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MCS Presents the Students (and Staff) of Awesomeness for February

The following students have been recognized by their peers or teachers for exhibiting one or more of the IB Attitudes in their time at MCS. Student names will be pulled from this growing list of names for additional surprises at upcoming assemblies.

Maya(2) – for Respect &
Appreciation
Josie(2) – for Confidence
William (6)– for Creativity
Ella(2) – for Respect
Adelaide(2) – for Respect &
Friendship
Ms. Davis – for Respect
Izaak (6) – for Creativity
Freddie (2) – for Cooperation
Samuel (2) – for Empathy
Noah (6) – for Respect
Ms. Elliott – for Enthusiasm
Jaxson (5) – for Cooperation
Reagan (2) – for Respect
Tyson (5) – for Confidence
Courtney (5) – for Respect
Jordan(6) – for Appreciation
Wyatt (7) – for Respect
Mrs. Gregson – for Empathy
Elle (5) – for Respect
Tyson (5) – for Independence
Justin (1) – for Empathy
Hayden (1) – for Cooperation
Austin (1) – for Cooperation
Ava (3) – for Respect
Taylor (6) – for Appreciation
Hailee (6) – for Confidence
Kalea (5) – for Respect
Bryden (5) – for Cooperation
Kalea (5) – for Cooperation &
Respect(x2)
Sage (5) – for Respect

What is The International Baccalaureate?

In April 2009, Millarville Community School became one of only six public schools in Alberta — and the only one in southern Alberta — to be authorized as an International Baccalaureate World School offering the Primary Years Programme.  This was the culmination of four years of work by teachers at the school.

The International Baccalaureate (IB) aims to develop inquiring, knowledgeable and caring young people who help to create a better and more peaceful world through intercultural understanding and respect.

At Millarville Community School, students in Kindergarten through Grade 8 follow the IB Primary Years Programme (PYP).  The PYP focuses on the development of the whole child as it strives to prepare students to be contributing citizens of the world and lifelong learners.  The curriculum, which follows the Alberta Education Program of Studies, is designed to meet the academic, social, physical, emotional and cultural needs of young students.  It is developed around six transdisciplinary themes:

  • Who we are
  • Where we are in place and time
  • How we express ourselves
  • How the world works
  • How we organize ourselves
  • Sharing the planet

For more information, please visit the International Baccalaureate website at www.ibo.org

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