Magnet School News Archive

Cedar Rapids elementary students 'plant hope' with 6 apple trees in city park
The Gazette Grace King

CEDAR RAPIDS — In the midst of the novel coronavirus pandemic and following the derecho that devastated Eastern Iowa, Cedar River Academy at Taylor Elementary “planted hope” Friday in the form of six apple trees. The trees initially were planned to be planted on ... Read more

October 16, 2020

School report cards show magnet schools top other JCPS [Jefferson County Public Schools] schools in graduation rates
WHAS11.com Taylor Weiter

LOUISVILLE, Ky. — Unlike in previous years, Kentucky schools were not given star ratings nor assessed based on academic performance in the 2019-20 School Report Cards. Because the coronavirus pandemic caused districts to close in-person classes and suspend K-PREP... Read more

October 14, 2020

What’s right with schools: Rocky Hill’s CREC Academy of Aerospace and Engineering
WTNH.com Mackenzie Maynard

ROCKY HILL, Conn. (WTNH) — For this week’s What’s Right with Schools, we are bringing you to Rocky Hill’s CREC Academy of Aerospace and Engineering.  The elementary school was just constructed and opened its doors for the first time in September. Of course, ... Read more

October 13, 2020

12 M-DCPS [Miami-Dade County Public School] magnet schools among 100 Best in America
Miami’s Community Newspaper Daisy Gonzalez-Diego

Twelve Miami-Dade County Public Schools (M-DCPS) Magnet schools have been ranked among the Top 100 Magnet Schools in the nation by U.S. News & World Report, with eight schools in Florida’s Top 20. Magnet programs offer unique thematic strands of study that fo... Read more

October 10, 2020

An inside look at Alabama’s first-in-the-nation School of Cyber Technology and Engineering
Yellow Hamer News Henry Thornton

The new Alabama School for Cyber Technology and Engineering (ASCTE) in Huntsville is the first high school of its kind in the United States. Yellowhammer News recently got an inside look at how it is operating, and what its plans are for the future. ASCTE is curr... Read more

October 06, 2020

Art League shows off its talent
The Cheatham County Exchange Randy Moomaw

One year ago, the Art League of Cheatham County held its first show, which took place at Sycamore Square. This year’s event, which took place last Friday at the Coach House in Pleasant View, was initially set for the spring but had to be postponed and repurposed ... Read more

October 02, 2020

Two Corpus Christi schools awarded National Blue Ribbon status
Corpus Christi Business News Suzanne Freeman

Gov. Greg Abbott visited Corpus Christi on Thursday, Oct. 1, to present National Blue Ribbon School proclamations to two schools in the Corpus Christi Independent School District. Both Windsor Park Elementary and the Early Childhood Development Center were named Exemp... Read more

October 02, 2020

Central Magnet earns National Blue Ribbon School status
Murfreesboro Post Staff

Central Magnet School has been recognized as a National Blue Ribbon School of Excellence for 2020. U.S. Secretary of Education Betsy DeVos recognized seven Tennessee schools for the honor, including Central Magnet, last week, the Tennessee Department of Education... Read more

September 28, 2020

Drive-through celebration helped Mavs bring a sense of normalcy to students in DeSoto ISD
Mavs.com Dwain Price

DESOTO — The Dallas Mavericks were able to help bring some sense of normalcy on Friday to a lot of students from Katherine Johnson Technology Magnet Academy Elementary School in the DeSoto Independent School District. That’s when the Mavs, in conjunction with Jef... Read more

September 25, 2020

Morris Hills Magnet and Academy students run a laptop drive
Parsippany Focus Frank Cahill

MORRIS COUNTY — In light of the ongoing pandemic and the shift to a virtual culture, Juniors from the Morris Hills Magnet program and MCST Academies created a Laptop Drive in association with the American Tamil Medical Association (ATMA), a national nonprofit organiza... Read more

September 21, 2020
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