Magnet, Choice, STEM Applications open Through Feb. 27

Applications for Fairfield Magnet School for Math and Science and McCrorey Liston School of Technology will be available at all elementary schools, the District Office, and can be printed from the district website now through Feb. 27. All students in grades Child Development-4 (4-year-olds only) through sixth grade for 2013-2014 are eligible to apply and a lottery will be held to randomly select students for limited slots in each program.

Interested parents are encouraged to attend an Open House at FMSMS or MLST to learn more about these programs: FMSMS on Feb. 8 at 9 a.m. or a Magnet Fair on Feb. 8 from 5-7 p.m., and MLST on Feb. 13 at 9 a.m. or 6 p.m.

Applications will also be available through Feb. 27 for current sixth-graders to be considered for the STEM Early College Academy.

Two letters of recommendation are required with this application. Cumulative Grade Point Average and standardized test scores will be considered along with a student interview and writing sample to determine acceptance as a seventh grade STEM Academy student for the 2013-2014 school year.

For additional information, contact Dr. Jennifer Etheridge at 803-635-4607 Ext 10318, or [email protected] Completed paper applications for these programs are due to Dr. Etheridge at the District Office by Feb. 27 at 5 p.m.