Multilingual Learner News

Important News for Multilingual Learners at Lake Bluff

14 May 2021

Hello Lake Bluff multilingual families! I hope everyone is enjoying the weather now that it is finally starting to warm up!

As Asian American and Pacific Islander (AAPI) month continues, I want to share this video from NASA sharing the voices of scientists who work for the space program. I love it not only because of all of the languages represented, but also because I love learning about space and space exploration. Here is a quote from the video that stuck with me: "Space is a very unforgiving environment, and it often takes a very diverse team of people to be able to overcome space challenges." This speaks to language research that tells us that multilingualism leads to innovative thinking and problem solving skills. I hope you enjoy it.

Read on for information about:

  • lunch menu choices
  • more tips to help your child learn to read from Colorín Colorado
  • Eid celebrations

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Take care and be safe,

Jennifer Conigliaro

Multilingual Learner (ML) Teacher

Luz Svitak

Multilingual Learner (ML) Aide

Lunch Menu Choices for Free School Lunch

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Here are the choices for school lunch this coming week. School lunch is free. All your child needs to do is to tell their teacher their lunch choice in the morning.
Here are some great tips for families from Colorín colorado on helping your child learn to read! Click below to view in more languages, all of which are represented here at Lake Bluff!

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Eid Mubarak to those who celebrate! You are invited to share photos of your celebrations!

Eid Mubarak to those who celebrated this week! Families are invited to share photos of your celebrations, decorations, and dinner tables. If you have photos to share, you can email them to me at If we receive enough photos, I would love to share them in the Lake Bluff announcements. Students at Lake Bluff love sharing their own celebrations and learning about those of their fellow students! Thank you!