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Spanish immersion promotes cultural understanding and development

Lake Elmo elementary kindergarten students enrolled in the Amigos Unidos program work on a project. Students spend the majority of the school day learning in Spanish rather than English.

Elsa Persson, Online Editor

April 20, 2019

The school district offers numerous opportunities for elementary students to learn beyond basic curriculum. A unique program offered for early learning is Spanish immersion. Not only does learning a second language in elementary school give kids learning skills to carry throughout their lives, but it...

Lake Elmo adds immersion program this fall

Kindergartners Ella Coles and Teddy Hanawalt work on their math problems in their spanish immersion class. “I love spanish immersion school; I don’t speak spanish but kind of,” explains Coles.

Kate Poor, Distribution Reporter

November 20, 2017

Lake Elmo Elementary is adding an exciting new addition in the fall of 2018: a Spanish Immersion program is being introduced to the district for kindergarteners.   This is a dual program, with native Spanish and English speakers. They are doing this because it gives kids more opportunities ...

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