Reedy Creek Honored
Congratualtions to Reedy Creek Magnet Middle School
Center for the Digital Sciences for being named
National Magnet School of Excellence,
Magnet Schools of America's highest merit award!
January 19, 2019
Reedy Creek Magnet Middle School Center for the Digital Sciences has been named a National Magnet School of Excellence by Magnet Schools of America, the national association for magnet and theme-based schools.
Reedy Creek Magnet Middle School’s unique Digital Sciences theme incorporates computational thinking across the curriculum. The school prepares its students for the digital world by teaching them to be problem solvers who think critically and creatively and who use technology as a tool for collaboration and innovation. Theme related elective offerings include Bits and Bytes, Emerging Technologies, and a multi-level Mechatronics program of study. Active partnerships allow Reedy Creek students the opportunity to work with and learn from businesses and institutions of higher learning in the community.
Presentation of Excellence Award:
Principal H. Trent Evans will be recognized and receive a National Magnet School of Excellence Merit Award on behalf of the school during an awards ceremony held at Magnet Schools of America’s 37th National Conference hosted by Baltimore County Public Schools in Baltimore, Maryland April 10-13, 2019.
Magnet School of Excellence Awards are only given to a select group of magnet schools. Schools of Excellence are eligible to receive monetary awards and are eligible to be named the nation’s top Elementary, Secondary, or New & Emerging Magnet School. One of the Schools of Excellence will also be selected to win $5,000 and the Dr. Ronald P. Simpson Distinguished Merit Award, which is considered the most prestigious magnet school award in the nation.
To receive a national merit award, members of Magnet Schools of America must submit a detailed application that is scored by a panel of educators. These schools are judged and scored on their demonstrated ability to raise student academic achievement, promote racial and socioeconomic diversity, provide integrated curricula and instruction, and create strong family and community partnerships that enhance the school’s magnet theme.
To learn more about the national merit awards program, please visit www.magnet.edu