Magnet School News Archive

Central Magnet School wins $10K for safe-driving campaign Brian Wilson

MURFREESBORO — A safe-driving campaign organized by Central Magnet School students and teachers was named the top initiative of its kind in Middle Tennessee during an assembly Tuesday morning. The campaign was one of 15 developed by schools in Middle Tennessee ... Read more

May 17, 2016

High school students in Hartford talk values with former ambassador to South Africa David Desroches

Students from the Journalism and Media Academy magnet school abandoned their typical blue uniforms for formal attire as they interviewed an American civil rights leader who also struggled to end apartheid alongside Nelson Mandela. Junior Danny White was one of si... Read more

May 16, 2016

Students practice for Thursday night play showing Japanese culture Cody Long

COLUMBUS, Miss. -- Students have been practicing for weeks for a large production Thursday night. This play is getting attention from a large newspaper in Tokyo which sent its New York correspondent down to north Mississippi to cover it. Fourth and fifth gra... Read more

May 12, 2016

Virginia Beach Choral students get caught in the act with "Hairspray, Jr."
The Virginian-Pilot Irene Bowers

Kemps Landing Magnet School’s chorus department took a page from the script during auditions for “Hairspray, Jr.” English teacher Zachary Kattwinkel said the musical led the way. “Hairspray has a lot to say about judging people by appearances, whether it’s... Read more

May 11, 2016

Save a Life: local students fight against bullying Diamond Davies

ALEXANDRIA, La. - The National Bullying Prevention Center states that 22 percent of students reports being bullied during the school year. Students at Alexandria Middle Magnet School are working towards changing that. Eighth grader, Daniel Shelton is happy ... Read more

May 10, 2016

Liberty Arts Magnet students learn science, social studies through herbs Jenna Siffringer

Students at Liberty Arts Magnet School are learning about science, social studies, and arts through nature. As part of the Arts Integration project, 2nd graders painted pots inspired by abstract artwork, used the five senses to study herbs, and learned how to pai... Read more

May 6, 2016

NBCUniversal staff share stories with students at Stamford's Toquam Frank MacEachern

STAMFORD, Conn. -- Tracie Wilson took a break from her job as an NBCUniversal executive to sit down and face an audience of a different sort — a classroom of first-graders who were enthralled by her reading of "A Wolf At The Door." She was part of a g... Read more

May 2, 2016

Rose Park Middle School gets help from Disney to put on musical Alex Hubbard

Rose Park Middle School will put on a musical version of “The Lion King,” thanks to some help from Disney. Fifty students will participate in the musical. There will be two performances held in the school’s auditorium. The magnet middle school downtown received... Read more

May 2, 2016

Heard Magnet students create butterfly and bird garden at their school Jim Cook

Students’ experiences in elementary school often have impacts that last a lifetime, but every once in a while students get to leave their own mark on a school. Members of Heard Magnet School’s Student Government Association got a chance to make a lasting impact... Read more

April 28, 2016

Miami teacher to work with C-SPAN on developing student lessons
Miami Herald Amy Sherman

A Miami high school teacher has won a C-SPAN fellowship for the summer. Judy Gelber, a teacher at I-Preparatory Academy in Miami-Dade, was named one of three recipients of C-SPAN’s 2016 Teacher Fellowship Program. Gelber teaches AP and honors U.S. History and U... Read more

April 28, 2016
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