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WLA Locations

    • wlashadow

      Primary Campus

      Address: 4670 Winder Highway
      Flowery Branch, GA 30542

      Phone: 770-967-5856

      Hours: Mon-Fri – 7:50AM to 2:20PM


  • DVA Shadow

    AOD campus

    Address: 3215 Poplar Springs Road Gainesville, GA 30507

    Phone: 770-533-4004

    Hours: Mon-Fri – 8:10AM to 3:20PM

  • Jones Elementary

    Jones campus

    Address: 2 6th Street Gainesville, GA 30505

    Phone: 770-534-3939

    Hours: Mon-Fri – 7:45AM to 2:15PM

WLA News/Updates

Latest WLA News/Updates
Pajama Day Dec. 14th
Be comfy and cozy all day long in your PJ’s!! When: Friday, December 14th Cost: $2.00 Proceeds Support Your WLA Odyssey of The Mind Team Ven y pasa un dia comodo y abrigado en tus pijamas Cuando: Vienes 14 de diciembre Costo: $2.00 Los Beneficios recaudados ayudan al auspicio del equipoOdyssey of The Mind de
12-04-2018
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Santa Claus Is Coming To WLA / Santa Claus Viene A WLA
Santa Claus is Coming to…WLA! Friday, December 14th Santa will be making a special stop to take pictures with the kids, make reindeer food and of course, eat some cookies! Your child can participate for only $5! You will receive a digital copy of your child’s picture with Santa as a keepsake. Send in cash
12-04-2018
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The Grinch’s 12 Days Of Giving Challenge
Over the next 12 days we will be raising money for a few WLA families in need during this Holiday Season. We are challenging you to dig deep in your pockets for spare change. All the proceeds raised during the Challenge will be distributed to the families in need before our Holiday break. Let’s join together and see how full we can make the Grinch’s heart.
11-28-2018
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SANTA SHOP/ TIENDA DE SANTA
Calling all Elves! Our Santa Shop FUNdraiser will be open Dec 7th, 10th and 11th. Help is needed with wrapping, running wrapped gifts to classrooms, bringing students to our Shop, and more…sign up to give some time this season: This fundraiser is loved by the students and your help will make it extra special! https://www.signupgenius.com/go/70A094FACAE2CABF49-aodsanta ¡Estamos llamando a todos
11-27-2018
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School Council Nomination Form 2018/Forma De Nominación Del Consejo Escolar 2018
Please click here for form/Haga clic aquí para la forma:  School Council Nomination Form 2018/La forma de nominación del consejo escolar 2018 (https://goo.gl/forms/dIv1uuWDnJkP5DrK2) Information about School Council Below: It is time to elect three members for our new Elementary School Council.   We have had a combined council for the last ten years.   The responsibilities of school council members
11-27-2018
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WLA Elementary Newsletter For November 2018
Renovations have started!! The renovations in the media center have started, with the hopes of having everything complete in January. The students will not be able to check-out additional books during this time, but Mr. Jay will be reading in the classrooms to the students. We thank you for the support throughout the years. Without you, all of this would not be possible!
11-12-2018
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Fall Cultural Festival Update – Nov. 13
All performances will take place in the gym. Todas las presentaciones serán en el gimnasio. 5:00 – 5:15 p.m. PTO Meeting – Gym 5:20 – 5:40 p.m. — Pre-K & Kinder 5:45 – 6:05 p.m. — 1st & 2nd Grades 6:10 – 6:30 p.m. — 3rd Grade & SEARCH 6:35 – 6:55 p.m. — 4th
11-12-2018
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Skate Country Tonight
NO SCHOOL TOMORROW….COME TO SKATE COUNTRY TONIGHT/MONDAY!! WLA is hosting a skate night at the Skate Country in Buford from 6-8pm TONIGHT/MONDAY!! $4 fee includes regular skate rental and admission. Bring Skate Country sticker to receive a free drink. Come have some fun with your school friends and bring other friends too.
11-05-2018
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Veterans Day Celebration – Monday, November 12 at 9:30AM
World Language Academy will proudly observe Veterans Day on Monday, November 12th with our 5th Annual Veterans Day Celebration. The Veterans Day Celebration allows our students to give thanks, honor and remember their family members and/or friends who have bravely served in the Armed Forces. We welcome your child to invite Veterans from their family
11-05-2018
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Fall Pumpkin Patch/La Colecta de Calabazas de Otoño
We will have a Fall Pumpkin Patch in our edible garden on Thursday, October 25th. Esta semana tendremos la Colecta de Calabazas de Otoño en nuestro jardín de hortalizas el Jueves 25 de Octubre. Download Form Here/Descargue Formulario Aqui
10-23-2018
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Fall Cultural Festival Cancelled / El Festival Cultural Se Cancela
