West High School 2014 International Baccalaureate Visual Art Show

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West High School 2014 International Baccalaureate Visual Art Show
Reception: Fri, Mar 21, 4-6pm

This exhibit features works of art by West High School International Baccalaureate (IB) Visual Art students. The IB Diploma Program integrates students' study during their junior and senior years in a balanced humanities and sciences program of college-level work in six subject areas, including Visual Art.

Between the end of their sophomore year and the spring of their senior year, IB Diploma students must participate in at least 150 hours of Creativity, Action and Service (CAS) activities. Art exhibits are included as part of students' "Creative" activities.

The IB Program at West High is for academically-able students who desire a curriculum that presents subject matter from a worldwide perspective. Students who are highly motivated and productive will benefit from this course of study. Selection is based on grades, teacher recommendations, and evidence of motivation. Students who complete the IB Program earn a high school diploma and the internationally recognized IB Diploma. Students may earn college credit and advanced standing at institutions of higher learning throughout the world.

ABOUT THE INTERNATIONAL BACCALAUREATE ORGANIZATION
The International Baccalaureate Organization (IBO) is an interdisciplinary, global academic program that is both philosophical and practical. This multicultural experience emphasizes analytical and conceptual skills and aesthetic understanding. The IB curriculum fosters growth, helping individuals who value an integrated lifestyle which extends beyond the walls and years of the classroom, as well as beyond the limits of geographical and political borders and cultural differences. The International Baccalaureate Program is offered at 1341 schools in 112 countries. The Curriculum and Assessment Center in Cardiff, Wales, is responsible for continuously updating the curriculum, developing examinations, assessing student work, training teachers, and evaluating the program with input from IB teachers worldwide.

Location: Main Library, Lower Urban Room

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