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State School QQQ-1 2601 Northeast 151 st Street North Miami, Florida 33130 Sally J. Alayon, Principal Alonzo and Tracy Mourning Sr. High Biscayne Bay Campus.

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1 State School QQQ Northeast 151 st Street North Miami, Florida Sally J. Alayon, Principal Alonzo and Tracy Mourning Sr. High Biscayne Bay Campus 2601 Northeast 151 st Street Miami, Florida Sally J. Alayon, Principal

2 Inspiring Excellence

3 SCHOOL FOUNDATION Alonzo and Tracy Mourning Sr. High Biscayne Bay Campus is a new multi-story, state-of-the-art high school designed to relieve the overcrowding of schools at the north end of Miami-Dade County. The school is adjacent to the City of North Miami’s Stadium and just around the corner from Florida International University’s Biscayne Bay Campus. The high school and FIU are working collaboratively to a deliver a first class, rigorous curriculum which centers around the “School-Within-A School/Academy Model” concept. Alonzo and Tracy Mourning Sr. High Biscayne Bay Campus, a comprehensive high school with 1638 student stations, will afford its students endless opportunities to succeed both in and out of the classroom to best prepare them to successfully transition to post secondary education. The school will proudly open its doors to students entering 9 th and 10 th grade in August, 2009.

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7 SCHOOL MISSION To provide the highest quality of education through small learning communities and challenge our students to achieve and demonstrate academic excellence by acquiring the knowledge and skills needed to succeed in a competitive, ever-changing global society.

8 School Vision The faculty and staff at Alonzo and Tracy Mourning Sr. High Biscayne Bay Campus is committed to providing opportunity and educational excellence for all.

9 Alonzo and Tracy Mourning Sr. High Biscayne Bay Campus Philosophy and Goals All students can learn and achieve and they will find success as they embark on their educational journey. A challenging and interactive, first class education will create the foundation to ensure that all students meet high standards. The academy model focus is to assist students in defining their career choices. The faculty is committed to professional growth, educational innovation, and technological advancements to enhance teaching and learning. Every student can acquire the knowledge and skills needed to succeed in an ever-changing society.

10 Small Learning Communities/Academy Model The school’s curriculum will center around the “School Within-a-School” concept with an emphasis on “Small Learning Communities”. Academy of Marine & Environmental Science Academy of Legal Studies Academy of Info. Technology & Mass Comm. Academy of Hospitality & Tourism Management Scholars Academy

11 Academy of Marine and Environmental Science Students enrolled in the Academy of Marine & Environmental Science will have the opportunity to pursue a rigorous course of study that emphasizes various levels of science in order to provide a thorough introduction to the physical and biological basis for aquatic and environmental life. The curriculum focuses on the physical and chemical characteristics of the oceans and the adaptive nature of life against this backdrop. A balanced academic program emphasizes scientific inquiry, hands-on applications, critical thinking, cooperative learning projects and technology integration which is designed to prepare students for college and careers in this field of study. Advanced Placement courses and Dual Enrollment opportunities for college credit are available. Marine Science & Culture Oceanic & Biology Technology Physical & Biological Basis for Aquatic Life Oceanography and Environmental Issues Ecology & Zoology

12 Academy of Legal Studies Students enrolled in the Academy of Legal Studies will engage in a comprehensive college preparatory curriculum in the areas of pre-law, public law, public administration and public policy. This rigorous program will also prepare students for employment in law enforcement and criminal justice. The legal component will use the drama of the on-campus courtroom as well as Miami’s Governmental system as a laboratory for students to learn about government and the promotion of individual and public welfare. Students will observe trials and commission meetings and conduct research using the same databases used by judges and lawyers. Advanced Placement courses and Dual Enrollment opportunities for college credit are available. Pre-Law Court Procedures International and Entertainment Law Voice and Diction Criminal Justice Comprehensive Law Studies Constitutional Law

13 Academy of Information Technology & Mass Communications Students enrolled in the Academy of Information Technology & Mass Communications will be introduced to the ever-expanding digital workplace, field of mass communications and to the career opportunities offered in these disciplines. The rigorous curriculum is focused on information technology and mass communications which applies project-based learning and integrates literacy instruction through an extended inquiry process that simulates professional knowledge and workplace behavior. Advanced Placement courses and Dual Enrollment opportunities for college are available. Introduction to Information Technology New Media/Digital Imaging Fundamentals Digital Video and Sound Fundamentals Web Design Programming/Database Advertising Journalism Television/Broadcasting

