Magnet School News Archive

Waukegan school greenhouse reaps 126 pounds of produce for local food pantry
Lake County News-Sun Yadira Sanchez Olson

Showing tiny bits of spinach on his front two teeth, 8-year-old Daniel Leninger smiled Tuesday and said it felt good to be helping families access fresh produce. Daniel was part of a group of fourth-graders who harvested more than 126 pounds of vegetables that we... Read more

May 23, 2017

Albany middle school students connect meteorology concepts to the real world
WALB News 10 Andrew Gorton

The school year is winding down, but that didn't keep students from being excited to learn about weather Monday morning. Students at Robert A. Cross Middle Magnet School listened to a weather lecture by First Alert Meteorologist Andrew Gorton. The students... Read more

May 22, 2017

Enloe High School students show people how to save lives with CPR app
The News & Observer T. Keung Hui

A group of Enloe High School students is making it possible for ordinary people to use their smartphones and tablets to save a life when they see someone whose heart has stopped. The students created CPRonDemand, a mobile app that can be activated during an eme... Read more

May 19, 2017

Norwich school receives green ribbon honors from U.S. Department of Education
Norwich Patch RJ Scofield

Governor Dannel P. Malloy announced Monday that Moriarty Environmental Sciences Magnet School in Norwich has been named a 2017 U.S. Department of Education Green Ribbon School. Green Ribbon Schools are honored for their efforts to reduce environmental impact an... Read more

May 15, 2017

Glacier Hills Elementary receives national award for magnet schools
Sun Thisweek

Glacier Hills Elementary School of Arts and Science in Eagan was selected to receive the 2017 Donald R. Waldrip Award and $2,500 from Magnet Schools of America during the organization’s national conference April 29 in Los Angeles.  Earlier this spring, Gla... Read more

May 13, 2017

Can magnet schools save public education in South Carolina?
thestate.com Tim Flach

Lexington-Richland 5 Superintendent Stephen Hefner walks into a classroom filled with pianos at Irmo High School, sits down and begins to play. It feels pretty good. And he knows the students sitting around him probably feel the same way when they play. ... Read more

May 13, 2017

Caldwell Elementary and Moore MST Magnet schools honored
Tyler Morning Telegraph

Two Tyler Independent School District Campuses have made the honor roll.   Caldwell Elementary Arts Academy and Moore MST Magnet School have been named to the Educational Results Partnership and Institute for Productivity in Education 2016 Honor Roll.  ... Read more

May 11, 2017

CCSD celebrates top awards from Magnet Schools of America
News 3 News 3 Staff

The Clark County School District (CCSD) is celebrating being selected for three prestigious national awards from Magnet Schools of America (MSA) during its annual conference that was recently held in Los Angeles. At the conference, MSA announced it had selected CCS... Read more

May 10, 2017

South Bend principal named "National Magnet School Principal of the Year"
WSBT 22

Congratulations to a local principal! Thomas Sims from Dickinson Fine Arts Academy has been named the "National Magnet School Principal of the Year." The award was announced at a national conference in Los Angeles. Sims has been principal at the South B... Read more

May 09, 2017

Springfield Renaissance School gains national honor as 2017 'Secondary Magnet School of the Year'
Mass Live Peter Goonan

A national education association has honored The Springfield Renaissance School as the 2017 Secondary Magnet School of the Year. The association, the Magnet Schools of America, announced the selection during  its national conference conducted recently in Los A... Read more

May 05, 2017
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