On Saturday, April 21st, Gabrielle D. and Natalie D., two of our Chinese language students, participated in the 10th Midwest Chinese Speech Contest and won two gold medals for LaSalle II. Congratulations to them!
Over the past nine years 34 LaSalle II students have participated in the Midwest Chinese speech contest. Gabrielle and Natalie are the 25th and 26th gold medalists among those 34 students.
Additionally, on Friday, April 20th, fifty of our Chinese language students voluntarily took a total of 53 tests authorized by the Office of Chinese Language Council International, China. There were 5 different levels of testing performed, from YCT level I covering 150 vocabulary words to HSK level IV covering 1,200 vocabulary words. Our Chinese language students are among the very best in Chicago.