Fayette County Schools Celebrates 20th Anniversary of Spanish Immersion Program

From the Lexington Herald Leader….

Fayette County Public Schools’ Spanish Immersion Program will mark its 20th anniversary with a celebration at 6 p.m. Friday at Bryan Station High School.

The first students in the program entered first grade at Maxwell Elementary School in the 1990-91 school year. The program, which now starts in kindergarten, has grown to include Bryan Station Middle School (1995), Bryan Station High School (1998) and Liberty Elementary (2008). Northern Elementary will be added in the fall.

The program’s first class graduated in 2002. The class of 2011 will be its 10th.

Former and current immersion students and their families, and former and current teachers and staff are invited to attend Friday’s event. The reception will feature food from Spanish-speaking countries around the world.

Bryan Station High School is at 201 Eastin Road.

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