2 Tonight’s Agenda PTO International Baccalaureate Community and Service Integrated StudiesCamp Tar HollowPowerSchool & SakaiActivities/ Clubs/ SportsSchedule, Policies, and SupportsQuestions and Answers
10 Almost 3,400 IB World Schools in 141 different countries
11 What is IB?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 programs of international education and rigorous assessment.These programs encourage students across the world to become active, compassionate and lifelong learners
12 Bexley City Schools & Bexley Middle School A community of lifelong learners becomingproductive global citizens and leaders.Dedicated to educating the middle level child for academic excellence, developing informed, responsible, respectful, and productive citizens.
14 What is IB at Bexley Middle School? We offer a whole-school model.IB offers a framework from which to work and not a prescribed curriculum.The IB Middle Years Program (MYP) is offered over two years*at our school.
18 Benefits of IB1). Emphasis on real-world connections and positive action2). Thinking skills framework through the Approaches to Learning3). Increased emphasis on student-reflection4). International focus
43 7th Grade Schedule 5 Core classes – 50 min each Language A, Language B, Humanities, Science, and MathIS Rotation – 50 min, 9 week rotationExtended IS / Study Hall – 50 minLunch –60 min
44 Policies School Day 7:54-3:15 Tardies Absences 5 free each quarter Must call in each morning of absencesStudent is responsible to make up workStudent may sign themselves out with noteAbsences will disallow participation after school that day