Magnet School News Archive

Magnet journalism program alive and well at Melrose Elementary
Tampa Bay Times Gretchen Letterman

ST. PETERSBURG — Fourth-grader Vermon Miller stood proudly against the wall at the Studio@620, below the photograph of a scene from a school playground. The photo he took. The photo selected by his teachers to be displayed as part of a real gallery exhibit. The res... Read more

June 21, 2016

Students enjoy a sweet end to the year
Booner County

Students at Naples Magnet School recently had a sweet end to their school year, according to teacher Tawny Macdonald, better known as “Mrs. M” to her second-grade students. “I wanted to thank Jason Dillan, owner of Panhandle Cone and Coffee for making my students e... Read more

June 21, 2016

Tucson High quartet to perform here in traveling Beatles musical
Arizona daily star Alexis Huicochea

The Tucson High Magnet School string quartet will be performing in a touring Beatles musical when it comes to the Fox Theatre next month. “In My Life — A Musical Theatre Tribute to the Beatles” will be in Tucson on July 28 at 7:30 p.m. Tucson High’s string quart... Read more

June 20, 2016

Fairchild Wheeler celebrates its first-ever class of graduates
Bridgeport Daily Voice Nicole Kasseris

BRIDGEPORT, Conn. – The members of the Class of 2016 of Fairchild Wheeler made history at their commencement exercises Tuesday as they became the first-ever graduates of the interdistrict magnet high school in Bridgeport. The 203 graduates marched into the Webster ... Read more

June 18, 2016

CREC medical professions and teacher preparation Magnet School class of 2016 ready to succeed
Courant Community Morgan Hines

WEST HARTFORD — The graduating class of CREC Medical Professions and Teacher Preparation Academy Thursday was encouraged to move forward, embrace change and to never stop learning. "As students, you are at a distinct point," said Andrew Skarzynski, princi... Read more

June 17, 2016

School recognized for national honor
South Florida Sun-Sentinel Arun Sivasankaran

Liberty Elementary School in Margate was recently awarded the Magnet Schools of America 2016 Excellence Award. At a recent meeting, the City Commission recognized the school for being the only elementary school in Broward County to win the national honor. Statewide... Read more

June 10, 2016

New Haven student group connects with ‘Kinky Boots’ cast
New Haven Register Ed Stannard

NEW HAVEN >> To struggle to be who you really are, then to see your life acted out by a group of high-heeled drag queens. That was the thrill for the Shubert Theatre audience at Thursday’s matinee of “Kinky Boots,” which included members of the Gay-Straight A... Read more

June 9, 2016

Marine Magnet school grads brace against headwinds to face future Ann Baldelli

Groton — With sustained winds of 16 mph and gusts up to 34 mph, members of the Marine Science Magnet High School Class of 2016 hung onto their mortarboards and collected their diplomas in ceremonies overlooking Fishers Island Sound at the University of Connecticut’s A... Read more

June 9, 2016

Vista Academy wins triple honors
The San Diego Union-Tribune Laura Groch

VISTA — The Vista Academy of Visual and Performing Arts is one of only two schools in California to be recognized by the state Department of Education for three honors: students’ academic performance, an outstanding arts program and for overall achievement. In Apri... Read more

June 8, 2016

Culinary arts academy grads take pride in being part of weaver legacy
Hartford Courant Annabelle Orlando

HARTFORD — Some of the 50 graduates of the Culinary Arts Academy shed tears and others did a little danced while taking their seats at the academy's seventh commencement. Graduates were told by the speakers to find a sense of purpose in life and to have pride in th... Read more

June 7, 2016
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