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IB diploma students play games and hang out into the wee hours of the morning to build community.

Students look to build community through fun activity

Lillian Smith, Assistant editor February 29, 2024

Students pursuing higher levels of education and rigorous high school programs sometimes get lost among the books, essays, and projects and miss out on building relationships and a community.  International...

Lunch ‘n’ Learn

Callie Bollinger February 16, 2022
Learning and discovering has been a concept pursued throughout history, and the desire to know more about the universe has propelled humanity through time and space. Whether it be about the molecular structure of carbon dioxide or the development of a new technology, students have continued to show a high level of intrigue and thirst for knowledge.

International Baccalaureate Programme sets high expectations, rigor for students

Abby Mendez April 25, 2019

High school is meant to prepare students for college; and giving them the best preparation is key to success. The International Baccalaureate Programme has been a success since it was established at Bryan...

Advanced academic update night set for May 10

adviser April 30, 2018

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Effort required to improve mind, body, soul

Lucy Raleigh September 11, 2017
Community service: a necessary evil for embellishing college applications and resumes, or even for impressing your peers and parents. Of course, community service isn’t all bad. In the International Baccalaureate (IB) program students are required to participate in Creativity, Activity, and Service (CAS). It sounds like a lot to deal with, and sometimes it truly is. Keeping up with weekly logs, reflections, and evidence can be tedious on top of all of my other assignments, but CAS has helped me stay committed to a task and taught me how to record events for me to reflect on later. It has also highlighted how both the person receiving and the person giving benefit from the act.

Students work with Down Syndrome Association to host sweetheart dance

Reagan Brown March 2, 2017
Through the International Baccalaureate program offered at Bryan High,students are required to do a CAS project which includes components of community, action, and service. These projects push students to investigate, prepare, take action, reflect, and demonstrate. Although the IB program heavily focuses on academics, it also stresses the importance of creating well-rounded students who contribute to their community. Juniors Keaton Hare, Lucy Raleigh, and Ike Taylor worked with the local Down Syndrome Association to host a sweetheart dance for Valentine’s Day to provide an opportunity for these students while also learning about the process of hosting the event.
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