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1 Coral Gables Senior High School
Celebrating over 25 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 Group 1 Arts & Electives World Language Group 6 Group 2 Extended Essay Theory of Knowledge CAS Hours Group 5 Group 3 Mathematics History Group 4 Experimental Sciences

5 Six IB Exams HIGHER LEVEL (HL) EXAMS STANDARD LEVEL (SL) 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

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

7 International Baccalaureate
AP vs. IB Advanced Placement International Baccalaureate &

8 Virtual School FLVS.net NEW STATE MANDATE
Must take 1 course through virtual school before graduation Honors and AP courses available Course can be taken in or out of school (including summer break)

9 Group 1- Language Arts (HL)
(9th) Pre- IB English I (10th) AP English Language (11th) AP English Literature (12th) IB English IV

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

11 Group 2- World Language Spanish French Chinese Italian German

12 Group 3- History (HL) HL (9th) Pre-IB or AP World History
(10th) AP European History (11th) AP American History (12th) IB Contemporary History HL

13 Group 3- History (SL) HL (9th) Pre-IB or AP World History
(10th) AP European History (11th) IB Contemporary History (12th) Elective (History Recommended) HL

14 Group 4- Experimental Sciences
Biology Chemistry Physics

15 (11th) AP Biology or H Biology II
Biology Track (9th) Pre IB Biology I (10th) Pre IB Chemistry I (11th) AP Biology or H Biology II (12th) IB Biology (SL)

16 Chemistry Track (9th) Pre IB Biology I (10th) Pre IB Chemistry I
(11th) H Chemistry II (12th) IB Chemistry (SL)

17 Physics Track (9th) Pre IB Chemistry I (10th) Physics Honors
(11th) AP Physics B or C (12th) IB Physics II (SL)

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

19 Math Studies (9th) Honors Geometry (10th) Honors Algebra II
Integrated Math Track (9th) Honors Geometry (10th) Honors Algebra II (11th) IB Analytical Geometry/ DE: MAT 1033 (12th) IB Math Studies II (SL)

20 (9th) Honors Geometry/ H Alg II
SL Mathematics Calculus Track (9th) Honors Geometry/ H Alg II (10th) DE Pre Calculus (11th) AP Calculus AB (12th) IB Calculus (SL)

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

22 Group 6- IB Electives Theatre Film Computer Programming
Psychology Business Music Art Theatre Film Computer Programming

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

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

25 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 (2nd offense will result in expulsion)

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

27 CGHS Academies

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

29 Coral Gables Senior High IB Alumni
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30 Bright Futures Scholarship Program 30

31 State Universities where Bright Futures Scholarship Can Be Used
31

32 **Must bring form by 10/5 Room 608A**
PSAT Test Date: October 17th, 2012 **Must bring form by /5 Room 608A**

33 College Assistance Program
CAP Liz Stack Ext. 2248

34 Responsibilities of the CAP office:
College Assistance Program Responsibilities of the CAP office: Class visits College presentations Scholarships/ Bright Futures Facebook Page: ‘Coral Gables Senior High CAP Office’ CavsConnect.com Financial Aid/ FAFSA

35 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 9th, 10th and 11th 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 Become involved in extra curricular activities/community. Get to know ME and your guidance counselor. 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.

36 THE IMPORTANCE OF TEST SCORES Consider taking the ACT
MATRIX - SUS TOUR 2012 FAMU FAU FGCU FIU FSU NCF UCF UF UNF USF UWF SAT Fall Midrange M R W M R W M R W M R W M R W M R W M R W M R M R W M R W M493 R504 W478 ACT 22.4 How can you improve your chances of success? Test Early Test Often Consider taking the ACT

37 The Importance of GRADES
Do you have what it takes? Institutional Matrix SUS Admissions Tour as of September, 2011 FAMU FAU FGCU FIU FSU NCF UCF UF UNF USF UWF Summer 2011 GPA 2.5 To 2.99 3.11 3.62 3.01 3.58 3.20 3.80 3.5 4.0 No 3.4 3.9 3.90 4.30 3.22 3.8 Fall 3.0 3.49 3.35 3.95 3.06 3.72 3.50 4.10 3.70 4.3 3.73 4.33 4.2 4.1 4.5 3.51 4.21 3.97 4.27 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 Seek grade forgiveness in those classes that you earn a “D” or “F” in. Know your recalculated GPA by going to > “high school students” > “Check Bright Futures Scholarship Eligibility”

38 FLORIDA BRIGHT FUTURES NEW Mandatory FAFSA completion
BF PROGRAM Award Flat Rate Payout GPA Requirement SAT/ACT Requirements Community Service FLORIDA ACADEMIC SCHOLARS NEW $100 per credit hr. 30 credit payout: $3,000.00 3.5 weighted BF GPA 15 core academic classes 1280 SAT 28 ACT 100 hours of community service FLORIDA MEDALLION SCHOLARS $75 per credit hr. 30 credit payout: $2,250.00 3.0 weighted BF GPA 15 core academic classes 1020 SAT or 22 ACT. 75 hours of community service FLORIDA GOLD SEAL VOC. SCHOLARS 3.5 weighted GPA in 3 vocational credits SAME program SAT M 440 / CR 440 ACT E / R 18 M 19 PERT R 104 / S 99 MATH 113 30 hours of community service

39 Coral Gables Senior High School
Celebrating over 25 Years as an IB WORLD SCHOOL 39


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