathematics) summer camp on Friday. This is the first year the school has held the camp and it was open to all incoming fifth graders, and current sixth and seventh ... Read more

June 20, 2018
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