23 Oct · Maryanne Del Monte · No Comments

When Is the Best Time for a Child to Learn a Second Language?

We live in a global community, with electronics and the internet connecting us more closely than ever before. Our communities are no longer contained within neighborhoods or cities but consist of millions of people throughout our country and countries all over the world. Foreign language skills are more important now than they’ve ever been before. …

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23 Aug · Maryanne Del Monte · No Comments

IB Preschool at St. Cecelia School

When do children actually begin to understand the world in which they live? When do they begin to understand that asking questions and thinking about different ways to approach learning is a good thing? When do children begin to develop the skills and confidence to think on their own and then share their thinking with …

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20 Apr · Maryanne Del Monte · No Comments

The IB Programme and St. Cecelia School

In an effort to bring a faith based high standard of education to our students, St. Cecelia School went through a rigorous authorization process and became an authorized International Baccalaureate World School, December, 2015. The IB Programme fits well with our Catholicity because it requires community service and aims “to develop inquiring, knowledgeable and caring …

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15 Apr · Maryanne Del Monte · 577 Comments

Benefits of the International Baccalaureate®

Albert Einstein once said, “Most people say that it’s the intellect which makes a great scientist. They are wrong: it is character.” At St. Cecelia school, we believe just as much in academics as in helping to build the character and world view of our students. This is one of the reasons why we are …

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