Tuesday December 1st, 2015 2:30AM

Hall schools plan program-of-choice, IB information meetings

By Ken Stanford Reporter
GAINESVILLE - Hall County is hosting two Parent Information Nights in January for rising 9th-graders, as well as an International Baccalaureate Information Night.

Students are selected to participate in Programs of Choice through a competitive application process during which they are evaluated for the match between individual strengths and interests and program goals, specialized content and instructional approaches.

I-Squared, JISA, RACE, and the STEM Academy are for rising 9th graders but 9th, 10th or 11th-grade students may apply to the IB Programmes at either Johnson High, North Hall High or West Hall high schools. (More details about each program and the application process is available by clicking on the link below.)

High school's Programs of Choice/Charter Schools Parent/Student Information Sessions (for current 8th-grade students entering high school in the fall of 2014):

Thursday, January 9:

The Oaks at LCCA

2723 Tumbling Creek Road


6:00 PM - 7:30 PM

Thursday, January 16:

Chestatee High School

3005 Sardis Road


6:00 PM - 7:30 PM

Tuesday, January 14:

International Baccalaureate Programme Information Night

Hall County Schools Central Office

711 Green Street


6:00 PM - 7:00 PM

In addition, each of the Programs of Choice will host a School Parent Information Meeting on the following dates/times at each school:

Jan. 13: 6:00 PM - Chestatee High School: RACE Program

Jan. 21: 5:30 PM - West Hall High School: I-Squared and IB Programme
Jan. 21: 7:00 PM - Lanier Charter Career Academy

Jan. 23: 5:30 PM - Johnson High School: JISA
Jan. 23: 7:00 PM - North Hall High School: IB Programme and STEM

Jan. 28: 7:00 PM - East Hall High School: ROTC and EPICC

The IB programs and STEM are open to out-of-district students as well.

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