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Extended Essay Changes

Mina Hamblet, Managing Editor

June 14, 2013

Junior year. As an IB candidate, junior year is what you have nightmares about the summer before classes start: WAs, IB tests, IAs....the list can go on and on. Not to mention CAS hours and the Extended Essay (EE), all of which...

On the other side of the page – Behind the scenes of the Extended Essay for IB coordinators

Jason Focarino, Business Manager

February 1, 2013

Second semester rolls around and junior IB diploma candidates are faced with their most monumental task: the Extended Essay. It is a paper consisting of 3,000 plus words with hours of research put into it. When all of the extended...

HL/SL Splits are Beneficial

Owen Joyce, Sports Editor

November 13, 2012

Two in one. Usually when something is two in one, it is viewed in a positive light. Such as two in one shower heads, ovens and those jars with both peanut butter AND jelly. Can the two in one work for our school? This question...

School Board approves five new honor classes for ’12-13′ curriculum

Ian Criman, Staff Writer

February 28, 2012

Ever since honors classes were removed from the list of classes at our school, students have had to choose between IB/AP classes and regular core classes. According to the honors resolution passed on Jan. 26 by members of the...

IB must review old course material

Valor Dictus Staff

February 1, 2012

The International Baccalaureate program is frequently praised for providing students with a broad, in-depth education. However, observing some students in the program may cause outsiders to question its effectiveness in teaching...

More minority students enroll in IB Program

Danielle Nelson, Entertainment Editor

February 1, 2012

Stepping into IB courses recently students may have noticed an increase in the number of minority students in the room. According to a Washington post article the number of minority students taking AP and IB exams has gone...

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