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Magnet Overview

What You Should Know…

Columbus Middle School Magnet
     Specialized programs in Math, Science and the Medical field.  
     Small Class sizes(27 students to 1 teacher)
     Gifted Classes
     Partnerships with Kaiser Permanente and Northridge Hospital
     Transportation Provided (if you live outside a 2mile radius of the school)
 
Faculty/ Personnel
• Full time coordinator
• Full time nurse
• National Certified Teachers
• Gifted Coordinator
 
Student Self-help Programs
• United Colors
• Impact Groups
 
Extracurricular Activities
• Students Run LA
• Dances
• Blue & White Football, Basketball, Soccer and Softball Game
• Lunchtime Intramural Sports (Soccer, Football and Basketball)
• Talent Show
• Homework Help Club
• Youth Services Program
• Woodcraft Rangers
• Principal’s Honor Roll & Honor Roll
Curriculum
Grade 6
• English, History, Math, Science, Physical Education, Computers*, Math Exploration*, Foods & Nutrition* (*10 week classes)
 
 
Grade 7
• English, History, Biology, Marine Biology, Health, CPR/First Aid and Safety,
7thgrade math, Physical Education.
 
 
Grade 8
• English, History, Algebra, Science, Physical Education, Electives.
 
• Honors classes available for Gifted & high achieving students within the Magnet
• Three computer labs with Internet and VH1 Guitar Lab
• Active Boards / Apple notebooks for Science & Math
 
Electives
• Instrumental Music
• Beginning Winds, Strings, Guitar and Drums
• Industrial Education/ Horticulture
• Yearbook/ Leadership
• Journalism (semester long)
• Forensic Science (semester long)
Parent Involvement
• PTSA
• Magnet Booster Club
• School Leadership Council
• School Improvement Program Site Council
• Volunteer Opportunities
• Back to School Night
• Open House
• PHBAO Parent Conference Night
Program Enrichment
• Field Trips
• Assemblies
• Science Fair
• PSAT
• Tutoring
• Hippocrates Circle – partnership with Kaiser Permanente.
• Zoo Reach
• Catalina Island Marine Institute