Magnet School News Archive

Local youth robotics team influencing more girls to get involved
ABC News Staff

Some of the youngest and brightest minds plan on keeping busy over the holiday break. They're part of the robotics team from the Mandarin Immersion Magnet School in Houston. "This is all parent organized, driven and basically it's a lot of time involved to g... Read more

December 22, 2017

Hands-on lessons charge full STEAM ahead
New Rochelle Education Staff

Folding sheets of tinfoil, second-graders at Daniel Webster Magnet School created boats to float in small basins of water, then dropped pennies in one at a time until they sank. From narrow canoe-like craft to flat-bottomed vessels, the boats helped students disc... Read more

December 22, 2017

A van of cans goes a long way
The News Michaele Duke

Kingstree Middle Magnet School for the Arts BETA Club chose to help those in need as one of their service projects. Sponsor and Guidance Counselor Pamela Prince said the club, along with the students of the Magnet school, wanted to give back to the community. “Th... Read more

December 05, 2017

New Ellenton Middle students diagnose 'mystery disease'
Aiken Standard Larry Wood

New Ellenton Middle STEAM Magnet School students used the perfect prescription Friday to solve a medical mystery. Using the school's focus on science, technology, engineering, arts and math across the curriculum, students employed engineering and scientific tools... Read more

December 03, 2017

In CodeRVA, a high school experiment with hopes for a diverse region
Richmond Times-Dispatch Justin Mattingly

Colton Haden closes out Snapchat and takes off headphones still playing the rap music of Kodak Black. It’s the middle of the school day, and he’s working his way through a geometry assignment. The 14-year-old freshman sits in a lounge chair wearing a Hopewell soc... Read more

December 03, 2017

Students and parents explore opportunities at local magnet schools
The Chronicle Tevin Stinson

Although the Dixie Classic Fair isn’t scheduled to return to the city until Sept. 2018, the Education Building at the city fairgrounds mirrored the fall classic last weekend as hundreds of local children and their parents came out to explore the programs offered at th... Read more

November 22, 2017

Del Lago Academy sophomores invent science exhibits for third-graders
The San Diego Union - Tribune Deborah Sullivan Brennan

For a day, the gymnasium at Del Lago Academy was transformed into a science museum as sophomores from the Escondido magnet school prepared exhibits to teach third-graders from neighboring Rock Springs Elementary School about ecosystems, animals and other science theme... Read more

November 17, 2017

Peabody Magnet students become science teachers for a day
TheTownTalk Miranda Klein

Seniors at Peabody Magnet switched roles in the classroom this week to teach material from their high school biology courses to younger students.  The assignment was part of an upper-level course taught by biology and chemistry instructor Torri Byrd, who ask... Read more

November 14, 2017

Creative approach gets GR school off state priority list Teresa Weakley

Coit Arts Academy in Grand Rapids is a magnet school for the arts, so school leaders thought it was only natural to use the students’ passion to improve their knowledge. Four years after being named a priority school by the state, Coit Arts Academy is now off the... Read more

November 07, 2017

$9 million grant brings Magnet Program to Florence County School District 3
WMBF News Ken Baker

Millions of dollars are being given to a Florence County school district to bring in new educational tools. Florence County School District Three is not only getting new resources, but a $9 million grant is allowing the district to renovate two schools, which wil... Read more

October 16, 2017
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