• Welcome to the 2023-2024 school year!

    I am excited and honored to be your new principal at Joe Michell School. This is a wonderful opportunity for me to rejoin the IB community in a different capacity and continue to learn and grow alongside an incredible and dedicated staff and community.  I hope this message finds you refreshed and ready to embark on a journey of knowledge, growth, and new opportunities. Whether you are a returning member of our IB community or new to our school, I extend my warmest greetings and heartfelt welcome.

    Our school community provides students with a world-class, internationally recognized rigorous academic program because the curriculum and instructional design facilitates intellectual and creative growth, as well as social awareness in a global context. Students learn to think critically, take risks, inquiry and research while gaining knowledge and understanding of the California State Standards, and Next Generation Science Standards.  We are offering both the IB Primary Years (Transitional Kindergarten through 6th) and the Middle Years (6th -8th) Programs.

    As we embark on this new school year, it is essential that we continue to prioritize the health and well being of everyone in our community. We will adhere to all safety protocols and provide a safe environment for learning and growing. Together, we can create an environment that inspires and empowers our students to become confident, compassionate, and responsible global citizens.

    Wishing you all a fulfilling and rewarding academic year!

    Kind Regards,

    Donielle Machi, Principal