26 Jan · Allie Griese · No Comments

College Success And International Baccalaureate School

College Success And International Baccalaureate Schools Children who attend IB schools are expected to study and self-learn. They are expected to shape their own studies and learn to be global citizens. So how does that translate into them being successful college students? At St. Cecelia Interparochial Catholic School, we utilize the IB curriculum model. This …


24 Dec · Allie Griese · No Comments

Five Things You Should Know About IB Schools

Five Things To Know About IB Schools Many things distinguish St. Cecelia Interparochial Catholic school from other schools. From our strong Gospel-centered philosophy to our globally minded education strategy, St. Cecelia is a truly unique school. One of the academic characteristics of St. Cecelia that sets us apart is our status as an International Baccalaureate …


8 Oct · Maryanne Del Monte · No Comments

We’ve Got Attitude

IB Primary Years Program (PYP) attitude, that is! In the Pre-K3 program at St. Cecelia School, our classroom environment encourages a variety of positive attitudes. As part of the IB Primary Years Program, our 3 year olds are introduced to these attitudes through demonstration and active participation. We don’t just learn about the importance of such …


31 Aug · Maryanne Del Monte · No Comments

How do Primary Year Programme (PYP) teachers get their students engaged?

How do teachers set the scene for exploration and inquiry? Do all children come to school curious? The answers to these questions motivate all teachers as they design their units of inquiry. The International Baccalaureate programme puts heavy emphasis on the gift of the human imagination, especially in our young children. Teachers open all units …