Birney Elementary and Roosevelt Middle schools celebrated the International Day of Peace, culminating in the creation of a giant peace sign on their schools' playgrounds.
schools' annual celebration is part of the curriculum for the
International Baccalaureate schools, which use an international approach
to learning and living together. The International Baccalaureate offers
programs for students ages 3-19 that develop the intellectual,
personal, emotional and social skills to live, learn and work in a
rapidly globalizing world.
International Baccalaureate is a non-profit,
mission-driven foundation and a recognized leader in the field of
At Roosevelt, located on the north edge
of Balboa Park, students decorated t-shirts, posters and flags for their
peace sign ceremony. Almost all of the school's 900 students
participated in the sign-making, after which they performed dances.
Birney Elementary School in University Heights, students also created a
giant peace sign, lining up on the school's join-use field.
For more information on the programs, contact: Dr. Cabello at Roosevelt Middle school at firstname.lastname@example.org, or Amanda Hammond-Williams at Birney Elementary at email@example.com.