Successful Together in 2021 - 2022
WELCOME TO PARK FOREST MIDDLE
CREATIVE SCIENCES AND ARTS MAGNET
"Putting Students on the Path to a Brighter Academic Future"
Preparing for the brightest future, Park Forest Middle Creative Sciences and Arts Magnet provides unparalleled dedication and commitment to students and their variety of needs, passions and dreams. Explore our website to learn more about us.
TEACHER OF THE YEAR
A Baton Rouge native and graduate of Southern University A&M College, Winter D. McCray is a dancer, choreographer, and the founder of Winter Dance Company in Baton Rouge, LA where they serve over 150 students ranging from ages 3 years – adult. Winter is a highly recognized Dance Instructor with Dance & Gym USA and is a member of the National Dance Education Organization. Winter also serves on the Artist Advisory Board for the Arts Council of Greater Baton Rouge. This is her eighth year as the director of the Dance Program at Park Forest Middle School.
Congratulations Ms. McCray! You are truly deserving of this honor.
STUDENT OF THE YEAR
Yeimi Juarez is the 2021 - 2022 Student of the Year for Park Forest Middle Creative Sciences and Arts Magnet. Originally from San Pedro Sula, Honduras, Yeimi and her family came to the United States for a better life, more rewarding opportunities, and quality educational systems. This graceful scholar is a member of the Creative Sciences and Arts Magnet Program, Junior Corps Cadets, and the Volleyball Team. Fluent in English and Spanish, Yeimi has been on the A Honor Roll throughout her middle school years. Because of her love of dogs, Yeimi aspires to become a veterinarian.
Congratulations Yeimi!!! Your Raider Family is proud of you!!!
MAGNET APPLICATION PERIOD
2022 - 2023
The 2022-2023 Magnet application period will begin Monday, October 4, 2021, and extend until July 15, 2022, with clearly defined selection points. Unlike previous application periods, the enrollment portal will remain open even if seats are unavailable for a program. Applicants who apply by December 3, 2021, will be selected for seats first based on the board-approved selection process. Eligible applicants who apply after December 3, 2021, will be placed in a waiting pool if seats are no longer available.
Students who are eligible for a program will be selected for an available seat based on when they applied for a program and designated as follows and must be marked eligible within the time frame that an application was submitted:
Application Designation Time Frame
Priority Pool: October 4, 2021 – December 3, 2021
Winter Pool: December 4, 2021 – February 28, 2022
Spring Pool: March 1, 2022 – April 30, 2022
Extended Pool: May 1, 2022 – July 15, 2022
Mark Your Calendar
December 9, 2021, 6:00 PM
END OF 2ND NINE WEEKS
December 17, 2021
December 20 - 31, 2021
Students return January 4, 2022.