• IB & AP Biology Required Supplies:

    Composition Notebook (for labs & activities) 


    3 Ring Binder for keeping handouts organized 

    Some type of basic scientific calculator (An app on a phone or tablet works as well)


    IB & AP Suggested Supplies:

    If you wish to have your own individual set OR if you are willing to donate SOMETHING to the class supply:

    Highlighters (at least 4 colors)

    Expo Markers (for whiteboard assignments)

    Sharpies (for labeling lab equipment) 


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  • Ms. West's Summer Work Assignments 

    Be sure to choose the summer work appropriate for your course!


    IB Biology Year 2 - Class of 2020 Rising Seniors 

    IB Seniors Summer Work Assignment

    Template for Design Lab Write Up


     AP Biology Summer Work 

    AP Biology Summer Assignment


    If you have any questions you can email me at or join the appropriate remind group (see below) and message me on Remind.  




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  • Remind Info:
    To stay informed about upcoming class events and for reminders throughout the semester via text or email, please sign up for the appropriate group through Remind:
    For Text Reminders:
    For AP Biology, text @bioapwest to 81010
    For MYP Biology, text @mswestbio to 81010
    For Honors MYP Biology, text @honbiowest to 81010
    For IB Biology 12th grade, text @ib12bio to 81010 
    For IB Biology 11th grade, text @ib11bio to 81010
    For Journalism/Yearbook, text @arcybk to 81010


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  • Weekly Journal Entry:

    Pick an article. 

    Write the title of the article and date the entry.

    3, 2, 1 assignment

    3 - Facts from the article

    2- Things you wonder about after reading the article

    1- But, what if statement (a counterargument)

    Must be written in complete sentences.  

    You may turn in 1 article assignment a week for additional credit. 

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