Magnet School News Archive

'It's important to remember': Aurora school honors victims of 9/11 attacks
The Beacon-News David Sharos

For students at Fred Rodgers Magnet Academy in Aurora, the terrorist attacks on the United States on Sept. 11, 2001, are a part of history that happened before they were born. On Monday, the school held a special ceremony to honor the victims of the attacks and l... Read more

September 11, 2017

G.W. Carver Elementary celebrates grand opening Staff

Kannapolis City Schools will host a community event to celebrate the grand opening of G.W. Carver Elementary School. It will be Sunday, Sept. 10, from 2 to 4 p.m. The drop-in celebration will be free and open to the public. Visitors will be able to tour the newly... Read more

September 01, 2017

GISD’s kidpreneur
Rowlett Lakeshore Times Anny Sivilay

Garland ISD’s youngest entrepreneurs were honored at the Aug. 22 board of trustees meetings for their accomplishment in creating and running a successful business. Sisters Jayla, Mya and Payton Dean are the brain child behind Be You Natural Products that sells sk... Read more

September 01, 2017

Moving Forward Together Summit
School District Five of Lexington and Richland Counties Staff

Communities throughout South Carolina came together to talk about race and its effect on schools. The first day of Moving Forward Together: A National Summit of Schools, Communities, and Law Enforcement kicked off on June 12, 2017. Educators, members of the community,... Read more

September 01, 2017

Dutch Fork Elementary teacher named SC Project Learning Tree Outstanding Educator of the Year
School District Five of Lexington and Richland Counties

IRMO – Dutch Fork Elementary School resident scientist Amy Umberger has been named the 2017 South Carolina Project Learning Tree (PLT) Jerry L. Shrum Outstanding Educator of the Year. She was selected by the South Carolina PLT Steering Committee.   “I am humb... Read more

August 29, 2017

“Cheer” squads welcome students back
New Haven Independent Markeshia Ricks & Lucy Gellman

The little boy in the dark blue polo and khaki pants looked stoic and also a little perplexed as a line of adults cheered and smiled to welcome him to his first day of school Monday morning. at Lincoln-Bassett Community School. The boy gave one a tentative palm-s... Read more

August 28, 2017

Cook Elementary celebrates 'Model School' designation
The Dispatch Jan Swoope

When students returned to Cook Elementary Fine Arts Magnet School earlier this month, they learned of something new to celebrate. This summer Cook was named a Model School for arts integration by the Whole Schools Initiative (WSI), a Mississippi Arts Commission program.... Read more

August 26, 2017

Freeport school’s first day brings smiles, hugs and Pretzel PRIDE Jane Lethlean

As 300 students from kindergarten through fourth grade flowed through the doors at Jones-Farrar Magnet School today, Principal Jennifer DeJong said she loved seeing their smiles again and receiving first-day-of-school hugs. “For some of the students, there are bu... Read more

August 23, 2017

Elementary school in New London expands to dual language, international magnet school Tina Detelj

One of New London‘s elementary schools is expanding its curriculum and its student base in a unique way. CB Jennings has been a dual language school for 20 years but this year it’s taking on and even more worldly curriculum. These summer camp kids will be part of... Read more

August 23, 2017

Rockdale magnet goes to China
The Citizens Joe Adgie

Several students from Rockdale Magnet School for Science and Technology got the opportunity of a lifetime over the summer. The 10 students, who visited Beijing in June, were honored by the Rockdale County Board of Education at its meeting last Thursday. The ... Read more

August 23, 2017
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