About the International Baccalaureate Middle Years Programme at Anwatin

Anwatin IB MYP Policies:  Academic Honesty, Assessment, Inclusion/Special Education, and Language


We have an exciting opportunity for our 8th grade students!  All 8th grade students will be identifying a community problem and working on a solution for that problem, and this work will generally happen in their Language and Literature classes and an optional Advisory 

Here is some information students received in November about the MYP Community Project:  

Please contact Sarah Wernimont if you have questions, or your child's Language and Literature teacher (Ms. Sheila Vang or Ms. Baker-Raivo)  

Anwatin has been an International Baccalaureate (IB) World School since 2010.  Anwatin’s mission is to develop young people to become principled, open-minded, inquiring members of a global community, and students should expect to learn: 

  • Research skills
  • Communication skills
  • Social skills

  • Thinking skills

  • Self Management skills

These are also known as IB’s Approaches to Learning.

Anwatin also shares the values shown with the IB Learner Profile traits: 

  • Balanced
  • Caring
  • Communicators
  • Inquirers
  • Knowledgeable
  • Open-minded
  • Principled
  • Reflective
  • Risk-takers
  • Thinkers

We will celebrate students from all across the school who exemplify these traits at a breakfast before school once a month. 

Students in the IB MYP study eight subjects each year:

  • Language and Literature (English Language Arts)
  • Language Acquisition (World Language - Spanish)
  • Mathematics
  • Sciences
  • Visual and Performing Arts (Art, Theatre, Band)
  • Individuals and Society (Social Studies)
  • Design (Independent Living, Media and Technology)
  • Physical and Health Education

Here's what the International Baccalaureate Organization says about the IB Middle Years Programme

  • addresses holistically students' intellectual, social, emotional and physical well-being
  • provides students opportunities to develop the knowledge, attitudes and skillsthey need in order to manage complexity and take responsible action for the future
  • ensures breadth and depth of understanding through study in eight subject groups
  • requires the study of at least two languages (language of instruction and additional language of choice) to support students in understanding their own cultures and those of others
  • empowers students to participate in service within the community
  • helps to prepare students for further education, the workplace