BHS Junior, Sarah Newhall, is this year’s Kenton Wells Book Award Recipient

The BHS World Language Department is pleased to announce that this year’s Kenton Wells Junior Book Award recipient is Sarah Newhall. Currently, Sarah is a junior in Profe De Sousa’s Spanish IV honors class. During her junior year, Sarah participated in the Spanish Exchange program where she hosted a Spanish student for two weeks and … More BHS Junior, Sarah Newhall, is this year’s Kenton Wells Book Award Recipient

Mural by seniors Julia Hovasse, Marissa Frasier, and their Italian teacher Signora Hoerle

This quarter, Signora Hoerle and two of her Italian V students painted a mural in her classroom at BHS. The mural depicts Manarola, one the five colorful seaside villages on the Italian coastline of Liguria,or the Riviera Ligure. These five villages are known as the Cinque Terre (the Five Lands) and they are connected by a … More Mural by seniors Julia Hovasse, Marissa Frasier, and their Italian teacher Signora Hoerle

Rome Wasn’t Built in a Day, and It Wasn’t Built Alone

Collaboration Across Levels in the Teaching of Latin at Burlington Public Schools written by Magister Gregory Stringer, BHS Latin Teacher It is an old adage that Rome wasn’t built in a day, but it also wasn’t built alone. On December 6th, as part of the World Language Department’s ongoing mission to improve our professional practice … More Rome Wasn’t Built in a Day, and It Wasn’t Built Alone

BHS World Language Department Celebrates National Foreign Language Week

Not only does the month of March mean that spring time is near, but it also calls for the celebration of languages and cultures during National Foreign Language Week(NFLW)! The BHS World Language Department looks forward to NFLW each year. Our students participate in various activities that highlight the language and cultures they study. These … More BHS World Language Department Celebrates National Foreign Language Week

BHS Spanish Exchange ready for departure in less than 5 days!

Our BHS Spanish Exchange Program is preparing for part two of the program! On Friday, February 8th 30 BHS students will depart for Madrid, Spain along with chaperones Profe De Sousa, Profe DiCroce, BHS Associate Principal Ms. Deacon, and Mr. De Sousa, the BPS Director of Technology. The Exchange group has been preparing for their … More BHS Spanish Exchange ready for departure in less than 5 days!

Creating questions using Bloom’s Taxonomy may help language students develop deeper understanding.

written by BHS Spanish Teacher Mrs. DiCroce This month, Keys To Literacy has focused on continuing to implement Bloom’s Taxonomy. In the World Language Department, Bloom’s continues to offer opportunities for students to explore their understanding of texts in more meaningful ways. The six levels of Bloom’s questions are: Remember, Understand, Apply, Analyze, Evaluate, Create. … More Creating questions using Bloom’s Taxonomy may help language students develop deeper understanding.