Warwick High School Centre for the  International Baccalaureate <ul><li>Parents of IB Students (PIBS) </li></ul><ul><li>Ad...
Results Report <ul><li>IB  </li></ul><ul><li>Last year 610 exams administered </li></ul><ul><li>This year 465  exams admin...
Graduate Report <ul><li>Accepted at selective colleges/universities </li></ul><ul><li>Awarded $4.5+ million dollars in sch...
What marks success... <ul><li>Teacher Articulation </li></ul><ul><li>Using IB grade standards </li></ul><ul><li>Formatting...
PreDip teachers will... <ul><li>Maintain high expectations </li></ul><ul><li>Assist in the development of study skills </l...
Program size <ul><li>Freshmen  70 </li></ul><ul><li>Sophomores 63 </li></ul><ul><li>Juniors  54 </li></ul><ul><li>Seniors ...
New Staff Members <ul><li>Bobby Brooks- PreDip German </li></ul><ul><li>Laura Spencer-PreDip Geometry </li></ul><ul><li>Sa...
Seasoned teacher-new assignment <ul><li>Justin Giroux-IB Theatre Arts </li></ul><ul><li>Ashley Chassard-IB  Environmental ...
Mission Statement The International Baccalaureate aims to develop inquiring, knowledgeable and caring young people who hel...
<ul><li>Program Objectives: To provide a high quality of education to all students whether or not they are formally enroll...
Program Objectives: To organize multi-cultural activities  To assist students in strengthening study skills as well as lif...
Program Objectives: To enable all of our teachers to receive training in the International Baccalaureate curriculum To pro...
To foster the presentation of information technology for all students which will enable them to work independently To deve...
Why you chose the IB <ul><li>Challenging curriculum </li></ul><ul><li>Acquisition of the IB Learner profile traits </li></...
IB Learner Profile <ul><li>Inquirers  </li></ul><ul><li>Knowledgeable </li></ul><ul><li>Thinkers  </li></ul><ul><li>Commun...
Community theme <ul><li>Sharing our humanity topics: </li></ul><ul><li>Global poverty  </li></ul><ul><li>Peace and conflic...
There’s always room for improvement <ul><li>Decrease the attrition gap  </li></ul><ul><li>Increase the “internationalism-m...
There’s always room for improvement <ul><li>Develop an international project </li></ul><ul><li>Set up a mentoring program ...
Staff teams <ul><li>Grade 9 </li></ul><ul><li>English Strothers </li></ul><ul><li>History Heartwell </li></ul><ul><li>Lang...
Staff teams <ul><li>Grade 10 </li></ul><ul><li>English Strothers, Reynolds </li></ul><ul><li>Government Smith </li></ul><u...
Staff team <ul><li>Grade 11 </li></ul><ul><li>English Giroux, Strothers </li></ul><ul><li>History Rich </li></ul><ul><li>L...
Staff team <ul><li>Grade 12 </li></ul><ul><li>English Lilley </li></ul><ul><li>History Bakkal </li></ul><ul><li>Math Shepp...
II.  Old Business <ul><li>Communication </li></ul><ul><li>PSATs </li></ul><ul><li>Extended Essays </li></ul><ul><li>& CAS-...
III. New Business <ul><li>IB Registration </li></ul><ul><li>Student Advisory Board </li></ul><ul><li>Homework & the Block ...
