FOR INTERNATIONAL BACCALAUREATE PRIMARY YEARS PROGRAMME
WALNUT – DECEMBER 8, 2009 – Oswalt Academy and Ybarra Academy of Arts and Technology, both K-8 schools in the Rowland Unified School District, have received official notice that they are candidate schools for the International Baccalaureate (IB) Primary Years Programme, an international curriculum designed for students aged 3 to 12.
“This result has been due to the past three years of tireless efforts by our teachers who have truly embraced this new inquiry-based approach to teaching and learning,” said Oswalt Principal Astrid Ramirez. “Our teachers are excited by the shifts they have seen in learning with students that are highly engaged, more aware of their world and active learners using investigative skills. We are proud of these teachers’ efforts in making us one step closer to becoming official PYP schools,” said Ybarra Principal Annette Ramirez.
There are currently only 14 authorized PYP schools in
For further information about the IB Primary Years Programme, visit www.ibo.org/pyp.
Stanley G. Oswalt Academy is located at
Ybarra Academy of the Arts and Technology is located at
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