December 12, 2012 1:06PM
Children in Honduras read a ltter that a Spanish studenta t Lincoln-Way North High School wrote during a class exercise. The students at North are practicing their Spanish skills by exchanging letters with the children in Honduras. SUBMITTED PHOTO
Updated: January 14, 2013 6:12AM
Students of the month
JOLIET — The following students from St. Mary Nativity School have received November Student of Month awards for gratitude/generosity/citizenship.
Kindergarten: Ian Farrell
First grade: Sarah Westerhausen
Second grade: Emily Pawlowski
Third grade: Leah Griffith
Fourth grade: Lauren Paris
Fifth grade: Justin Diaz
Sixth grade: Nathan Nemanich and Anna Ryan
Seventh grade: Trevor Ferguson
Eighth grade: Bailey Garland.
Students start letter exchange
FRANKFORT — Spanish students at Lincoln-Way North High School are putting their language skills to the test by exchanging letters with children in Honduras.
“Students are much more motivated to write a real letter to a real person,” said Spanish teacher Linda Egnatz, who initiated the letter exchange with the help of a Lincoln-Way graduate who enjoys traveling to Honduras to work with underprivileged children.