"Spanish" tag
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“The toughest job you’ll ever love”

To say that Laurel Orduña is just a Spanish teacher would be a massive understatement. Right out of college, Orduña joined the Peace Corps, an organization run by the US government to promote world…

New staff storms CVHS

Amy Brody Amy Brody is a visual impairment specialist and works hard to teach students with visual imparities how to safely and effectively move through their environment. Brody has been working with the…

Eugenio Derbez makes Instructions Not Included “truly an unexpected treat”

On a slow weekend during the hot summer, I decided to choose a random movie to watch in theaters in order to enjoy the air conditioned rooms. Though “Instructions Not Included” was an…

Maestra Mooney has taught Spanish for ten years at all levels, and this is her second year of teaching Spanish 2.

Spanish teacher Mooney is awarded “teacher of the year”

When you walk into Maestra Mooney’s classroom, the first thing that will catch your eye is the artwork. Dozens of colorful projects line the wall, and it is almost a guarantee that some students…

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Mother and Daughter experience a teaching career together

¡Cuantos más, mejor! The CVHS Spanish Department is now home to not one but two Profesora MacLeods. Canela MacLeod, daughter of well known Spanish teacher Gigi MacLeod, recently joined the CVHS staff as…

Principal Mary Ann Valles gives a certificate to a "graduating" parent.

Graduation… for parents

Every Thursday for eight weeks, 44 CVHS parents, separated into groups of Spanish speaking and English speaking sections, worked hard to educate themselves on the steps needed to be taken to prepare their…

CVHS brings back Spanish for Spanish Speakers

Spanish is currently the most popular language class for students at CVHS. However, since 2008, CVHS hasn’t had the Spanish for Spanish Speakers class. As a result, Spanish speakers have been ending up…

“Maestra Mooney is an exemplary educator”

While most Spanish teachers go by “profesor” or “profesora,” Thelma Mooney prefers her students to call her the more informal “maestra.” This current school year is Mooney’s eighth year teaching Spanish and first…

An American’s journey through South Korea

I vacationed in South Korea for ten days to visit my older brother Joshua. To say the least, I loved it. Initially, I found it very difficult to even believe I was in…

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