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Global Education Information


Admissions Requirements
Course Requirements
Academic Honesty Policy
Activities Check List Class
Admissions Instructions for applying to the School of Global Education
Capstone Application Statement of Intent
Curriculum Plan – Global Studies Program Effective 2016
Global Studies Fee Reduction Waiver Form
Volunteer Request Form

Volunteer Report/Log Form
Volunteer Booklet
Volunteer Opportunities
March 26th – All American Marathon & Mike to Mike Half Marathon looking for people to hand out water  bottles  – stop by global for details
April 1st – St. Andrews Academy Preschool looking for volunteers at their 10th annual truck touch fundraiser.  stop by the Global office for details
April 25th – Fascinate U looking for volunteers from 5-8.  See Ms. Brady for details
The School of Global Studies at Terry Sanford High School is a choice program designed for success in college and in the 21st century with a curriculum that is interdisciplinary, interconnected, and focused on global relationships – allowing all students to gain a heightened awareness of current issues facing our international community while developing a global perspective and foundation of knowledge in which to better understand our world today and have a positive effect tomorrow.

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Deborah Vajner, Director:

The School of Global Studies consists of three major components: Academic Excellence, Global Awareness, and Cultural Activities.

Academic, Behavioral and Attendance Excellence

  • Students will maintain an overall B average, with no grade lower than a C.
  • Students will be enrolled in Honors or AP level courses where available.
  • Students will conduct themselves with a high standard of behavior.
  • Students will attend school with a minimum number of absences.

Global Awareness / Community Volunteerism

  • Students will learn about our world through participation in cultural and academic activities, and through involvement in our Global Symposiums at FTS.
  • Students will show responsibility to their community by participating in worthwhile volunteer activities.

Social and Cultural Activities

  • Students will incorporate proper social skills into their conduct in order to be prepared for the competitive world of college admissions and for the professional life that follows.
  • Students will take part in opportunities that broaden their experiences with music, art and theatre.

Participation in the School of Global Studies requires students to complete 20 hours of volunteer service yearly through the organized volunteer program at Terry Sanford High School.

In Humanities, seniors are required to complete a Senior Project in which the student explores and researches an important global issue.  They will produce a tangible product, write a research paper, and present their findings.

Important Dates
August 31, 2016 Meeting with all Global students 10:00 a.m. Auditorium
TBA First Global Luncheon Media Center
November 3, 2016 Autumn Reception 6:00-7:30 p.m.
Terry Sanford Media Center
December 9, 2016 Second Global Luncheon Media Center
January 10, 2017 Admissions for 2017-2018 begins
February 2, 2017 New Parent/Student Interest Meeting 6:00 p.m. Cafeteria
February 10, 2017 Third Global Luncheon-Juniors Media Center
February 21, 2017 Applications for 2017-2018 due
April 6, 2017 Global Symposium Auditorium/Classrooms/Media Center/Gym
April 12, 2017 New Student/Parent Meeting 6:00 p.m. Cafeteria
April 27, 2017 Final Global Luncheon-Seniors Media Center
April 28, 2017 FTS Cultural Awareness Day West Wing Parking Lot 11:00 a.m.-3:00 p.m.
April 28, 2017 Volunteer Hours:Final Due Date for all students
May 16, 2017 Commitment Forms for 2017-2018 Due
May 18, 2017 Spring Dinner 6:00 p.m. – 8:30 p.m.
Location to be announced
Students and parents will be notified when additional events are planned or if dates change. Follow on Twitter @FTS_Globalstudy
Published by Dana Knight on March 14, 2017
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