The Lee’s Summit R-7 School District recognized 118 students in grades 1, 3, 5 and 8 who completed the requirements in English and another language for the Seal of Biliteracy Pathway Award.
The Pathway Awards recognize elementary and middle school students who have sought out second language acquisition opportunities in their communities or who have worked to maintain the native language spoken in the home. These students were required to demonstrate this second language acquisition or learning to meet district and state standards.
The following ETMS students earned their Pathway to Biliteracy award:
French: Kailyn Fleischmann, Jenna Hoke, Nikki Wright
German: Harmony Bartee, Duncan Black, Matylda Breinin*, Moira Hannah, Anya Haroldsen, Evan Nitsche, Sawyer West
Spanish: Anabel Bond, Elly Brunton, Adelyn Fieleke, Sara Garner, Zyien Iboaya, Sierra Kieffer, Paige Posson, Silas Sebolt, Maddy Smith, Brayden Vopat
* indicates student is receiving the award for a second time