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DPS’ Newest High School Named International Baccalaureate World School

IB curriculum slated for all Northfield High School students this fall

Denver – Northfield High School (NHS) is officially announcing its newly achieved status as an International Baccalaureate (IB) World School at an all-student celebration at 2:30 p.m. today. Denver Public School Superintendent Tom Boasberg will be in attendance to make the announcement to the entire NHS student body.

NHS students will be able to take a full range of IB courses as the first cohort commences studies in the 2017-18 school year.

“We are excited to provide DPS and our community with a unique access for all approach to IB,” said NHS principal Amy Bringedahl. “These courses will prepare our students for post-secondary options and also prepare them to be global citizens.”

Learning goes well beyond the classroom in the IB program. Its unique and innovative approach to learning means both students and teachers are genuinely engaged with the programs and benefit from being a part of an unparalleled global network. Students are able to participate in international conferences, while educators work with their peers internationally to ensure that the IB remains at the cutting edge of international education.

  • What: Northfield High School announces IB program
  • Who: DPS Superintendent Tom Boasberg, Board of Education members, all NHS students and educators
  • When: 2:30-3 p.m. Friday, May 19
  • Where: Northfield High School, 5500 Central Park Blvd.

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