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Students, Staff, Schools Win Magnet Schools of America Awards

Congratulations to the OPS magnet schools who won merit awards from the Magnet Schools of America (MSA) for the 2009-10 school year:

Magnet Schools of America Merit Award of Excellence
Alice Buffett Magnet Middle School
Crestridge Elementary Magnet School

MSA Merit Award of Distinction
Catlin Elementary Magnet School
Conestoga Elementary Magnet School
King Science & Technology Magnet Middle School
North High Magnet School
R.M. Marrs Magnet Middle School
Skinner Elementary Magnet School
South High Magnet School
Western Hills Elementary Magnet School

MSA Principal of the Year – Region VII                        
ReNae Kehrberg (Buffett Magnet Middle School)   

 MSA Teacher of the Year – Region VII
Lee Kallstrom (North High Magnet School)

Congratulations to the students who participated in the MSA student poster contest:

Skinner Magnet student Ameri-Grace Haorei - First Place in Region VII and first place nationally in the elementary competition.

South High Magnet student Jesus Galvan – First Place in Region VII and third place nationally in the high school competition.

And King Science & Technology Magnet student Morgan Hruska – First Place in Region VII in the middle school competition.


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