Bilingual Info Night – November 2022
The ARPS Biliteracy Program invites you to attend the November 2022 Bilingual Info Night.
This will be a virtual session on November 21, 2022 at 6pm.
Interpretation Available: Request Here
USEFUL BILITERACY INFO
What is the Massachusetts State Seal of Biliteracy?
An award given to students who have proficiency in English as well as one or more additional languages.
What is a Biliteracy Pathway Award?
An award given to students in grades 6 or 8 who are developing biliteracy.
WHY IS BILITERACY IMPORTANT?
- Celebrates student heritage and native language(s) and culture!
- Encourages students to study and master their own and other languages
- Prepares students for success in a
QUOTES FROM THE CHILDREN
“It’s such a good way to connect to your heritage… to connect with your culture… where you’re from.”
– Milena Sedrakyan, 12th grade
“That gives me the opportunity to know different cultures and communicate with my family out[side] of [the] USA. I am proud of my Mexican and Salvadorian roots.”
– Julissa Reyes Alvarado, 5th grade
“Having the ability to speak two languages is a special talent— one with the power to break down barriers and expand horizons… going to Bilingual Club surrounds you with other people who hold these powers, in addition to helping you develop your own.”
– Miguel Pinero Jacome, 10th grade
“Being a part of the biliteracy club helped me build on the skills that I had. I love being able to speak different languages since it opens up the ability to communicate with people of different cultures, backgrounds, and communities.”
– Katherine Amaya, 12th grade
Download the multilingual flyer for the Bilingual Info Night