Tag Archives: World Languages

New French Amity

Minnehaha’s new French amity, Laëtitia Lompech, is thrilled to be in Minnesota for a new adventure and to learn to be a teacher. Lompech is from Clerment-Ferrand, France, where she studied English. Someday she wants to be a English teacher in France. She wanted to live in an English speaking …

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New French Amity

French amity finds new home in Minnesota Sandrine Cagnat has decided to come to Minnehaha to serve as French amity for the 2012-2013 academic year. She grew up in Issou, France, a small village near Versaille, where, she says, “there is nothing.” Cagnat attended l’Université de Cergy-Pontoise about 13 minutes away …

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Bridging worlds

Amity aides bring native speakers to world language classrooms French, Spanish amities reflect on their year in the United States In San Diego, Calif., there is a place called Amity Institute, a company that recruits people who are studying to be teachers in another country. They work with two locations …

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New Chinese Teacher

Maddie Binning, Talon Staff Writer New to Minnehaha Academy, Chinese teacher Ming Dong said he is enjoying his new job. Born in Dalian, China, Dong moved to Washington, D.C., several years ago to finish his master’s degree at George Mason University. Later he moved to Minnesota and got a job …

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