• Medical Magnet Academy

  • Program Description:

    Medical Magnet The Medical Magnet Academy introduces students to various careers in health sciences. The three-year program for middle school students emphasizes science, technology, engineering and math skills that will help them understand the fundamental principles of careers in health care and prepare them to be 21st century critical thinkers.

    Courses offered include Career Exploration, Medical Careers II and Medical Detective. W.A. Perry is a STEAM (science, technology, engineering, arts and math) school. The Medical Magnet Academy also offers pathways in aerospace, engineering, technology and the arts.

    • Program Location: W.A. Perry Middle School
    • Grades: 6-8
    • Program Structure: Pathways offered through Related Arts Courses; open to all students
    • Eligibility Criteria: Open to all Richland One students
    • Selection Method: Application
    • Enrollment Capacity: 20 slots per grade level
    • Bus Transportation: Provided only for students zoned for W.A. Perry Middle School
    • Contact: Lisa Payton Johnson, assistant principal, (803) 256-6347, lisa.payton@richlandone.org

    Parent Session:

    In-person sessions:
    March 21 @ 5:00pm
    March 28 @ 12:30pm
    April 25 @ 5:00pm

    Virtual Sessions:
    March 2 @ 12:30pm
    March 7@ 12:00pm
    March 16 @ 5:00pm
    March 22 @ 10:00am
    April 5 @ 5:00pm
    April 17 @ 12:30pm

    Teams Link: https://teams.microsoft.com/l/meetup-join/19%3ameeting_YTA0MjlhYzEtYmQ1My00ZTFlLTg2ODUtMmU1NmU5OGQwYWY1%40thread.v2/0?context=%7b%22Tid%22%3a%22718ecd99-6af9-4703-a22b-edf7a4bed8dd%22%2c%22Oid%22%3a%2204c3d30e-f5c1-420c-b9e3-8d7828076bc2%22%7d