John T. Hoggard High School is an International Baccalaureate World School. Our first cohort of Diploma Programme students graduated June 9, 2018.** 


Signature Program Timeline 2018-2019
Thursday, January 10 - NHCS Signature Programs Application Opens
***Click here to access the application.***
Thursday, January 31 - NHCS Signature Programs Application Closes
Friday, March 1 - NHCS Signature Programs Applicants Notified via Mail
Monday, March 18 - Open Choice Enrollment Opens
Friday, April 26 - Open Choice Enrollment Closes

Spring 2019 Phase Dates
Phase I 
(For families of rising 7th graders, 8th graders, 9th graders, or students new to IB)

Monday, January 14
5:30 – 7:30 pm
Hoggard Cafeteria

Phase II 
(For families of current 9th and 10th graders already familiar with the DP model and those whom have already attended at least one Phase I meeting. Rising 7th, 8th, 9th are encouraged to attend as well to learn more about the program.)

Tuesday, January 15
5:30 – 7:30 pm
Hoggard Cafeteria

Thursday, January 24
5:30 – 7:30 pm * (correction from previous time listed of 7:00 – 8:00 pm)
Hoggard Cafeteria

Pre-DP Application Essay Session 2018-2019
Wednesday, January 23 - Hoggard Media Center - 5:30 - 6:30
Friday, January 25 - Hoggard Media Center - 5:30 - 6:30
Tuesday, January 29 - Hoggard Media Center - 5:30 - 6:30

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Archived Dates:
Signature Program Showcase Dates - 2018-2019
Evening Parent Presentations:
Monday, January 7
6:00 - 7:30 pm
Minnie Evans Center 

Tuesday, January 8
6:00 - 7:30 pm
Roland Grise Auditorium

Thursday, January 10
6:00 - 7:30 pm
Cape Fear Community College North Campus Auditorium

Fall 2018 Phase Dates
Phase I 
(For families of rising 7th graders, 8th graders, 9th graders, or students new to IB)

Wednesday, November 14
5:30 – 7:30 pm
Hoggard Cafeteria

Tuesday, November 20
5:30 – 7:30 pm
Hoggard Cafeteria

Tuesday, November 27
7:00 – 8:00 pm
Wilmington Academy of Arts & Science

Phase II 
(For families of current 9th and 10th graders already familiar with the DP model and those whom have already attended at least one Phase I meeting. Rising 7th, 8th, 9th are encouraged to attend as well to learn more about the program.)

Monday, November 26
5:30 – 7:30 pm
Hoggard Cafeteria
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The IB Diploma Programme offers a rigorous full diploma curriculum for candidates in their junior and senior years.  For general information on this internationally-recognized program, please visit www.ibo.org.



For additional information, please contact Christi Lea Osborne at (910)350-2072 (ext. 72268), or christilea.osborne@nhcs.net.


IB World Schools share a common philosophy—a commitment to improve the teaching and learning of a diverse and inclusive community of students by delivering challenging, high quality programming of international education that share a powerful vision.

**Only schools authorized by the International Baccalaureate can offer any of its four academic programmes: the Primary Years Programme (PYP), the Middle Years Programme (MYP), the Diploma Programme or the IB Career-related Certificate (IBCC). Candidate status gives no guarantee that authorization will be granted. 

For further information about the IB and its programming, visit www.ibo.org