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World Languages Department

The World Language Department offers a four- or five-year sequence in French, German, Italian, Latin, and Spanish. All students take four years of world language. An AP course is offered as the culmination of all five language programs. Every world language course includes some cultural or historical units. In the modern languages, the goal is to provide a balanced program of reading, writing, speaking, and listening comprehension.

Curriculum

  • 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, 3 Honors, 4, 4 Honors, AP

Department Honors

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

Department Extracurriculars

  • The World 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.
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Samantha Carraher * Samantha Carraher World Languages Department Chair | Spanish Teacher  ext. 210
Marianne Carrozza Spanish Teacher  
Jeremy Dickinson Jeremy Dickinson Spanish and Social Studies Teacher  
Korin Heinz Korin Heinz French Teacher  ext. 289
Shawna Hennessey Shawna Hennessey Italian Teacher  ext. 201
Cristina Lilek Cristina Lilek Spanish Teacher  ext. 197
Denise Megall Denise Megall Spanish Teacher  ext. 235
Marissa Porter Marissa Porter Latin and Spanish Teacher  ext. 221
James Reardon James Reardon Spanish Teacher  ext. 296
Dan Rodde Dan Rodde Latin, Etymology and German Teacher  ext. 267
John Schoeph John Schoeph English Department Chair and Italian Teacher  ext. 260
Alison Strom Alison Strom German Teacher  ext. 209
Shana Wang Shana Wang English/Mandarin Teacher  ext. 106
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Samantha Carraher

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