Magnet School News Archive

DeKalb school named after former President Obama officially open for learning
DeKalb Neighbor Brent Barron

For DeKalb County School District Superintendent Stephen Green and other district officials, the opening of Georgia's first school named after former President Barack Obama marked a historical moment. “You only get one chance to be first, and this is the first school... Read more

February 17, 2017

What’s attracting more Arizona kids to magnet schools?
AZEdNews David Marino Jr.

After students in the Water Investigations Academy program at Pendergast Elementary School District learn about different aspects of water in the classroom, they analyze it on a field trip to the Salt River and then take part in discussions with an expert on the subje... Read more

February 14, 2017

Benton Middle School receives $5,000 grant for visual and performing arts resources
Hews Media Group

Benton Middle School received a $5,000 grant from the Barona Tribe of Mission Indians that will go toward a 3D printer, art supplies and materials for the school’s play production. Assemblymember Ian Calderon, who endorsed the grant application on behalf of Benton, p... Read more

February 10, 2017

Ukiah Unified middle school becomes magnet for science, math students
Daily Journal Ukiah Daily Journal staff

Eagle Peak Middle School in Redwood Valley is inviting students interested in math, science and engineering to enroll for next year, and will be holding a meeting Thursday at Yokayo Elementary School. According to Principal Dan Stearns, beginning this fall Eagle Peak... Read more

February 7, 2017

Carver Magnet School raises more than $23,000 at 'Career-A-Thon'
WVTY.com Alison Lorraine

Carver Magnet School students spent the day learning about different career choices, all while raising money at their fourth annual ‘Career-A-Thon.’ The students had a hands-on experience from five different fields of study, one of them being 'farm to table.' "... Read more

February 3, 2017

Cedar Rapids Community School District gets first magnet middle school
9NEWS Alicia Tarancon

The Roosevelt Creative Corridor Business Academy will become the Cedar Rapids Community School District's first magnet middle school. Magnet schools in the area each operate on a different theme and Roosevelt says their theme will be business That means, faculty m... Read more

February 01, 2017

School board accepts $60,000 donation for playground equipment
Echo Press Celeste Edenloff

The Miltona Science Magnet School is getting closer to making improvements on its playground equipment after the Alexandria School Board approved a $60,000 donation from the McCormick family. That donation and two others were approved at the regular school board meet... Read more

January 27, 2017

Call for peer reviewers for FY 2017 MSAP grant competition
U.S. Department of Education

The Department encourages individuals from various backgrounds and professions with content expertise to apply to be a peer reviewer for the FY 2017 Magnet Schools Assistance Program Competition. If you are interested in serving as a peer reviewer for the, please see ... Read more

January 26, 2017

Governor gets STEM lessons at Central Magnet
Daily News Journal Nancy De Gennaro

Gov. Bill Haslam got lessons in science, technology, engineering and math at Central Magnet School Wednesday morning. The visit marks the governor’s third stop in his “Capitol to the Classroom” tour visiting members of his Teacher Cabinet in their schools. “Once ev... Read more

January 25, 2017

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
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