IB Exam Registration
IB Exam registration is just around the corner. Do you know the qualifications for the awarding of an IB diploma? Do you understand the significance of selecting the best HL and SL testing combination? Are you aware how of colleges and universities are using IB scores for placement and/or for credit? Did you know there is a substantial fee increase if your child misses the registration deadline or registers for the wrong examination?
IB Diploma Coordinator, Patricia Wetmore, and the IB Counselors will present, "IB Exam Registration—Do's and Don'ts." at 7:00 p.m. on Monday, Oct 6th, in the Smoky Hill Lecture Center A make-up meeting will be held on Tuesday, October 7th, in the Lecture Center. All IB seniors and IB juniors who are testing in the May 2015 examination session are required to attend (with their parent/guardian) before they can register. (The meeting is optional for seniors who tested in the May 2014 examination session.) Registration materials will be available in the IB office Wednesday, October 8th. Test fees are due Tuesday, November 4th.
Junior Induction Ceremony
On Friday, November 21st, the Smoky Hill IB World School will officially welcome into the IB Diploma program, 89 juniors of the Class of 2016! The ceremony will take place in the auditorium at 8:30 a.m. All MYP and Diploma level students are required to attend. The juniors will be awarded their IB pins and all four classes will have their class photos taken by our official photographer, Jack Eberhard. Parents of juniors are welcome to attend.
Smoky Hill IB Parent Association (SHIBPA)
Are you the parent of an MYP or Diploma IB student? Do you want to learn more about how to support your child's IB journey? Join other IB parents at our monthly SHIBPA meeting the 3rd Tuesday of each month in Room I-37. Meetings begin promptly at 7:00 p.m. and last just one hour. Each meeting has a different agenda item based on what YOU want to learn about the International Baccalaureate.
**The October meeting will be held on Wednesday, October 22nd. We'll be discussing the opportunity to take students on an international trip for the 2015 IB World Student Conference.