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Highlands Launches Global Scholars Program

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The Foreign Language Department is pleased to announce the launch of the Highlands High School Global Scholars Program in collaboration with the Pennsylvania State Modern Languages Association (PSMLA). The program kicked off the with a guest speaker from PSMLA who introduced the program to all of HHS language classes.

The goal of the Global Scholars Program is to help students develop their global competence and enhance their opportunities for acceptance to universities, scholarships and other post-secondary programs. The program requirements that they must complete within their four years of high school are: academic coursework including four years of the same language and four other courses with a significant global component, globally-focused service hours and extracurricular activities, and literature/media reviews that are international in nature.

The Global Scholars Program is an interdisciplinary program that helps cultivate globally minded students who, upon graduation, will be better prepared to negotiate our increasingly international society. This program is sponsored by Pennsylvania State Modern Language Association (PSMLA) in collaboration with the Foreign Language Department at Highlands High School.

The program helps students develop their global competence through globally-focused academic and community activities including:

  • Academic courses (including four years of the same language)
  • Extra-curricular activities
  • Service hours
  • Literature/media reviews

Please visit the GSP Website for more information!

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