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ALIHS Program Offers •

International Baccalaureate MYP program • College Preparatory • Global Studies • Mandarin, French & Spanish • STEAM Program • International Travel • Extra Curriculars: Cross country, soccer, volleyball, basketball, wrestling, track & field, Debate, Engineering, Journalism

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Co-Curricular And Enrichment Programs We plan to have rich and varied extracurricular activities that will grow as the ALIHS enrollment increases. Advisory and Community Focus ALIHS is committed to educating the whole person through a weekly advisory and community focus program. This program ensures that students have an adult for academic counsel during their high school career and are provided with opportunities for all-school

assemblies, community service and special projects. This time is intended to be a casual learning experience when the school community meets to make connections with the greater Kansas City community. Activities may include outside speakers, performers and ¿HOG WULSV Community Service In keeping with a commitment to service and the education of the whole person, ALIHS requires 25 hours per year of community service. In 10th grade, the MYP expect students to complete a personal project. During the student’s ¿UVW \HDU DW $/,+6 VWDII DQG YLVLWLQJ speakers will discussthe importance and value of community service and provide information on a variety of community service projects. Students are

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The International Baccalaureate Diploma Program Académie Lafayette is a candidate school * for the Diploma Programme (DP). This school is pursuing authorization as an IB World School. IB World Schools share a common philosophy — a commitment to high-quality, challenging, international education — that we believe is important for our students. * Only schools authorized by the International Baccalaureate Organization (IBO) can offer any of its four academic programmes: the Primary Years Programme (PYP), the $/,+6 VWXGHQWV WDNH D WRXU RI WKH UHQRYDWHG UG IORRU RQ WKH ILUVW GD\ RI FODVVHV Middle Years Programme (MYP), the Uniqueness of the Program Diploma Programme (DP), or the Career-related IB is similar to the Advanced Placement program in that Programme (CP). Candidate status gives no guarantee students can earn college credit in both programs. that authorization will be granted. However, AL students will be given the opportunity to For further information about the IB and its programmes, WDNH FRXUVHZRUN LQ RQH RI WKUHH FKRVHQ ¿HOGV DQG WKH entire curriculum will support their chosen academic visit the IBO website. program. All levels of the IB program focus on interdisciplinary approaches to learning with a strong Continuity of the MYP Curriculum emphasis on high levels of student engagement in their The MYP at the AL high school in grades 9–10 will learning. provide students with the skills necessary to be successful in their college preparatory coursework in grades 11 and 12. College Acceptance and Readiness Students who complete IB coursework as part of their high school program have higher acceptance rates to colleges and universities, including those within the Ivy League. An increasing number of colleges are accepting IB test scores as college credit equivalencies or counting the class towards students college degree programs.

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