At the Nambale Magnet School, emphasis on widening an understanding of the world is important. Many of these students, prior to their entry into the Nambale Magnet School, have not lived with electricity or even owned a pair of shoes. Each year a field trip is planned that widens the children’s worldview. This year the children took a trip to the nearest populated area, the town of Mbita Point o...

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Once a year, the Nambale Magnet School has a tradition of holding a sports day for the learners on either the last Saturday of June or first Saturday of July. This year sports day was hosted on July 2nd and the event drew learners, staff, parents, guardians and two neighboring schools to participate. Learners were divided into 4 groups and given names of wild animals known for their ferocity. Thi...

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Some of our recent graduates are now in High School busy doing amazing things. Alpha and Jackson in the same school and were our top two learners in last year’s KCPE results. Both Alpha and Jackson are doing very well. Alpha recently attended a mentoring program for a week organized by the First Lady in Kenya. Jackson and Joy Lilian, another of the Nambale Magnet School’s top learners ...

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VIDEO – Looking back at the many milestones during the last 8 years at the Nambale Magnet School. Meet some of the learners and staff at the Nambale Magnet School. Tour the campus and see first hand all that we have achieved working together in the last 8 years. Following the great success of the Nambale Magnet School Class of 2016 where sponsored learners were among the highest in the Busia...

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Who does not enjoy being recognized for their hard work? Each year the Nambale Magnet School honors its accomplished students with awards in a number of categories. Learners look forward to the opportunity to be recognized and appreciated for their efforts. The children have reacted very positively to the acknowledgement of their hard work. Many of the sponsored learners are coming from an environ...

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Introducing the new sponsored learners to the Nambale Magnet School! With the eighth grade class having done so well, we focus our attention on keeping the excellence going. As the saying goes: Staying on top is as challenging and getting to the top! These are our new sponsored learners that started in the “baby class” in January. They will be loved, nurtured and educated by the best teachers ...

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The Test Results are In and Nambale Magnet Students Shine The Nambale Magnet School topped the Busia District in the Eighth grade National Test! The highest score was 421. There were 6 students with over 400 marks, 12 with 350 marks and above, the mean score is 361.9! Great job teachers, students and director of the Nambale Magnet School, Evalyn Wakhusama for her tireless efforts. An Emphasis on S...

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8th Grade Graduation – Class of 2016 The first class of students has just graduated and we here at the Cornerstone Project would like to wish all the very best to each and every one of the graduates as well as every learner still aspiring to graduate in the future. While the graduation of the first 8th grade class is monumental and cannot be diminished, it is simply a milestone and not the f...

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The Eighth Grade Class of 2016 Our eighth graders are ready to go for the Kenyan Eighth grade standardized test. They have worked very hard to prepare for these very important exams. For 8 years the Nambale Magnet School has been preparing learners for this big exam. It takes three days to complete the test but has taken years of preparation to prepare for it and it’s our belief that they wi...

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VIDEO – This is the documentary about the Youth Mission Trip from the Episcopal Church of St. Mary the Virgin in San Francisco to the Nambale Magnet School in Kenya. During their visit they were kind enough to volunteer around the school and one of the things the students did was paint the Karibu Guest House.

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