1876812 MONROE HS (Firefighter Academy)

1876812 MONROE HS (Firefighter Academy)

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) 830-4200
Program Capacity 2018-2019:
203
Applications Received 2017-2018:
0
Openings 2018-2019:
203
Success Secret:
Track:
Single Track
School Website:
Tour Information:
Please call and speak with Mr. Jean Ramirez.
Magnet Vision:
Monroe Firefighter 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 Firefighter Magnet will prepare all students to excel and achieve. Monroe Firefighter 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 Michael McComb Fire Academy will prepare students, upon graduation, for entry-level careers and post-secondary education in the field of Public Service. They will be exposed to the leadership, social, and technical skills necessary to achieve success in this field. Students will have the opportunity to explore this industry sector through hands-on experiences, speakers, and personal interaction with professionals. Students in this community will be taught to show care and concern for other people and their possessions. They will be given the skills necessary to competently analyze and evaluate every situation in which they participate. An emphasis will be placed upon the importance of fitness of mind and body and of being a lifelong learner.
Academic/Career Pathways:
Public Safety
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 Track and Field, Girls Track and Field, Boys Volleyball
Community Partnerships:
L.A.F.D.
Advanced Placement (AP) Course Offerings:
Calculus AB, Biology, Chemistry, United States Government and Politics, English Literature 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:
Certification in First Aid & CPR, Certification in Teen CERT (Community Emergency Response Team, EMT Program, LAFD Cadet Program, Field Trips, On Campus Firefighter
Wall of Fame/Notable Alumni:
Michael McComb - Class of 68, Diego Gutierrez - First Cadet to Become an LAFD Firefighter
Detailed Information: