Magnet school transfer window is now open Showcase,
Open House dates announced
The Knox County Schools has announced its 2013-14 magnet school transfer window is open now through February 18, 2013. Magnet programs offer a choice in the educational process by presenting innovative and unique curricula integrated into everyday learning. Programs are committed to increasing educational opportunities for students while promoting students’ interests, abilities and talents. As part of the fiscal year 2013 budget process, $520,000 was allocated to support magnet programs across the Knox County Schools.
Transfer requests can be completed online at www.knoxschools.org. Forms are also available at any magnet school location. The general transfer window is Feb. 4 – 18, 2013.
Additionally, the annual “Magnet Showcase” will be held at the Knoxville Museum of Art on Tuesday, December 4 from 4:30 – 7 p.m. Each magnet school will have information available about the school's program, eligibility and more.
Following the Magnet Showcase, open house dates have been scheduled for each Knox County magnet school. Teachers, administrators, and magnet staff will be available to provide tours and answer any questions about specific programs available at each school. Open house dates are as follows:
• Beaumont Fine Arts & Honors Magnet Academy
Open house: December 6 from 5-7 p.m. and January 17, 2013 from 5-7 p.m.
Exhibit night showcases: December 13, March 14, and May 16 from 5-7 p.m.
• Green Math & Science Magnet Academy
Magnet showcase: December 13, 2012 and May 7, 2013 from 5-7 p.m.
• Sarah Moore Greene Technology Magnet Academy
Open house: Tuesday, December 11 from 8:30-11 a.m., Wednesday, December 12
from noon-2 p.m., and Thursday, December 13 from 4-6 p.m.
• Vine Middle Performing Arts Magnet SchoolHigh Schools
Magnet tours: Daily upon appointment from 3:15-4 p.m.
Magnet open house: December 11, 2012 from 6-8 p.m.
Kwanza showcase from 7-8:30 p.m.
Magnet information session and half time performance at the following basketball games: January 10, January 14, January 24
Magnet open house: February 12 from 6-8 p.m.
• Austin-East Magnet High School
Theatre production: November 30, 2012 (time TBD)
Open house: December 6, 2012 from 5:30-7:30 p.m.
• Fulton High School, School of Communications
Magnet showcase: November 29, 2012 from 6-7:30 p.m.
Open house: December 11, 2012 from 5:30-7:30 p.m.
• L&N STEM Academy
Magnet showcase and open house: December 10, 2012 from 5:30-8 p.m.
Magnet showcase and open house: February 4, 2013 from 5:30-8 p.m.
• West High School (International Baccalaureate Program)For more information, please contact the Magnet Office at (865) 594-1731.
IB information session and tour: December 13, 2012 at 2 p.m.
|Last Updated: 11/30/12|