East Lake Academy

A Private PreK Through 8 Catholic Academy

Coming Soon: Spanish Heritage Night

Spanish Heritage Night is a time honored tradition at East Lake Academy.  Every year during Catholic Schools Week, the 4th -8th grade Spanish classes take time to demonstrate their language skills.  This year will be just as entertaining as years past.  The 8th grade has a fun and entertaining skit planned and their finale will send them off to high school with many memories.  The 7th grade has some tricks up their sleeves which will make everyone laugh.  Sixth grade decided to put a fresh ..

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Ceviche de Camaron

Our Spanish program is developed to provide students with the opportunity to not only gain mastery of the Spanish language, but also a genuine appreciation for the culture. In third grade, we learned the vocabulary word ceviche in the context of eating at a restaurant with friends, and so we took time from our rigorous academics to learn how to prepare a traditional Ecuadorian ceviche de camarón!  It was a HUGE hit among our students and staff.

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Spanish and Math Enrichment Programs Available

East Lake Academy Enrichment Programs available These Enrichment Programs are being offered as a “Drop-in” resource at no cost. Students may notify the teacher if they plan to attend on any given day. Kindergarten - 5th Grade Spanish EnrichmentLocation: Resource RoomTeacher: Sra. PozoWhen: Monday thru Thursday from 3:00pm to 3:20pmAny and all students who need assistance with Spanish are welcome to attend class.4th - 8th Grade Spanish EnrichmentLocation: Middle School Spanish RoomTeacher: S..

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Preschool-3rd Grade Spanish

On April 21st, East Lake Academy celebrated Spanish Heritage Day with performances from the students in the Preschool 3 year old program through 3rd grade. Their performances were not only memorable, but they brought one grandmother visiting from her native country of Colombia to joyful tears. She expressed her gratitude for a program that not only teaches her grandchild her native Spanish tongue, but also instills a love and appreciation for the many facets of her culture. Love and appreciation..

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Spanish 4th – 8th Grade | 2016 National Spanish Exam

Señora González has done it yet again!  Congratulations to our middle school students, who attained national recognition for their excellent performance on the 2016 National Spanish Exam. Of the 36 East Lake Middle School students who took part in this year’s National Spanish Exam, 35 placed in the Honorable Mention level or above, which equates to  97.2%!  This year, ELA students earned a total of 8 gold, 14 silver, and 9 bronze medals, along with 4 honorable mentions.  “Attaining a ..

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Spanish 4th – 8th Grade | 7th Annual Spanish Heritage Night

“Hay que aprender” or “We have to learn” was the final song of the 7th Annual Spanish Heritage Night at East Lake Academy. Sung by the Class of 2016, this new twist to Queen’s familiar tune “Another One Bites the Dust” described the trials of being a busy student. Before the Finale, the 8th grade presented their version of “La voz en español”. Performances included entertaining versions of many popular songs and of course, special appearances by “guest judges” from the “..

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Lake Forest Leader Year in Review 2015

Lake Forest Leader Year in Review 2015:“I remember the first time I gave a chapter to test our now current eighth grade students," recalls Sra. Marianela Gonzalez, 4 - 8 grade Spanish teacher at East Lake Academy.  "They were distraught by how challenging it was.  There were tears and stunned faces.  Today, many of those same students are completing the second semester of high school Spanish and face any challenges confidently."  In the 8 years since the introduction of a new curriculum at..

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Preschool-3rd Grade Spanish

Spanish is a core subject at East Lake Academy, which in itself sets us apart from most other schools. However, it is our approach to teaching the language that makes us truly unique, and it all begins in our Preschool program where the children are exposed to conversational Spanish through song and play. Now in our ninth week of school, our kindergarteners are successfully reading in Spanish, first graders are conjugating verbs,second graders are writing their own original sentences, and third ..

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Spanish 4th-8th Grade

Hola! ¡Buenos días! ịBuenas tardes! are just some of the ways that the 4th -8th grade students greet each other and me, as they walk into Spanish class. Excitement and curiosity are always in the air.Fourth and fifth grades continue to travel to various Latin-American countries using the Descubre textbook series by Santillana USA. They learn new vocabulary and verb conjugations all while exploring different cultures. So far we have visited Nicaragua, Bolivia, Spain and Paraguay.Besides trans..

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East Lake Academy students perform well on 2015 National Spanish Exam

Congratulations are in order for several East Lake Academy middle school students who attained national recognition for excellent performance on the 2015 National Spanish Examinations.Read more.. 

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