• FHS World Languages and Cultures faculty 

    2019 - 2020  


    John Jones
    American Sign Language 1, Dual Enrollment 4
    American Sign Language club 
    Lauren Holesapple
    American Sign Language 2, 3 
    American Sign Language honor society 
       
    Sharyn Meneau
    French 1, 2 
    Valerie Gloger
    French 3, 4 Honors, 5 Honors, Advanced Placement 
    French club, honor society 
       
    Lauren Krause  German 1, 2, 5 Honors, Advanced Placement 
    German club, honor society 
    Natalie Schröter 
    German 3, 4 Honors 
    German club, honor society 
       
    Denise Johnson
    Latin 1, 2, 3 
    Certamen 
    Damian Tremblay Chair
    Latin 4 Honors, Dual Enrollment 5, Advanced Placement 
    Latin honor society 
       
    Brandon Chambers
    Spanish 1, 3 
    Spanish club 
    Lauren Shoemaker
    Spanish 2, 3 
    Spanish Honor Society 
    Gloria Monge Spanish 2, 4 Honors 
    Spanish club 
    Denise Johnson Spanish 3 
    Roxana Gosman Spanish 3, Advanced Placement 
    Laura Williams Spanish 4 Honors, 5 Honors 
     
     
    World Languages Tutoring  

    Peer tutors are available through the Academic Support Center (400): tutoring requests.  
     
    Virginia Governor's Foreign Language Academies  

    Applications, eligibility, guide and sample tests; 
    Required presentation with links to applications, contacts, guides, requirements, tests and timeline in order to complete applications; 
    Self nominations due (06 November); 
    Recommendation requests due to current language teacher and non-language teacher (19 November); 
    Typed and printed applications due to Mr Tremblay or current language teacher (13 December); 
    Print or electronic teacher recommendations due (December - January); 
    Testing (January) pending
    Acceptance letters (April); and
    French, German and Spanish (20 June - 11 July) and Japanese and Latin (21 June - 12 July) academies.  
      
    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 assessments(s), criteria, languages and window set forth by the Commonwealth of Virginia's Department of Education and Loudoun County Public Schools.  Students may apply through the World Languages department chair and/or the Counseling director.  Please refer questions to the Counseling director or 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.  Registration is due by 25 October.  Students who pass will also earn the Virginia Seal of Bi-literacy.  Students may apply through the World Languages department chair and/or the Counseling department.  Please refer questions to the Counseling director or department chair.   
     
    Curriculum Night
    Thursday, 17 January 2018 

    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 October 4, 2019