Department of External Affairs | Middlesex County Magnet Schools

Department of External Affairs

  • The Department of External Affairs is responsible for the development and implementation of innovative marketing campaigns and community outreach to increase the visibility of Middlesex County Magnet Schools. The department aims to build and sustain strong, effective relationships with community members and build positive brand awareness.

    Through sharing important news, events, and achievements, the Department of External Affairs keeps families, alumni, community members, news media, and industry partners in Middlesex County informed. Some of the services provided by the department that contribute to offering an excellent educational experience for all students and families are: 

    We love connecting with our county community.

    • Marketing and Graphic Design Support 
    • Video Production and Photography
    • Social Media and Branding 
    • Emergency Communications
    • Public Information
    • Media Relations
    • Alumni Relations 
    • Website Administration
    • Community Engagement
    • Student Recognition and Highlights
    • Employee and Internal Communications


    The department is responsible for publishing Insight, the district's award-winning quarterly newsletter that provides constituents with a thorough recap of highlights and achievements of students, staff, and programs from  throughout the year. View the latest edition of Insight online!

School News

  • Pages from the quarterly newsletter. Winter 2024 "Insight" Newsletter has arrived!

    Winter 2024 "Insight" Newsletter has arrived!

    Jan. 24 — New Year, New Developments at Middlesex County Magnet Schools! It seems as though we had just started the new school year … and now we are at the halfway mark. The news of so many wonderful developments in our district has helped time fly by pleasantly.

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  • Lamont Harris poses for a photo

    Magnet Schools film student earns national honor

    Dec. 6 — Lamont Harris took up photography at the age of eight when his father handed him a camera. He is now a Middlesex County Magnet Schools junior, and his two-minute film “Flashbacks” was an official selection at the largest student film festival in the world and a nominee as Best Adventure/Travel Film by the Teen Indie Awards.

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  • Newsletter now available

    Fall 2023 "Insight" Newsletter has arrived →

    Nov. 1 — We have welcomed new faculty and administrators and, of course, our fabulous freshmen. Since our last newsletter, we have graduated 500 new alumni and expect great things from them. This newsletter will continue to keep all our constituents up to date on the achievements of our students, staff, and alumni.

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  • Student volleys a ball across a tennis court in a yellow shirt.

    Edison Academy senior wins district’s first-ever GMC championship

    Oct. 6 — Manasi V., a senior member of the tennis team at Edison Academy Magnet School, won the first Greater Middlesex Conference individual championship in the history of the Middlesex County Magnet Schools held in Hamilton.

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  • Student enters a magnet school for the first time of the school year.

    Applications for the 2024-25 school year now open →

    Oct. 11 — There were more than 1,800 applicants for the current school year, about a 15 percent increase over the previous year, with 575 students accepted. Apply for Middlesex County Magnet Schools online!

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