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  "My IB experience has helped me significantly as it teaches you how to organize your time and really how to learn and think for yourself." - Gage Parrott, US 2nd Lt., Air Force, DCHS IB grad 2009  ******   "I know that my success in the college admissions process was largely due to the amazing education that the IB program gave me." - Angela Londono, Yale University graduate 2012, (also accepted at Stanford & Columbia) DCHS IB grad 2008  ******   "With my IB diploma, I brought to college almost a year of credit. I was able to take a couple of summer courses and finish two degrees in three years." - Sarah Johnson, Univ. of Denver graduate, 2009, DCHS IB grad 2006  ******   "I encounter other students, on a daily basis, who have never been pushed to think as deeply/intensely as IB pushed me to think." - Maggie Kakenmaster, Senior at Univ. of Notre Dame, DCHS IB grad 2009  ******  "The credit is nice to have but the value of IB is not in the future credit, but the quality and abundance of information learned." - Grant DeShazer, Sophomore, Colorado School of Mines, DCHS IB grad 2012  ******   "Mom, you just don't know how great it is to walk into a class and have EVERYONE prepared for the day!" - Chapman Family DCHS IB grad 2013  ******   "If you had told me two years ago that I would come to consider my IB experience and diploma to be one of the things which defines me, Iíd have told you that youíre crazy. But itís true. " - Dani Chelin, Senior, CU - Denver, DCHS IB grad 2009  ******   "Although being one of the most dreaded elements of IB, CAS gives IB students the great opportunity to aid their community and do their part in helping the world." - Mitch Whitus, DCHS IB grad 2010  ******  
 

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About Huskie International Baccalaureate Parent Organization @ Douglas County High School About Huskie IBPO
 

The Huskie International Baccalaureate Parent Organization is the parent support organization for the IBO chapter at Douglas County High School (DCHS) in Castle Rock, Colorado. It was formed by the parents of DCHS students who are in the IB program.

 What is the IB Diploma Programme? Visit the Intl'l Baccalaureate Organization (IBO) official website: http://www.IBO.org

For information about IB at DCHS click here to visit our IB Guidebook and other resources page. 

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IBPO Meeting
Thursday, October 23, 2014, 6:30pm, Room 31
 
2014-2015 IB contact form available
Each year, we ask that IB families review the contact information for their student.  This information is entered in our database so we can contact you via email regarding important IB news and events. 

You may download the paper form here and return it to Tracy Hagan, IB Administrative Assistant. 

If you would like to fill out the form electronically there is an on-line version available. Click here to fill out the on-line form. 
 
 
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IB mugs now available!  Display your IB pride with an IB car window cling!  Stay warm with an IB blanket!  To purchase any of these items, see Mrs. Hagan in the Room 31 or email: chair@huskieibpo.com.  All proceeds benefit the IB program at DCHS.   
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