Seeing Your Shadow – Part II – A Day in the Life of BHS Student through the Eyes of a Teacher

by Gregory Stringer  2/6/2018 Last Friday, February 2nd, Groundhog Day, I was fortunate to have one of my very best students, Amanda McCombs, as my “shadow” for BHS’ job shadow day. A consummate learner, Amanda is considering a career in education and thought it would be fun and enlightening to see what a school day is … More Seeing Your Shadow – Part II – A Day in the Life of BHS Student through the Eyes of a Teacher

Seeing Your Shadow – Part I – A Day in the Life of BHS Teacher through the Eyes of a Student

By Amanda McCombs 2/2/2018 Upon being informed that shadowing a teacher was an option for BHS’ Job Shadow Day, I immediately knew I would shadow Mr. Stringer, aka Magister (meaning “teacher” in Latin). Latin class has repeatedly been my favorite class throughout my high school years, so I was eager to make a reality what had … More Seeing Your Shadow – Part I – A Day in the Life of BHS Teacher through the Eyes of a Student

Mr. Stringer’s Latin Class Enjoys a Scavenger Hunt in the BHS Science Center

Did you know that all animals (and plants, viruses, and other organisms, for that matter) have official, international names that are in Latin (or Latinized forms)? The so-called ‘binomial nomenclature’ (from the Latin word “nomen” meaning “name”) are the official genus and species designations for animals in the scientific community. For example, canis familiaris refers to the … More Mr. Stringer’s Latin Class Enjoys a Scavenger Hunt in the BHS Science Center

It’s a home run for Burlington language teachers and their Professional Development day on 11/30!

What happens when you have a room full of language teachers along with one of the country’s leading presenters of teaching languages actively? Non-stop excitement, laughter, and, most importantly, learning. That was the goal of the World Languages Department’s professional development workshop with the operator of the Indwelling Language website and its services, Mr. Justin … More It’s a home run for Burlington language teachers and their Professional Development day on 11/30!

Keys to Literacy update from the WL Department

This year, the BHS World Language department continues to collaborate and share best teaching practices. Specifically, we have maintained an ongoing effort to integrate resources from the Keys to Literacy program to reinforce students’ summarizing skills. In Profe De Sousa and Mrs. Dacey’s AP Spanish class, students read a fragment of Three Heros (Tres héroes) … More Keys to Literacy update from the WL Department

AP Spanish students visit Mrs. Hoyt’s Kindergarten class at Pine Glen

This post originally appeared on Mrs. Hoyt’s Classroom Blog. We Have New Amigos! Written by Mrs. Hoyt Our day included practicing social graces with new friends!  Burlington High School AP Spanish students visited us!  We greeted one another in English and then in Spanish.  What happens when you bring a room full of 5 and … More AP Spanish students visit Mrs. Hoyt’s Kindergarten class at Pine Glen