A National Blue Ribbon School of Excellence
Faith & Service
Below are samples of IBDP Extended Essays from the Class of 2018:
"What is the Significance of Alfonso Cuarón's 'Documentary Style' for Portraying the Themes of Humanity and Human Emotion in his Films?"
"To What Extent was President Ronald Reagan's Invasion of Grenada a Justified Action?"
"How did the Changing American Cultural Landscape Correlate with Robert Kennedy's Variation in Perspective Regarding America's Involvement in Vietnam?"
"To What Extent Does the Amplification of Diegetic Sound in Sean Penn's Into the Wild Provide a Contrast Between the Protagonist's Happiness in Community with Others and Depression in Solitude?"
"How Does Jordan Peele's Get Out Go Against and or Represent the Modern Portrayal of African Americans in US Media and Culture?"
"How Did F. Scott Fitzgerald Use Foils in This Side of Paradise (1920) and The Great Gatsby (1925) to Portray the American Dream?"
"To What Extent Did Great Britain's Defeat of Napoleon Influence His Subsequent Invasion of Russia in 1812?"
"How Do Ingmar Bergman's Cinematic Techniques Illustrate His Existential Perspective and How It Evolves Throughout His Career as a Filmmaker?"
"How Do the Motifs of the Flood Story and the Trickster Character the God(s) in Ancient Religions?"
"What are Herbicide Resistant 'Superweeds' and Do They Pose a Threat to United States Agriculture?"
"Was the United Nations Successful in its Role in Aiding to End the Soviet-Afghan War with its Direct Intervention in Afghanistan from 1979 to 1989?"