Summer Fun!

Concordia Language Villages are offering a Spanish language camp July 10-14 for grades K-5, in our district this summer! If interested, please contact Community Education. Continue reading Summer Fun!

Fifth Grade Graduation – Tuesday, June 6th

La Academia 5th Grade Graduation: Our first La Academia 5th grade graduation will be held on Tuesday, June 6, 2017 Program: 3:00 to 3:30 in the Multi-Purpose Room Reception 3:30 to 4:30 for 5th graders, their families, & La Academia staff Students are invited to dress up. School colors are encouraged. (Blue & Silver) Ceremonia de Graduación del 5to. Grado de La Academia Nuestra primera graduación de La Academia será el martes 6 de junio de 2017 Programa: 3:00 – 3:30 – Sala Multiuso Recepción 3:30 – 4:30 – para estudiantes de 5to grado, sus familias, y personal de La Academia Los estudiantes están invitados a vestirse con los colores de la escuela. Recomendamos azul y... Continue reading Fifth Grade Graduation – Tuesday, June 6th

Reading Buddies

Reading Buddies Our Reading Buddies are making a world of difference by providing a one on one reading experience for many of our students. Reading Buddies commit to reading with students once a week for 15 minutes. Please contact Jensine Stegenga at Continue reading Reading Buddies

What’s Next for La Academia Immersion Students?

La Academia will expand to Chaska Middle School West in the 2017-18 school year. Students who started at La Academia five years ago will enter middle school this fall. Students can take a 6th grade Communication Arts course in Spanish called Expresiones, and a U.S. History course in Spanish. Learners in these courses will continue to develop language proficiency in Spanish. Students will also be provided with opportunities to explore various cultural connections. The course content and standards in these subjects are similar to English-only middle school classes. Teachers from La Academia and middle school teachers have been working together this year to prepare for the incoming group of bilingual 6th grade students. U.S. History teachers from each of the district’s middle schools have met to outline course objectives and units. Learners will focus on United States and Minnesota history from the mid-1800s to current day, with an emphasis on learning and practicing lifelong skills.... Continue reading What’s Next for La Academia Immersion Students?