Magnet School News Archive

‘Because You Matter’ program continues to encourage students in New Haven Staff

NEW HAVEN, Conn. (WTNH) — There was some extra encouragement for students at one New Haven school Monday morning. Leaders were there to greet kids getting off the bus at the Edgewood Magnet School. It’s part of a two-year-old program called “Because You Matter.” It... Read more

October 17, 2016

Girls dig into engineering potential at Caterpillar
Herald & Review Donnette Beckett

DECATUR – Johns Hill Magnet School students Lydia Knuffman and Claire Peters and other seventh-grade girls were given an assignment: assemble a set of gears, wheels and other pieces creating a mechanism that moved freely. The project was facilitated by Rich Eirhart, ... Read more

October 17, 2016

Class Act: students convert RV into “Mobile Tech XPerience”
The CW 33 Tim Roberts

DALLAS — It takes a team to accomplish something really big and that’s why this week’s Class Act is a whole squad of tech geniuses. The robotics team at Science and Engineering Magnet at the Townview Magnet Center has taken their show on the road--literally! “Th... Read more

October 14, 2016

Magnet school students make educational garden
WALB News 10 Chris Reed

ALBANY, GA (WALB) - Some south Georgia students learned about farming by getting their hands dirty. Students at Lamar Reese School Of The Arts are putting together an educational garden. With the help of volunteers and faculty, 3rd graders brought the mater... Read more

October 14, 2016

Montana Learn-A-Thon raises $60,000
Dothan Eagle Jim Cook

Montana Magnet School’s space-themed Learn-A-Thon blasted past its fundraising goal Friday, earning $60,000 to support programs at the school. The event collects money for the school through pledges and donations solicited by students and their families. On the day... Read more

October 07, 2016

Carver Magnet teacher uses gaming as class management tool
Dothan Eagle Jim Cook

Paul Blankenship is using technology to meet his students where they are, employing a game-based system for classroom management and for teaching social studies at Carver Magnet School. Blankenship uses video games to engage his students in learning about geography, ... Read more

October 07, 2016

Local school brings back native habitat
Yale News Myles Odermann

Against a backdrop of native plants, students and teachers at Conte West Hills Magnet School are learning about nature outside the classroom. The pre-kindergarten to eighth grade school located on Chapel St., secured a $3,000 grant last year from the nonprofit organi... Read more

September 28, 2016

3 New Haven schools honored in DC for healthy eating
News8 Marcy Corica

Leaders from three New Haven schools will receive the 2016 National Healthy Schools Award this Friday in Washington D.C. East Rock School, King Robinson School and Jepson Magnet School are being recognized for transforming into a healthier place. The award comes fr... Read more

September 28, 2016

Job Announcement: Management and Program Analyst
U.S. Department of Education

A job opening for a Magnet Schools Assistance Program (MSAP) Program Officer at the U.S. Department of Education has been posted to USA Jobs with a closing date of October 11, 2016. The Department is looking for an individual with extensive experience with magnet prog... Read more

September 27, 2016

U.S. Department of Education awards $91 million to support racial and socioeconomic integration through magnet schools
U.S. Department of Education Press Office

The U.S. Department of Education today announced the award of $91 million in Magnet School Assistance Program grants to nine school districts in five states. The awards will help these districts create rigorous academic programs that attract a diverse group of stude... Read more

September 26, 2016
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