Semaine de la FrancophinieOne recent activity has caused great impact on MYP this week: The French Week, led by sixth to ninth grade students and guided by the teacher Mayerly Paez. Throughout the week students have developed various activities demonstrating and developing their leadership abilities and enthusiasm while making classroom projects in the different subjects.
Spelling Bee Winners!
The Spelling Bee is the Interscholastic English spelling competition, this year our students Sofía Baquero, Tomas Baron, Andrés Montero and Valeria Romero participated in the contest held in the Newman School. The competition was divided into 4 categories: Best second grader, best third grader, best fourth grader and best fifth grader. The Buckingham School received two awards, best fourth grader student and best fifth grader student in spelling category. The winners were: Andres Montero fourth grade and fifth grade Thomas Baron.
UCB, UNICEF and The Buckingham School
ICU World Cheerleading Championship 2016 ICU
In May 2015 the school’s cheerleader group participated in the "Cheers Elite Company" competition in which they obtained the 3rd place nationwide, obtaining the right to participate in the "ICU World School Cheerleading Championship". On February the 7th 2016 they competed in their category together with 130 teams from different countries like Ecuador, Chile, Mexico, Argentina, China, Colombia and the United States. Our cheers leaders obtained the 5th place worldwide. The delegation traveled accompanied by our principal Ximena Castro Rincon and the parents who were very supportive during the stay in Orlando. As an institution we are proud of the success.
Congratulations! Maria Laura Arenas, Isabella Arias, Maria Juliana Conrrado, Catalina Espinosa, Maria Camila Fandiño, Catalina Fernandez, Laia Sofia Jaramillo, Maria Paz Martinez, Mariana Moreno, Martina Rodriguez, Maria Victoria Rojas, Camila Salamanca, Valentina Salinas, Juliana Sandoval, Daniela Santos, Mariana Sierra, Sofia Yepes, Villalba Sofia, Sofia Gálviz and their teacher and coach Ramón Castellanos!
Among the best schools in Colombia
We want to share with you that our school is ranked as the second best private high school in Colombia, according to the ISCE tests conducted by the Ministry of National Education.
The most competitive Colombian school
We are proud to share the news published in the online edition of the Money Magazine “Dinero” where the school was mentioned as well: "Colombia has one of the most competitive schools in the region according to The Franklin Covey Education Organization and its program called - The Leader in Me -"