Magnet School News Archive

JMCSS students get hands-on fire safety training
WBBJ Eyewitness News Mallory Cooke

Students in the Jackson-Madison County School System learned how to prevent and put out fires Tuesday. Eighth graders from Jackson Careers and Technology Magnet School practiced putting out a fake kitchen fire. “When you come through this facility, we want you to st... Read more

September 20, 2016

Students head to D.C. for new national museum
KMTV Shawnte Passmore

Students from the metro will make the trip to the nation’s capitol to witness the opening of a new national museum featuring Black American history. Forty students from Omaha North High Magnet School will be at the opening ceremony of the National Museum of African A... Read more

September 20, 2016

Spartan pride, mosaic style
Lima News Craig J. Orosz

LIMA — Artist in residence, Libbi Jackson, has been working with Lima Senior High School Alternative Program students at South Science and Technology Magnet School on a large Spartan head mosaic for the last three days. “We decided to use a Spartan mascot to kick off... Read more

September 13, 2016

Getting a head start at CREC montessori magnet
CREC e-Newsletter

This year, school started early for children entering preschool 3 at CREC’s Montessori Magnet School. About 20 children and their families participated in a new, free summer program called the Children’s House Summer Program. The program was held once a week for four... Read more

September 12, 2016

Making sure students who can’t remember never forget at Hartford’s Capital Prep
FOX 61 Lorenzo Hall

HARTFORD - The sounds and images from September 11, 2001 are forever etched in the minds of many Americans, especially those who witnessed the attacks play out on television 15 years ago. "When something this big happens in the United States, no one forgets ... Read more

September 11, 2016

Connecticut schools teach about 9/11, as many students are too young to remember the attacks
New Haven Register Brian Zahn

NEW HAVEN >> Most Americans could tell you exactly where they were on the morning of Sept. 11, 2001, when hijackers steered commercial planes into the Pentagon, both towers of the World Trade Center and one hit a field in Pennsylvania. That is, of course, if... Read more

September 10, 2016

3 Tucson schools using grant to offer K-12 Arabic language instruction
Tucson.com Alexis Huicochea

Reading, writing and Arabic is on the agenda at a handful of Tucson schools this year. The Tucson Unified School District is rolling out Arabic programs at three campuses: Wright Elementary, Doolen Middle and Catalina High — made possible, in part, by a $111,000 gr... Read more

September 9, 2016

San Fernando Valley students learn about 9/11 by building memorials
Los Angeles Daily News Dana Bartholomew

SUN VALLEY >> It took five years to erect two World Trade Center towers, then the world’s tallest. It took 12 seconds for each 110-story building to fall during the terror now known as 9?/11. Fifteen years after the bloodiest attack on U.S. soil, it took 30 s... Read more

September 7, 2016

Eliot arts magnet academy unveils new mural at back to school night that addresses human rights issues
Pasadena News Now Brandon Villalovas

A colorful and expansive 450 square foot mural that serves as a reminder about the value of education now lives on the Eliot Arts Magnet Academy campus. The mural is a collaborative effort between the Pasadena Unified school and a nation-wide initiative called “Pai... Read more

September 7, 2016

Bridges Community School welcomes back students in a new home
Mankato Free Press Kristine Goodrich

NORTH MANKATO — After teaching in a windowless former office supply store and an increasingly cramped former parochial school, Bridges Community School teacher Peggy Morris is excited to be starting the school year at a new address. Her new kindergarten classroom i... Read more

September 6, 2016
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