What's Happening @ SMHS
Every 15 Minutes- The Every 15 Minutes program is a two-day program focusing on high school students, which challenges them to think about drinking, driving, personal safety, the responsibility of making mature decisions and the impact their decisions have on family, friends, and many others. The Every 15 minutes program came to San MArin High School on March 5 and 6. Click here to see the program video.
Two New Programs for Freshmen Entering San Marin High School:
The Biotechnology Pre-Academy: Freshmen students who want to explore the field of Biotechnology prior to applying for the full Biotech Academy (junior or senior year) at San Marin. Biotech Pre-Academy students will be scheduled together in the science and English classes, will participate in some Biotech Academy events and will have the opportunity to explore the world of Biotechnology as a career. Click here for an application for the Bio-technology Pre-Academy. Click here for a Biotechnology Pre-Academy slide presentation.
The Global Academy Pre-Academy: Freshmen students who have an interest in the environment, energy, and social justice may apply to be a part of the cohort of students who will be scheduled together in their health, social studies, Biology, and English classes. Pre-Academy students will be invited to participate in Global Academy school functions such as some field trips, social get together and invitations to hear guest speakers associated with Global Academy. Applications to the Pre-Academy are easy to complete and students will be accepted on a first-come, first-served basis. Click here for an application for the Global Pre-Academy. Click here for a Global Academy Pre-Academy slide presentation.
New Global Academy to be offered to juniors and seniors-Change the world. That’s what you’ll do in the Global Academy. If you want to work with groups of like-minded students and teachers who are action-oriented, interested in the environment, local and global issues, different cultural perspectives, and being a member of a small learning community, Global Academy might be the right place for you. Opening in the fall of 2015-16, with juniors and seniors at San Marin High School, students will experience a fully integrated curriculum leading to a variety of college and career options. Applications are now available in the Counseling Office. Click here to find out more about this exciting new program.
Elective Course Videos-Do you want to find out more about prospective elective courses for next year? Short videos with descriptions about our elective course offerings are now available. Check them out here.