East Columbus Magnet Academy will hold an open house at 6 p.m. on Wednesday, Jan. 20 for all upcoming sixth-graders interested in the school's magnet program.
The middle school on Georgetown Drive is a Gifted and Talent magnet academy. The goal of the program is to advance student learning across the curriculum and to extend the curriculum beyond the program of that of a regular student. Magnet students are also encouraged to do community service.
Applicants are selected by their performance on state or national tests, grade point average, and recommendations from teachers. State-identified gifted students and students previously enrolled in magnet programs at other schools are given priority.
For more information, contact the school's magnet coordinator, Alicia Head, at 706-565-3026.