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Students should be provided with foreign language instruction at a younger age

Students should be provided with foreign language instruction at a younger age

Anika Roy, JagWire editor-in-chief

January 29, 2019


Filed under OPINION, Opinion columns

As a Spanish V student spending my fourth consecutive semester in the classroom of foreign language teacher Edith Paredes, I’m expected to form at least simple sentences in Spanish regarding my morning, the food I’m having for lunch, etc. each class period. While my classmates can attest to my Ame...

Being bilingual provides students with an avenue of expression

Being bilingual provides students with an avenue of expression

Annika Lehan, JAG editor-in-chief

December 26, 2018


Filed under Special coverage, VOICES

Language is everywhere, surrounding each and every individual with a stream of words, an abundance of culture and a plethora of voices. While different parts of the world express their voices in different ways, it is through language that people can remain connected. According to sophomore Sofia Nicot, who spea...

World languages teacher grows department while adjusting to American teaching

World languages teacher grows department while adjusting to American teaching

Justin Curto, JagWire managing editor

February 11, 2015


Filed under 15 for 15, Special coverage

  As she walked through a job fair in spring of 2000 after having recently receiving her teaching license, world languages teacher Edith Paredes’ motive was different from most of the other attendees. “I just thought it would be a good idea for [seeing] ‘How was the interview ...

Sophomore Ben Hoepner excels in Spanish Five

Sophomore Ben Hoepner excels in Spanish Five

Taylor Anderson, JAG reporter

November 5, 2014


Filed under FEATURES

For sophomores enrolled in a Spanish class at Mill Valley, most are enrolled in Spanish One, with a few in Spanish Two or Three. There is one exception to this. Unlike the majority of his peers, sophomore Ben Hopener is currently taking Spanish Five. Hoepner began learning Spanish in sixth grade at M...

Spanish classes celebrate Dia de los Muertos

Spanish classes celebrate Dia de los Muertos

Sydney Carson, JAG web editor

November 7, 2013


Filed under FEATURES

Students in Edith Paredes’ Spanish IV class celebrated Dia de los Muertos, or Day of the Dead, on Thursday, Nov. 7. Each student brought food or drink, some of the food even authentic Mexican, and created skeleton puppets. “Dia de los Muertos is Day of the Dead - it’s often to celebrate death....

Dia de los Muertos brings excitement to Spanish classes

Dia de los Muertos brings excitement to Spanish classes

Mikaela McCabe, JAG reporter

November 2, 2012


Filed under NEWS

The sounds of laughter filled the room as students filed through the lines of festive Spanish food in world language teacher Niti Kamath’s class on Thursday, Nov. 1. The food was brought in as a celebration for the Spanish holiday Dia de los Muertos, or Day of the Dead, which is celebrated as a happy t...

Spanish fried rice

Sarah Gonzales, managing editor

January 27, 2012


Filed under BLOGS

As most of you know, I am Hispanic. My mamma can probably cook better than a lot of Mexican restaurants. Last night, I made enchiladas and we had my mamma’s fried rice. It doesn’t look like fried rice, but it is. I love this fried rice. You go to a lot of Mexican restaurants and they just do not...

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