IV.Parent Boosters-Ms. Hojnicki  V.  Parent Volunteers/Committees
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International Baccalaureate

  1. 1. Warwick High School Centre for the International Baccalaureate <ul><li>Parents of IB Students (PIBS) </li></ul><ul><li>Advisory Board Meeting </li></ul><ul><li>September 16, 2008 </li></ul>
  2. 2. Results Report <ul><li>IB </li></ul><ul><li>Last year 610 exams administered </li></ul><ul><li>This year 465 exams administered </li></ul><ul><li>70% exam pass rate </li></ul><ul><li>26 diploma winners </li></ul>
  3. 3. Graduate Report <ul><li>Accepted at selective colleges/universities </li></ul><ul><li>Awarded $4.5+ million dollars in scholarships </li></ul><ul><li>Received college credit </li></ul>
  4. 4. What marks success... <ul><li>Teacher Articulation </li></ul><ul><li>Using IB grade standards </li></ul><ul><li>Formatting test IB fashion </li></ul><ul><li>Encouraging stimulating discussions </li></ul><ul><li>Incorporating IB oral and written practice on all levels </li></ul><ul><li>“ great teachers using great practices” </li></ul><ul><li>Accountable to external sources on an international level </li></ul>
  5. 5. PreDip teachers will... <ul><li>Maintain high expectations </li></ul><ul><li>Assist in the development of study skills </li></ul><ul><li>Encourage, Nurture, Guide </li></ul><ul><li>Eliminate excuses, not students </li></ul><ul><li>Use IB techniques </li></ul><ul><li>Collaborate with IB staff </li></ul>
  6. 6. Program size <ul><li>Freshmen 70 </li></ul><ul><li>Sophomores 63 </li></ul><ul><li>Juniors 54 </li></ul><ul><li>Seniors 50 </li></ul><ul><li>Certificate 25 </li></ul>
  7. 7. New Staff Members <ul><li>Bobby Brooks- PreDip German </li></ul><ul><li>Laura Spencer-PreDip Geometry </li></ul><ul><li>Sara Butler-IB Math Studies </li></ul><ul><li>Rebecca Jackson-IB Spanish </li></ul><ul><li>LaVerne Flowers-IB French </li></ul><ul><li>Karen Pelkey-IB Social Anthropology </li></ul>
  8. 8. Seasoned teacher-new assignment <ul><li>Justin Giroux-IB Theatre Arts </li></ul><ul><li>Ashley Chassard-IB Environmental Systems </li></ul><ul><li>Scott Cullison-IB Chemistry </li></ul>
  9. 9. Mission Statement The International Baccalaureate aims to develop inquiring, knowledgeable and caring young people who help to create a better and more peaceful world through intercultural understanding and respect. To this end the organization works with schools, governments and international organizations to develop challenging programmes of international education and rigorous assessment. These programmes encourage students across the world to become active, compassionate and lifelong learners who understand that other people, with their differences, can also be right.
  10. 10. <ul><li>Program Objectives: To provide a high quality of education to all students whether or not they are formally enrolled in the IB Program To establish partnerships with neighboring colleges/ universities To organize related field trips To develop strong community partnerships To facilitate the use of research facilities </li></ul>
  11. 11. Program Objectives: To organize multi-cultural activities To assist students in strengthening study skills as well as life skills To foster strength and continuity in our interdisciplinary approach to learning To improve public relations
  12. 12. Program Objectives: To enable all of our teachers to receive training in the International Baccalaureate curriculum To provide an opportunity for teachers to develop curricula and share instructional materials with teachers on the same faculty or from neighboring schools To facilitate team teaching To foster global awareness and tolerance
  13. 13. To foster the presentation of information technology for all students which will enable them to work independently To develop techniques to assess and improve the IB scores To nurture an international service project as well as a local project To provide recognition/appreciation for students and teachers To implement a recruitment/awareness program of the IB which begins with grade 6
