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German Club members enjoy German snacks at the club meeting on May 13. The meeting was a karaoke Just Dance party.

Club Spotlight: German Club

Emma Hu May 19, 2024

  Sofia Dagvadorj, German Club historian and junior What is German Club? It’s a club where we do some fun activities that have to do with German culture. It’s great for people...

Studying Abroad: Broader than you think: Students assess benefits of studying abroad in high school compared to traditional classroom

Studying Abroad: Broader than you think: Students assess benefits of studying abroad in high school compared to traditional classroom

Leah Tan and Angela Chen April 10, 2020

Like many students here, junior Zoe Edwards is currently enrolled in a world language class; however, unlike many of them, Edwards participated in the IU Honors Program in Foreign Languages (IUHPFL)...

MAKER OF THE MAKERSPACE:
Media department chairperson Theresa Ramos holds up an old electronic to be used in the new makerspace. According to Ramos, this makerspace, created with  donated electronics, video games, and a grant the media center has received, will be a place for students to learn and express their creativity.

New textbooks for AP U.S. History, world language courses include improved features

News August 11, 2015

With the beginning of the new school year, the world language and social studies departments will be using new textbooks in most classes. According to Andrea Yocum, world language department chairperson...

World language teachers say being bicultural broadens perspectives

acumen February 15, 2013

Besides teaching world languages at this school, German teacher Angelika Becker and Spanish teacher Norma Schehl have something else in common: They both grew up speaking a language other than English...

Bilingualism offers students advantages in cognitive control

Bilingualism offers students advantages in cognitive control

feature April 27, 2012

Fluent in both French and English, junior Eleanor Spolyar considers herself to be a bilingual. At home, Spolyar’s mom speaks to her in French while her dad speaks to her in English. Spolyar said,...

German Club hosts Amazing Race April 25

Beats April 24, 2012

The German Club will host its April event, the Amazing Race, on April 25 after school. The event will last from 3:20 to 5 p.m. The cost to attend is $2 and snacks will be provided. In addition to the Amazing...

Latin Club to participate in Latin Brain Game Jan. 21

Beats January 6, 2012

According to Latin Club sponsor Karen Rickett, “In January, (the club will be) participating in a Latin Brain Game event. It will be at Herron High School.” The competition will be one of two...

Latin Club to build catapult Sept. 29

Beats September 27, 2011

The Latin Club will build a catapult on Sept. 29 after school in Room A231. According to Rickett, “We will build a 12 by 12 by 12 catapult for the Indiana Junior Classical League competition. The...

The Universal Language

feature March 25, 2011

Although English is widely taught and spoken around the world, students discover importance of learning other languages when traveling abroad. By Sarah Yun <[email protected]> It was three years...

French students take National French Exam on March 17

Beats March 9, 2011

Selected students from French I and II classes will take the National French Exam, or Le Grand Concours, on March 17 during both sessions of SRT in the World Language Listening Lab, Room A220. All French...

World Language classes to celebrate All Saints’ Day

Beats October 25, 2010

The different world language classes will hold their own celebrations for All Saints’ Day, a Christian holiday, on Nov. 1. German 2 and 3 students will be researching famous German saints and creating...

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