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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 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 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) FLVS.net

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

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 Group 2- World Language Italian FrenchSpanish German Chinese

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

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

14 Group 4- Experimental Sciences Biology Chemistry Physics

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

24 9 th 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 (2 nd offense will result in expulsion)

26 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

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

30 Bright Futures Scholarship Program

31 State Universities where Bright Futures Scholarship Can Be Used

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

33 CAP Liz Stack Ext. 2248

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

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 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 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 MATRIX - SUS TOUR 2012 FAMUFAUFGCUFIUFSUNCFUCFUFUNFUSFUWF 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 W M R W M R W M493 R504 W478 ACT Fall Midrange 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 FAMUFAUFGCUFIUFSUNCFUCFUFUNFUSFUWF Summer 2011 GPA 2.5 To To To To To 4.0 No Summer 3.4 To To To To Fall 2011 GPA 3.0 To To To To To To To To To To 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 >www.FACTS.org 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, weighted BF GPA 15 core academic classes 1280 SAT 28 ACT NEW 100 hours of community service FLORIDA MEDALLION SCHOLARS NEW $75 per credit hr. 30 credit payout: $2, weighted BF GPA 15 core academic classes NEW 1020 SAT or 22 ACT. NEW 75 hours of community service FLORIDA GOLD SEAL VOC. SCHOLARS NEW $75 per credit hr. 30 credit payout: $2, weighted BF GPA 3.5 weighted GPA in 3 vocational credits SAME program SAT 880 M 440 / CR 440 ACT E 17 / R 18 M 19 PERT R 104 / S 99 MATH 113 NEW 30 hours of community service

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