Foreign Language Dept. Newsletter

March 21 - April 15, 2016

What's Going on right now:

Upcoming Events

Tues. March 22: SHS FL PD (9:00-10:00): Abby, Chris, Kiera and Nikki share strategies to make students' pronunciation more 'native-like'; FLES planning: (11:00-12:00 at Cottage Elementary)

Mon. Mar. 28: FL PD at Wayland HS 7:45-2:45; Guiding Learners’ Language Performance to the Next Level; 10 Chinese Exchange students and their chaperone, Stacy Newman, leave for China. They will return on May 8.


Wed. Mar. 30: Foreign Language National Honor Society visit to FLES at Heights & Cottage.


Thurs. Mar 31: SHS FL PD. Talk about 'fillers' in the target language; Seal of Biliteracy Committee 3:00-4:00 SHS Library Conference Room ; SHS 7 pm: Talent Show (Jen and Abby, class of 2017 advisors); SMS 7 pm Mary Poppins play (Craig, director)

Fri. April 1: Elementary Coordinator Mtg. at East (8:15); 8 French Exchange Students and their chaperone Corinne Ruiz arrive pm. (Depart April 16).

Tues. April 5: SMS Faculty Meeting 2:30-3:30

Thurs. April 7: FLEX FL PD: 11:30-12:30 SHS Library/ Plan for K-FLEX; Seal of Biliteracy Committee 3:00-4:00 SHS Library Conference Room

Fri. April 8: SHS Teen Speak Out day (French Exchange students to attend)

SMS grades close on Friday, April 8. Teachers grades and comments need to be complete by Thursday April 14th at 11:00 am.


Tues. April 12: SMS hosts French Exchange Students for the day and afternoon activity TBD?

Wed. April 13: SHS Faculty Meeting 3:00-4:00

Thurs. April 14: Seal of Biliteracy Committee 3:00-4:00 SHS Library Conference Room

Fri. April 15: SHS Foreign Language/Pathways Breakfast (see Google Doc to sign up); Good-bye to French exchange