Parent Information Session: The Exhibition

The spring semester means our students are more independent learners who are ready to take on personal and free inquiry projects, applying the skills and knowledge they have gained during the fall semester. During the final year of the PYP program at Spicewood, our...

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#SWESAction: Students Take Action

"Through small actions, everyone can make a difference."-- Gandhi The IB program encourages students to explore issues, perspectives and ideas both locally and globally. In 5th grade, the students watch CNN 10 for Kids daily, learning more about current events...

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Play Based Learning: An Inquiry Based Approach

"Play is the highest form of research."-- Albert Einstein We held another PYP Parent Information sessions last Thursday focused on the value of play in the classroom. Parents who attended this session learned more about the importance of play, brain development, the...

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Living the Learner Profile: Parent Resource

On Tuesday, October 9th, our campus will once again host our fall Student Led Conferences. During these conferences, students are in the “drivers seat” sharing and discussing their goals for the new school year with their parents and teacher. Students reflect on...

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Action in a PYP School

Taking action is one of the five essential elements of the Primary Years Program. When students take action, they reflect and make connections to the knowledge and experiences they have acquired and apply them to everyday life. Students at Spicewood Elementary are...

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What is an IB Education Anyway?

Last Thursday, our library had a packed house as our families and community came to learn more about the PYP (Primary Years Programme) at Spicewood Elementary. We were so excited to see our committed families come out to learn more about ways they can take action as...

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