The Fall Cultural Festival is cancelled for this Saturday, October 20th due to  the weather.  It is rescheduled for November 13th from 5:00-7:30.  Please save the date. A flyer with details will be sent home soon. We will proceed with our Fall Cultural Festival Pre-paid Out of Uniform Passes for this Friday, October 19th.  Today, the teachers were given the Pre-Sale out of
10-18-2018
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WLA ES October Newsletter/Boletin De Octubre
Teacher of the Year 2019-2020. Congratulations to Ms. Sonia Alvarez for being chosen our WLA Teacher of the Year for the 2019-2020 school year! Ms. Alvarez is a dynamic and passionate teacher at WLA and we are very happy to have her represent our school.
10-15-2018
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Fall Festival Performance Schedule/Horario De Presentaciones Del Festival De Otoño
October 20, 2018 – 20 de octubre 2018 11:00 a.m. – 2:00 p.m. 11:00 – 11:15 a.m. Welcome – National Anthem – Cheerleader Kick-off 11:20 – 11:30 a.m. Pre-K –0 0 Jones & WLA 11:35 – 11:45 a.m. Kindergarten 11:50 – 12:00 p.m. 1st Grade 12:05 – 12:15 p.m. 2nd Grade 12:20 – 12:30 p.m.
10-04-2018
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Hunger Action Month
Please help WLA collect food for Hunger Action Month. Our donations will go to our local community support-Backpacks for Love. If your child brings in $1 or a non-perishable item, he/she can wear an orange shirt on Friday. Please see attached flyer. Por favor ayude a la escuela WLA a juntar comida para el mes
09-27-2018
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FCF Shirts on sale through Sunday, 9/30!
Please follow the link to order your FCF T-shirts For only $10!!!
09-26-2018
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WLA PRE-SALE: Fall Cultural Festival Tickets
Tickets/Boletos: $5/person/persona - $20/maximum per family/maximo por familia - Children under 3 Free/Niños menos de 3 años gratis
09-26-2018
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September Parent Newsletter/Boletin Para Padres De Septiembre
Administration works closely with the WLA PTO to identify needs for the school and our students. The WLA PTO met with our school leadership team last year in December to discuss “Big Ideas.”
09-17-2018
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Fall Cultural Festival T-Shirts On Sale Now!
Fall Cultural Festival is right around the corner. Follow the link to order this years student designed T-Shirt! Click Here To Place Your FCF T-Shirt Order!  
09-14-2018
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Picture Day/El Día De Fotos
Picture Day for World Language Academy Elementary School will be Friday, September 14th. (with uniform) El Día de Fotos para World Language Academy Elementary School se llevará a cabo el viernes, 14 de septiembre. (con uniforme)
09-12-2018
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DreamBox Theater After School Drama
DreamBox Theater is coming to WLA Have you ever wanted to be onstage? Join us this Fall for an after-school drama enrichment program for K-5th graders designed to explore acting and musical theatre. Students meet weekly and rehearse and play drama games that encourage teamwork, creative expression and public speaking skills. This Fall we are
08-27-2018
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Back to School Night/ Fiesta de Regreso A La Escuela – Event Rescheduled/Reprogramado
Rescheduled/Reprogramado When/Cuando: Friday, September 7th / Viernes, 7 de Septiembre Time/Hora: 6:00-8:30pm 08/17/2018 – Event Canceled/Evento Cancelado Due to the potential of thunderstorms, we are canceling tonight’s Back to School Bash. We will reschedule and send out the new date as soon as possible. Debido al potencial de las tormentas, vamos a cancelar el evento
08-27-2018
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WLA Elementary: Volunteer In Our Garden
If you would like to volunteer in the garden at WLA Primary please sign up using the following link. Si desea ser voluntario en el jardín de WLA Primary, inscríbase usando el siguiente enlace: https://www.signupgenius.com/go/10c0b4da5a72aa2fc1-fall
08-23-2018
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WLA ES Upcoming Parent Nights/ Próxima Noche De Padres
AUGUST/ AGOSTO 21 – Kindergarten and 1st Grade Parent Night 6:00-7:00 23 – 2nd and 3rd Grade Parent Night 6:00-7:00 28 – 4th and 5th Grade Parent Night 6:00-7:00 21 – Noche de padres de kínder y 1ro 6:00-7:00 23 – Noche de padres de 2do y 3ro 6:00-7:00 28 – Noche de padres de
08-20-2018
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SCHOLASTIC BOOK FAIR
On August 27th–31st, the Media Center will be hosting a Scholastic Book Fair. This event will include a fun-filled variety of books and activities. Hours for this fair will be; Family Night on Tuesday, August 28th, when the fair will be open from 8:30-6pm.  Monday, Wednesday and Thursday the Book Fair will be open 8:30am-2:00pm
08-20-2018
