Mrs. Laurel Usher, the International Baccalaureate (I.B.) Coordinator at McNally High School registers the I.B. students for their I.B. exam last week. Students registered in I.B. will write their exams on May 2014. It is considered as one of the toughest High School curriculum in the whole world today. Here is the list of I.B. Exams that the students are writing.
- English Literature H.L.
- English Literature S.L.
- History [Route 2] H.L.
- Mathematics S.L.
- Math Studies S.L.
- Biology H.L.
- Biology S.L.
- Chemistry H.L.
- Chemistry S.L
- Physics H.L.
- Physics S.L.
- Spanish Language and Culture S.L.
- French Language and Culture S.L.
- Chinese Language and Culture S.L.
- Computer Science S.L.
In addition to those exams, the students will hand in assessments that will be assess internally by their teachers. It includes Lab Write-ups for all the Science S.L. and H.L. courses, Math Portfolio for Math Studies S.L., Math Exploration for Math S.L., Oral Presentation for English Literature H.L and Oral Commentary and Oral Presentation on English Literature H.L.. Students taking Computer Science S.L. needs to submit a Computer Science assignment and for those students who are taking languages other than English will have their Written Assignment and an Oral Assessment.
That seems an easy list eh? But no! It’s challenging. And wait, there is more.
The students doing the I.B. also needs to hand in an Extended Essay, need to fulfill the objectives of the CAS Hours and take and do the T.O.K. Course and assessments.
More detailed break down of all the I.B. Assessments and more information about the I.B. and the I.B.O. will be posted soon.