The Irvington Voice

New Faces: Dual Immersion Schools

Dual Immersion students are exposed to a foreign language at a young age and gradually build up their biliteracy as they grow older.

Felicia Mo, Staff Writer

May 25, 2019

In the Spring of 2018, the first year of Spanish Dual Immersion students graduated from Hopkins Junior High School’s Dual Immersion program, some of whom went on to attend Irvington High School in the 2018-2019 school year. The Dual Immersion program fosters bilingualism and puts emphasis on a specific...

Espanolandia 2017: New designs and booths bring in crowds

Espanolandia 2017: New designs and booths bring in crowds

Manbir Ghuman, Photos and Web Editor

April 26, 2017

https://flic.kr/s/aHskSa6ZBh On March 21, the second day of Multicultural Week, MECHA held its annual Espanolandia festival in the gym, boasting new booth designs and drawing large crowds of students and teachers. This year’s Espanolandia gave Irvington students the opportunity to experience...

Lit-mo Latino: Ritmo 2017 is colorful and entertaining

Mr. Ballado’s first period Spanish Four class captivated the audience with their performance of  “Que Vida La Vida.”  (Photo: Vivian Hoang)

Vivian Hoang, Staff writer

February 6, 2017

Ritmo Latino, an annual Irvington Latino cultural show with a legacy of 12 years, took place on Feb. 10 and 11, in Valhalla. Spanish teacher Alberto Ballado, senior Melissa Andrade, and the Movimiento Estudiantil Chicanx de Aztlán club (MEChA) organized the two-night extravaganza. The show was dedicated to Juan...

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