Brianna Serrano, Rowyn Fletcher, and Johnnyria Brown in Mrs. Foley’s first grade class at Hammond Eastside Elementary Magnet School are practicing being knowledgeable communicators and open-minded and balanced inquirers as they complete their shared reading assignment each morning. Hammond Eastside is now an authorized International Baccalaureate (IB) World School offering the Primary Years Programme to every student in grades Pre-Kindergarten through fifth grade.
Tuesday, July 29, 2014, Hammond Eastside Principal, Maureen Terese, received the following message from the Director General of the International Baccalaureate: “On behalf of the International Baccalaureate (IB), it is my privilege to inform you that Hammond Eastside Elementary Magnet School is to become an authorized IB World School, Primary Years Programme (PYP). Congratulations on your considerable accomplishment. – Siva Kumari, IB Director General.” We commend Hammond Eastside’s educators, students, families, and community members for their active roles in helping the school become an authorized IB World School, Primary Years Programme (PYP).