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PAGE Five Presents Information Session on IB Programmes at Irmo High

Published on 9/26/2019

Irmo, South Carolina – PAGE Five is offering an information session on the International Baccalaureate (IB) Programmes at Irmo High School for parents of elementary, intermediate, middle and high school students on Thursday, October 10, 2019 at 6:30 p.m. at the District Office Boardroom. Panelists for this event include Diane Padula, IB Diploma Programme Coordinator; Lauren Prochak, IB Career-related Programme Coordinator; Catie Smylie, Visual Arts Teacher, Irmo High School; Frank Turner, Performing Arts Teacher, Irmo High School; and Virginia Tate, Coordinator for District Five Gifted and Talented Programs and Visual & Performing Arts.


The objectives of the program are to explain how the IB learner profile is unique and the difference between the IB Diploma and IB Career-related Programmes.  The panelists will share how the Visual and Performing Arts experiences at Irmo High set students apart.  They will also provide tips to parents on how to prepare for working with their children to choose from a variety of high school options, information about the Renaissance Award, and testimonials from parents whose children participate in the IB Programmes.


For more information about this event, contact PAGE Five at  The District Office is located at 1020 Dutch Fork Road, Irmo, South Carolina 29063.  Light refreshments will be served.


PAGE Five is a volunteer, non-profit support network for parents, educators, policy-makers, and residents of School District Five of Lexington and Richland counties who are interested in enhancing and advocating education for gifted and talented students in School District Five.  Members of the organization promote education for gifted and talented students, disseminate information on and build awareness about gifted education, provide enrichment opportunities, and assist families with scholarships and tuition aid for gifted students.