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Attention grade 8 students: Applications are now being accepted for the IB Preparatory Program

October 14, 2020

GUELPH, Ontario – Applications are now being accepted for the 2021-22 International Baccalaureate (IB) Preparatory Program.

The IB Preparatory Program is for students in grades 9 and 10 and is held at Guelph CVI. The program prepares students to be organized planners, confident learners and innovative thinkers.

Students who are currently in grade 8 and are interested in the IB Preparatory Program are encouraged to submit an application online at

Applications are due by December 4, 2020.

This month, grade 8 students in the Upper Grand District School Board will be given the opportunity to learn more about the Preparatory Program, through an introductory video played in their classroom and a live Q&A where students can ask questions about the program and about high school in general.

Parents/guardians are invited to the board’s IB Information Night, which will be held virtually on Tuesday November 10 at 7pm. The parent/guardian presentation will also be recorded and posted on the IB website for parents who were unable to attend the live virtual event.

To learn more about the Preparatory Program and the application process, please visit

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