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Greater Essex County District School Board
Building Tomorrow Together Every Learner, Every Day
LDSS Offically an IB World School

NEWS RELEASE                                 
Greater Essex County District School Board 451 Park Street West, Windsor ON N9A 6K1
519-255- 3200

October, 17, 2018
Contact: Public Relations Officer Scott Scantlebury
Phone: 519-255-3200 ext. 10224

The GECDSB Officially Joins the IB World
- Leamington DSS approved to offer International Baccalaureate Diploma Programme -

Leamington District Secondary School has officially been named an I.B. World School. This allows the school to deliver the International Baccalaureate Diploma Programme to Grade 11 and 12 students beginning in September of 2019.

LDSS has offered the I.B. Preparatory Programme since September 2017. There are currently 35 Grade 10 students and 60 Grade 9 students enrolled. It is the first school serving students in south-eastern Essex County to receive an I.B. World School designation.

The International Baccalaureate Diploma Programme is an intensive academic curriculum that emphasizes independent thinking, inter-cultural awareness and a global perspective.

An I.B. information night will be held at LDSS on Tuesday, November 27th to provide students and families with more details about the program.

The GECDSB has also applied for I.B. World School status for Riverside Secondary School.

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