Foreign Language Instruction for Elementary Students

FYI from the district:

Seattle Public Schools, through a foreign-language assistance grant from the U.S. Department of Education, is offering four fun-filled foreign language summer camps for elementary school students beginning July 2. The summer camps will offer the following languages: Chinese, Korean, Arabic and Farsi. To register for the Chinese or Korean language camps or for more information on registration fees, contact Betty Lau at (206) 252-6211 after 1:40 p.m. To register for the Arabic or Farsi language camps, visit the Web site at or contact Maka Janikashvili at (206) 217-9644.

Summer Language Camp
Chinese or Korean, K-4th grade
8:30 a.m. to 12:30 p.m., July 2-13
Mercer Middle School
1600 S. Columbian Way

Summer Language Camp
Arabic, ages 6-12
9 a.m. to 3 p.m., July 2-13
Farsi, K-4th grade
8:30 a.m. to 12:30 p.m.
Northgate Elementary School
11725 1st Ave. N.E.


Anonymous said…
The parks dept. also run many sports camps over the summer. They are free, and designed for everyone to participate. The camps happen all across the city. Check the parks and rec website. Last year they had boating at Greenlake, volleyball, tennis, gymnastics, swimming and more!
Charlie Mas said…
Chinese, Korean, Arabic and Farsi. Of the four, I believe that only one is taught in middle school. What kind of vertical integration is this supposed to be? Do we even want vertical integration?

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