The Academy   A School For Specialized Studies Opening September 8 th , 2020
The Problem <ul><li>Due to the abundance of students attending various academies, the school system is forced to use numer...
Purpose <ul><li>FullHopeSon Education proposes to combine all academy programs into one feasible location. FullHopeSon wil...
Location <ul><li>Green Run High School  </li></ul><ul><li>Central Location in Virginia Beach and between the eleven high s...
Students, Teachers, and Administration <ul><li>Max of 400 students per academy  </li></ul><ul><li>2,000 school population ...
Schedule <ul><li>2010: Floor Plan </li></ul><ul><li>2011: Construction </li></ul><ul><li>2012: Propose Curriculum </li></u...
Academy Opening <ul><li>The Academy: A School for Specialized Studies will open September 8 th , 2020. </li></ul><ul><li>C...
Methodology  <ul><li>Scotland High School </li></ul><ul><li>Located in Laurinburg, North Carolina  </li></ul><ul><li>A hig...
Interviews <ul><li>Debbie Meyers – Marketing Educator at Landstown High School  </li></ul><ul><ul><li>Question: What are t...
Closing <ul><li>Will save money used for gas in buses </li></ul><ul><li>Provide an enclosed environment for all students t...
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  1. 1. The Academy A School For Specialized Studies Opening September 8 th , 2020
  2. 2. The Problem <ul><li>Due to the abundance of students attending various academies, the school system is forced to use numerous amounts of resources, such as gas, in order to provide adequate transportation. </li></ul><ul><li>Transportation </li></ul><ul><li>62,000 students are transported daily </li></ul><ul><li>640 buses travel daily </li></ul><ul><li>Buses travel 53,410 miles a day, 10 million a year, and 83 miles per day per bus </li></ul>
  3. 3. Purpose <ul><li>FullHopeSon Education proposes to combine all academy programs into one feasible location. FullHopeSon will reconstruct a central location , Green Run High School, that will be beneficial to both students and the city’s public school system. </li></ul><ul><li>Virginia Beach City Public Schools Academies </li></ul><ul><li>Global Studies and World Languages at Tallwood High School </li></ul><ul><li>Health Sciences Academy at Bayside High School </li></ul><ul><li>Legal Studies Academy at First Colonial High School </li></ul><ul><li>Technology Academy at Landstown High School </li></ul><ul><li>The Visual and Performing Arts Academy at Salem High School </li></ul>
  4. 4. Location <ul><li>Green Run High School </li></ul><ul><li>Central Location in Virginia Beach and between the eleven high schools </li></ul><ul><li>1700 Dahlia Drive Virginia Beach, Virginia 23453 </li></ul><ul><li>Opened in 1979 </li></ul><ul><li>Staff-138; Enrollment- 1737 </li></ul>
  5. 5. Students, Teachers, and Administration <ul><li>Max of 400 students per academy </li></ul><ul><li>2,000 school population </li></ul><ul><li>Student Population of Green Run:1737 </li></ul><ul><li>Specialized teachers will transfer </li></ul><ul><li>General Education teachers must apply (pay raise) </li></ul><ul><li>Non-Academy students- Redistricted to surrounding schools </li></ul><ul><li>Rising Freshman and Sophomores can apply </li></ul><ul><li>1-Principal </li></ul><ul><li>1-Vice Principal </li></ul><ul><li>5-Academy Coordinators </li></ul><ul><li>Then VBCPS administration </li></ul><ul><li>Extracurricular : VBCPS athletics </li></ul><ul><li>Will keep green runs mascot , and school colors </li></ul>
  6. 6. Schedule <ul><li>2010: Floor Plan </li></ul><ul><li>2011: Construction </li></ul><ul><li>2012: Propose Curriculum </li></ul><ul><li>2013: Employ Administration </li></ul><ul><li>2014: Market Research </li></ul><ul><li>2015: Finalize Curriculum </li></ul><ul><li>2016: Employ Faculty </li></ul><ul><li>2017: Complete Construction </li></ul><ul><li>2018: Employ Staff </li></ul><ul><li>2019: Order Supplies </li></ul><ul><li>2020: Opening September 8 th , 2020 </li></ul>
  7. 7. Academy Opening <ul><li>The Academy: A School for Specialized Studies will open September 8 th , 2020. </li></ul><ul><li>Current students in the academies at the five high school locations will move to The Academy for the 2020-2021 school year where they will complete the next level of education. </li></ul><ul><li>The curriculum will include each academy strand having a specific course load and general education classes will be mixed with student of every strand. </li></ul><ul><li>Staring the 2021-2022 school year, rising freshman and sophomores only can apply through a common application, and will then have a requirement for the specific strand (i.e. audition for Visual & Performing Arts Academy). </li></ul>
  8. 8. Methodology <ul><li>Scotland High School </li></ul><ul><li>Located in Laurinburg, North Carolina </li></ul><ul><li>A high school featuring “Small Learning Communities”: </li></ul><ul><ul><li>School of Business, Finance & Marketing </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>School of Health Sciences </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>School of Leadership & Public Service </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Ninth Grade Academy </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>School of Math, Science & Technology </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>School of Visual & Performing Arts </li></ul></ul>
  9. 9. Interviews <ul><li>Debbie Meyers – Marketing Educator at Landstown High School </li></ul><ul><ul><li>Question: What are the benefits to learning? </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Answer: “Students have the chance to participate in a variety of academies and then choose their desired strands.” </li></ul></ul><ul><li>Teesha Henderson – English/AVID Teacher & Parent of a Bayside High School Academy Student </li></ul><ul><ul><li>Question: How do you feel about the current transportation to BHS? </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Answer: “Dropping off students on main roads is dangerous, and when the buses come it’s dark outside because it is early.” </li></ul></ul><ul><li>Jasmine Smith – Graduated Student at First Colonial High School Academy </li></ul><ul><ul><li>Question: How do you feel your experience would have been if you attended a central academy? </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Answer: “It would be a good experience because being around those who have the same passion and career goals will encourage everyone to be the best they can to achieve their ultimate dream.” </li></ul></ul>
  10. 10. Closing <ul><li>Will save money used for gas in buses </li></ul><ul><li>Provide an enclosed environment for all students to focus on their particular studies and enhance their skills </li></ul><ul><li>Any Questions? </li></ul>

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