Magnet program meetings announced
Audrey Andrieski, a teacher with the North Springs Elementary Schools' Science, Technology, Engineering and Mathematics School, or STEMS, assists 7-year-old Sarah Porter with a computer program. STEMS is one of many local magnet programs available to students.

FORT JACKSON, S.C. -- Expanded Choice and Magnet program informational sessions for parents interested in finding out more their children's school options are scheduled throughout January.
The meetings are recommended for students who are changing schools, school levels, applying to magnet programs or those new to Richland Two. Information regarding individual school and magnet programs will be provided during informational meetings.

Parents must provide transportation for students who choose programs that are not located at their regularly zoned schools. Applications will only be available on the district's website Jan. 4-28.

An information meeting for parents of fifth and sixth grade students interested in learning more about the Richland Two magnet programs is also scheduled on post for 3 p.m., Monday at the C.C. Pinckney Elementary School media center. Dawn McLeod, Richland Two director of Academic Initiatives, is the scheduled presenter.

Upcoming off-post meetings are as follows:

Elementary schools
Jan. 5: Rice Creek Elementary cafeteria; receive information about the Environmental Fitness Academy.
Jan. 6: Center for Inquiry gathering area; magnet program information meeting.
Jan. 10: Killian Elementary School multipurpose room; receive information about Leadership Talent Development programs.
Jan. 11: Center for Achievement computer lab; magnet program information meeting.
Jan. 11: Windsor Elementary School cafeteria; receive information about the International Baccalaureate Program.
Jan. 12: Joseph Keels Elementary School cafeteria, receive information about the School of Entrepreneur Leadership.
Jan. 13: Lonnie B. Nelson Elementary School town hall; receive information about the Academy for Civic Education.
Jan. 18: North Springs Elementary auditorium; receive information about Science Technology Engineering and Mathematics School.
Jan. 19: L.W. Conder Elementary cafeteria; Arts Integrated Magnet information meeting.
Jan. 20: The Montessori School at Spears Creek Road Child Development and Pontiac Elementary School media center; Montessori information meeting.
Jan. 25: Center for Knowledge multipurpose room; magnet information meeting.
Jan. 27: Forest Lake Elementary media center; technology magnet information meeting.

Middle schools
Jan. 4: Dent Middle cafeteria; receive information about the Single Gender and FAME academies.
Jan. 10: E. L. Wright gymnasium; receive information about Leadership at Wright International Baccalaureate program.
Jan. 11: Center for Accelerated Preparation Richland Northeast High auditorium; magnet information meeting.
Jan. 11: Summit Parkway Middle School gymnasium; receive information about the Academy of Exercise Physiology and Sports Medicine.
Jan. 12: Dent Middle cafeteria; receive information about The Learning Collaborative and FAME.
Jan. 13: Blythewood Middle School gymnasium; school information meeting.
Jan. 24: Longleaf Middle multipurpose room; receive information about the School for Zoological and Botanical Studies.
Jan. 27: Kelly Mill Middle School gymnasium; magnet information meeting.

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