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    2023 - 2024 Dual Language Immersion Application for Rising Kindergarteners in Forsyth County Schools

    will be available in the middle of April 2023.

     

    2023-2024 English Online DLI Application

    2023-2024 Spanish Online DLI Application

    Application Deadline: June 5, 2023

    If we have more applications than slots available we will hold a lottery on June 7, 2023. Preference will be given to zoned students but applications are open to all FCS rising kindergarteners.

    Please watch this  video  before completing the application.

  • Participating Schools in FCS:

    • Brandywine Elementary (K-4)
    • Cumming Elementary (K-4)
    • Kelly Mill Elementary (K-4) 
    • Mashburn Elementary (K-2)

    Dual Language Immersion (DLI) is not a traditional world language class. DLI is an instructional model where, starting in Kindergarten, students are taught 50% of the day in a target language and 50% in English. The goal is for students to graduate high school bilingual and biliterate in English and a second language. A team of two teachers collaborates on teaching all content areas. Math, Science and target language Literacy are taught by an immersion teacher, while English Language Arts, Social Studies and English Literacy are taught by an English-speaking teacher.

     

    Please complete the DLI Interest Form 2023-2024 if you would like to receive information about the DLI program for your rising Kindergartener. 

     

    DLI Classroom Conversations

    Recently, Yessica McNeeley and Catie Rogers recorded an episode for the Classroom Conversations podcast, a collaboration between GPB and GaDOE. The podcast is titled “Dual Language Immersion: Maximizing Success.” This episode was recently released and is available on most podcast platforms.  In this episode, Mrs. McNeeley and Mrs. Rogers describe their amazing dual language immersion program and its impact at Cumming Elementary. Their enthusiasm is catching. We hope you will enjoy this episode!

     


     Resources:

    Contact for more information:

    Michaela Claus-Nix

    770-887-2461 ext. 202249

DLI Parent Information Nights 2023