1876803 MONROE HS(Law/Government)

1876803 MONROE HS(Law/Government)

Program Description
Public Service Magnets are designed and tailored to prepare and young people who wish to pursue careers in criminology, fire, forensics, medicine, law and political science. There is strong focus on critical thinking, problem solving and communication, enabling students to see the connections between their classroom curriculum and the challenges of today’s world. These Magnets are ideal settings for future doctors, fire fighters, lawyers, police officers and other professions related to the Public Service field.
Grades:
9-12
Phone:
(818) 830-4249
Program Capacity 2018-2019:
316
Applications Received 2017-2018:
79
Openings 2018-2019:
79
Success Secret:
We provide students with an understanding of the process of law and government, teach them critical thinking skills and help them become better communicators.
Track:
Other
School Website:
Tour Information:
James Monroe High School Law and Government Magnet tours will be held: Wednesday, October 4th from 11am-12:30pm Wednesday, October 18th from 11am-12:30pm Wednesday, October 25h from 11am-12:30pm Wednesday, November 8th from 11am-12:30pm Appointments can be made by calling the Magnet Office at (818) 830-4248. Special tours can be arranged if parents are unable to make the designated times.
Magnet Vision:
Monroe Law and Government Magnet is committed to developing and motivating every student to achieve academic and personal success. Through a rigorous academic program, personalized relationships, and relevant meaningful connections to the outside world, Monroe Law and Government Magnet will prepare all students to excel and achieve. Monroe Law and Government Magnet will prepare all students to function effectively in a technological, multilingual, and multicultural world; to develop communication and problem-solving skills; to work productively in collaboration with others; and to become responsible and valuable members of society.
Magnet Mission:
The Law and Government Magnet provides students with a rigorous honors level university preparation curriculum that enables students to fulfill the entrance requirements of colleges and universities throughout the United States. To complement their course curriculum, students participate in exciting activities including mock trials (in a state-of-the-art courtroom on the Monroe campus), internships with politicians and community leaders in local government agencies as well as private firms, and debate team and mock trial competitions. Each graduate is prepared to be a responsible citizen who will be a credit to society and a positive influence in the community.
Academic/Career Pathways:
Legal Practices
Academic Competition Teams:
Academic Decathlon, Speech and Debate, Mock Trial Team
Athletic Teams:
American Football, Cross country, Girls Volleyball, Girls Tennis, Boys Basketball, Girls Basketball, Boys Soccer, Girls Soccer, Boys Wrestling, Girls wrestling, Baseball, Boys Golf, Softball, Boys Tennis, Boys Track and Field, Girls Track and Field, Boys Volleyball
Community Partnerships:
O'Melveny and Myers LLP
Advanced Placement (AP) Course Offerings:
Calculus AB, Biology, Chemistry, United States Government and Politics, English Language and Composition, Environmental Science, Physics 1: Algebra-Based, Spanish Language and Culture, Spanish Literature and Culture
International Baccalaureate (IB) Program:
No
After-School Programs:
Youth Policy Institute, Gear Up After School Tutoring, In-Season Sports, Pierce College courses for our students
Other Theme-Based Activities:
Moot Court, Crime lab observations, Legal Conferences, Student Internships
Wall of Fame/Notable Alumni:
Rachel Dinh,2013, U. Penn graduate, now studying at Oxford Univ, England; Aurthur Saakian,2006, BA from UCLA, JD from George Washington Univ; David Sforza,2006,BA from UCSB, JD, Legislative Director for Assemblyman Marc Levine, Sac.; Dominic Hovsepian,2005,BA from UCLA,M.D. from Cornell Medical School, Doctor of Neurology; Mane Sardaryan,2005,BA from USC, JD, Litigation Assoc. Atty at Skiermont Derby (L.A.); Pamela Escobar,2005,BS/MD from Brown Univ-Doctor of Obstetrics & Gynecology, Columbus, OH; Valeria Carranza,2005,BA from Dickinson College-Executive Director of the Congressional Hispanic Caucus, Washington D.C.; Anna Aroutiounian,2005,BA from Dickinson College, JD, Senior Policy Deputy for LA City Councilman Paul Krekorian; Lucy Sanchez,2004,BA from Mount Holyoke College, M.D.Ph.D. from University of Arizona; David Lang,2004,BA from UCLA, research analyst at the Federal Reserve Bank of San Francisco for 5 yrs,now a Ph.D. student in the Economics of Education at Stanford Univ; Vanessa Hooker,2004,BA from Loyola Marymount, JD from Univ of Chicago School of Law-Assoc Atty at the Bloom Firm,Woodland Hills
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