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Sep 20

Freshmen Orientation 2017

On Wednesday, August 30th, the Magnet staff and upperclassmen welcomed the incoming class of “Magnetos” at our annual freshmen orientation. As usual, we ran the students through some icebreakers and six different “Olympic” challenges, from the 3 Legged Race to the Over/Under Water Relay, as well as taking care of some basic first week logistics. …

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Sep 18

MST Students Chang & Leetham Earn Perfect 36 on ACT

CHS / MST Magnet students Monica Chang (junior) and Lindsey Leetham (senior) have accomplished the rare feat of earning a perfect ACT score of 36. Wow! How rare, you ask? “On average, less than one-tenth of 1 percent of students who take the ACT earn a top score, according to the organization. In the U.S. …

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May 03

Rising Seniors Placed in M.I.T. Summer Program

Rising MST seniors Noah Thompson and Daniel Fan participated this winter and spring in pre-requisite, online coursework via the Massachusetts Institute of Technology (MIT) as one step in their goal of earning placement in the prestigious Beaver Works Summer Institute to be held over four weeks on the MIT campus in Cambridge, Massachusetts. We just received …

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Apr 10

Magnet Night of Service at CCFB

Magnetos, join us in a couple of weeks for a night of service on Tuesday, April 25th, from 5:30-7:30 PM, at the Clark County Food Bank. We need about 50 volunteers to work with teams of other Magnetos and staff to repackage bulk donations for distribution to local families. If you’d like to do this, sign …

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Feb 08

MST Magnet Garments for Sale

Magnet t-shirts, sweatshirts, crewnecks, and hoodies are now available for purchase. This year’s design is courtesy of MST senior Yoping Fang. You can add your name to the back and/or sleeve as an option for $5. The order deadline is Friday, 2/17/17, so get your orders in ASAP!!  See below for pricing. Visit the store here to …

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Jan 31

MST Junior Alaya Mays wins CHS POL!

Performing in front of a packed house in room 116, Magnet junior Alaya Mays wowed the judges with her soulful interpretation of More Lies, by Karin Gottshall, winning the 2017 CHS Poetry Out Loud (POL) competition. In order to advance to the school competition, she and the other students first had to qualify in their respective English …

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Jan 19

Magnet Sophomore Earns Gold at Local Music Competition

In front of a packed house of family, friends, and admirers at Trinity Lutheran Church in Vancouver on January 15th, Magnet sophomore Ashley Teng earned a Gold Medal for her flute performance of Flute Concerto 1st mov., by Carl Nielsen. She was matched up against eight of the area’s brightest young musical stars who performed for $1000 scholarship …

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Sep 07

Freshmen Orientation 2016

On Tuesday, August 30th, the Magnet staff and upperclassmen welcomed the incoming class of “Magnetos” with an orientation. As usual, we ran the students through some icebreakers and six different “Olympic” challenges, from the 3 Legged Race to the Over/Under Water Relay, as well as taking care of some basic first week logistics. We capped …

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Jan 24

Magnet Seniors are 2016 Ethics Bowl Champs!

Magnet seniors Satya Hariharan, Seamus McAvoy, and Alex McOmie competed this past weekend in the annual Oregon High School Ethics Bowl held at Portland State University.  When all was said and done, they ended up with top honors and the opportunity to advance to the national competition. Congratulations! Hariharan, McAvoy, and McOmie founded the Philosophy Club at …

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Jan 21

And the POL winner is …

Magnet sophomore Alaya Mays advanced from our classroom Poetry Out Loud competition, a national poetry recitation contest CHS participates in, to the school wide competition that was held on 01/21/16 at CHS. Alaya competed against approximately 40 other class winners from various CHS English classes, grades 9-12. Guess what? She took home top honors!  Congratulations to …

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