Tuesday, February 07, 2006

Parlez-vous Francais?

For about 300 District students the answer will be Oui!
Some 300 students in five District schools are speaking French, learning French culture and history and enjoying delicious French food at local restaurants as part of a program partnership with the Alliance Francais, an organization that promotes French culture and Franco-American ties.

Students at Randle Highlands Elementary School in Southeast are participating in the program, which Principal Theresa Alexis Williams says is a great enrichment tool.

"When they're at this age, they learn it so fast. Their brains are like sponges," Williams says.

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