• Center for Design & Computer Sciences

    The Center for Design and Computer Sciences prepares students for future success by developing their capacity to implement design processes, think critically, demonstrate creativity, problem-solve, and work collaboratively. The thematic curriculum is grounded in a computational thinking and design framework which include an introduction to foundational computer science knowledge and competencies. This program fosters the development of critical non-cognitive skills such as perseverance, decision-making, and self-motivation. Students in all grade levels engage in instruction using coding languages and concepts. Additionally, students complete elective courses that incorporate technology use on topics such as robotics, computer programming, digital music, and digital art, to name a few.

Magnet Events

  • Magnet Theme Thursday: Parent Information Sessions
    General sessions about all magnet themes and early colleges, year-round schools,  the application and selection process.
    Dates: SEP 7, OCT 5, NOV 2, DEC 7, JAN 4, JAN 18
    Location: Crossroads I, 5625 Dillard Drive, Cary, NC 27518
    Session Times: 10a - 11a,
    Evening Sessions - Dec 7, Jan 4 - 6pm-7pm 
    Email: magnetcenter@wcpss.net 

     
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  • Missed the magnet fair? No worries...explore all of the middle school magnet programs in one location. 

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    November 30th, 6:00pm - 7:30pm  at Carroll Magnet Middle School

         4520 Six Forks Rd., Raleigh, NC 27609

    December 5th, 6:00pm - 7:30pm at Davis Dr.  Elementary School

         2151 Davis Dr, Cary, NC 27529

     


     

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  • Missed the magnet fair? No worries...explore all of the elementary magnet programs in one location. 

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    January 4, 2018, 9:30am - 11:00am  at Farmington Woods Magnet Elementary School

         1413 Hampton Valley Rd., Cary, NC 27511

    January 9, 2018, 9:30am - 11:00am at Green Magnet Elementary School

         5307 Six Forks Rd., Raleigh NC 27609

    January 17, 2018, 10:00am - 11:30am at Washington Magnet Elementary School

         1000 Fayetteville St., Raleigh, NC 27601


     

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Magnet Mini-Fair for Rising K Families

On January 4th at 9:30 a.m., learn more about all the elementary magnet themes available in Wake County Schools. Speak with parents who have chosen a magnet school and let them tell you why they made this choice for their child's education.
 
Locate at Farmington Woods Magnet ES
1413 Hampton Valley Road
Cary, NC 27511