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Global Studies

The School of Global Studies at Terry Sanford High School is a choice program designed to help students succeed 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. 

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

Students and parents who wish to find out more information about Terry Sanford’s Global Studies program may wish to attend the CCS’ Virtual Choice Fair scheduled for Saturday, November 14 from 10:00 am to 1:00 pm. Students and parents may pop into the Global Studies virtual room on that day in order to ask questions regarding this program. 

A Global Studies Virtual Informational Meeting (for interested 8th-grade students and their parents) will be held on Tuesday, December 15, 2020, at 7:00 pm.  Students and/or parents interested in attending this Global Studies informational meeting should use the link below to sign up to attend this meeting. After filling out this very short form, a link to this virtual informational meeting will be emailed to you. Please click on the link below in order to fill out the form to sign up to attend this Global Studies Virtual Informational Meeting Form. 

Other Important Global Studies related links:    

Note: The window to apply for Choice programs (including Global Studies) is from Nov. 16, 2020, to January 22, 2021. Interested students who live in the Terry Sanford district will complete the online Global Studies application (link above). Students who live outside of the Terry Sanford district will need to complete the CCS’ Online Choice Application (which has the Global Studies application attached).