April 22, 2012

French Ambassador Praises Utah Elementary School

From http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/neighborhoodcity/53888224-135/french-students-morningside-language.html.csp

French ambassador praises Morningside Elementary
French ambassador’s assessment just one clue to the quality of Morningside’s Dual Immersion classes.
By Jon Clifford
April 12, 2012

Perhaps the biggest endorsement of Morningside Elementary’s French Dual Immersion Program came last month, when Francois Delattre visited the school and spoke to the students.

"As he was speaking about his experience here, he said you would not know they were from Utah," principal Joan Bramble said of the French ambassador to the United States. "He said they have really incredible-sounding French, which is a tribute to the teachers that we have."

Morningside’s program, one of nine French immersion programs in the state, is in its third year. The program began with two classes of first-grade students — about 60 total — and those students have continued in the program since.

Read the full article at http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/neighborhoodcity/53888224-135/french-students-morningside-language.html.csp

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