Attwood Building

Welcome To

Attwood New Tech Magnet School

Grades 4-6

 



WHY Do We Do It?

Attwood New Tech Magnet School believes in building 21st century skills in our students that will prepare them for opportunities they encounter in the future. We believe that no matter which pathway our students decide to take, our school will equip them with the skills and traits they will need to be successful in their college and career endeavors.

HOW Will We Get There?

Our school uses the New Tech Network recommended instructional model called Project Based Learning (PBL). PBL is a student-centered approach where students use 21st century skills as they explore and solve real-world problems and challenges with their peers. Our one-to-one technology enables our students to achieve some of the critical tasks they will need to perform and publish their work to a real-world audience. Although our students learn all required core subjects, Attwood teachers integrate science, math, technology, and engineering (STEM) into each content area. 

WHAT Will We Achieve?

Our end goal in mind is to instill the skills and traits our students will need to thrive in the 21st century world. We believe all students will graduate from Attwood New Tech Magnet School with the following acquired and strengthened skills and traits:

  • Written and Oral Communication
  • Collaboration
  • Critical Thinking
  • Creating
  • Agency
  • Problem Solving
  • Empowerment
  • Confidence
  • Empathy
  • Global Citizenship…
  • ...and MORE!

What Makes Attwood Special?

Attwood New Tech Magnet is proud to offer unique experiences for students!

  • STEM Culture
  • Student-Centered Learning
  • Inquiry-Based Learning
  • Real-World Learning Experiences
  • Peer-to-Peer Collaboration 
  • Read 180 Program
  • Active Student Involvement with the Community
  • One-to-One Technology Devices
  • Robotic-Based Education Experiences
  • Virtual Reality-Based Education Experiences
  • 3D Design & Printing Experiences
  • Video Game Design Experiences
  • 2020 Girls Club
  • Techtronics Club
  • Junk Drawer Robotics Club
  • Reaching Higher - After School Program
  • Communities in Schools Program 

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Upcoming Events

  • 13 Mar
    • 7th Annual Reach Out to Youth
      Date: Mar 13
      Time: 9:00 AM to 12:00 PM
      Calendar: Attwood Elementary Calendar

      Michigan State University College of Human Medicine and the Urban League of West Michigan are proud to collaborate as hosts of the 7th Annual Reach Out to Youth event on Saturday, March 13, 2021 from 9:00 a.m. to 12 Noon.

      The registration form can be found at the link below or from your student’s local school. Registration forms are due by Monday, February 15, 2021. This is for students 7-11 years old.

      Please visit the MSU website for the 2021 Program registration form.

    • MSU Virtual Culture Experience
      Date: Mar 13
      Time: 1:00 PM to 4:30 PM
      Calendar: Attwood Elementary Calendar

      The MSU Community Language School is partnering with MSU Extension to host the Virtual Culture Experience!

      The event will be held Saturday, March 13th from 1-4:30pm. The Virtual Culture Experience is geared for kids ages 8-19 years old and free!

      The cultural experience will showcase language and culture sessions in two languages: Swahili & German. Each 90-minute session will have three 30-minute interactive activities: cooking, craft, and movement!

      Zoom links and a list of ingredients and materials for cooking and craft activities will be sent out to registered participants closer to the event.

      Questions? Email cls@celta.msu.edu. Register at: https://celta.msu.edu/children-and-youth/culture-events/

  • 23 Mar
    • PCAC Meeting (Parent Community Advisory Council)
      Date: Mar 23
      Time: 6:00 PM to 8:00 PM
      Location: Online via Zoom
      Cost: Free
      Calendar: Attwood Elementary Calendar

      Student perspectives from Junior Board and others

      Check back for the Zoom link!

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Attwood New Tech News

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Lansing School District Board of Education approves Safe Learning Plan
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Lansing Pathway Promise Bond Update - Winter 2021
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2020-21 Fall Attwood Magnet Newsletter
January 14th, 2021 - Family Commitment Letter
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Lansing School District Joins CADL’s Student Initiative
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Letter to Families - November 16, 2020
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Teacher & School Support Staff COVID-19 Grant
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"The Bright Side" Newsletter - Nov., 2020

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Title IX - Sex Discrimination/Gender Equity/Sexual Harassment

What is Title IX?

Title IX prohibits discrimination on the basis of sex in any District program, service or activity including, but not limited to: educational programs or activities, e.g., extracurricular activities, student services, academic counseling, discipline, classroom assignment, grading, athletics, transportation, etc.

Unlawful Discriminatory Practices Under Title IX

Sexual Harassment (unwelcome sexual advances, requests for sexual favors and other verbal or physical conduct of a sexual nature)

Sexual Misconduct/Violence (rape, sexual assault, sexual battery, sexual exploitation and other forms of non-consensual sexual activity)

Stalking (repeatedly following, harassing, threatening or intimidating including by telephone, mail, electronic communication or social media)

Retaliation (adverse academic or other actions against anyone reporting or participating in an investigation of Title IX allegations)

PDF DocumentSexual Misconduct Policy
PDF DocumentSeptember 30, 2020 - Clark Hill Power Point Presentation
PDF DocumentTitle IX Grievance Procedures
PDF DocumentInvestigation Procedures A to Z - November 2, 2020


Reporting Prohibited Behavior

Members of the school district community who believe that a Title IX violation may have occurred, should discuss their concerns and/or file a complaint with the District’s Title IX coordinator:

Michael E. Jones
Title IX Coordinator
titleix@lansingschools.net
(517)755-2832
 

You may also report any form of sexual misconduct to:

Dr. Camela Diaz
Associate Superintendent for Curriculum and Instruction
titleix@lansingschools.net
(517) 755-2020

Mr. Bruce Lankheet
Department of Public Safety Coordinator
bruce.lankheet@lansingschools.net
(517) 755-2030