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Ice Cream Sale/Venta De Helados
ICE CREAM SALE!!!! WLA primary will start selling Ice Cream on Tuesday, August 14, 2018 The teachers will take the student orders in the classroom during breakfast. Orders will be placed at 8:30 a.m. Each ice cream will cost $1.00. This year we have a brand new selection of ice creams that follow the new
08-14-2018
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August 2018 Newsletter/Boletin Para Padres Agosto 2018
We are so excited to have our WLA family back with us again! We have been hearing of some wonderful summer adventures from your children, and we have enjoyed seeing all the smiling faces throughout the past few days. Teachers lost no time in getting right to the heart of what they do- guiding students in the learning, and we feel privileged to get to experience this with you and your children.
08-13-2018
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Parents “Right to Know” info
WLA Letter Spanish WLA Letter English
08-08-2018
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Important Car Rider Information/Carros En El Campus De Primaria
Primary Campus – Car Riders: School Hours: 7:50-2:20 pm (Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, and Friday) Drop Off in the Mornings: Our aim is to have all of the students in their seats by 8:00 am; ready to begin instruction. The tardy bell will ring at 7:50. Please know that students will not be counted tardy
08-07-2018
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Download & Print Open House Forms
Dear WLA Parents, On behalf of the faculty and staff at the World Language Academy, we are happy to welcome you to the 2018-19 school year! The WLA family looks forward to working in partnership with you as we continue to provide our students with rich and relevant cultural and academic experiences; leading to increased student achievement through dual language immersion and innovative classroom practices.
07-25-2018
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School Supplies!
WLA Elementary Supply List Download the Supply List/Descargue La Lista WLA Middle Supply List Download the Supply List/Descargue La Lista
06-07-2018
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2018 Summer Reading
Hall County Summer Reading 2018School may be out, but your child can enjoy reading all summer long!● Be sure to visit a Hall County Library branch near you for free performances, story times, crafts, andfamily fun nights during their Summer Reading Program, “Libraries Rock!” For more details, visit:http://www.hallcountylibrary.org/srp● Check out books from home all summer
05-09-2018
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WLA School Supplies/ Suministros Escolares para WLA
The WLA Foundation is hosting a pre-packaged School Supply Sale for the 2018/19 school year – Order Forms sent home in Tuesday Folders! The pre-packaged school supply items are WLA Grade Level and Administration approved for the 2018/19 school year. Supplies will be delivered to your child’s classroom before the first day of school. Save
05-04-2018
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BOGO Book Fair April 23-27th!!!
On April 23rd -April 27th  the Media Center will be hosting a “Buy One Get One Free” Scholastic Book Fair. This event will include a fun-filled variety of books and activities. Hours for this fair will be as follows; Family Night is on Tuesday, April 24th, and the fair will be open from 8:30-6pm.  Monday
04-20-2018
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WLA 10 year celebration
Buy your 10 year T-Shirts here
04-10-2018
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WLA April 2018 Parent Newsletter/Boletin Para Padres Abril 2018
*WLA Odyssey of the Mind Team wins the state competition! WLA Odyssey of the Mind Team placed 1st in state-four years in a row! They also received the top creativity award-The Ranatra Fusca Award. The team will be heading to the World Finals in May! We are so proud of our team! *Teacher Appreciation Week at WLA Our WLA teachers would like to thank our parents and students for an amazing Teacher Appreciation Week! Throughout the week, teachers were provided lunch, showered...
04-10-2018
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WLA Kids Marathon
Registration link http://www.fivepointsoflife.com/kids-marathon/kids-marathon-hall-county/ Greetings WLA Toros, This year’s Kids Marathon sponsored by Life South will be held on Saturday April 21, 2018 at 9:00AM at Laurel Park in Gainesville, GA. Kids Marathon is a 1.2 mile fun run open to students from Kinder to 8th Grade and it is absolutely FREE!!! Register online before March
03-20-2018
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Parent Engagement Survey
English Survey Spanish Survey   Dear Parents,   As we continuously seek to improve the Hall County School District, we want to know how you, as a parent or guardian, feel the schools and the district are doing to meet your needs. The information that you provide in this survey will help us evaluate and
