Dear Class of 2023 Families:
Bloomfield Hills High School is a fully-authorized Diploma Programme school of the International Baccalaureate Organization (IB). The IB Diploma Programme is a challenging, optional two-year curriculum that leads to a qualification which is widely recognized by the world's leading universities. This rigorous academic Programme prepares students for university life and encourages them to ask challenging questions, learn how to learn, develop a strong sense of their own identity and culture, and develop the ability to communicate with and understand people from other cultures.
We invite you to attend an informational meeting on February 18, 2019, at 6:00 p.m. in the auditorium at BHHS to learn more about this Programme.
Eighth grade students interested in the IB Diploma Programme should fill out this linked Google form to indicate interest. Counselors and the IB Coordinator can support each student in ninth and tenth grade to ensure they remain on the proper course pathway to begin the IB Diploma Programme in eleventh grade.
It is recommended that eighth grade students interested in the IB Diploma Programme schedule into the following classes for ninth grade:
- Writing Through World Literature I
- Algebra 1, Geometry, or Algebra 2 (honors where appropriate)
- Spanish, French, German or Chinese 200
- Any Visual Art or Music
- World History
- Any Business, Engineering, or PE class
If you are unable to attend, Mrs. Jackie Osborn, Administrative Assistant of IB and Postsecondary Programs, will be happy to provide information for you regarding the IB Diploma Programme at BHHS. Mrs. Osborn can be reached at email@example.com or 248-341-5668. Please visit the International Baccalaureate tab on the high achool website at www.bloomfield.org/bhhs for additional information.
Thank you for continued support of Bloomfield Hills Schools!
Interim IB Coordinator, BHHS