14 Academy of Hospitality & Tourism Management Students enrolled in the Hospitality & Tourism Management Academy will learn real-life lessons in related businesses outside of school that are consistently connected to rigorous curriculum inside their classrooms. This concentrated program demands that students build a strong academic foundation in social studies, business and language arts which prepares them for post-secondary studies in hospitality and tourism and other disciplines as well. Advanced Placement courses and Dual Enrollment opportunities for college credit are available. Introduction to Hospitality & Tourism The Business of Hospitality and Tourism Economics Geography and World Culture Computer Applications for Tourism Travel & Tourism Marketing & Management Sports, Entertainment and Event Management

15 Scholars Academy Students enrolled in the Scholars Academy are enrolled in honors, advanced placement courses and dual enrollment courses. Such courses include core and elective course offerings.

16 Additional Electives Offerings Fine Arts Physical Education Foreign Language

17 Additional Program Offerings Alonzo and Tracy Mourning Sr. High Biscayne Bay Campus is committed to providing opportunities for all students to succeed. Additional courses and programs will include: Honors Program Gifted Program Advanced Placement Dual Enrollment Special Education Program English Language Learners

18 Advanced Placement (AP)/ Dual Enrollment Courses Students enrolled in the Advanced Placement (AP) courses can acquire college credits while completing their high school education. The AP curriculum focuses on developing the “whole” student, building both good scholars and good citizens. These academically talented students can develop greater critical thinking skills, and participate in research projects and classroom presentations. Students who successfully complete these courses will be eligible for the Superintendent’s Diploma of Distinction. The school, in conjunction with Florida International University, will offer students a variety of opportunities for Dual Enrollment through all of its Academies. Dual enrollment allows students to simultaneously earn college or Career technical education credit toward a post-secondary degree or certificate and credit toward meeting their high school graduation requirements

19 Alonzo and Tracy Mourning Sr. High Biscayne Bay Campus/ Florida International University Partnership Student dual enrollment opportunities Student research/internship opportunities in FIU research labs, respective programs; work in conjunction with FIU professors and graduate students Professional development for Faculty Guest lectures and demonstrations provided to students by FIU professors/faculty FIU students work in collaboration with high school students to enhance student achievement, build clubs and organizations Grant writing collaborative efforts Facility utilization opportunities

20 High School/North Miami Stadium Joint Use Agreement Exclusive use of the Joint Use Facilities during school hours for the benefit of the student population. Right to use the Joint Use Facilities during non-school hours for the benefit of the student population for scheduled events and activities.

21 Athletics The school will participate in the varsity and junior varsity sports sanctioned by the FHSAA and/or the GMAC. FALLWINTERSPRING Bowling (Boys and Girls) Boys Basketball (JV) Baseball (JV) Cross Country (Boys and Girls) Girls Basketball (JV) Softball (JV) Football (JV) Boys Soccer Boys/Girls Tennis Golf (Boys and Girls) Girls Soccer (JV) Boys/Girls Track & Field Swimming (Boys and Girls) Wrestling (JV) Boys/Girls Badminton Girls Volleyball (JV) Boys Volleyball (JV)

22 School Clubs All students are encouraged to participate in the wide array of extra-curricular activities and clubs that the school will offer. A variety of academic, social and community service related clubs will be available for students. The following are a portion of the clubs which will be offered based on student interest: National Honor SocietyArt ClubLiterary Magazine Mu Alpha ThetaMusic ClubPhotography Club Speech & Debate ClubComputer ClubPhilosophy Club Student GovernmentChessClass of 2012 Environmental ClubBook ClubClass of 2013 Key ClubSECMEInternational Club

23 Dress Code/Uniform Policy Alonzo and Tracy Mourning Sr. High Biscayne Bay Campus adopted a modified a Uniform Policy / Dress Code for the school year. The policy was designed to create an environment that is conducive to learning while instilling pride and respect. The policy in full is noted on the home page of our website. In additi0n to this policy, will have regularly scheduled dress down days and special school spirit days.

24 Transportation Students enrolled at the school and who reside two miles or more outside of the school, are eligible for Miami-Dade County Public School’s bus transportation. Beginning with the school year, provisions will be made for students who wish to drive to school and meet all of the requirements.

25 Registration Registration takes place Monday through Friday at David Lawrence Jr. K-8 Center from 8:30 a.m. – noon. David Lawrence is located just across the street from Alonzo and Tracy Mourning Sr. High Biscayne Bay Campus. See our home page on the website for full registration details.

26 Parent Teacher Student Association Get involved!

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28 Alonzo and Tracy Mourning Senior High Biscayne Bay Campus Home of the Sharks Opening August 2009

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