Magnet School News Archive

Magnet, fundamental and career programs deadline nears for Pinellas County Schools Laurie Davison

It's decision time for students attending Pinellas County Schools who are interested in applying for magnet, fundamental and career programs. The application period ends on Friday, January 15 at 5 p.m. Addison Binkowski, 10, attends a magnet program, The Con... Read more

January 13, 2021

APS [Albuquerque Public Schools] program offers STEM learning experiences for grades K-12 Staff

ALBUQUERQUE, N.M. (KRQE) – Albuquerque Public Schools landed a $7.8 million grant from the U.S. Department of Education, for the development of a K-12 STEM magnet school pathway in the North Valley. The money is being used to convert Mission Avenue Elementary School, ... Read more

January 07, 2021

Jana Guyewski Lautigar wins Golden Apple Award
KNOE 8 News Tyler Smith

MONROE, La. (KNOE) - Jana Guyewski Lautigar is our Banner Ford of Monroe Golden Apple Teacher of the Week. Lautigar teaches at Morehouse Magnet School and was nominated by one of her students, Cason Jones. Lautigar says teaching in the same parish she attend... Read more

January 07, 2021

Robert Schaff named Louisiana Assistant Principal of the Year Staff

Robert Schaff, assistant principal at John L. Ory Communication Arts Magnet School, has been named by the Louisiana Association of Principals as the 2020-21 Louisiana Assistant Principal of the Year.   Mr. Schaff has been an assistant principal for 12 years. He... Read more

December 29, 2020

Canavin selected Laurel Teacher of the Year Lacey Walters Slay

For her exemplary performance in the classroom, Laurel Magnet School of the Arts first-grade teacher Kathleen Canavin was named the 2020 Laurel School District Teacher of the Year. “Receiving this award this year means to me that even through the new challenges t... Read more

December 28, 2020

A+ Teacher: Brevard County woman was destined to be an educator
Spectrum News 13 Tammie Fields

COCOA, Fla., — Imagine being a teenager and people around you already recognize that you're destined to become a teacher. That's what happened to Brevard County A+Teacher, Bianca Drawdy.  "It's definitely pretty intimidating coming into a school," ... Read more

December 15, 2020

A.R. Johnson Magnet School chosen as site for Amazon Future Engineers Program Mary Calkins

AUGUSTA, Ga. (WJBF) – A.R. Johnson Magnet School has been selected as a site for the Amazon Future Engineers Program. Students who attend this school excel in areas of STEM. “With the Amazon Future Engineers Program, they pretty much provide the funding, and... Read more

December 10, 2020

Moore MST Magnet School eighth-grade student council donates to Toys for Tots
Tyler Morning Telegraph Zak Wellerman

As the time neared for students to go home Wednesday afternoon, members of the Moore MST Magnet School eighth-grade student council loaded a truck with toys that will soon bring Christmas cheer to kids in need this year. The students brought balls, dolls, Play-Do... Read more

December 09, 2020

Hartford high schooler helps seniors combat pandemic isolation with capstone project
Hartford Courant Darcie Ortique

A 17-year-old senior at Sport and Medical Sciences Academy, Oneiry Restituyo sets aside time every Saturday morning to read to an older woman she’s just getting to know. Restituyo, who lives in Middletown and considers herself a bookworm, had hoped to visit nursi... Read more

December 08, 2020

Soaring to new heights
SDHC.K12.FL.US Staff

More than three years have passed since Tampa Heights Elementary Magnet School was devastated by a fire after Hurricane Irma in 2017. It has been a long, emotional journey for the students, teachers, and staff, but this holiday season brings them the gift of coming ho... Read more

December 07, 2020
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