03-13-2018
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WLA Teacher Appreciation Week/ Semana de Reconocimiento de Maestros y Personal
Teacher & Staff Appreciation Week March 12-16 Show your Teachers, Specials Teachers, Principals, Cafeteria Staff, Media Specialists, Office Staff or any of your child’s team how much they are appreciated by sending them a FlowerGram!! Flower Grams are 1 carnation in a water tube tied with a small ribbon and card $2.00 each Please use the form
03-07-2018
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WLA Family Bingo Night at AOD/ Noche de Bingo en AOD
Family Bingo and Silent Auction at AOD Come Eat, Play and Bid Friday, March 9th at AOD 5:30-8:00pm Auction & Pizza at 5:30pm Bingo at 6:00pm Auction will close at 8:00pm Admission is FREE! Pre-Order your Family Package Now! 8 Bingo Cards, 1 Whole Cheese Pizza and 4 Drinks – $15.00 Family Package will be
03-01-2018
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WLA School Council Elections 2018-2019
Dear Parents, It is time to elect two new School Council members for the 2018-2019 school year. The responsibilities of school council members include (but are not limited to) the following: 1. Maintain a school-wide perspective on issues; 2. Regularly participate in school council meetings (meets quarterly-Aug, Nov, Feb and June) 3. Participate in information and training programs; 4. Act as link between the school council and the community; 5. Encourage the participation of parents and others within the school community; and 6. Work to improve student...
03-01-2018
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Parent Newsletter/Boletin Para Padres
It is time to elect two new School Council members for the 2018-2019 school year. We want to encourage anyone that is interested in serving on the school council to complete the nomination form that will be sent home on Tuesday (Feb. 27th). The nomination form will be due back by March 16th.
02-26-2018
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Toros Reunion Basketball Game
Our annual Toros Reunion Basketball Game will be held at 6:00pm,Thursday, February 15 at Jones Elementary Gym. Our current 8th grade Toros will play an exhibition game against former Toros players.  We will have fun time reconnecting and enjoy a 3 point shoot-out, Ultimate Gotcha Game and our Educator recognition event at halftime. Hope to
02-07-2018
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Feb 2018 – WLA Parent Newsletter/ Boletin Para Padres
WLA Parents, It is hard to believe that February is already upon us! The days have flown by since our return from the winter break and the spring season will soon be here! Below are a few updates and reminders as we continue to move through the 2017-2018 school year at WLA.
02-05-2018
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WLA Class Picture Online Order
You may order your child’s class picture online at http://www.strawbridge.net using the code found on the envelope in the attached picture. Si desea ordenar la fotografía de la clase de su hijo por internet, vaya a http://www.strawbridge.net y use el código que se encuentra en el sobre en la imagen adjunta.
02-02-2018
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WLA Important Flu Information/ Información Importante Sobre La Flu
What is the flu? Influenza (the flu) is an infection of the nose, throat, and lungs caused by influenza viruses. There are many different influenza viruses that are constantly changing. They cause illness, hospital stays and deaths in the United States each year.
02-02-2018
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WLA Homecoming/Reunion Game
10 year anniversary shirts are now available for only $10. Please order before February 5 to ensure they arrive for our celebration on February 15th!   Buy shirts here!
01-22-2018
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AOD School from Home/ Escuela Desde Casa
WLA 5th grade- 8th grade students and parents, Due to inclement weather, today will be a “School from Home Day”. The assignments for today has been uploaded to the teachers’ Canvas pages. These expectations were discussed with your student. Please contact your child’s teacher via email with any questions you may have. Thank you! Padres
01-17-2018
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WLA Primary “School from Home”/ “Escuela desde Casa”
Due to the weather related school closing, we will have a “School from Home” day. The expectations from the Primary Campus are as follows: K-4th Grade: Choice Boards are attached in the agendas or placed in Canvas Your child is responsible for completing his or her assignments. If your child is unable to complete the
01-17-2018
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WLA Primary Edible Forest/ Jardín de WLA Primaria
We are so excited to start the reconstruction of the WLA Edible Forest. This type of garden is different than traditional gardens and is the most beneficial for the Earth. It will provide all students an environment to learn about nutrition, soil, life cycles, and other science topics. We need help picking up and laying
