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National Spanish Exam Honorees

National Spanish Exam Honorees

GOPA Students Excel on the National Spanish Exam

This is the fifth consecutive year that the School of Government And Public Administration at Eastside High School has proven that hard work pays off.

On March 4, 2017, forty nine students from the Spanish classes of Mrs. Ashe and Mrs. Chica took the National Spanish Examination to assess mastery of content and language. Forty nine students attained national recognition for excellence and mastery. A medal ceremony was conducted on May 17, 2017 for these students and their parents.

Students from the School of Government and Public Administration earned a total of 4 Gold Medal, 13 Silvers, 8 Bronze along with 24 students earning honorable mention. Attaining a medal or honorable mention for any students on the National Spanish Examination is very prestigious because the exams are the largest of their kind in the United States with over 159.000 students participating in 2017,” said Kevin Cessna-Buscemi, National Director of the Exams.

Students from The School of Government have a long history of high achievement on these examns. The National Spanish Examination are administered each year in grades 6 through 12, and are sponsored by the American Association of Teachers of Spanish and Portuguese.

French Honor Society Induction

French Honor Society Induction

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Ashe, Beatriz
Teacher of Spanish
Beauzil, Andre
Teacher of French
Calderon, Dinorah
Teacher of English as a Second Language
Chica, Johana
Teacher of Spanish
Pagan, Yasmin
Teacher of English as a Second Language
Sanchez-Rodriguez, Leira
Teacher of English as a Second Language
Syzo, Luljana
Teacher of English as a Second Language

World Language Supervisor

Egly Valenzuela

evalenzuela@paterson.k12.nj.us

973-321-2330

National Spanish Exams

National Spanish Examinations are given annually by the American Association of Teachers of Spanish and Portuguese. "The National Spanish Examinations are a motivational contest to recognize student achievement in the study of Spanish and to stimulate further interest in the teaching and learning of Spanish."