Ms. Parnell’s Kindergarten class and Mrs. Hoerle’s Italian students participated in a dance video that features the kindergarten class and some BHS Italian Club members. Check out how their collaboration is continuing despite the fact that they cannot meet in person this spring. Both high schoolers and children had fun with it!
In the midst of a year full of uncertainty, it is nice to have some constants. One of those is the achievement of the students of Burlington High School on the National Latin Exam, an annual, nationwide test of students’ knowledge of the Latin language. This year, an overall total of 22 of 62 (35%) … More Ad astra! – BHS Achieves on 2020 National Latin Exam
On Monday, the World Language Department kicked off National Foreign Language Week celebrations with our annual brunch. It was a fabulous opportunity for our language students to socialize and get excited for the week of planned activities. BHS French teacher, Madame Feig, hid French flags throughout the hallways of BHS. The students who found the … More BHS WL Department Celebrates National Foreign Language Week
Yesterday, the BHS Italian Club representatives delivered baked goods from the Italian Club to Lahey Clinic Oncology Center.
October 31st is a big deal in the United States. While many young Americans participate in Halloween festivities, students in France look forward La Toussaint (All Saints’ Day), a public holiday, which takes place on November 1st and also means a two week break from school. It is also a time when French families visit … More BHS French students recognize La Toussaint
…they grow as learners! As a teacher, it’s a wonderful experience when you observe your students teaching others what they have learned! Last week, our AP Spanish students had the opportunity to present their work on a hero from Latin America that they researched to two Spanish III classes. The assignment consisted of students researching … More When BHS AP Spanish students are the teachers…
Madame Feig / French Teacher: Madame Feig brings 17th years of experience teaching French and English as a Second Language (ELL). She is a dual citizen of both the US and France. She has lived and worked in the Netherlands, Belgium and France and has taught in public schools in Massachusetts, Indiana and Ohio. In … More Welcome BHS World Language Teachers!
Signora Gentile, Mr. Sheehan, and about 20 BHS Italian students are enjoying the next 10 days in Italy participating in the Italian Student Exchange Program with the Istituto Tecnico Pilati of Cles, a city located in Northern Italy. During their stay in Italy, BHS students attend classes with their host student and participate in cultural activities and … More Buon Viaggio to the BHS Italian Exchange Program!
BHS Italian teachers, Signora Hoerle and Signora Gentile, recognize Italian Heritage month in October both inside and outside of their classroom. This year, the Italian teachers and their students created another masterpiece that is proudly displayed in the hallway of BHS. Last year’s art creation featured photos of famous Italians living in the United States … More Check out how BHS Italian students celebrate Italian Heritage Month!
Ending the school year with enthusiasm and positive energy is the goal of any teacher and, this year, Mrs. Hoerle’s Spanish II class wanted to make the last few weeks of school even more special. Her students asked if they could perform the song Sofia by Alvaro Solar at the June BHS Coffee House event. … More Mrs. Hoerle’s Spanish II Class ends the school year with a sing along!