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IB Announcements


Mountain View High School is proud to offer International Baccalaureate (IB) courses and the IB Diploma Program to our students.

Below on this page, you will find current announcements and reminders for MV pre-IB and IB students and their families. If you become a member of this School Fusion page, you will receive email notifications when this page is updated.

In addition, the links below provide easy and helpful ways to stay connected and get information about the IB program at MVHS
:

IB at MV Website <- CLICK LINK
- comprehensive program information
- application process overview & application
- online MVHS IB Handbook
- online MVHS EE Handbook

- online MVHS CAS Handbook
- helpful tips and articles for students & families

MV IB Online Newsletter 
<- CLICK LINK
- periodic posts about IB news & successes

IBatMV on Facebook 
<- CLICK LINK
- follow for brief news, updates, and announcements in your FB newsfeed

IBatMV on Twitter <- CLICK LINK
- follow for brief news, updates, and announcements in your Twitter newsfeed

Information on IB Program Growth at MV <- CLICK LINK

Email the IB Diploma Program Coordinator:
renardla@staffordschools.net 
<- CLICK LINK 

 

IB Announcements
Order Your T-Shirt Now!
The IB Boosters are selling t-shirts! Any student in any IB course is welcome to order.

Sophomores -- Look!

The Virginia Space Coast Scholars (VSCS) is a program for sophomores focusing on the earth and airborne science, engineering, and technology integral to current missions at NASA Wallops Flight Facility and the Mid-Atlantic Regional Spaceport. This dynamic (and FREE) program, designed by the Virginia Space Grant Consortium (VSGC), inspires students who possess technical and/or scientific interests and are motivated to learn about the many different opportunities that NASA offers.

The VSCS program features two key elements: 1.) an on-line science, technology, engineering, and mathematics (STEM) learning experience featuring five modules; and 2.) a seven-day residential Summer Academy at NASA Wallops Flight Facility on Wallops Island, VA where selected scholars will learn first-hand from NASA professionals and their partners about the latest cutting edge technologies and missions.

Program Information:

  • FREE Program for 10th Grade Students
  • Online modules covering NASA aircraft, balloon, and rocket missions launched or managed at Wallops Flight Facility
  • Online course runs from December 2014 through March 2015
  • Highly successful students will be selected for a week long Summer Academy at NASA Wallops Flight Facility (Chincoteague, VA)
  • Application Deadline: November 2, 2014
  • http://vscs.spacegrant.org/ for application and more information

For more information, please contact Elizabeth Joyner, STEM Education Program Coordinator, at ejoyner@odu.edu.

Juniors -- Look!

For high school juniors, Virginia Aerospace Science and Technology Scholars (VASTS) is an interactive online learning course with a space mission design and human space flight theme, culminating in a one-week residential Summer Academy at NASA Langley Research Center in Hampton for those students who qualify. Offered at no cost to the student, VASTS consists of eight modules and a final project to be completed from December 2014 through May 2015 under the guidance of licensed master educators. Based on success in the online coursework, students may be selected to attend a Summer Academy where they interact with NASA scientists, engineers and technologists to design a human mission to Mars. Students who successfully participate in VASTS can earn 2 college credits for the online course and 2 additional credits for the Summer Academy.

The deadline for the application is November 2, 2014.

For more information on this program, please contact: Ian Cawthray VASTS Education Program Coordinator ian.m.cawthray@nasa.gov Or visit: vasts.spacegrant.org

Parents of full IB Juniors...
Now that your child is embarking on the actual Diploma Program, I wanted to host an information meeting just for junior parents on October 2 in the MVHS Auditorium from 6:30-8:00 PM.
This is not a mandatory meeting, but it will be beneficial to students if one parent or guardian can attend.
I hope to see you at the meeting on Oct. 2!
Full IB Juniors and Seniors -- LOOK

The organizers of the Margaret Brent 5K are looking for some volunteers and emailed me to ask if any CAS students can help.

If you are interested in October service -- go sign up for a spot here: http://www.signupgenius.com/go/10c0e4fabaa2aa2fc1-mbes

The sooner you sign up, the better!

Your activity supervisor will be Kelly Davis (kel283123@aol.com).

Juniors -- If you want to do this for CAS, go ahead and sign up. I'll show you how to log it soon in ToK class!
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