Magnets in the News

Pilot who flew around the world urges Baton Rouge middle schoolers to aim high

At the age of 23, Barrington Irving entered the record books as not only the youngest person to fly a plane around the world by himself, but the first African-American to do so.

Southeast Middle School students develop kid-focused online marketing campaign for Baton Rouge

Adults have long had websites aplenty to find out more information about Louisiana's Capital city. Now kids have one of their own. It's called Students in Southeast Middle's magnet program, known as DATA, short for Digital Arts & Technology Academy, led the way in filling out the website.

A Legacy of Leadership

A Legacy of Leadership

Lee Magnet High School has been blessed with not one, but two exceptional principals: Nanette McCann and Sharon Sims. Under their guidance, the new magnet school in Baton Rouge, Louisiana is bursting at the seams with potential as students are bonding in their temporary home at Valley Park on Bawell Street.

Learn how to become a Nationally Certified Magnet School

Raise the level of performance consistent throughout school districts nationwide and creates a platform from which all magnet schools can flourish. Magnet Schools of America’s national certification process is designed to recognize the hard work of the best magnet schools in the nation and to help them as they grow.

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