Magnet School News Archive

Bridgeport schools capture state grants
ctpost Linda Conner Lambeck

Four of 15 School of Excellent grants being awarded by the State Department of Education this week are going to schools located in Bridgeport. The schools include Madison, Classical Studies Magnet Academy and High Horizons Magnet School, as well as Bullard Havens Tec... Read more

March 23, 2017

Roosevelt Middle School transitions to magnet school Jordee Kalk

Parents can submit applications for their kids to go to the Roosevelt Creative Corridor Business Academy next fall. It's one of three magnet schools in the district. This is the third year Roosevelt has offered an option program for eighth graders. It's where st... Read more

March 22, 2017

Students create pop-up civil rights museum; receive praise from mayor
The Advocate Caroline Ourso

Ashley Lee and Briah Scott, seventh-graders at Southeast Middle Magnet School, squealed and clapped their hands in excitement as East Baton Rouge Parish Mayor-President Sharon Weston Broome approached their booth in the school’s hallway. The two girls, along with Mya... Read more

March 22, 2017

Comcast awards Augusta students with scholarships
The Augusta Chronicles Doug Stutsman

Comcast NBCUniversal has awarded nine Augusta students with $1,000 scholarships for the 2017 school year as part of its annual Leaders and Achievers Scholarship Program. The program, funded by the Comcast Foundation, recognizes “the best and brightest” high school se... Read more

March 20, 2017

Spring Hill High School, Career Pathways Magnet, named National Magnet School of Distinction Derek Phillips

IRMO- Spring Hill High School, Career Pathways Magnet, has been named a National Magnet School of Distinction by Magnet Schools of America, the national association for magnet and themed-based schools. Spring Hill High School Principal Dr. Michael Lofton was recogni... Read more

March 15, 2017

17 CMS magnet schools nationally recognized for excellence

Seventeen magnet schools in Charlotte-Mecklenburg Schools have been recognized by Magnet Schools of America (MSA), the national association for specialized programs. The awards are given to schools that show a strong commitment to academic standards, demonstrate cur... Read more

March 10, 2017

Celebrating all things Dr. Seuss at Celentano Magnet School in New Haven Anne Craig

Celentano Biotech, Health and Medical Magnet School is celebrating all things Dr. Seuss this week and I felt lucky enough today to join in that celebration reading to the students some of their Dr. Seuss favorites. To my surprise, reading “Green Eggs and Ham” was a t... Read more

March 09, 2017

Two TASD schools named Magnet School of Distinction

College Hill Middle School Academy of Design Magnet and North Heights Junior High Entrepreneurial Leadership Magnet have been named Nation Magnet Schools of Distinction by Magnet Schools of America, the national association for magnet and theme-based schools. To rece... Read more

March 08, 2017

27 Wake County magnet schools win national awards
The News & Observer T. Keung Hui

Wake County school officials announced Monday that 27 magnet schools have received national awards. Combs, Brooks, Farmington Woods, Washington, Wendell, Wiley and Zebulon elementary schools; Centennial Campus and East Garner middle schools; and Broughton, Millbrook ... Read more

March 06, 2017

Columbus magnet students reach for the stars in Norwalk Astronaut Program
Norwalk Daily Voice Sandra Diamond Fox

Most students can't wait for the final bell on Fridays. But the fifth-graders in the Young Astronauts Program at Columbus Magnet School in Norwalk look forward to staying in school — for a few more hours. The hands-on science enrichment program uses a space explor... Read more

March 01, 2017
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