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  • 06/12/18Congratulations to our Spanish, French and Latin Students for Receiving National Recognition

    Congratulations to the Spanish language students from ACHS who attained national recognition for their excellent performance on the 2018 National Spanish Examination!

    “Attaining a medal or honorable mention for any student on the National Spanish Examinations is very prestigious,” said Kevin Cessna-Buscemi, National Director of the Exams, “because the exams are the largest of their kind in the United States with over 160,000 students participating in 2018.”

    The National Spanish Exam, sponsored by the American Association of Teachers of Spanish and Portuguese, was administered at AC in early April to Honors Spanish 3, Honors Spanish 4 and AP Spanish Language and Culture students. The following students received awards:

    Lauren Anthony     Level 4: Honorable Mention
    Shawn Brawn    Level 4: Honorable Mention
    Cate Gallagher    Level 4: Bronze Medal
    Christine Liang    Level 4: Bronze Medal
    Kieran Mullen    Level 4: Silver Medal

    Brian Morgan    Level 4: Silver Medal
    Andra Preda      Level 4: Gold Medal
    Luke Prior        Level 4: Honorable Mention
    Olivia Romvos    Level 4: Bronze Medal

    Catherine Arena             Level 3: Honorable Mention
    Michaela Bialock      Level 3: Bronze Medal
    Patrick Browne         Level 3: Honorable Mention
    Sage Chircu        Level 3: Gold Medal
    Kasey Donahue       Level 3: Honorable Mention
    Erin Donlan        Level 3: Bronze Medal
    Shandelle Gomez    Level 3: Honorable Mention
    Aidan Kay                 Level 3: Honorable Mention
    Samantha Klein             Level 3: Honorable Mention
    Zachary McCann        Level 3: Honorable Mention
    Alexis Morris        Level 3: Honorable Mention
    Sara Pizzarello             Level 3: Honorable Mention
    Scott Sullivan             Level 3: Silver Medal
    Rachel Yore        Level 3: Silver Medal

    We are very proud of these students and their accomplishments in their Spanish language studies! ¡Felicitaciones!

     

    ACHS French Students Receive National Recognition

     

    We extend our heartiest congratulations to the French language students from ACHS who attained national recognition for excellent performance on the 2018 National French Examination, le Grand Concours. Sponsored by the American Association of Teachers of French, le Grand Concours was administered in the spring to 74,250 students across the United States and Puerto Rico. Students were evaluated on their listening comprehension, reading comprehension, and grammar skills. This year at ACHS, the exam was administered to Honors French 3, Honors French 4 and AP French Language and Culture students. The following received awards:

    Erin Montion            Level 5: Bronze Medal
    Anaele Joseph                      Level 4: Bronze Medal
    Lambert Nyembo          Level 4: Silver Medal
    Matthew Patterson        Level 4: Honorable Mention
    Lissa Paul             Level 4: Silver Medal
    Christina Yapoudjian        Level 4: Honorable Mention

     

    Bradley Appo             Level 3: Honorable Mention
    Anan Cao              Level 3: Honorable Mention
    Moesha Dubuche         Level 3: Honorable Mention
    Mia McWethy             Level 3: Bronze Medal
    Ann Venditti            Level 3: Honorable Mention
    Kayla Victoria            Level 3: Honorable Mention

     

    AATF President Catherine Danièlou stated, "French students who rank nationally in Le Grand Concours demonstrate a superior level of global responsibility, integrative cultural competence, language skills, and commitment to excellence and dedication. They significantly increase their community’s international profile. Their French teachers, whom they honor, work hard to produce responsible world citizens with multilingual capabilities. Le Grand Concours participants and winners all embrace an appreciation for other cultures, strive to continually learn and improve, and value the study of French. We are very proud of them and admire their commitment to both contributing to a better world and serving as exceptional ambassadors for their schools."

    We at AC are very proud of these students and their accomplishments in their

    French studies!  Chapeau!

    ACHS Latin Students Receive National Recognition

    We extend our heartiest congratulations to the Latin language students from ACHS who attained national recognition for excellent performance on the 2018 National Latin Examination.

    Daniel Magill, National Latin Exam, Introductory Level:  Certificate of Merit

    Sophia Scapicchio, National Latin Exam, Introductory Level: Certificate of Merit

    Gerard Gendall, National Latin Exam, Level 2: Cum Laude

    Sarah Helstrom, National Latin Exam, Level 2: Magna Cum Laude

    Matthew Westhaver, National Latin Exam, Level 2: Cum Laude