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With Mardi Gras on March 5, CHS students, staff discuss impact of francophone world

MARDI GRAS MASKS: Andrea Yocum, French teacher and world language department chairman, presents a mask for Mardi Gras and a New Orleans mug, where Mardi Gras originates. Most French classes at CHS celebrate Mardi Gras each March to experience the culture of New Orleans, the primary francophone region in the United States.

Marissa Ryan

February 22, 2019

While french is only one  of the many world languages offered at this school, the concept of  the francophone world, which educators teach to French students here, poses an impactful statement on international cultural influence. Francophonie encompasses more than justthe language spoken in France...

French students writing to pen pals in Haiti

Beats

March 3, 2014

Following a recent visit from Ludner St. Amour, director of the Christian School of New Vision in La Jeune, Haiti, French IV students have been preparing their letters to send back to their pen pals attending his school. According to the school’s website, the Christian School of New Vision is a...