International Baccalaureate (IB) Info Nights – Wednesday, October 9 + Tuesday, October 15

October 8, 2019

International Baccalaureate (IB) Info Nights at PM

Wednesday, October 9 + Tuesday, October 15 | 6:30 to 7:30 p.m.
Caritas Chapel at Purcell Marian (use South/Athletic entrance on Hackberry St.)

Find out why Purcell Marian is becoming an IB World School. Led by seasoned Catholic educator Bob Herring, the IB program at Purcell Marian, (expecting certification by December 2019) will be the ONLY IB program at a Catholic, private school in Greater Cincinnati.

If you are interested in IB, you definitely want to attend ONE of these Info Nights. Reservations not required, but preferred for planning purposes. Email Admissions Coordinator Rachel Bronner at

The Diploma Program is for Juniors and Seniors and consists of nine (9) college-level classes:

• Spanish
• Math
• English Literature
• Chemistry
• History of the Americas
• Visual Art
• 3 IB Core Classes:
(1) Theory of Knowledge
(2) Extended Essay
(3) Service Project

Students may be enrolled in an IB class, but not in the IB diploma program, as part of our IB for All philosophy. Please note if you are interested in IB on your application for admission.

Why IB - Top 4 Reasons

(1) IB is a rigorous program that challenges students to dig deep into research and explore concepts and ideas that have local and global significance.

(2) Students are encouraged to apply what they have learned and think critically as they approach complex problems.

(3) Acceptance rates at top colleges are an average of 24% higher for those who participate in IB in high school.

(4) IB students across the world become active, compassionate, and lifelong learners who understand that other people, with their differences, can also be right.