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Reaching Goals at Waxhaw Elementary

Andres Palacios poses with the miniature Chic-fil-a cow he earned for reaching goals in the ESL program.

Waxhaw Elementary has several students whose families speak a language other than English at home.  Some of these students attend ESL classes.  In ESL classes, students work on all four English language skills: speaking, listening, reading, and writing.  Students are engaged in activities that apply content and academic language from the Common Core State Standards.

Every year in February, Waxhaw’s LEP (Limited English Proficient) students take a Language Proficiency Test.  Congratulations to Andres Palacios for doing well on the Spring 2015 Access Test; he is now recognized as a fluent English speaker.   Andres is a 4th grader in Ms. Peck’s class.  To celebrate his accomplishment, Mrs. Warren (English as a Second Language teacher) presented Andres with a Chick-fil-A miniature cow and a free meal that was donated by the Chick-fil-A in Wesley Chapel.   Congratulations to Andres for working hard and reaching goals! 

Written by: Dana Sullivan - 5th Grade Teacher
Posted: Sep 25, 2015 by Dana Sullivan

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