CCS ESL Monthly News
June is Immigrant Heritage Month #celebrateimmigrants
"During National Immigrant Heritage Month, we reaffirm and draw strength from that enduring identity and celebrate the history and achievements of immigrant communities across our Nation." - President Joe Biden
Use this month to reflect and answer these questions for yourself:
1. How do I learning about my students' heritage and cultures?
2. How do I interact with my students that come from different heritages and cultures from my own?
CCS ESL 2021 Graduates Spotlight
Seayoun (Alice) Lee
Alice is one of 6 CHS students to earn the Michigan Seal of Biliteracy. This honor is given to students who prove literacy in more than one language by passing the STAMP test, and in Alice's case, it was in Korean and English. Congrats!
Foreign Exchange Program
CCS ESL Summer Programs
1. Six weeks of in person small group instruction for students currently in first and second grade. This will take place three days a week and will be located at Pine Knob Elementary. Transportation and snacks will be provided.
2. Eight weeks of virtual small group meetings for newcomer/immigrant students. These meetings will occur twice a week for 45 minutes each to grow the language level of these students, many of whom are beginning to gain fluency and vocabulary.
Invites went out last week and we are reaching out to families this week. If you have any questions, please reach out to your building ESL teacher.