Garrett Academy of Technology in North Charleston will host its annual open house for interested eighth grade students and their families.

The open house will be Thursday from 6 p.m. to 8 p.m. at the school, 2731 Gordon St.

Garrett Academy is open to students from across the county, and it offers technology-focused career and technology education programs.

For more information, call the school at (843) 745-7126.

The deadline to apply to any choice or magnet program in the Charleston County School District is Nov. 1.