Magnet School News Archive

Normandy Park School discovers New Jersey

MORRIS TWP. – The Morris School District‘s grades K-5 magnet school, Normandy Park School, has immersed itself in all things New Jersey through its year-long “Let’s Go, New Jersey” theme. Throughout the school year, students have studied and discussed the state... Read more

February 8, 2016

'American Idol' singers put Nashville school in spotlight
The Tennessean Dave Paulson

Tristan McIntosh was 2,000 miles from home. The 15-year-old Nashville singer had passed her audition for “American Idol,” and was now in Hollywood with more than 100 other contestants, hoping to make it into the show’s “Top 24.” On the first day, the show’... Read more

February 8, 2016

Hartford Magnet Trinity College Academy celebrates opening of high school expansion Andrew J. Concatelli

Hartford, Connecticut – The official opening of Hartford Magnet Trinity College Academy’s high school expansion was celebrated with a ribbon-cutting ceremony attended by Hartford Mayor Luke Bronin, Superintendent of Hartford Public Schools Beth Schiavino-Narvaez, and ... Read more

February 1, 2016

Students learn about robotics with help of "Henry" WBIR staff

Students at a Knox County school got a chance to learn about robotics in a hands-on way Monday.  Green Magnet Academy students met "Henry," a robot from DENSO that was created by college interns. Henry even played Connect 4 with the students. ... Read more

February 1, 2016

Magnet schools reflect popularity, academic success
Greenwich Sentinel Bill Slocum

Some 13 years ago, Teresa Ricci saw firsthand the skepticism people had about the concept of a magnet elementary school in Greenwich. The International School of Dundee, where Ricci was then assistant principal, was a hard sell to a community rooted in the concept... Read more

February 1, 2016

Jefferson High graduation rates soar: here's what's working for students Laura Frazier

Roughly 80 percent of seniors at Jefferson High graduated on-time last year, a marked increase in achievement that follows an overhaul of the school's model in recent years. The Oregon Department of Education released graduation rate data for last year's senior... Read more

January 28, 2016

New magnet school prepares 6th-graders for careers in tech industry Tim Gerber

SAN ANTONIO - Computer programming, coding and information technology are some of the most sought-after skills in today's tech-driven world. You might think those courses are only available in college, but there's a new program in the North East Independent Sch... Read more

January 27, 2016

Dr. Ramani, of Dr. Oz fame, teaches ACES students in Hamden importance of empathy
New Haven Register Kate Ramunni

HAMDEN >> Students at ACES Wintergreen Interdistrict Magnet School learned a lesson of a different sort on Tuesday — the importance of showing empathy. They learned it from a Cheshire native, who is now a Los Angeles psychology professor, author and television... Read more

January 26, 2016

BTW students jam out to jazz Sunday
Montgomery Advertiser Rebecca Burylo

Five students from Booker T. Washington Magnet school volunteered their Sunday afternoon to do what they love best; jam out to soulful jazz melodies and get people to tap their feet to the beat. Jacob Walker was one of the student musicians with BTW's Wilbur Te... Read more

January 24, 2016

'Free Fishing Fun For Everyone' a success
Echo Press Beth Leipholtz

In just the first 30 minutes of "Free Fishing Fun For Everyone," the event was deemed a success due to the turnout.  Many area families gathered at the Miltona Science Magnet School for the occasion, a free ice fishing clinic, from 1 to 4 p.m. on... Read more

January 23, 2016
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