Maxwell International School Reopens Under Guidance of the Dwight School, New York

SHAWNIGAN LAKE, BC (March 2, 2009) – Led by an experienced team including Jerry Salvador, Assistant Director of Pearson College, Stephen Spahn, Chancellor of the Dwight School, and Susan Xu, General Manager of Century Ventures, Maxwell International School will reopen in July 2009 as the Dwight International School. The new school will offer a non denominational education catering to both residential and day students (grades 8-12) with the goal to produce students who excel academically and are leaders in their communities.

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Dwight International School is modeled after the Dwight School in New York, one of the oldest IB schools in North America. Each school offers a holistic education based on the IB curriculum, aimed at developing future leaders, entrepreneurs, and responsible citizens. In relating the school’s philosophy and vision, Mr. Salvador states on the school website, “We believe that every student has a spark of genius, and our goal is to nurture that potential. We strive to develop inquisitive, informed, and ethical citizens who, with a sense of global kinship, will take action to build a better world”.

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