The Spectrum

Conversation with Faculty

Looking into the lives of important members of our community
December 21, 2018

 

An assortment of JJ Khale’s favorites

An assortment of JJ Khale's favorites
Words, weather, places, and people
December 20, 2018

Spectrum Newspaper: What is your favorite… Unit to teach in Spanish 5? JJ Khale: I just used the movie Coco for the first time. I’ve never used a Disney movie––ever––but I think they did...

Polyglots Unite

Michael Dejoras '17 and Jimmy Gruver '17 both went on the Cuba trip this past summer.
September 28, 2016

¡Hola! Hello! Bonjour! Hallo! Salam! I just greeted you in Spanish, English, French, Dutch, and Azerbaijani. Why? To emphasize the fact that learning a second, third, fourth, or even fifth language is...

El Centro

October 1, 2012

This summer I volunteered for the Siembra pre-school program at El Centro, a Hispanic community center on Chicago Avenue.  I walked into the lobby on my first day expecting to say “hola” to the receptionist,...

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