MSA Poster Contest Entries – 2022

Each year the Magnet Schools of America (MSA) hold a national poster contest, inviting individual schools and districts to submit entries for the contest. The CMS School Choice team asked magnet schools to submit poster entries, and we are proud to announce that the posters below were submitted to MSA for consideration. Congratulations to Nylah […]

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Congratulations to Chantilly!

Congratulations to Chantilly Montessori for has being recognized–for the second time–as a nationally certified magnet school. Nationally certified magnet schools provide high-quality, innovative educational options to families and students that promote choice, diversity and academic excellence.

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Message from the Virtual Middle School Principal

Greetings Families: Welcome to the CMS Virtual Middle School. I am so excited about this opportunity to work with students and parents to focus education. While the COVID-19 pandemic presents some challenges for schools, it also presented an opportunity to look at how we do education and how we can adjust some traditional things to ensure we meet […]

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Magnet Schools featured in CMS Yearbook

The CMS Foundation recently published “The Yearbook: Reflections on School During the COVID-19 Pandemic,” a digital snapshot of CMS during the 2020-2021 school year. Several magnet schools, staff members, students, and the School Choice team were featured in The Yearbook, in the “staff” section. Click here to read more about our unusual year!

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Virtual Middle School gets a principal!

At the CMS Board of Education meeting on July 13, 2021, Tonya Faison was named the principal at the Virtual Middle School. Faison has been the principal at James Martin Middle since 2014. She was the principal at Hawthorne Academy of Health Sciences from 2013 to 2014. During her time in Wayne County Public Schools, […]

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New principal for South Mecklenburg HS!

At the Charlotte-Mecklenburg Board of Education meeting on July 13, 2021, Marc Angerer was named the principal at South Mecklenburg High. He has been the principal at Bruns Avenue Elementary since 2017. Angerer was a principal at Carmel Middle from 2008 to 2017. He was an assistant principal at Wilson Middle from 2007 to 2008 […]

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Rea Farms STEAM takes a “Well Walk”

The 3rd graders at Rea Farms STEAM Academy closed out the school year in a major way!  They sprang into action to help raise funds to build a well in Africa!Here’s why- Nearly one billion people do not have access to clean, safe water – that’s the equivalent of 1 in 8 people on the […]

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Future of E.E. Waddell HS, Tuesday, May 18 @ 6pm

Please join the Office of Student Assignment and School Choice as it engages the community to inform the future of E.E. Waddell, which will reopen as a magnet high school in 2022-23.  Several scenarios for the school are being considered, and Tuesday’s session is an opportunity for you to learn more about each scenario for […]

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