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Welcome to Quarter 4!
A special welcome to the IH Class of 2026- we are so excited to be welcoming 200 incoming freshman in the fall, and we look forward to your IB stole ceremony in four short years!
Upcoming Events- mark your calendars!
Arts Showcase on Friday, April 8, at the Courtyard Theater in Downtown Plano. A reception at 5:00 p.m. will be followed by dance and theater performances as well as a Visual Arts open house. All are welcome to celebrate our Fine Arts IB seniors.
Senior Showcase on Tuesday, April 19, at 6:30 p.m. in the Plano East gym followed by an Open House in Building 1. All IH (present and incoming) and IB students are invited to attend this event that is required for seniors. Our Class of 2022 IB graduates will be showcasing their extended essays, CAS projects, and TOK Exhibitions. (We will also be sharing some information about the schools they will be attending and the scholarships they have received.) This is a wonderful time to learn more about the unique IB diploma core. Parents and students are invited to come and ask questions of our graduating seniors.
IBSSA Banquet on Friday, May 13, at 6-10 p.m. at Collin College (Spring Creek Campus). This event is for grade 11 and 12 IB DP students only. We will begin selling tickets mid-April, and dress is formal or semi-formal. Dinner and dancing will follow our presentation and awards ceremony.
Stole Ceremony on Monday, May 23, at 7:30 a.m. at Plano East- All Class of 2022 diploma candidates and their immediate families are welcome. Our ceremony includes brief speeches, presentation of IB scholarships, and presentation of the stoles. Students will attend class that day with stoles on! Dress is business or semi-formal for students. Expect an Evite-style invitation in early May!
The Situation in Ukraine
TIBS (Texas IB Schools) College Fair
Class of 2023 Diploma Core information
Students are required to do CAS during the summer on a weekly basis, and all students should have a plan for their collaborative CAS project which must last at least one month. Key Experience #5 and updated CAS logs will be due in mid August, shortly upon student's return to school.
Questions about CAS? Go to our website: tinyurl.com/ibpeshcas
Extended essay camp is May 31- June 3. It is helpful to have the Extended Essay Course Companion (Oxford) when attending the camp. If you know a senior with a copy, I'm sure they'd be happy to share theirs or let you purchase at a discount!