“Valete!” [Goodbye] To Latin: Course to be removed from Bryan High

Fame, coast, school, picture, miracle. What is the common factor for all of these very different words? They’re all derived from Latin – a vital language that is the basis of many other languages. The removal of the Latin program from Bryan High has left many questioning the reason behind the decision.

Teacher’s travels impact classroom

At an average high school, you may not expect to meet someone who’s traveled the world, but French teacher Tara Bailey takes her first-hand experiences from traveling and uses them to open her students’ eyes to the world.

By the Ledger: Latin, academic programs fall victim to budget cuts

Due to increased pressure on the school budget and declining enrollment, administrators were forced to cut certain academic programs. Latin, which was previously one of the four foreign languages taught, is now being phased out, as students this year can no longer take Latin I.

Technology in the Classroom: Math, Art, Foreign Language

A spotlight on how the math, art and foreign language classes are using technology.

Culturing minds of students through language

Andere Länder, andere Sitten. When in Rome, do as the Romans, or literally, Other countries, other customs.

As the head of the Languages Other Than English (LOTE) department and a fluent speaker of Italian, German, French and English, German teacher Jan Krammer embodies this classic proverb as she teaches students about the values of studying other languages and cultures.