Magnet School News Archive

Mobile magnet school prepares students for life
Lagniappe Gabriel Tynes

The Nappie Award-winning Best Public School offers an accelerated college preparatory curriculum to more than 800 students in grades 6-8 and was recognized in 1996 and 2011 as a National Blue Ribbon School of Excellence. The Mobile County Public School System touts Ph... Read more

July 19, 2017

Cassell Fine Arts School offers expansive curriculum
The Beverly Review Staff

Tucked away in a cozy part of Mt. Greenwood is what many residents would call a “neighborhood gem.” That is an apt description for the Cassell Fine Arts School, which is one of the Chicago Public Schools (CPS). Although it is a small school, the Cassell Fine... Read more

July 18, 2017

H.S. for Agricultural Sciences’ success earns national recognition
The Beverly Review John Marshall

The Chicago High School for Agricultural Sciences (CHSAS) was founded in 1985 with a unique and ambitious mission: to create a college preparatory high school that prepares urban students for professions and careers in agriculture. Since then, CHSAS, 3857 W. 111t... Read more

July 18, 2017

Hickory Career and Arts Magnet sets standard for NC at SkillsUSA championships John Bailey

The Hickory Career and Arts Magnet (HCAM) School set a national record in June, finishing second in the Crime Scene Investigation competition at the 2017 SkillsUSA national championships held in Louisville, Ky. It’s the highest any North Carolina high school has ... Read more

July 15, 2017

New high school would be magnet for future scientists, physicians
Lexington Herald Leader Valarie Honeycutt Spears

Lexington’s new Frederick Douglass High School will be a magnet school for biomedical science if the school board approves a proposal later this month. Lexington’s sixth public high school opens on Winchester Road this fall. Students in the proposed program, whic... Read more

July 14, 2017

Enloe High School students win national fan vote for lifesaving CPR app
The News & Observer Keung Hui

A group of students from Enloe High School in Raleigh has won a national fan vote for their app that shows users how to use CPR during an emergency to save the life of a person whose heart has stopped. The Enloe students created CPRonDemand, a mobile app that can... Read more

July 11, 2017

Milford students L.A.-bound with award-winning invention Milford Mirror

Two Milford 16-year-olds, Teresina Berni and Ethan Weed, are bringing their prize-winning design for the Wasteless Urban Composter to Los Angeles later this month for a chance to win a cash prize of $100,000. The pair, along with fellow student leaders from the... Read more

July 10, 2017

Emmaus High computer team tops in the world
The Morning Call Margie Peterson

To attend Thomas Jefferson High School for Science and Technology in Alexandria, Va. – a magnet school rated the No. 1 public high school in America by Newsweek in 2014 – students have to undergo an extensive admissions process and only about 17 percent of applicants ... Read more

July 10, 2017

Furever Home: Warriors for Wet Noses finishes another life-saving year
TCPalm David Lynch

It was another great year with the Fort Pierce Magnet School’s Warriors for Wet Noses, a group of intelligent and ambitious 7th and 8th graders who want to give back to their community by advocating for the adoption of pets into loving forever homes. This year Wa... Read more

July 06, 2017

Houston ISD's Carnegie Vanguard High School developing environmental leaders
Huston Patch Bryan Kirk

The U.S. Environmental Protection Agency recently awarded $76,744 to the Student Conservation Association to implement environmental education programs. The Student Conservation Association will work with students at Carnegie Vanguard High School, a magnet school... Read more

July 05, 2017
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