Big Shanty Elementary School French club graduation

Following six weeks of free‚ after−school French lessons‚ 130 Big Shanty…

Georgia (Feb 6, 2006) — Big Shanty Elementary School French club graduation

Karen Kennedy

Abstract

Feb. 6‚ 2006

Contact: Diane Hudson‚ principal‚ Big Shanty Elementary School

678−594−8023 or bigshanty@cobb12.org

MEDIA ADVISORY

Big Shanty Elementary School French club graduation

Following six weeks of free‚ after−school French lessons‚ 130 Big Shanty Elementary School students will show off their new skills through songs and skits at a graduation ceremony.

One afternoon each week‚ third‚ fourth and fifth graders have been learning basic French from Kennesaw State University students working under the direction of professors Sabine Smith and Luc Guglielmi.

“It’s amazing how fast these little ones pick up a new language!” says Smith‚ who is also the parent of a Big Shanty student.

Special guests at the graduation will include several education officials and Cobb County Assistant School Superintendent William Hite.



When:

Thursday‚ Feb. 9
2:30−3:15 p.m.


Where:

Media Center
Big Shanty Elementary School
1575 Ben King Road
Kennesaw 30144


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Kennesaw State University is a comprehensive‚ residential institution with a growing student population of 18‚500 from 132 countries. The third largest state university out of 35 institutions in the University System of Georgia‚ KSU offers more than 55 undergraduate and graduate degree programs.



A leader in innovative teaching and learning, Kennesaw State University offers more than 150 undergraduate, graduate and doctoral degrees to its approximately 38,000 students. With 13 colleges on two metro Atlanta campuses, Kennesaw State is a member of the University System of Georgia and the third-largest university in the state. The university’s vibrant campus culture, diverse population, strong global ties and entrepreneurial spirit draw students from throughout the region and from 92 countries across the globe. Kennesaw State is a Carnegie-designated doctoral research institution (R2), placing it among an elite group of only 6 percent of U.S. colleges and universities with an R1 or R2 status, and one of the 50 largest public institutions in the country. For more information, visit kennesaw.edu.

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