High School (Grades 9-12) Winner
Nicky Barnes, Grade 11
St. Thomas Aquinas High School
Teacher: Howard Puertas
Middle School (Grades 7-8) Winner
Ana Barlow, Grade 8
The Founders Academy
Teacher: Kathleen Miner Barlow
Elementary School (Grades 4-6) Winner
Chelsea Ongjoco, Grade 5
McKelvie Intermediate School
Teacher: Mrs. Richardson
Elementary School (Grades K-3) Winner
Susanna Glass, Grade 2
Teacher: Tom Harkins
Digital Poster Winner
Rainie May, Grade 12
Woodsville High School
Teacher: Linda Haggarty
Important certificate information for teachers
- Limited to ONE certificate per language ~ per school.
- For example, one certificate for French, one for German,
- one for Latin, one for Spanish would be 4 certificates for one school. .
- The teacher determines the criteria for the award.
- ALL certificates read: “In recognition of outstanding achievements in [language]”
- (No changes are allowed to this statement.)
- Certificate requests must be received 3-4 weeks before the date you wish to give out the certificate
- Free to NHAWLT members
- $10 per certificate for non-members (payable to NHAWLT with your application)
Julia Dutton, 286 Pond Rd., Surry, NH 03431
Deadline: May 13, 2016
Non-member payment must be mailed separately to the address below:
New Hampshire Association of World Language Teachers, P.O. Box 1293, Dover, NH 03821-1293
Calling all members and friends of NHAWLT!
We are now accepting workshop proposals for the 2016 NHAWLT conference on October 28-29, 2016 at Church Landing, Mill Falls, Meredith, NH.
You can download and fill out the form above or you can submit your proposal online in a Google Form at the link below.
Any topic relevant to world language education will be considered. Some topic ideas teachers requested after our last conference include: the 5 C’s, pedagogy, research-based assessment, Common Core, language specific including Latin, cultural, grammar, activity-based, study abroad and field trips, flipping the classroom, apps, technology, classroom management, competency based, comprehensible input, global education, grant writing, and achieving 90% target language. Interactive workshops, shared projects and student work samples have also been mentioned as helpful with presentations. And if you present at Mill Falls this year, you may join in the honor at the 2017 Golden Jubilee NHAWLT Conference as part of the legacy of presenters over the past 50 years. So come join us at the conference while sharing your great ideas and learn some new ones from your NH world language colleagues. We look forward to reading your proposals at our June meeting.
Workshops come in three lengths. When filling out your proposal form, please choose whether you would like to present a 45 minute, 90 minute or 2 hour workshop.
Please make your submissions by May 30, 2016.
If you are unable to e-mail, paper copies may be sent to NHAWLT at:
NHAWLT Conference Proposals, PO Box 1293, Dover, NH 03821-1293
HELPFUL HINTS: SPANISH
Kahlo at the MFA: Michael Clauss
Kahlo - Dos mujeres
The Museum of Fine Arts in Boston has recently acquired "Dos mujeres", a rare painting by Frida Kahlo. It is one of only thirteen Kahlo paintings in the United States.
Remember that the McLane Family New Hampshire Student Membership Program allows New Hampshire students of all ages in public and private school, as well as those who are home schooled, to visit the Museum free of charge. To request a school group visit, please complete the museum's request form and indicate that you are visiting from a school in New Hampshire.
Here are two links with lots more information about the painting and the story behind it: