The Precedent

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Three students navigate high school while learning to speak English

Senior Manuel Trejo from Sonora, Mexico, 
junior Julian Sandoval from Chuhuahua, Mexico, and sophomore Bang Nguyen from Vietnam.

Gavin Brennan, Staff Reporter

December 13, 2019

From picking out a prom dress, to finishing that one essay for American History, to navigating a football game, high school can foster a multitude of challenging situations, both socially and academically.  Now imagine that you do not speak English. This is the case for twenty-six students on camp...

Rios: A Story of Success

Norma Rios is seen helping an ELL student with homework. She works with the ELLs at the end of each school day.

Lydia Hampton, Staff Reporter

November 8, 2019

Norma Rios’ family moved to Arizona from Hermosillo, Mexico when she was just 11 years old. Her world switched from one language to another, leaving a young girl confused and afraid to even speak at school or in public for nearly two years. At school, the seventh-grader was placed in a class full of Engl...

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