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Mrs. Kirkpatrick: IB/TT Special Programs Coordinator
Welcome Back To School!!!This year I will continue in the classroom teaching two periods of honors biology. Any coursework will be found on my Google classroom. I will also continue to be the coordinator for our IB program here at Troy and assist with Troy Tech Magnet Program as well. It will be a busy year, but I am looking forward to a great year!IB Exam Registration via Total Registration: Here is the link to the registration site. See the letter below for more information or come see me if you have questions.Important Dates:October 1, Registration opensOctober 10, last day to register without penaltyOctober 12, last day to register for exams with a $20 late fee.November 14, last day to cancel an exam and receive a full refund.IB students:Seniors: You need to be updating your CAS hours on Managebac and finalizing your Extended Essays. First Draft of the ExtendedEssay is due September 15th for me to write your counselor recommendation. I will meet with all IB senior students and have verify their course selections for exams this year, any changes after the November 15th deadline for IB registration will incur further charges. I also expect their progress with CAS and Extended Essays is to be an ongoing process, managed on Managebac.com. Final Extended Essays are due middle of November.
Seniors: There was a MANDATORY meeting on August 29th at 7:00 pm in the Lecture Hall for all senior diploma candidates. If you missed the meeting the files are available below. Juniors: I made you aware of your IB requirements and how we are going to get you set up this year at a MANDATORY meeting that was held on August 30th at 7:00pm in the Lecture Hall. I hope between this meeting, your individual CAS meetings with me or Mrs. Varieur and a group meeting in Mrs. Hinman's class you will begin to feel comfortable with your CAS and Extended Essay requirements this year. I will also be setting up a meeting at the CSUF library with a librarian to help you get started on the research needed for your essay in November. Date still to be determinedI hope we all have a great year.
If there is anything you need assistance with and cannot find the information within the links to this page,the other IB pages or the Google classroom please let me know by calling or emailing me. Or simply stop by my cubby hole in the front office.
Office Hours: Period 3-5 and lunch daily. I will be in room 903 teaching periods 0-1. 2nd period/break I may be found in the science department most days, but may find my way to the office earlier on occasion.
DATES to remember:
JUNIORS and Seniors: Troy IB Policies and Procedures document and PowerPoint presentations can be found below. Please return Policy signature page to my office by Thursday September 7 , 2017
September 15th: First draft due to Google classroom, turnitin.com and mentor before letters of rec will be written
November 15th: final clean copy of your IB Extended Essays are due (digital copy)
November 1st: Research Proposal for junior EE is due with teacher and student signatures.
Oct 2 - Oct. 12, Late registration through Oct. 17: IB Exams Registration and fee payment in the activities office. If you are not a full diploma candidate and have not yet registered with me, please see me prior to registering to verify requirements. Please see the exam information in the attached file below.
Registration for next year: Early February meetings will be scheduled with interested sophomores.
CAS due date: April 20, 2018 for Seniors. (See CAS page)