• MonJan21 No ECFE Classes and No Creative Play Programming
    • MonJan21 NO SCHOOL - Rev. Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. Day (Tiger Club CLOSED)
    • TueJan22 No ECFE Classes and No Creative Play Programming
    • TueJan22 Early Childhood Screening 12:00 PM to 6:00 PMFCC
    • TueJan22 RLS PTO Meeting 6:00 PM to 8:00 PMRLS



As the world becomes increasingly globalized, today’s economy demands an engaged, intelligent and culturally-aware workforce. Although the world is rapidly changing, an International Baccalaureate education ensures students are prepared for the future. Fridley Public Schools provides a foundation of international-mindedness as a ‘World-Class Community of Learners' by offering the full IB Continuum.



The IB champions a stance of critical engagement with challenging ideas, one that values the progressive thinking of the past, while remaining open to future innovation. Since implementation of the International Baccalaureate (IB) programmes across all schools, the district fosters global citizens who are civic-minded, confident, and competent communicators. Students become skillful in problem-solving and capable of creative thinking. It is imperative to prepare students to become knowledgeable about our global and multicultural society as they continue onto post-secondary education and beyond.

The IB curriculum framework enhances the current academic offerings at every level and provides a consistent focus and approach to learning throughout the E-12 years.

What makes the IB Programme unique?

• IB programmes are recognized around the world and ensure an increased adaptability and mobility for IB students.
• The curriculum of IB programmes focus on international perspectives of learning and teaching, while insisting that students fully explore their home culture and language.
• IB World Schools must undergo an exhaustive authorization process in order to offer one or more of the programmes, which includes a study of the school’s resources and commitment to the IB mission and philosophy.
• IB teachers participate in a wide variety of professional development opportunities to constantly update their knowledge and share their expertise with colleagues around the world.
• Many students graduating from the Diploma Programme find that it enhances their opportunities at tertiary institutions. The IB works closely with universities around the world to gain recognition for IB programmes.
• The core components of IB programmes encourage students to participate in creative and service-oriented activities, while at the same time emphasizing the importance of reflection

Click here to view the Fridley International Baccalaureate District Brochure

Click here to visit the IB Parent Information page



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All boys interested in playing tennis this spring put on your calendar to meet first 1/2 of lunch Jan 30th in room 119. More reminders to come as we get closer to the date. Coach Branitski

 

Snow Week is coming in early February!

Seniors interested in Emceeing the Snow Days Pepfest should sign up outside of room 145. Tryouts are during lunch on Tuesday, January 29th.

Anyone interested in getting a team together for the 3 on 3 basketball tournament during Fun Lunch on February 5th should also sign up outside room 145.

Lastly there will be a Co-ed Volleyball tournament on the evening of Wednesday, February 6th. Get a team together and fill out the sheet outside of room 145.

Sign up for the ACT Prep Class on FeePay. It only costs $30 for 13 classes! The class will run from January 30th to March 28th on Wednesday and Thursday after school. See Ms. Sneider or Ms. Heille for more information!

Fridley Students, Staff and Families can purchase Computers and receive discounted pricing through FireFly Computers by using the following link: http://fireflyadvantage.com/fridley

Fridley Students, Staff and Families can purchase Apple Products and receive Education Pricing by using the Education link: https://www.apple.com/us-hed/shop

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