This year, nine BHS seniors were awarded the Massachusetts State Seal of Biliteracy award. Two of those students qualified for the Seal of Biliteracy with Distinction. Here is the list of students that received the award this year: Gili Cohen Hebrew Seal of Biliteracy with Distinction Wataru Coram Japanese Seal of Biliteracy with Distinction Matthew … More BHS Students Receive the Massachusetts State Seal of Biliteracy Award
The BHS World Language Department wrapped up National Foreign Language Week with the annual Cake Wars event. This year’s event was held virtually so that all students had the opportunity to volunteer to create a language/culturally-themed cake and view their classmates’ “artwork”. Here was the winning cake for this year: The Melting Gelato The following … More WL Cake Wars = another success!
Every year, the BHS World Language Department recognizes National Foreign Language Week by hosting various school-wide events. Due to COVID, some of our annual events had to be postponed until next year while other events were hosted virtually. Our Spanish and French classes kicked off the month of March with their annual March Music Madness … More BHS Celebrates National Foreign Language Week
The COVID pandemic did not stop the BHS Italian Club from recognizing their local heroes at Burlington’s Lahey Clinic. In lieu of their annual baked goods donation, the Italian club donated Dunking Donuts’ gift cards to Lahey Clinic’s Oncology Center and Boston Children’s medical-surgical ICU. The students received the following card from Michele Rufo, one … More BHS Italian Club recognizes Lahey Clinic’s Oncology Center and Boston Children’s medical-surgical ICU
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…