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Post Oak Academy

PreK-6
International Baccalaureate Primary Years Program, Chinese Immersion Language Option



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As one of mid-Michigan’s first elementary schools to offer the International Baccalaureate Primary Years Programme, Post Oak Academy exposes students to an international environment, including second-language instruction in Chinese using a 50/50 immersion design.

Students learn to read, write and speak in both English and Chinese throughout their school career, becoming educated as global citizens, more prepared for the world that awaits them.
iBelieve - Together - we can make a world of difference.

What is International Baccalaureate?

The International Baccalaureate Primary Years Programme (IB-PYP) - designed for students ages 3 to 12 - is an international program that focuses on the development of the whole child from an academic, social, physical, spiritual, emotional and cultural standpoint.

Core subjects are taught within a framework of ‘global significance’ to guide the learning process in a thematically organized curriculum that challenge students to think globally and ponder how they and others interact with and affect the world around them.

Students are encouraged to constantly inquire, investigate, and identify connections between subjects. The skills gained are designed to produce students who make informed choices, reflect on situations, and take responsible actions that will be helpful to themselves and others around them. Students continue the IB programme by entering Eastern High School.

 

The IB Learner Profile

 

  • Inquirers
  • Communicators
  • Knowledgeable
  • Caring
  • Balanced
  • Thinkers
  • Courageous
  • Principled
  • Open-minded
  • Reflective

 

What makes Post Oak special?

After-school programs including tutoring, Chinese club, Chinese dance, chess club, Math-o-Rama, G.E.M.S., Girl Scouts, Boy Scouts and more.


 

Chinese Immersion at Post Oak

External LinkChinese New Year's Parade - Video linked from Sesame Street - Check it out!
External LinkChinese Technical School - Video linked from Sesame Street - Look at these Great Chinese Children who are VERY Body Smart!
External LinkChinese Website - Childrens - All in Chinese help to learn your numbers, etc.
External LinkMaking Chinese Noodles - Video linked from Sesame Street - Boy explains how his father makes and loves Chinese noodles.
External LinkTangrams Interactive - Website is in Chinese - Have fun using

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Kindergarten Roundup 2018-19
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Upcoming Events

  • 19 Feb
  • 20 Feb
    • Magnet Informational Meeting
      Feb 20
      6:00 PM to 7:00 PM
      Pattengill Academy 626 Marshall Street, Lansing MI 48912
      Free
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      Join us at one of our Magnet Schools Community Information Meetings coming up this week.

      Pattengill Academy on Tuesday, February 20th from 6 to 7pm, 626 Marshall Street, Lansing MI 48912

      Gardner International on Wednesday, February 21st from 6 to 7pm, 333 Dalia Drive, Lansing MI 48911

      A presentation explaining the new Magnet schools, the Lottery process and the restructuring of other District schools will be given, followed by a question and answer session.

  • 21 Feb
    • Late Start Wednesday
      Feb 21
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    • Magnet Informational Meeting
      Feb 21
      6:00 PM to 7:00 PM
      Gardner International 333 Dalia Drive, Lansing MI 48911
      Free
      Post Oak School Calendar

      Join us at one of our Magnet Schools Community Information Meetings coming up this week.

      Pattengill Academy on Tuesday, February 20th from 6 to 7pm, 626 Marshall Street, Lansing MI 48912

      Gardner International on Wednesday, February 21st from 6 to 7pm, 333 Dalia Drive, Lansing MI 48911

      A presentation explaining the new Magnet schools, the Lottery process and the restructuring of other District schools will be given, followed by a question and answer session.

  • 27 Feb
    • PCAC Meeting (Parent Community Advisory Council)
      Feb 27
      6:30 PM to 8:00 PM
      Eastern High School, 220 N Pennsylvania Ave Lansing, MI 48912
      Free
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      The Parent Community Advisory Committee (PCAC) meeting will be held Tuesday, February 27, 2018 from 6:30P.M. to 8:00P.M. at Eastern High School, located at 220 N Pennsylvania Ave Lansing, MI 48912. Free dinner and childcare will be provided. There will be a District Athletics presentation and discussion, plus a review of the plans for new Eastern athletic fields.

  • 28 Feb

Penguin Press Newsletters

Title IX - Sex Discrimination/Gender Equity/Sexual Harassment

What is Title IX?

Title IX prohibits discrimination on the basis of sex in any District program, service or activity including, but not limited to: educational programs or activities, e.g., extracurricular activities, student services, academic counseling, discipline, classroom assignment, grading, athletics, transportation, etc.

Unlawful Discriminatory Practices Under Title IX

Sexual Harassment (unwelcome sexual advances, requests for sexual favors and other verbal or physical conduct of a sexual nature)

Sexual Misconduct/Violence (rape, sexual assault, sexual battery, sexual exploitation and other forms of non-consensual sexual activity)

Stalking (repeatedly following, harassing, threatening or intimidating including by telephone, mail, electronic communication or social media)

Retaliation (adverse academic or other actions against anyone reporting or participating in an investigation of Title IX allegations)

PDF DocumentSexual Misconduct Policy
 

Reporting Prohibited Behavior

Members of the school district community who believe that a Title IX violation may have occurred, should discuss their concerns and/or file a complaint with the District’s Title IX coordinator.

Dr. Mark Coscarella
Deputy Superintendent
Mark.coscarella@lansingschools.net
(517) 755-2946

You may also report any form of sexual misconduct to the Public Safety Department:

Ms. Cordelia Black
Director of Public Safety
Cordelia.black@lansingschools.net
(517) 755-2030