Alonzo and Tracy Mourning Sr. High Biscayne Bay Campus 2601 Northeast 151 st Street Miami, Florida 33160 Sally J. Alayon, Principal [email protected] Alonzo and Tracy Mourning Sr. High Biscayne Bay Campus. “Inspiring Excellence”. SCHOOL FOUNDATION.
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Alonzo and Tracy Mourning Sr. High Biscayne Bay Campus is a new multi-story, state-of-the-art high school designed to relieve the overcrowding of schools at the north end of Miami-Dade County. The school is adjacent to the City of North Miami’s Stadium and just around the corner from Florida International University’s Biscayne Bay Campus. The high school and FIU are working collaboratively to a deliver a first class, rigorous curriculum which centers around the “School-Within-A School/Academy Model” concept.
Alonzo and Tracy Mourning Sr. High Biscayne Bay Campus, a comprehensive high school with 1654 student stations, will afford its students endless opportunities to succeed both in and out of the classroom to best prepare them to successfully transition to post secondary education. The school proudly opened its doors to students 9th and 10th grade students on August 24, 2009.
Sally Alayon, Principal; Tracy and Alonzo Mourning
and Alberto Carvalho, M-DCPS Superintendent
To provide the highest quality of education through small learning communities and challenge our students to achieve and demonstrate academic excellence by acquiring the knowledge and skills needed to succeed in a competitive, ever-changing global society.
The faculty and staff at Alonzo and Tracy Mourning Sr. High Biscayne Bay Campus is committed to providing opportunity and educational excellence for all.
The school’s curriculum will center around the “School Within-a-School” concept with an emphasis on “Small Learning Communities”.
Students enrolled in the Academy of Marine & Environmental Science will have the opportunity to pursue a rigorous course of study that emphasizes various levels of science in order to provide a thorough introduction to the physical and biological basis for aquatic and environmental life. The curriculum focuses on the physical and chemical characteristics of the oceans and the adaptive nature of life against this backdrop. A balanced academic program emphasizes scientific inquiry, hands-on applications, critical thinking, cooperative learning projects and technology integration which is designed to prepare students for college and careers in this field of study. Advanced Placement courses and Dual Enrollment opportunities for college credit are available.
Students enrolled in the Academy of Legal Studies will engage in a comprehensive college preparatory curriculum in the areas of pre-law, public law, public administration and public policy. This rigorous program will also prepare students for employment in law enforcement and criminal justice. The legal component will use the drama of the on-campus courtroom as well as Miami’s Governmental system as a laboratory for students to learn about government and the promotion of individual and public welfare. Students will observe trials and commission meetings and conduct research using the same databases used by judges and lawyers. Advanced Placement courses and Dual Enrollment opportunities for college credit are available.
Students enrolled in the Academy of Information Technology & Mass Communications will be introduced to the ever-expanding digital workplace, field of mass communications and to the career opportunities offered in these disciplines. The rigorous curriculum is focused on information technology and mass communications which applies project-based learning and integrates literacy instruction through an extended inquiry process that simulates professional knowledge and workplace behavior. Advanced Placement courses and Dual Enrollment opportunities for college are available.
Students enrolled in the Hospitality & Tourism Management Academy will learn real-life lessons in related businesses outside of school that are consistently connected to rigorous curriculum inside their classrooms. This concentrated program demands that students build a strong academic foundation in social studies, business and language arts which prepares them for post-secondary studies in hospitality and tourism and other disciplines as well. Advanced Placement courses and Dual Enrollment opportunities for college credit are available.
Alonzo and Tracy Mourning Sr. High Biscayne Bay Campus is committed to providing opportunities for all students to succeed. Additional courses and programs will include:
Special Education Program
English Language Learners
Students enrolled in the Advanced Placement (AP) courses can acquire college credits while completing their high school education. The AP curriculum focuses on developing the “whole” student, building both good scholars and good citizens. These academically talented students can develop greater critical thinking skills, and participate in research projects and classroom presentations. Students who successfully complete these courses will be eligible for the Superintendent’s Diploma of Distinction.
The school, in conjunction with Florida International University, will offer students a variety of opportunities for Dual Enrollment through all of its Academies.
Dual enrollment allows students to simultaneously earn college or Career technical education credit toward a post-secondary degree or certificate and credit toward meeting their high school graduation requirements
The school will participate in the varsity and junior varsity sports sanctioned by the FHSAA and/or the GMAC.
Girls Volleyball (JV) Boys Basketball (JV) Baseball (JV)
Cross Country (Boys and Girls) Girls Basketball (JV) Softball (JV)
Football (JV) Boys Soccer Boys/Girls Tennis
Golf (Boys and Girls) Girls Soccer (JV) Boys/Girls Track & Field
Swimming (Boys and Girls) Wrestling (JV) Boys/Girls Badminton
All students are encouraged to participate in the wide array of extra-curricular
activities and clubs that the school will offer. A variety of academic,
social and community service related clubs will be available for students. The
following are a portion of the clubs which will be offered based on student
National Honor Society Art Club SHAPE Club
Mu Alpha Theta Music Club GSA Club
Spanish Honor Society Compute Flagettes
Student Government Chess Class of 2012
Ecology Club Literary Club Class of 2013
Key Club SECME Foreign Language Club
Alonzo and Tracy Mourning Sr. High Biscayne Bay Campus adopted a modified a Uniform Policy / Dress Code for the 2009-2010 school year. The policy was designed to create an environment that is conducive to learning while instilling pride and respect. The policy in full is noted on the home page of our website. In additi0n to this policy, the school has regularly scheduled dress down days and special school spirit days.
Registration takes place Monday through Friday from 7:00 a.m. – 11:00 a.m. at Alonzo and Tracy Mourning Senior High Biscayne Bay Campus.
See our home page on the website for full registration details.