Spanish Exchange Program is underway at BHS

We are officially halfway done with our fourth iteration of the Spanish Exchange Program between Burlington High School and I.E.S. Lázaro Cárdenas.  During the first two weeks of November, thirty high school students joined us and stayed with thirty different Burlington families. Our two weeks were jam packed with “typical american” experiences. While in Burlington, … More Spanish Exchange Program is underway at BHS

¿Quién habla español? Our BHS English language learners and AP Spanish students participated in a “Spanish speaking lunch only” on Tuesday in the cafeteria. During that time, the World Language department hosted a Spanish only lunch where students, various faculty members, and administration were invited to speak only in español while enjoying their lunch together. Our … More

Spanish II Honors- Frida Kahlo project

As part of the Spanish II unit on Beauty and Aesthetics, Mrs. Hoerle’s Spanish II Honors class investigated Frida Kahlo’s artwork. Since much of Frida Kahlo’s paintings are biographical, the class began by discussing Frida Kahlo’s tragic youth, her fight to recover from polio as a small child, and the severe bus accident in which … More Spanish II Honors- Frida Kahlo project

Monsieur Maguire and his French students explore the Isabella Stewart Gardner Museum

Mr. Maguire and 40 of his French sophomores, juniors and seniors, along with chaperones Mr. Regan and Mrs. DiCroce, went to visit the Isabella Stewart Gardner Museum on November 19th. They stopped off for a quick brunch at Prêt-à-Manger, and then walked down to the Gardner. The tour guides focused on French artists and France’s … More Monsieur Maguire and his French students explore the Isabella Stewart Gardner Museum

AP Spanish visit to Mrs. Hoyt’s Kindergarten classroom

What do you get when our BHS AP Spanish students visit Mrs. Hoyt’s Kindergarten class at Pine Glen? A morning filled with laughter, friendships, and learning! Upon entering the classroom, the BHS high school students greeted the little ones in both English and Spanish. Afterwards, they warmed up to the snowy, cold morning by singing … More AP Spanish visit to Mrs. Hoyt’s Kindergarten classroom

BHS Italian Club Celebrates Italian Heritage Month by Building an Italian Heritage Tree

The idea of celebrating Italian Heritage Month by creating an Italian Heritage Tree came about at our first Italian Club meeting. As soon as we finalized our plan, we decided to involve all of the Italian classes. The display consists of a giant tree from which leaves are blown towards the U.S. flag. Over the … More BHS Italian Club Celebrates Italian Heritage Month by Building an Italian Heritage Tree