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A Message from the IB Coordinator — 2018 Results were outstanding

Dear Nido Community,

We are excited to share that Nido students continue to outperform their worldwide counterparts based on global averages of course grades, the IB core (EE, TOK and CAS) and their overall diploma score.

The following is the results summary for the IB Diploma Program students who completed the 2016-2018 two-year college preparatory program:


2018 Nido de Aguilas

Nido 2018

World Avg.

Number of candidates registered in the session

79

-

Number of diploma candidates registered in the session

66

-

Percentage of candidates who earned their diploma

97%

79%

Average points earned by candidates who passed the diploma

33.5

30.0

Highest diploma points awarded to a candidate (two at Nido)

44

<1% earn 44

Average grade earned by candidates who passed the diploma

5.26

4.80

Average extra points earned from TOK & Extended Essay

1.92

1.40


Congratulations to the class of 2018 for these results and for upholding the Nido tradition of excelling in the IB Diploma Program. We wish them further success in their new academic challenges!


Kurt Supplee

IB Coordinator - HL Physics Teacher

Kermess 2018

The entire Nido community is invited to Kermess, our largest event of the year, on Saturday, November 24, 11:00am - 4:30pm.


8th Grade Luncheon with Recent Immigrants to Chile

In Social Studies and Language Arts classes, as part of an integrated Humanities Unit, grade 8 students have been preparing to answer the driving question, "What can you do in your personal life and in your larger community to welcome and support immigrants and other newcomers?"

NIDO SURF CLUB 2018-2019

The Nido Surf club is open to all Nido Community, interested to learn about Surf, including all skill levels, which are eager to improve their sports abilities and know the beauty of the Chilean Oceans.

Shadow Day at Nido | October 10

Una de las mejores formas de familiarizarse con un lugar es experimentándolo de primera mano. Nido ofrecerá precisamente eso a través de su Shadow Day, el miércoles 10 de octubre.

REGISTER FOR NIDO CHAMBER MUSIC FEST

Nido de Aguilas School invites you to participate in the third Interscholastic Nido Chamber Music Fest. Please note that this is not a competition, but a Festival. Student musicians will participate as an ensemble.

MINDFULNESS COURSE FOR NIDO PARENTS

Nido de Aguilas is pleased to offer again the highly popular 8-Week Mindfulness Workshop for parents with Ms. Lina Paumgarten.

FIESTA HUASA | SEPTEMBER 1, 2018

Join us at our annual Fiesta Huasa event Saturday, September 1st, from 11:00 am to 4:00 pm at the Nido baseball field.

WELCOME BACK FROM HS PRINCIPAL MCKENNA

Welcome to the 2018-2019 school year! I love the start of school. It brings with it a new sense of possibility, excitement, and challenge.

WELCOME BACK FROM MS PRINCIPAL SHAWE

I trust that your child enjoyed the winter break – traveling, reading (I hope!), sleeping a bit later – and that she/he returned home today excited about the start of the new school year.

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