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School to celebrate achievement and receive official authorization on Thursday

MILWAUKEE (July 16, 2018) – An achievement three years in the making, Casimir Pulaski High School will officially receive its authorization as an International Baccalaureate (IB) Middle Years Programme school on Thursday, July 19. Pulaski joins a group of only 27 IB schools in Wisconsin. The IB Programmes focus on developing inquiring, knowledgeable and caring young people who will have the personal and professional skills to succeed in our modern, global society.

On Thursday, students, families and Pulaski staff will be joined by interim superintendent Dr. Keith P. Posley and IB principals from around the district.

Thursday, July 19 at 9 a.m.

Casimir Pulaski High School
2500 W. Oklahoma Ave., Milwaukee

Pulaski Principal Lolita Patrick states, “We are overjoyed to reach this milestone on the road to success for every student at Pulaski High School. With ongoing support from our students, faculty, district colleagues and leaders, and the IB organization, we will continue this journey.”

Pulaski joins seven other IB schools within MPS: Academy of Accelerated Learning, Lowell International Elementary School, MacDowell Montessori School, Reagan College Preparatory High School, Rufus King International High School, Rufus King International Middle School, and Wedgewood International Middle School.

Becoming an IB World School means joining more than 4,700 schools worldwide in delivering the IB Programme and becoming part of a community of educators that is continually growing and developing. The IB’s unique implementation is strengthened through relationships with schools, governments and international organizations globally.

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