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Bonjour! Hallo! Hola! Salve!

Bonjour! Hallo! Hola! Salve!

by Emily Webb, Editor

October 26, 2018


Filed under Bonjour! Hola! Hallo! Salve!, Lancer Media Blogs

The world language department is expanding their reach with a new column, sponsored by Lancer Media, where the department can regularly promote the beauty of studying world languages.  At Linganore, they offer German, French, Spanish and Latin.  In the United States, one in five speaks a foreign language...

FCPS needs to offer more languages at the high school level

FCPS needs to offer more languages at the high school level

by Tommy Moyer and Meredith Moyer

January 22, 2018


Filed under Fall 2017, Opinion

The study of the French, German, Spanish, and Latin are all very important, which is why the University of Maryland completer program requires that a student must pass two levels of these language classes to graduate . Until the 21st Century, citizens of the United States regularly interacted with peopl...

The Seal of Biliteracy: Frederick County plans to recognize language proficiency on diplomas

The Seal of Biliteracy: Frederick County plans to recognize language proficiency on diplomas

by Yesenia Montenegro, Reporter

October 27, 2017


Filed under Best of SNO, News, Showcase

Adopted by Maryland in April 2016, the Seal of Biliteracy is an award given by a school district for students who have studied and are competent in two or more languages. The recognition encourages students to continue studying higher levels of a language  and makes graduates more employable, since em...

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