22 Oct · St. Cecelia Catholic School · No Comments

What Does It Mean to Be a Blue Ribbon School?

St. Cecelia Interparochial Catholic School was named a Blue Ribbon School in both 2010 and 2020. Receiving this award is a high honor, and we are proud to represent the values and excellence in academics that being a Blue Ribbon School comes with. However, not all parents are familiar with what it means to be …


19 Jan · St. Cecelia Catholic School · No Comments

How To Help Your IB School Student Come Back From Break In Full Swing

With the winter holiday season coming to a close and the new school year beginning, some students can have difficulty adjusting to their regular routine – especially students in International Baccalaureate programs. In today’s blog, St. Cecelia’s Interparochial Catholic School offers some helpful insight for how you can help the IB student in your life …


16 Nov · St. Cecelia Catholic School · No Comments

Preparing Your Catholic Middle School Student for the International Baccalaureate Program

As parents, we want to do everything to help our children succeed, both in academics and in life. If you have a Catholic middle school student, there are ways you can help to prepare your student for the International Baccalaureate (IB) Program. In today’s blog, St. Cecelia’s Catholic School looks at different ways you can …


9 Jun · St. Cecelia Catholic School · No Comments

Why Learning a Second Language Is Important for International Baccalaureate Students

If you are currently enrolled or thinking about enrolling in an International Baccalaureate program such as ours, it’s important to understand that learning a second language could be part of your curriculum. In today’s blog from St. Cecelia Catholic School, we will explain why. Related Post: Is the International Baccalaureate Curriculum Difficult?  The IB Program  …


11 Aug · St. Cecelia Catholic School · No Comments

How to Succeed in the IB Program

What does it take to become a successful IB student? Will I be able to handle this? How much effort will it take to succeed at IB? Many students who are considering the IB Program have asked these questions. The truth, like many things in life, is you will get out what you put into …


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 …

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