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Our Mission.....

The Global Studies Magnet Program at Felix Varela Senior High School provides a rigorous educational curriculum dealing with the major issues confronting today’s globalize world. The Global Studies Program includes the study of nations, ethnicities, cultures, world religions, international relations, as well as historical and political perspectives. Our mission is to provide our students with an in-depth understanding of the forces that shape our international community, problem solving skills to deal with the major issues that our world currently faces, and an overall rigorous curriculum that will provide a bridge to be a successful college student.

Administration Team: Principal Nery Fins, AP John Galardi, AP Tatiana De Miranda, AP Wendy Barnett, AP Gale Cunnigham

Contact: John Galardi
Assistant Principal
305-752-7900 ext 2007

Magnet Eligibility Requirements

  • At least one High School credit earned in Middle School (Algebra I or Physical Science)
  • Minimum of a 2.0 GPA in core academic classes (Language Arts, Math, Science, and Social Studies)
  • Minimum grade of C in conduct
  • No more than 10 unexcused absences

“Students can earn Algebra I and Physical Science credits on Florida Virtual School. In order to meet eligibility requirements, please mail a hard copy of proof of registration from the FLVS web site to Felix Varela Senior High School, Attention John A. Galardi, Assistant Principal.”

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Congressman David Rivera
Department of Homeland Security
Miami Children's Hospital
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