Thu May 09, 2013
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Granby High School is home to Norfolk’s International Baccalaureate Program and is authorized to offer the International Baccalaureate Diploma Program. This program is a two-year academically rigorous curriculum intended for juniors and seniors who desire in-depth scholastic preparation for college or university. Students must complete three unique elements of the IB Diploma Program: write a 4000 word Extended Essay, be involved in their community through the IB CAS component, and take a unique Theory of Knowledge course. Students who earn the prestigious IB Diploma may be awarded college credits and advanced standing at colleges and universities throughout the world at the discretion of the individual colleges or universities.
Maury High School is home to Norfolk Public Schools’ Medical and Health Specialty Program. This program is an embedded small learning community with outreaches into the professional environment of Hampton Roads. This is a unique program offering opportunities to highly motivated high school students seriously considering careers in the dramatically expanding fields of medicine and healthcare.
Program students engage in a rigorous academic core curriculum, including Advanced Placement courses, with additional opportunities to earn elective credits through specialty courses and experiences. Students also enjoy the experience a unique anatomy and physiology course, which is taught both in a classroom at the Eastern Virginia Medical School and in the EVMS cadaver lab. Special medical seminars, mentorships, internships, and research opportunities await the most serious of the students.