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Niwot senior Ridley Avila on completing CAS

 

March 10, 2021

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Senior Ridley Avila used his CAS project to educate about wildfires and to help those affected by them. His project is focused on resilience--of those communities and the trees. "What has happened this year with wildfires is only the beginning and if we don't do anything, thing[s] are going to get a lot worse for us all."

The International Baccalaureate (IB) program was created in 1968 as part of an effort of "creating a better world through education." Nearly 30 years later in 2001, Niwot High School was authorized to become an IB school and offer students the opportunity to participate in this academically rigorous program.

But IB isn't just about difficult classes and stressful tests. To complete the program,...



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