Presentation on theme: "What We Do Here: Challenging but exciting curriculum Product Teams- where students work in teams on a school or community project Student Government."— Presentation transcript:
What We Do Here: Challenging but exciting curriculum Product Teams- where students work in teams on a school or community project Student Government IM Sports Once in a lifetime Enrichment opportunities w/ travel After School help, 5 days a week until 4pm Clubs/Enrichments- BuildOn, Forensics, Model UN, Drama, Team Building, Film, Math Modeling, Mural Design, etc. Dances/Game Nights/Food Nights/Movie Nights Opportunities to meet and learn with students from around the world Preparing students academically, socially and personally for life after high school.
Calendar: 190 Instructional days & 10 Enrichment days School hours: 7:45 am – 2:35 pm (block schedule) Daily Schedule: Four 90 minute blocks per day Eight courses over two days (A-B schedule) Fall Semester A DayB Day World HistoryWorld Literature MathematicsBiology ArtSpanish Spanish CulturePhysics Winter Semester A DayB Day World HistoryWorld Literature MathematicsBiology ArtSpanish PhysicsProduct Team
Integrated Math Unit Question: How can variation of data be represented in the real world? Students are studying how various functions are affected by the changing of the intercepts, variables, and slope / variation. Students explore the basics of exponential growth and decay through the exploration of various powers using negative, fractional, and zero for an exponent.
World Art Unit Question: How do we send a message with pictures? Students learn how to apply the basic elements and principles of design while exploring new skills and techniques in order to convey the desired message or feeling through their personal production.
World Literature Unit Question: What is a hero? Students analyze literature by identifying common archetypes while identifying elements of the Heroes Journey. Students synthesize the concepts by writing a Heroes Journey story and an essay.
Breakout Sessions Session 1 - 7:15-7:40pm Session 2 – 7:45-8:05pm Session 3 – 8:10 – 8:25pm Meet back in gym at 8:30pm
*WIHS is an IB candidate school
University Acceptance Rates College NameTotal Apps %IB Apps % U of M51%71% University of Florida42%82% Brown University9%18% Harvard University7%10% Duke University16%28% UNC Chapel Hill32%63% Source: i-graduate services (2011)
IB1 MATH STUDIES SL 10 TH GRADE PRE-IB INTEGRATED MATH 3 9 TH GRADE PRE-IB INTEGRATED MATH 2 9 TH GRADE PRE-IB INTEGRATED MATH 2 9 TH GRADE IB1 MATH STUDIES SL 11 TH GRADE IB2 MATH STUDIES SL 12 TH GRADE IB2 MATH SL 12 TH GRADE IB1 MATH SL 11 TH GRADE PRE-IB INTEGRATED MATH 3 10 TH GRADE PRE-IB INTEGRATED MATH 3 10 TH GRADE IB2 MATH HL 12 TH GRADE OR OPTION OPTIONS IB1 MATH SL 10 TH GRADE IB1 MATH HL 11 TH GRADE ADMISSIONS REQUIREMENT: TEST OF BASIC ALGEBRA 1 SKILLS Mathematics (proposed)
PRE-IB ART 1 9 TH GRADE IB1 VISUAL ARTS SL/HL 11 TH GRADE CHOIR 11 TH GRADE CHOIR 12 TH GRADE IB2 VISUAL ARTS SL/HL 12 TH GRADE CHOIR 9 TH GRADE BAND 9 TH GRADE ORCHESTRA 9 TH GRADE PRE-IB ART 2 10 TH GRADE CHOIR 10 TH GRADE BAND 10 TH GRADE ORCHESTRA 10 TH GRADE JAZZ BAND (club) 11 TH GRADE JAZZ BAND (club) 12 TH GRADE ORCHESTRA 11 TH GRADE ORCHESTRA 12 TH GRADE IB1 MUSIC SL/HL 11 TH GRADE IB2 MUSIC SL/HL 12 TH GRADE BAND 11 TH GRADE BAND 12 TH GRADE Fine Arts Offerings (pr0p0sed)
PRE-IB BIOLOGY 9 TH GRADE PRE-IB CHEMISTRY 10 th GRADE PRE-IB PHYSICS 9 TH GRADE OPTIONS Experimental Sciences + IB1 EXPERIMENTAL SCIENCE (BIOLOGY, CHEMISTRY or PHYSICS) 11TH GRADE ENVIRONMENTAL SYSTEMS SL 11TH GRADE ANY IB1 SCIENCE for IA graduation requirement (NOT TESTED) 12TH GRADE IB2 EXPERIMENTAL SCIENCE (BIOLOGY, CHEMISTRY or PHYSICS) 12TH GRADE
PRE-IB AMERICAN STUDIES Semester of Economics 10TH GRADE IB1 HISTORY SL/HL Semester of Government 11TH GRADE IB2 HISTORY SL/HL 12TH GRADE PRE-IB WORLD STUDIES 9TH GRADE OPTIONAL SIXTH SUBJECT IB1 ECONOMICS SL/HL 11TH GRADE IB2 ECONOMICS SL/HL 12TH GRADE Individuals & Societies (proposed)
Language B PRE-IB SPANISH and FRENCH LANGUAGE B CULTURE SEMESTER 9TH GRADE OPTIONAL SIXTH SUBJECT IB1 AB INITIO SPANISH and FRENCH AB INITIO LANGUAGE CULTURE SEMESTER 11TH GRADE IB2 AB INITIO SPANISH and FRENCH 12TH GRADE IB1 SPANISH and FRENCH IB LANGUAGE B CULTURE SEMESTER 11TH GRADE PRE-IB SPANISH and FRENCH 10TH GRADE IB2 SPANISH and FRENCH 12TH GRADE
PRE-IB WORLD LITERATURE 9TH GRADE PRE-IB AMERICAN LITERATURE Semester Speech/Communications 10TH GRADE IB1 ENGLISH SL/HL 11TH GRADE IB2 ENGLISH SL/HL 12TH GRADE Literature