1839601 SUN VALLEY MS(Engineering/Arts/Technology for Global Progress)

1839601 SUN VALLEY MS(Engineering/Arts/Technology for Global Progress)

Program Description
Science, Technology and Math Magnets are interdisciplinary, standards based, inquiry-based, and real world problem-based programs that teach students about STeM-related subjects. These programs are geared to the student’s interest in science, computer technology, and mathematics.
Grades:
6-8
Phone:
(818) 255-5100
Program Capacity 2018-2019:
453
Applications Received 2017-2018:
76
Openings 2018-2019:
151
Success Secret:
The vision of Sun Valley Magnet School is to serve as the hub and heart of the community, providing both academic support and social services for all students and their families. SVMS is committed to establishing a culture of learning that cherishes and celebrates academic achievement, independent thinking, and personal growth. Students will have a strong foundation of knowledge, skills, and abilities in core academic subjects and a commitment to the community. SVMS will foster positive relationships in a safe and supportive environment and work collaboratively with parents and the community. SVMS will nurture every student to foster skills and self-confidence and develop pioneers of today into global pioneers of tomorrow.
Track:
Single Track
Tour Information:
Middle School Magnet Tours Application Window October 2, 2017 – November 9, 2017 Please check-in at the main gate and make your way to the library. Valid photo identification must be presented at the time of check-in. 7330 Bakman Ave. Sun Valley, CA 91352 Monday, October 2, 2017 Middle School Tour 8:30 A.M. – 10:00 A.M. Wednesday, October 18, 2017 Middle School Tour 10:30 A.M. – 12:00 P.M. Thursday, November 2, 2017 Middle School Tour 8:30 A.M. – 10:00 A.M. Tuesday, November 7, 2017 Evening Magnet Tour 5:30 P.M. – 6:30 P.M.
Magnet Vision:
Sun Valley Magnet School provides a rigorous academic program that prepares all students for college and career readiness. Beyond readiness, our vision is to nurture, inspire, and transform our students’ lives as innovators through collaboration, critical thinking, communication, creativity, and character building. Students will become curious learners and confident leaders who apply the known to the unknown thereby developing new systems, structures, and solutions that improve their local and global community.
Magnet Mission:
To provide a learning community that is nurturing, safe, and committed to discovery, innovation and excellence.
Academic/Career Pathways:
PLTW Gateway Grades 6-8 - Design and Modeling - Automation and Robotics - Flight and Space - Science of Technology
Academic Competition Teams:
Math Counts Spelling Be
Athletic Teams:
Community Partnerships:
The Music Center Youth Services
Advanced Placement (AP) Course Offerings:
International Baccalaureate (IB) Program:
No
After-School Programs:
Middle School: Youth Services Sports: Football-7th & 8th grade girls, 7th & 8th grade boys, 6th grade has their own co-ed team. Soccer (Year Round)7th & 8th grade girls, 7th & 8th grade boys. 6th grade has their own co-ed team. Basketball (Year Round) 7th & 8th grade girls, 7th & 8th grade boys, 6th grade has their own boys team and their own girls team. Rugby- All grades currently in season. Ends Jan 20th Volleyball- All grades Boys team and all grades Girls Team Softball- All grades Boys team and Girls Team Learning Zone: (year round) H.W. assistance, Battle of the Books competition, Spelling Be Solar Sprint Car Race Various learning activities that include arts and crafts, relay races Special Events: Thanksgiving Feast, Holiday Gift Exchange Awareness months (breast cancer, suicide awareness, denim day...) . Dance and Drill: (year round) Drill Team: 2 competitions per year in December and May. Practice takes place year round for competitions. 2 teams: J.V and Varsity team. Hip Hop Dance Team: 2 competitions per year. One in December 9th and one tin late May. Practice year round for competitions. 2 teams a J.V and Varsity team.
Other Theme-Based Activities:
Engineering Week Girls in Engineering
Wall of Fame/Notable Alumni:
N/A
Detailed Information: