This is East Garner Magnet Middle School

East Garner Magnet Middle School is a Title 1 school in Garner, North Carolina. They first introduced Unified PE to their curriculum 8 years ago. With the support of Special Olympics North Carolina, East Garner has since become a National Banner Unified Champion School. The impact of inclusive programs has been widespread.

Like most schools across the country, the pandemic reinforced the importance of Unified programs at East Garner. Teachers pivoted their class formats, but students have thrived being back together. The success of Unified PE has even inspired the creation of other programs, like their inclusive art class.

Meet the individuals who help East Garner thrive, like students Savannah, Dayana, and Carl, educators Katherine, Kelly, and Justin, and so many more.