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Baldwin Magnet School, located in Montgomery, Alabama   (Photo by Patrice Miller)

Baldwin Arts and Academics Magnet School, located in Montgomery, Alabama will host a Valentine’s Day dance on February 3, 2017. According to Baldwin.mps-al.org, “Baldwin magnet houses two separate magnet schools- Baldwin Arts and Baldwin Academics. Baldwin Academics is designed to provide opportunities for middle school students to pursue challenging academic work in the areas of computer technology, research experiences, foreign languages, and intensified classroom and community engagements.”  Baldwin Magnet school not only offer academics but they also offer fun events outside of the class rooms like the Valentine’s Day dance for students.

 Jannette Wright is the Principal at Baldwin Arts and Academics Magnet School. Baldwin Magnet School Purpose is, “Baldwin Arts and Academics Magnet School’s purpose is to foster academic success, nurture artistic talent, and promote positive social development in middle school students. Baldwin’s mission is to provide middle school students with challenging curricula and learning experiences to produce motivated, conscientious, and well-rounded citizens” according to Baldwin.mps-al.org.

Baldwin also offers students opportunities to be a part of the clubs and organizations at the school. According to Baldwin.mps-al.org those clubs and organizations are Chinese Club, National Junior Honors Society, Student Council, and Yearbook. Baldwin also offers students band, strings, choral music, classical guitar, creative writing, dance, drama. Piano, and visual arts in the field they are interested in  according to Baldwin.mps-al.org. Baldwin Facebook page shares  video clips of past performances of students.

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Baldwin Magnet School, located in Montgomery, Alabama (Photo by Patrice Miller)

Baldwin Arts and Academics Magnet School is one out four of the middle magnet schools in the Montgomery area.  Applications for 2017-2018 school year has not been open yet according to the Montgomery Public School System website. The Montgomery Public School system will keep everyone posted and updated when the applications will become available.

The Valentine’s Day dance is held by Baldwin Arts and Academics Magnet School Parent Teachers Students Association also known by PTSA. The dance is for all students in grades 6th through 8th who attend Baldwin Arts and Academics Magnet. The dance will be held inside of school the gym with the dress attire being casual, students are to arrive at 7:00 p.m. and be picked up by 10:00 p.m. says Jaleesa Nelson a parent of a student who attends the school.  Students will have to pay $10.00 per ticket if they wish to attend the Valentine’s Day dance held at the school by the school PTSA on Friday February 3, 2017 according to Jaleesa Nelson.

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