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Pay the Subsidy: Because AP, IB tests are expensive, Indiana should consider subsidizing all standardized tests

Pay the Subsidy: Because AP, IB tests are expensive, Indiana should consider subsidizing all standardized tests

Lin-Lin Mo

April 19, 2019

Every spring, our school’s gyms, theaters and classrooms are lined wall-to-wall with beige and gray desks. Students stand in queues holding their student IDs, pencil cases and water bottles in hand to spend their morning or afternoon inside those rooms taking standardized exams. I have been in those ...

Coming Together: IB Students Participate in World Conference, Show Growth of Program

Coming Together: IB Students Participate in World Conference, Show Growth of Program

Kalea Miao, Reporter

August 15, 2017

The International Baccalaureate (IB), is an educational foundation founded in 1968 but has only been offered at CHS for a little over a decade. In these past years, the program has grown in enrollment and, recently, offered a major opportunity to Alyssa Highberg and Carly Chia, IB students and seniors. ...

IB diploma seniors to fundraise with bracelets in support of Kokomo family following tornado

IB diploma seniors to fundraise with bracelets in support of Kokomo family following tornado

Mary Salzmann, News Editor

September 16, 2016

In response to the devastation the tornado left in Kokomo in late August, International Baccalaureate (IB) diploma seniors plan to raise money to support a family affected by this disaster. After reaching out to teachers of the IB program at Kokomo High School, the students discovered a family with close...

IB program to expand from eight diploma students to over 40

IB program to expand from eight diploma students to over 40

News

May 19, 2016

Next school year and the year after that, over 40 current sophomores plan to pursue the International Baccalaureate (IB) diploma, compared to eight juniors currently pursuing the diploma. IB students such as Mitchell Adzema, IB diploma student and junior, attribute the sizable increase largely to efforts...

CHS to offer new courses for 2014-15 school year

CHS to offer new courses for 2014-15 school year

News

December 13, 2013

Several new courses will be offered to students in the 2014-15 school year, Amy Dudley, CCS assistant superintendent for curriculum instruction and assessment, said. In addition to the AP Capstone program, students can now schedule for IB Computer Science, IB Business and Management, Advanced Scien...

School makes IB block class available for incoming freshmen starting next year

News

March 1, 2011

By Natalie Maier <nmaier@hilite.org> When senior Irene Gibson planned her schedule for her freshman year, she didn’t have as many options as incoming freshmen now do. Like other students, Gibson had to choose which diploma she wanted, and she selected the IB diploma. But unlike incoming f...