• VHS French Students Earn National Honors

    The 2018-2019 school year is coming to a close on a very happy note for many French students at Verona High School. The results of the National French Contest/Le Grand Concours that several students took in March...

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  • HBW French Students Learn About Haiti

    H.B. Whitehorne’s sixth grade French students recently spent time studying the French-speaking Caribbean island of Haiti. First, the students read a story with the school’s media specialist, Jennifer Kleinknecht, about a young Haitian girl and her daily...

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  • French Students Help African School

    This year, French III students at Verona High School researched traditions, customs and ways of life in French-speaking countries in Africa. They presented different activities popular in the country of their choice, from fables and mask making...

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  • VHS Students Win French Video Contest

    On Friday, February 6, Verona High School French students visited Montclair State University for a day of French immersion. Prior to the event, they created and filmed a short video that highlighted the sites of Quebec City,...

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  • Montclair Petitions For Language Classes Like Verona’s

    There’s a letter going around Montclair asking parents to petition the town’s new superintendent for a return to live instruction of foreign languages. According to BaristaKids, the former super cut language teachers from all schools but Nishuane/Hillside...

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  • HBW Students Win French Contest

    Several months ago, H.B. Whitehorne Middle School French students entered a nationwide French contest for the American Association of Teachers of French in which they needed to create a poster depicting the theme ABC de Francophonie, a...

    • Posted 6 years ago
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  • BOE To Focus On Language Teaching Tonight

    There is a meeting of the Verona Board of Education tonight, Tuesday, June 19, and the proposed changes to the teaching of foreign languages in Verona schools will be on the agenda. As MyVeronaNJ.com has already reported,...

    • Posted 7 years ago
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  • French Students Aid Africa

    Each year, the sophomore French students at Verona High school get the opportunity to study a specific French-speaking country. They create a “country in a box” to show the culture of their chosen francophone country. They learn...

    • Posted 7 years ago
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  • French Leaves Laning

    French will be replaced with Mandarin at Laning Avenue School beginning in September for the 2012-2013 school year. There will be no transition period from French to Mandarin. All students, even incoming fourth graders who have already...

    • Posted 7 years ago
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  • Opinion: Speak Up For Foreign Languages

    The Verona Public School system intends to change foreign language instruction in the elementary schools and they have put up a three-question survey on the school Web site, ostensibly to gain parental input. But the questions–written as...

    • Posted 8 years ago
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