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Borel Middle School


An Authorized International Baccalaureate World School


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MIssion <br />statement

The Borel Middle School staff will hold itself accountable to high levels of achievement for all students as determined by state, national and International Baccalaureate standards. We will strive to develop the whole child, helping students to grow intellectually, socially, ethically and culturally. Borel Middle School is committed to meeting the unique academic and social needs of a diverse student body through a comprehensive system of instruction and support in a nurturing, caring and safe environment. Read more

International
Baccalaureate

International <br />Baccalaureate

The International Baccalaureate vision is to develop internationally­ minded students who recognizing their common humanity and shared guardianship of the planet as well as to help create a better and more peaceful world. To engage Middle Years Programme (MYP) students with challenging lessons and opportunities to think critically and demonstrate their learning in a variety of ways, focusing on key concepts and reflections based on their learning experience. Read more

Academics

Academics

Borel’s curriculum and instructional practices are aligned with California State and International Baccalaureate standards. As an authorized International Baccalaureate World School, we emphasize rigorous standards­based instruction through best­ practices, including hands­on learning and differentiated instruction, in order to meet the learning needs of all students. Read more

We Are One

We Are One

“We are One Month” highlights our on-going commitment to build a positive, safe school community through school wide activities where we listen to one another and review tools and resources to spread kindness and prevent bullying. Students and staff worked together to plan and participated in Community Circles, the “Power of One” live performance assembly, and our We are One Assembly.

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Athletics

Athletics

SPORT is an organization that provides funds for our after school sports programs including: Cross Country, Golf, Volleyball, Flag Football, Basketball, Track & Field, Tennis, and Soccer. Read more

Music

Music

The Borel Music Program is well known throughout the Bay Area and Internationally! Music students participate in area CMEA Music Festivals, travel to Disneyland every other year and we even visited our sister school, Dai-Kyu Junior High in Toyonaka, Japan in 2015. Read more

Drama

Drama

Borel Drama Dream Theatre will strive to develop the whole child, helping students to grow intellectually, socially, ethically and culturally through theater arts. Borel Drama Dream Theatre is committed to fostering a positive environment through learning. Together, we will set high goals and inspire all students to achieve excellence. Read more

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    An Authorized International Baccalaureate World School

    Borel Middle School is an authorized International Baccalaureate World School

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    Book Fair 12/05 - 12/09 in the Borel Library

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    Incoming 6th Grade Orientation Dates

    • November 29, 2016 at 8:45am
    • January 24, 2017 at 8:45am
    • April 15, 2017 at 5:30pm

    2016-2017 Important Dates

    • November 23-25 – Thanksgiving Break
    • December 19 - January 9 – Winter Break
    • January 16 – Martin Luther King Jr. Day Holiday
    • February 20-21 – President's Day Holiday
    • March 15 - Cultural Fair
    • April 3-7 – Spring Break
    • April 15 - Open House
    • May 29 – Memorial Day Holiday
    • June 12 - 8th Grade Graduation
    • June 14 – Last Day of School

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