1839602 SUN VALLEY MS(Environmental Studies through Arts and Sciences)

1839602 SUN VALLEY MS(Environmental Studies through Arts and Sciences)

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:
425
Applications Received 2017-2018:
37
Openings 2018-2019:
142
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 utilize art and science to develop an understanding of our environmental concerns that the world is facing in the 21st century. We are committed to promoting a global awareness of how mankind is impacting the natural world. It is our moral responsibility to create a more sustainable relationship with the Earth. To accomplish these goals, we will use project-based learning to enhance critical thinking and problem-solving skills.
Academic/Career Pathways:
PLTW Gateway Grades 6-8 - Design and Modeling - Automation and Robotics - Energy and the Environment - Green Architecture
Academic Competition Teams:
Athletic Teams:
Community Partnerships:
The Theodore Payne Foundation The Counsel of Watershed Health Tree People
Advanced Placement (AP) Course Offerings:
International Baccalaureate (IB) Program:
After-School Programs:
Learning Zone, Leadership, Football, Basketball, Soccer, Volleyball, Softball, Spelling Bee, Dance, Drill Team
Other Theme-Based Activities:
Engineering Week Earth Day Earth Month Trashion Show Community Clean Up Projects
Wall of Fame/Notable Alumni:
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