Magnet School News Archive

New Haven students see the science of the brain at Yale medical library
New Haven Register Brian Zahn

Although city seventh-graders have been learning about the human brain in class, King-Robinson Magnet School students Zahnira Gayles and Nataiya Jones might not have felt prepared to be surrounded Wednesday by dozens of bisected brains in formaldehyde-filled jars. “T... Read more

January 11, 2017

Job Announcement: MSAP Program Officer
U.S. Department of Education

A job announcement 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 January 18, 2017. The Department is searching for an individual with extensive experience in magnet... Read more

January 04, 2017

High school students build tables for elementary school
The Daily Star

The newly reconfigured Woodland Park Magnet School used to not have any tables for older students to enjoy during break time outside, but Independence High Magnet School students helped fix that.   The school, which has pre-kindergarten through eighth grades, ... Read more

December 27, 2016

Guest speakers show Jones-Farrar students cultures outside their own
JournalStandard.com Derrick Mason

FREEPORT - A fourth-grader at Jones-Farrar Magnet School stopped to show a teacher his passport. It was filled with flags from countries around the world and notes about their traditions, languages and cultures, showing off everything he's learned in the last two we... Read more

December 27, 2016

Rockdale students win Congressional App contest
Rockdale Citizen Grishma Rimal

CONYERS – Four Rockdale County Public Schools students have made a mark on Capitol Hill. Sophomore Austin Goodloe and juniors Jeebe Diop, Daniel Garner and Brandon Golston from the Rockdale Magnet School for Science and Technology won the 2016 Congressional App... Read more

December 27, 2016

Fairchild Wheeler students sending experiment to space
ctpost Linda Conner Lambeck

Four high school seniors at Fairchild Wheeler Magnet School won’t be traveling to space this March, but an experiment they created will. A project entitled “Microgravity's Effect on Immune System Response of Model Species: An Interaction between Daphnia magna and Pas... Read more

December 23, 2016

Bennie Dover leaders welcome new funds for school programs
theday Greg Smith

Bennie Dover Jackson Middle School Principal Alison Burdick has a knack for dreaming up big ideas that might benefit her students. Meanwhile, middle school physical education teacher and after-school activities director Ed Sweeney is a strategic thinker with gift for... Read more

December 18, 2016

HISD students pitch ideas in local Shark Tank-like competition
Eyewitness News 13 Rebecca Spera

Creating a business is more than just an idea. It requires a plan, a brand and an amazing pitch to get an investment. Olivia Hooper teaches fifth graders business at the Mandarin Immersion Magnet School, and this semester, her students learned how to create a busin... Read more

December 16, 2016

DISD magnet school racks up Ivy League early admissions
WFAA8 David Goins

There's already a high academic bar to clear to gain acceptance into the Science and Engineering Magnet High School in Dallas ISD. But this week, seniors at SEM have seen the requirements and hard work payoff as 10 students have been accepted to Ivy League or elite u... Read more

December 14, 2016

Cedar Rapids prepares first magnet school for middle-schoolers
The Gazette Molly Duffy

Students in Lindsay Micek’s classroom tap through lessons on computer tablets, collaborate with each other on projects and learn at their own pace. It’s part of Roosevelt Middle School’s “Option” program, and more than 40 students are on a waiting list to enroll in o... Read more

December 11, 2016
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