Category Archives: school

The AP/IB Lie

Our oldest daughter just graduated from high school and completed the IB (International Baccalaureate) degree.  One of the ‘big sells’ of the program is that she could begin college with sophomore status.  Entering college with credit already earned is one … Continue reading

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End of School Year Stuff

We had DD1’s last award program this week and she took two awards!  It was exciting because this was a true award program.  Most categories only had one award for the class of 315 (or so) students.  She got the … Continue reading

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Award Program Follow Up

Starting with DD1’s honor roll assembly: I had stated that about a third of the class is honored.  Allow me to correct that: 224 out of 315 were “honored”.  It only takes one semester with a 3.0 to receive an … Continue reading

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Busy but Good

This past weekend was the state competition for DD2, testing in medical terminology.  She didn’t place, but was okay with that.  It was good for my sensory-anxiety bundle to have a chaotic weekend filled with independence and to survive it.  … Continue reading

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Inappropriate High School Art Show

Tonight was the opening night for the IB art show, our town’s two high schools displaying together.  The cross town school had some pieces that I’m pretty amazed are being publicly displayed as part of the best that our schools … Continue reading

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I Can Breathe (For Now)

The SAT is over and DD2 completed it.  Now, for 99.9% of the population, this is not a triumph, just another day in the life of a high school junior.  I was praying a lot from the time I dropped … Continue reading

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Something Fun

My middle daughter (currently home schooled/attending a veterinary science class through a local high school) got a fun letter this week.  She was invited to apply for the National Honor Society.  Her older sister was nearly spluttering as if she … Continue reading

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