MORE THAN 40 MIDDLE SCHOOL STUDENTS RECEIVE AWARDS IN NATIONAL LANGUAGE EXAMS

Congratulations, felicidades, toutes nos félicitations, and gratulationes to the more than 40 middle school students who received awards for their performance on national world language exams this year! 
NATIONAL SPANISH EXAM
The National Spanish Examination, sponsored by the American Association of Teachers and Portuguese, is given voluntarily by about 4,000 teachers throughout the United States to measure performance and achievement of students in grades 6-12 who are studying Spanish as a second language.
 
Grades 7 & 8
7 Menciones Honoríficas (Honorable Mentions, top 50% in the nation)
2 Medallas de Bronce (Bronze Medals; top 25% in the nation)
5 Medallas de Plata (Silver Medals; top 15% in the nation)
 
NATIONAL FRENCH CONTEST (LE GRAND CONCOURS)
The National French Contest (Le Grand Concours) is an annual competition sponsored by the American Association of Teachers of French. More than 100,000 students from elementary, middle, and high schools nationwide take the exam each year.

Grade 7
3 Mention d'Honneur
1 Médaille de Bronze
3 Médailles d'Argent (silver)

Grade 8
4 Mention d'Honneur
2 Médailles d'Argent (silver)
2 Médailles d'Or (gold)

NATIONAL LATIN EXAM
National Latin Exam, offered annually by the American Classical League and the National Junior Classical League, tests students’ command of Latin at appropriate levels and tests knowledge in the areas of grammar, comprehension, geography, history, and mythology.
 
Introduction to Latin (Grade 7)
2 Silver Maxima Cum Laude
1 Magna Cum Laude

Latin 1 (Grade 8)
3 Silver Maxima Cum Laude
2 Magna Cum Laude
1 Cum Laude

CONGRATULATIONS TO ALL!
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