Merrick Avenue Celebrates World Languages Week

To celebrate Foreign Language Week, the Merrick Avenue Middle School World Languages Department sponsored several activities to enrich the curriculum, increase cultural awareness and nurture a love of learning language in our students.

A poster contest, themed “Multilingualism is a Superpower,” kicked off the week.

Winners included: first place: Jadyn Hakim-Italian 1B (Ms. DiChiara); second place: Anastasia Slobodov-Spanish 1B (Ms. Kelly) and third place: Hannah Samuels-Spanish 1B (Ms. Berry/Ms. Cummings).

“Each classroom entryway was decorated to represent a French, Italian or Spanish-speaking country,” said Rosa Kaplan, World Languages chairperson. “Students made contributions to a ‘word of the day’ activity and on Friday, dressed in the colors of their classroom’s country.”