World Languages

 NYSSB 2-4 NYSSB 2020-2021


NYS Seal of Biliteracy Curiosity Form

2019-2020 Level 3 COURSE Overview.pdf

2019-2020 Levels 4 and 5 COURSE Overview.pdf

Our mission is to educate and inspire students to appreciate other cultures and languages enabling them to contribute respectfully and confidently to a rapidly changing world.

LOTE Graduation Requirements

In order to graduate, students must complete one (1) unit of a second language. The opportunity to earn this credit starts at the middle school level for most students and is earned by passing the course and the Regional Second Language Proficiency exam in 8th grade.

To earn a Regents diploma with Advanced Distinction three (3) units of a second language are required and students must pass the level 3 Regional Second Language Exam. For students who plan to attend college, Levels 4 and 5 are highly recommended. Students in level 5 may earn 6 college credits if enrolled in the 3-1-3 SUNY Brockport program. 

Departmental Grading Policy
Grades are weighted according to the following percentages:

Levels 2 -3: 65% assessment; 15% practice; 20% speaking
Levels 4 - 5: 70% assessment; 30% speaking

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Department Faculty

Mrs. Marlea Bahantka (Spanish)
email: mar[email protected]

Mr. Joshua Declerck (Spanish)
email: [email protected]

Ms. Jacquelynn Merida (Department Chair & Spanish)
email: [email protected]

Mrs. Krista Monroe (Spanish)
email: [email protected]

Mrs. Renee Wing (French)
email: [email protected]

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