Mission

The Global Studies Magnet Program at Felix Varela Senior High School aims to advance students’ understanding of and appreciation for global connections and teach the concepts and tools to think critically, solve international problems, and work cross-culturally.


Curriculum:

Grade 9th 10th 11th 12th
Standard Global Track Humanities Honors International Relations Honors** *Holocaust History & Vietnam History
*Psychology Honors
*African American History & Multicultural Studies *Psychology Honors
Advanced Placement *Art History
*Comparative Politics
*Computer Science
*Environmental Science
*Human Geography
*Psychology
*Art History
*Comparative Politics
*Computer Science
*Environmental Science
*Human Geography
*Psychology



*Students in Global Studies stay in the same English classes in 9th and 10th grade
**International Relations includes Model United Nations Competition



Field Trips:

9th 10th 11th 12th
Cultural Passports
Freedom Tower
Cultural Passports
Cultural Enclave
Cultural Passports
Epcot Theme Park
Cultural Passports
Washington, District of Columbia  


Events-Student Participation:

  1. T-shirt Design Competition
  2. Partnership with Florida International University (lectures brought to campus)
  3. Other Competitions: Euro Challenge, Geography Bee, History Bee

Eligibility Requirements (District) & Application:

  • 2.0 GPA (Unweighted) in Core Academic Courses
  • Minimum of 2.0 GPA in Conduct (A’s & B’s in Conduct)
  • No more than 10 Unexcused Absences
  • No more than 20 Unexcused Tardies

Link to Application:  http://yourchoicemiami.org/magnet-applications/

Support Staff:
Cindy Alonso      cfalonso@dadeschools.net
Sofia Dasilva      sdasilva@dadeschools.net
Michael Vergara    mvergara@dadeschools.net