• WORLD LANGUAGES

     

    The languages offered through the World Languages (Language B) department of Ronald Reagan High School are French, Spanish and Spanish for Heritage Speakers.

     

     

    The World Languages program is designed to afford students the opportunity to communicate using the target language.  Students will also be exposed to various aspects of the culture including music, film, architecture, literature, and politics.  Students will also learn how the culture has influenced and been influenced by the world.  Immersing themselves into the target language will allow students the opportunity to read, write, speak, understand and become knowledgeable of the language.  Conversing in the language will allow students to become risk takers as they become open minded and identify various aspects of the culture as compared to their own. 

     

    Faculty

     

    Mrs. Sarah Moore

    Mrs. Moore teaches Spanish MYP 4 (Spanish 1). This is her seventh year teaching in Milwaukee Public Schools. She graduated magna cum laude with a Bachelor of Science degree and teacher certification from Cardinal Stritch University. In addition, Mrs. Moore has studied abroad twice at the Cuauhnáhuac Language Institute in Cuernavaca, Mexico.

     

      

    Ms. Calie Herbst

    Ms. Calie Herbst teaches Spanish MYP5 (Spanish 2) and IB Native Speaker Spanish.  She also works with Reagan's Spanish Club, La Familia.  This is her third year teaching in Milwaukee Public Schools.  She received her Bachelor of Arts degree in Spanish and Sociology from UW-Madison, and her Masters of Teaching Spanish from Marquette University in 2009.  She has studied abroad in Granada, Spain, Xalapa, Mexico, and has traveled extensively throughout Spain and Central America. 


    Ms. Teri Knight

    Madame Knight teaches French MYP 4 & 5 (French 1 & 2) as well as IB1 and IB2 to juniors and seniors. She is National Board Certified in World Languages Other Than English. Madame has a B.S. from the University of Wisconsin-Madison and a M.S. from U.W.- Milwaukee. She spent her junior year abroad at the Université d’Aix-Marseille in France. Ms Knight is also the advisor for the Ronald Reagan chapter of the French National Honor Society, the Reagan French club and the organizer/chaperone of the biannual immersion trip to a French speaking country.

     
     

    Mr. Joe Voith

    Mr. Voith teaches Spanish MYP 4 (Spanish 1) and several levels on Spanish for Heritage Speakers. He graduated from the University of Wisconsin-Milwaukee. He studied at the Universidad de las Américas in Puebla, Mexico and lived for an extended time in Guatemala. He is currently completing a Masters program through Viterbo College in La Crosse.

     



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