Hutchinson Middle School, International Baccalaureate® (IB) World School
Hutchinson Middle School is an International Baccalaureate® (IB) World School
International Baccalaureate® (IB) Programme models highlight important shared features of an IB education.
- Developing the attributes of the learner profile
- Approaches to teaching and approaches to learning
- Age-appropriate culminating experiences
- An organized and aligned structure of subject groups or disciplines
- Development of international-mindedness as a primary aim and context for learning
One of the core components of IB programs encourage students to participate in creative and service-oriented activities, while at the same time emphasizing the importance of reflection on a personal and academic level. All 8th graders will be involved in the Community Project. The community project focuses on community and service, encouraging students to explore their right and responsibility to implement service as action in the community.
The administration, faculty, staff and parents of Hutchinson Middle School work collaboratively to support student learning through integrated units of study, and inquiry based problem solving. Hutchinson celebrates a diverse student population, representing 28 world languages. Ethnic and cultural differences are shared and appreciated. Students learn the importance of contributing to the global community through participation in service-oriented activities with a focus on international mindedness.
Contact the IB Coordinator - Toby Klameth
(Information from these pages are from MYP: From Principles into Practice )