• FHS World Languages and Cultures Faculty
    2017 - 2018

    Lauren Holesapple
    American Sign Language 1, 2, 3
    American Sign Language honor society
       
    Valerie Gloger
    French 2, 3, 4 Honors, 5 Honors, AP
    French club, honor society
       
    Dave Shepherd PhD
    German 1, 4 Honors, 5 Honors, AP
    German club, honor society
    Laura Williams
    German 2, 3
       
    Kevin Jefferson
    Latin 1, 3, 4 Honors, 5 Honors 
    Latin club  
    Denise Johnson
    Latin 2, 3, 4 Honors
    Damian Tremblay Chair
    Latin 3, 4 Honors, 5 Honors, AP
    Latin honor society
       
    Gloria Monge
    Spanish 1, 2 
    Lauren Shoemaker
    Spanish 1, 3
    Spanish Honor Society
    Iliana Chioariu Spanish 3, AP
    Roxana Gosman
    Spanish 3, 4 Honors 
    Laura Williams
    Spanish 4 Honors
    Ruth Rosario Pérez
    Spanish 4 Honors, 5 Honors
    Spanish club
     
     
    World Languages Tutoring  

    Tutors' registration and updates  
    Student request form for tutoring  
    Master tutor schedule (individual languages by tab) 
    Tutoring requests (tabs two and three) & logs (tab four) submitted 
     
     
    Virginia Governor's Foreign Language Academies  

    Parent-Student and School applications, guides and tests 
    Testing date (January)  pending 
    Student applications due electronically (11 December)  
    Teacher recommendations due in print or electronically (08 January)  
    Presentation with links to guides, applications, contacts, requirements, testing samples, timline 
      
    World Languages and Cultures Department 
    Office of Teaching and Learning  

    Directory and resources 
     
    Seal of Bi-literacy 

    As of the fall semester in 2016, Freedom High School offers senior students the opportunity to qualify for the Virginia Board of Education's distinction, the Seal of Bi-literacy, on their diploma.  Seniors must meet and comply with the assessment(s), criteria, languages and window set forth by the Commonwealth of Virginia's Department of Education and Loudoun County Public Schools.  Students must also apply through the World Languages Department chair and then through the counseling department.  Please refer any and all questions to the department chair.   
     
    Credit through Testing 

    As of the fall semester in 2017, Freedom High School offers eligible junior and senior students the opportunity to qualify for the two (2) credits of a World Language course (levels one and two) through approved testing of written proficiency in available languages.  Students who pass will also earn the Virginia Seal of Bi-literacy.  Students may also apply through the World Languages Department chair and subsequently the counseling department.  Please refer any and all questions to the department chair.   
     
    Curriculum Night
    Thursday, 21 January 2016  pending  

     American Sign Language
    Universities outside of Virginia which accept ASL in fulfillment of language requirements 
    Reasons to study ASL 
       
     French
       
     German
       
     Latin
       
     Spanish
     
Last Modified on November 15, 2017