Commercials targeted toward a diverse audience – in Spanish

This week Profesora DeSousa and Profesora Dacey’s Spanish IV classes produced commercials that would be appropriate for Spanish speaking immigrants living in the United States.  For their project, students collaborated in small groups and created a commercial that highlighted a product or service that would be beneficial towards the Spanish speaking population, including kids and/or adults in … More Commercials targeted toward a diverse audience – in Spanish

Latin Club Hosts Live Skype Chat with Roman Historian Mary Beard

Latin Club Hosts Live Skype Chat with Roman Historian Mary Beard On Friday, December 11th, the BHS Latin Club hosted a live Skype chat with world famous Roman historian and public speaker Dr. Mary Beard of the University of Cambridge, England. The idea was first conceived of by Junior Aashay Madhani after students watched and … More Latin Club Hosts Live Skype Chat with Roman Historian Mary Beard

Teaching cultural awareness

The World Language Department has been participating in recent professional development workshops geared towards diversity.  Teachers within the department introduce stereotypes in the classroom pertaining to their subject area and examine them in depth.  Most recently, Italian teacher, Signora Hoerle shared this video with her Italian IV classes while discussing stereotypes about Italy and Italian culture.  

La Fête des Rois

Annually, Madame Price’s French classes celebrate << La Fête des Rois>> (Three Kings Day).  Today, her two students pictured below received the good luck charm and will hopefully have << Bonne Chance>> for the rest of the year!  

Sra. Sweeney emphasizes the importance of traveling abroad

BHS Spanish Teacher, Señora Sweeney, was featured in an article published by the Boston Herald titled A world of difference: Study abroad expands students’ horizons.  The article highlights the importance of traveling abroad not only to strengthen one’s language skills, but also to experience foreign cultures and meet new people. In the article, Señora Sweeney discusses her … More Sra. Sweeney emphasizes the importance of traveling abroad