The open houses will take place on April 28 and May 1. Parents interested in enrolling their child in the program next year may visit these schools on either day to tour immersion classrooms. No appointment is necessary.
The Spanish immersion program gives students the opportunity to acquire a second language in a developmentally-appropriate format. Students spend half of each school day learning in English and the other half of the day learning in Spanish.
The schedule for the tours is as follows:
- East Millsboro Elementary - 8:30 - 9 a.m., 9:05-9:35 a.m. and 9:40-10:10 a.m.
- John M. Clayton Elementary - 12-12:30 p.m., 1:30-2 p.m. and 2-3:00 p.m.
East Millsboro Elementary - 1-1:30 p.m., 1:30-2 p.m. and 2-2:30 p.m.
John M. Clayton Elementary - 9:30-10 a.m., 10:05-10:35 a.m. and 10:40-11:10 a.m.
The program is offered to all students entering kindergarten in the Indian River School District in the upcoming 2015-16 school year. Parents who are interested in having their child considered for the Spanish immersion kindergarten class must complete and submit a School Choice application by May 8.
For more information, contact Char Hopkins, JMC Principal, at (302) 732-3808 or Kelly Dorman, East Millsboro Principal, at (302) 934-3222.