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1 Coral Gables Senior High School Celebrating over 26 Years as an IB WORLD SCHOOL

2 There are over 3,146 IB World Schools in 143 countries, Throughout six continents!

3 IB 101

4 Diploma Program Curriculum Language Arts World Language Experimental Sciences Mathematics Arts & Electives Extended Essay Theory of Knowledge CAS Hours Group 1 Group 2 Group 4 Group 3Group 5 Group 6 History

5 HIGHER LEVEL (HL) EXAMS 3 HL exams- taken only senior year Every senior takes Language Arts- HL IB courses offered over two years HIGHER LEVEL (HL) EXAMS 3 HL exams- taken only senior year Every senior takes Language Arts- HL IB courses offered over two years STANDARD LEVEL (SL) EXAMS 3 SL exams - Up to two can be taken junior year Every senior takes Science- SL STANDARD LEVEL (SL) EXAMS 3 SL exams - Up to two can be taken junior year Every senior takes Science- SL Six IB Exams

6 Diploma Program Language Arts World Language History Science Mathematics Arts & Electives Extended Essay Theory of Knowledge CAS Group 1 Group 2 Group 4 Group 3Group 5 Group 6

7 AP vs. IB Advanced Placement International Baccalaureate &

8 Virtual School STATE MANDATE Must take 1 course through virtual school before graduation (not Driver’s Ed) IB Students are WAIVED while in the program FLVS.net

9 Typical Pre-IB 9 th Grader Coursework IB Required: Pre-IB Inquiry Skills Group 1: Pre-IB English 1 Honors Group 2: IB World Language Group 3: Pre-IB World History Honors / AP World History Group 4: Pre-IB Biology Honors / Pre-IB Chemistry Honors Group 5: Geometry Honors / Algebra 2 Honors Group 6: Elective: (Business/Computer Science/Film/Psychology/ Theatre/Second Science or Language) Free Elective

10 IB Inquiry Skills Required 9 th grade IB course Enhances vocabulary & critical thinking Students learn how to develop a thesis statement Students learn proper research methods

11 Typical Pre-IB 10 th Grader Coursework IB REQUIRED: NONE GROUP 1: AP ENGLISH LANGUAGE/COMPOSITION GROUP 2: IB WORLD LANGUAGE GROUP 3: AP EUROPEAN HISTORY GROUP 4: PRE-IB CHEMISTRY HONORS / PHYSICS HONORS GROUP 5: ALGEBRA 2 HONORS / PRE-CALCULUS / AP CALCULUS AB GROUP 6: ELECTIVE: (BUSINESS/COMPUTER SCIENCE/FILM/PSYCHOLOGY/ THEATRE/SECOND SCIENCE OR LANGUAGE) FREE ELECTIVE

12 Group 5- Mathematics Math Studies Integrated Math (75% Pre-Cal, 25% Calculus) SL Mathematics Calculus (75% Calculus, 25% Statistics) HL Mathematics Advanced Calculus & Statistics

13 Math Studies SL (9 th ) Honors Geometry (10 th ) Honors Algebra II (11 th ) IB Math Analysis (12 th ) IB Math Studies II (SL) Integrated Math Track

14 Mathematics SL (9 th ) Honors Geometry/ H Alg II (10 th ) DE Pre Calculus (11 th ) AP Calculus AB (12 th ) IB Calculus (SL) Calculus Track

15 Mathematics HL (9 th ) Honors Geometry/ H Alg II (10 th ) DE Pre Calculus (11 th ) AP Calculus ABC/AP Statistics (12 th ) IB Mathematics (HL) Advanced Calculus & Statistics Track

16 Psychology Business Music Art Theatre FilmComputer Programming Group 6- IB Electives

17 Additional Group 6 Electives 2nd Experimental Science 2nd World Language

18 9 th Grade IB Counselor: TERRI ALVARADO Located in Main Office Ext.2293

19 10-12 th Grade IB Counselor: Odalys Rodriguez Located in IB Office, Ext.2232

20 Program Standards Students must maintain a 2.75 unweighted GPA to remain in program Students cannot earn lower than a “C” on their report cards Must complete all program requirements Any form of malpractice (cheating, copying, plagiarism) will result in probation status (2 nd offense will result in expulsion)

21 1 st Quarter: Probationary Warning 2 nd Quarter: Probationary Letter/Conference 3 rd Quarter: Progress Monitoring/Letter 4 th Quarter: Progress Monitoring/Letter End of Year: Exit to an Academy PROBATION PROCEDURES

22 CGHS Academies

23 Websites Coral Gables IB Website: coralgablesIB.wikispaces.com Community service forms available: cghs.dadeschools.net

24 Coral Gables Senior High IB Alumni

25 Bright Futures Scholarship Program

26 State Universities where Bright Futures Scholarship Can Be Used

27 PSAT Test Date: October 16 th, 2013 **All 9 th grade students who completed Algebra 1 will have the cost of the test covered by CGHS**

28 CAP Liz Stack Ext. 2248

29 Class visits/Student Appointments College Visits/College Planning Scholarships Financial Aid Bright Futures/FAFSA Join the CAP Facebook Page: ‘Coral Gables Senior High CAP Office’ Responsibilities of the CAP office:

30 FRESHMAN YEAR COLLEGE CHECKLIST It is never too early to plan for your future. Study hard and get excellent grades. Colleges admit you based on your grades from 9 th, 10 th and 11 th grade. Build strong academic, language, mathematics and critical thinking skills by taking challenging classes (Honors and Advanced Placement) FOCUS ON YOUR CORE ACADEMIC SUBJECTS Strengthen your vocabulary by increasing your reading/sign up for word of the day Create your ConnectEDU account and use it as a planning tool

31 FRESHMAN YEAR COLLEGE CHECKLIST Become involved in extra curricular activities/community. Get to know ME and your IB counselors. Browse through college literature or surf the Web. Check out what high school courses colleges require. Athletes – know NCAA requirements if you want to play sports. Keep an academic portfolio and extra curricular record. Research career possibilities. Begin saving money for college.

32 THE IMPORTANCE OF TEST SCORES MATRIX - SUS TOUR 2013 How can you improve your chances of success? Test Early Test Often FAMUFAUFGCUFIUFSUNCFUCFUFUNFUSFUWF SAT Summer Midrang e M: R: W: M: R: W: M: R: W: M: R: W: M: R: W: N/A M: R: W: M: R: W: SAT Fall Midrang e M: R: W: M: R: W: M: R: W: M: R: W: M: R: W: M: R: W: M: R: W: M: R: W: M: R: W: M: R: W: ACT Summer Midrang e N/A ACT Fall Midrang e

33 The Importance of GRADES Institutional Matrix SUS Admissions Tour as of September, 2013 How can you improve your chances of success? State Universities will recalculate your grades based on the following 18 Academic credits: 4 English, 4 Math (Algebra & above), 3 Social Sciences, 3 Natural Sciences, 2 Foreign languages; plus additional courses in the above subject areas Focus your study efforts on your core academic classes Challenge yourself with Honors and AP classes FA MU FAUFGC U FIUFSUNCFUCFUFUNFUSFUWF Su mm er GP A To To To To To 4.00 No Sum mer 3.40 To 3.90 To To To To 3.60 Fall GP A 3.0 To To To To To To To To To To To 3.90

34 FLORIDA BRIGHT FUTURES

35 Coral Gables Senior High School Celebrating over 25 Years as an IB WORLD SCHOOL


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