Education for a
The Westwood High School International Baccalaureate
Parent Association (the "WHS IBPA") is a volunteer parent
and alumni advisory, advocacy, fundraising and
program support group for the Westwood High
School IB Diploma Program (the "WHS IBDP").
The WHS IBDP was established in 1996, graduating
its first students in 1998. Over the years, the WHS
IBDP has established itself as one of the finest open
enrollment public IB World Schools in Texas.
WHS IBDP graduates consistently score highly on
their IB exams and secure admissions to the finest
universities in the US and overseas.
The WHS IBPA is a nonprofit organization
(Tax ID 83-1592784). If you would like to contribute, please
click on the link below to donate.
Middle School Parent & Student Outreach: To IB or Not to IB?
For middle school families who may not be familiar with IB in a high school setting, these are parent-led sessions to discuss the IBDP.
When: Tuesday November 5, 6-7:30 pm
Location: WHS Library Great Room
3rd Annual IB Grateful Gathering
Date: 11/15/2019 (Fri.)
Time: 4:30pm - 7:30pm CDT
Location: WHS Cafeteria
The Westwood IB Office, IB Parent Association, IB Student Organization, and IB Prep Community invite you - all 9th -12th graders in IB, their teachers, and all families - to attend.
We hope you can join us as we enter the season to be thankful! This is a perfect opportunity for us as a Community to come together and enjoy each other’s company!
For students and staff the event starts at 4:30 with snacks and outdoor fun, with parents to arrive at 6:00. Dinner will be served at 6:30.
Parents are encouraged to bring a dish. Sign up using the RSVP form.
Please RSVP by Tuesday, November 12th if you plan on coming.
You will be able to drop non refrigerated food off at school before the event if you need to.
Please indicate in the "Personal Message" area of the RSVP if you are vegetarian so we can cater accordingly.
IB EXEMPLAR SCHOLARSHIP APPLICATION IS OPEN!
The IB Exemplar Scholarship application is now open! The IB Exemplar Scholarship recognizes and rewards a graduating IBDP candidate who has exemplified the attributes of the IB Learner Profile, academic development, and community engagement. One Senior student will be named as the IB Exemplar Scholar and receive a $1,000 award.
Important dates to keep in mind for this Scholarship are:
Tuesday, December 31, 2019 11:59pm -- Application deadline
Friday, January 31, 2020 11:59pm -- Letter of recommendation deadline
Friday, February 21, 2020 4:30pm -- IB Exemplar Scholar selection
Friday, May 15, 2020 -- Evening Public Announcement at Senior Night
For further details regarding the IB Exemplar Scholarship and to review the application, please connect to https://docs.google.com/forms/d/e/1FAIpQLSfAqtoJK9tTUX3O0JJ8jHsBYGJ0HqFfhAAiQmSw6pG9FeW_Jw/viewform
If you have additional questions, please reach out to Tuyet Skergan at email@example.com.
On behalf of the Selection Committee, we applaud your commitment to education and personal development.
Join the WHS IBPA
Keep informed on upcoming events, WHS IBDP news, volunteer opportunities and more!
The data collected through our membership form will be used solely for WHS IBDP and IBPA purposes. Your data will never be sold or shared with third parties unless they are contracted for specific services by WHS IBPA.
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