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Foreign Languages

The Foreign Language Department offers a four- or five-year sequence in French, German, Italian, Latin and Spanish. All students take four years of foreign language. An AP course is offered as the culmination of all five language programs. 


  • French 1, 2, 3, AP
  • German 1, 2, 3, AP
  • Italian 1, 2, 3, AP
  • Latin 1, 2, 3, 4, AP
  • Spanish 1, 2, 3, 4, AP

Department Honors

Every year our students win more than two-hundred bronze, silver and gold medals in the national exams.

Department Extracurriculars

  • The Foreign Language Department offers a club corresponding to each of the languages.  
  • Every student enrolled in a language course takes the national exam in the respective language.
  • Some Spanish students participate in the yearly Oral Proficiency Contest.
  • Latin students can compete in the Latin Certamen Contest.
Alan Howell

Alan Howell

Department Chair