  14. 14. Why you chose the IB <ul><li>Challenging curriculum </li></ul><ul><li>Acquisition of the IB Learner profile traits </li></ul><ul><li>Preference over the local or national programs </li></ul><ul><li>Emphasis on global perspectives, interdisciplinary instruction, oral and written expression </li></ul><ul><li>Preparation for college!!!!! </li></ul><ul><li>Jump start for college admission </li></ul><ul><li>Advanced placement/college credit </li></ul>
  15. 15. IB Learner Profile <ul><li>Inquirers </li></ul><ul><li>Knowledgeable </li></ul><ul><li>Thinkers </li></ul><ul><li>Communicators </li></ul><ul><li>Principled </li></ul><ul><li>Open-minded </li></ul><ul><li>Caring . </li></ul><ul><li>Risk-takers </li></ul><ul><li>Balanced </li></ul><ul><li>Reflective </li></ul>
  16. 16. Community theme <ul><li>Sharing our humanity topics: </li></ul><ul><li>Global poverty </li></ul><ul><li>Peace and conflict </li></ul><ul><li>Education for all </li></ul><ul><li>Global infectious diseases </li></ul><ul><li>Digital divide - uneven access to information and communication technologies </li></ul><ul><li>Disasters and emergencies </li></ul>
  17. 17. There’s always room for improvement <ul><li>Decrease the attrition gap </li></ul><ul><li>Increase the “internationalism-mindedness” of our students </li></ul><ul><li>Increase participation in the community theme “Sharing our Humanity” </li></ul><ul><li>Improve the quality of the IAs </li></ul><ul><li>Improve our vertical team </li></ul><ul><li>articulation </li></ul><ul><li>Implement an code of conduct </li></ul>
  18. 18. There’s always room for improvement <ul><li>Develop an international project </li></ul><ul><li>Set up a mentoring program between PreDip and IB students </li></ul><ul><li>Implement intervention programs </li></ul><ul><li>Review and improve on success </li></ul>
  19. 19. Staff teams <ul><li>Grade 9 </li></ul><ul><li>English Strothers </li></ul><ul><li>History Heartwell </li></ul><ul><li>Language Flowers, Kinsey, </li></ul><ul><li>Brown </li></ul><ul><li>Math Spencer, Locke, Lowe </li></ul><ul><li>Science Chassard </li></ul>
  20. 20. Staff teams <ul><li>Grade 10 </li></ul><ul><li>English Strothers, Reynolds </li></ul><ul><li>Government Smith </li></ul><ul><li>Language Morales, Flowers, Corrigan </li></ul><ul><li>Math Lowe, Locke, Sheppard </li></ul><ul><li>Science Cullison </li></ul>
  21. 21. Staff team <ul><li>Grade 11 </li></ul><ul><li>English Giroux, Strothers </li></ul><ul><li>History Rich </li></ul><ul><li>Language Jackson , Morales, Flowers, Corrigan </li></ul><ul><li>Math Locke, Sheppard </li></ul><ul><li>Science Nelson-Rogers, Blazey </li></ul><ul><li>ToK Corrigan, Reynolds, Lilley </li></ul><ul><li>Electives Eldred, Horton, Roerink, Munn, Pelkey, Lilley, Giroux </li></ul>
  22. 22. Staff team <ul><li>Grade 12 </li></ul><ul><li>English Lilley </li></ul><ul><li>History Bakkal </li></ul><ul><li>Math Sheppard, Butler Locke </li></ul><ul><li>Science Blazey, Nelson-Rogers </li></ul><ul><li>ToK Lilley, Corrigan </li></ul><ul><li>Electives Pelkey, Johnson, Munn, Roerink </li></ul>
  23. 23. II. Old Business <ul><li>Communication </li></ul><ul><li>PSATs </li></ul><ul><li>Extended Essays </li></ul><ul><li>& CAS-Jeff Corrigan </li></ul><ul><li>IB Web site www.ibo.org </li></ul><ul><li>warwick.nn.k12.va.us/ib/coursedetails.html </li></ul><ul><li>Homepage http://warwick.nn.k12.va.us </li></ul><ul><li>E-mail:carol.kennedy@nn.k12.va.us </li></ul>
  24. 24. III. New Business <ul><li>IB Registration </li></ul><ul><li>Student Advisory Board </li></ul><ul><li>Homework & the Block </li></ul><ul><li>Booster’s club and parent commitments </li></ul><ul><li>Interims and Parent Conferences </li></ul><ul><li>Planners </li></ul><ul><li>Next meetings-Sept 23 rd 6:00pm for senior parents </li></ul>
  25. 25. IV.Parent Boosters-Ms. Hojnicki V. Parent Volunteers/Committees
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