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I.B. Preparatory Program Information Sessions

NEWS RELEASE                                 

Greater Essex County District School Board 451 Park Street West, Windsor ON N9A 6K1

519-255- 3200

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE

January 13, 2017

Contact: Public Relations Officer Scott Scantlebury

Phone: 519-255-3200 ext. 10224

Preparing for I.B.

- information sessions for interested parents & students-

The Greater Essex County District School Board is getting ready to become a candidate school of the International Baccalaureate diploma program. Starting in the 2017-18 school year preparatory courses for Grade 9 students will be offered at Riverside Secondary School and Leamington District Secondary School.

Riverside Secondary School will host an information night for current Grade 7 and 8 students and their parents on Monday, January 16th from 6:30-7:30 p.m. For more information contact the program coordinator, Derek Tomkins at 519-948-4116 ext. 31108.

An information session will also be held at Leamington DSS on Wednesday, January 18th from 5-6:00 p.m. The program coordinator is Lisa Jeffery. She can be contacted at 519-326-6191 ext. 51917.

This program will appeal to passionate learners who embrace academic rigor, multiple perspectives and the challenge of thinking creatively and collaboratively in a global-minded school community. The students who enroll in the Preparatory Program will be well prepared to take the International Baccalaureate program in Grade 11 and 12.

For more information contact Public Relations Officer Scott Scantlebury @ 519-255-3200 ext. 10224 or 519-995-5797.