Winston-Salem/Forsyth County Magnet School News
Winston-Salem/Forsyth County Schools is proud to offer 19 magnet schools in grades K-12.
Each magnet school offers a challenging curriculum and the support that students need to expand their horizons.
Students have the opportunity to continue in a magnet program from kindergarten through grade 12.
MSA National Conference 2014
Reynolds' High School Principal, Pat Olsen, and Atkins' Academic & Technology High School Principal, Joe Childers, receive their Magnet Schools of America national recognition -- RJReynolds HS, School of Distinction and Atkins Academic HS, School of Excellence
2014 MSA National Conference
Joe Childers, Principal Atkins Academic & Technology High School named Magnet Schools of America Region IV Principal of the Year.
Hanes Magnet Middle School wins the Dr. Ronald P. Simpson Merit Award at the Magnet Schools of America Conference in Tulsa, OK, May 7, 2013. The Dr. Ronald P. Simpson Distinguished Merit Award, considered the highest award for magnet schools in the nation, is give to only one school in the Magnet School for Excellence category. Hanes Magnet Middle School was named a 2013 School of Excellence in February 2013. http://www.magnet.edu/
Parkland Magnet High School is the 2013 North Carolina Winner of the ACT College and Career Transition Award, and the 2013 National Runner-up for the award. http://www.wsfcs.k12.nc.us/Domain/1012
Diggs-Latham Elementary and R.J. Reynolds High Schools, arts magnet schools, win Kennedy Center Awards. NOVEMBER 13, 2013 - Diggs-Latham Elementary School and Reynolds High School are two of five schools in North Carolina receiving a John F. Kennedy Center for the Performing Arts School of Excellence in Arts Education Award.
NOVEMBER 13, 2013 – Wiley Middle School will become a magnet school starting in the 2014-15 school year. Students will be able to apply to Wiley beginning in January. The Board of Education unanimously approved magnet status for Wiley at its meeting last night. Wiley will use its STEAM theme, which stands for science, technology, engineering, arts and math. The school piloted the STEAM curriculum with its sixth grade in 2012-13 and learned last week that students exceeded its academic growth goals.
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