Salk Middle wins national award

Salk Middle School has been named a National Magnet School of Excellence by Magnet Schools of America, the national association for magnet and theme-based schools.

This is the fifth year in a row that Salk, a pre-engineering magnet school, has been recognized by Magnet Schools of America as a Merit Award winning school. Principal Julie Athman will be recognized and receive a National Magnet School of Excellence Merit Award on behalf of the school during an awards ceremony held at Magnet Schools of America’s 35th national conference hosted by Los Angeles Unified School District in Los Angeles, California, April 26-30.

Magnet School of Excellence Awards are only given to a select group of magnet schools. Schools of Excellence are eligible to receive monetary and other prestigious awards.