Indian River elementary schools hosting Spanish Immersion open houses

SUSSEX COUNTY – John M. Clayton and East Millsboro elementary schools will host a series of open houses for their Spanish immersion programs on April 28 and May 1. Parents interested in enrolling their child in the program next year may visit these schools on either day to tour the immersion classrooms.

No appointment is necessary.

Only kindergarten students will be selected for the program in 2015-2016.

The schedule for tours is as follows:

April 28

East Millsboro Elementary – 8:30-9:00 a.m., 9:05-9:35 a.m. and 9:40-10:10 a.m.

John M. Clayton Elementary – 12:00-12:30 p.m., 1:30-2:00 p.m. and 2:00-2:30 p.m.

May 1

East Millsboro Elementary – 1:00-1:30 p.m., 1:30-2:00 p.m. and 2:00-2:30 p.m.

John M. Clayton Elementary – 9:30-10:00 a.m., 10:05-10:35 a.m. and 10:40-11:10 a.m.

The Spanish immersion program gives young learners the opportunity to acquire a second language in a developmentally-appropriate format.

Students will spend half of each school day learning in English and the other half of the day learning in Spanish.

This program is offered to all students entering kindergarten in the Indian River School District in 2015-2016. Parents who are interested in having their child considered for the Spanish immersion kindergarten class must complete and submit a School Choice application by May 8.

For more information, please contact John M. Clayton Principal Char Hopkins at 732-3808 or East Millsboro Principal Kelly Dorman at 934-3222.

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