International Baccalaureate Program Implementation Plan – Merivale High School

The Ottawa-Carleton District School Board is planning to introduce a new International Baccalaureate (IB) program at Merivale High School beginning in the Fall of 2019. This would be the second IB program in the district; there is currently an IB program at Colonel By Secondary School.

In order to best serve the community, we would like your thoughts about some of the implementation issues for the new program. Specifically, decisions need to be made about three things:

  1. Attendance boundaries for the two IB programs;
  2. Semestering versus non-semestering at Merivale High School; and
  3. School start time at Merivale High School.

We have prepared some background information on each of these issues, which you can access from the links below. We will be holding two open houses where these issues will be discussed in more detail. We are also collecting feedback though our online discussion forum. We encourage you to learn more and share your thoughts with us. The consultation period runs until May 1, 2018.

You may choose to attend the open house. Please register for below:

April 23, 2018 Open House
Time: 18:30-20:30

Learn more here.


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