01-12-2018
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Early Release Friday, Dec. 15
WLA Parents, This is just a reminder that we will have an early release on Friday, December 15th. Please see the schedule below and do not hesitate to call us with questions. Thank you!   **Last Day before Winter Break- Early Release Dismissal Schedule   12:30 Primary (Bus and Car Riders) 1:00   AOD (buses only) 1:30   AOD (WLA
12-14-2017
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December 2017 Parent Newsletter/Boletín Para Padres
Dear WLA Parents, It’s hard to believe the end of the year is finally here! The first few months of school have flown by… As we approach the winter break, we want to thank you, our WLA family, for your continued dedication and support. Just a few updates and reminders… Apreciados padres de familia, ¡Es difícil creer que el final del año está aquí! Los primeros meses de la escuela han pasado volando. Mientras nos acercamos a las vacaciones de invierno, queremos...
12-13-2017
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Parent Surveys/Encuestas para Padres
Parent Surveys Parents, we would love feedback on how we can better serve our WLA family.  Your feedback is crucial as we continue to grow and seek to improve as a school community.  Please click the link below to complete a quick survey.  The survey is available in English or Spanish.   Elementary School (Spanish)
12-12-2017
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Book Fair this week!
On November 27–December 1st  the Media Center will be hosting a Scholastic Book Fair. This event will include a fun-filled variety of books and activities. Hours for this fair will be; Family Night on Tuesday, November 28th, and the fair will be open from 8:30-6pm.  Monday and Thursday the Book Fair will be open 8:30am-3:00pm
11-28-2017
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TOROS Basketball Spiritwear
WLA Toros basketball apparel on sale for a limited time.  Please go to the following website and see our new Toros basketball shirts, hoodies and shooting shirts. Support WLA basketball and receive your order before winter break as a great gift idea! Link will also be available on our website under boys and girls basketball.
11-17-2017
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Parent Newsletter November 2017
Our 4th annual Veterans Day celebrations were a huge success! On that day, we were able to honor our heroes and to remember their achievements, their courage, their dedication, and to say thank them for their service to our country.
11-14-2017
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WLA Toros Basketball
Toros Basketball season starts today! We are very excited to have 13 home dates at AOD for our “WLA Toros” basketball teams this year. We are looking forward to an exciting season and hope to see you all there cheering on the Toros. Please keep in mind that with the construction on-going on our campus
11-13-2017
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Yearbook/Anuario
Our Yearbook Committee will be sending forms to order WLA’s yearbook 2017-2018 this week. If you wish to have one please order it as soon as possible. Price: $28.00 Deadline: 12/01/2017 For additional options, please visit http://www.yearbookforever.com Nuestro Comité para Anuario estará mandado esta semana las formas para ordenar el anuario de este año. Si
11-02-2017
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October/November 2017 Newsletter
We would like to thank all of the families that came out to support our WLA Fall Cultural Festival last Saturday. On that beautiful day, we were able to enjoy cultural dances and artwork by our students, games and delicious food! The festival was a huge success and we were able to raise money for our athletic department and instructional/cultural programs at WLA. We are thankful for your continued support of our school!
10-24-2017
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Red Ribbon Week/Semana De La Cinta Roja
Primary Campus Activities Red Ribbon Week Activities-Primary and Jones Campus October 25th-October 31, 2017 Theme: Your Future is Key, so Stay Drug Free PreK-4th Grade Wednesday, October 25 “I am too Bright for Drugs” Wear your favorite SUNGLASSES/ Gafas par el sol Thursday, October 26 “You only live once, Say NO to Drugs!” Wear as
10-24-2017
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March 23 – Reinstated as a School Day for Students
March 23 – Reinstated as a School Day for Students: At the October 16, 2017 board meeting, the board approved to reinstate March 23, 2018 as a school day for students. Download Calendar Below Here
10-20-2017
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WLA – October 2017 Parent Newsletter
Mr. Schofield has issued a challenge to all Hall County students to create a representation (art work, song, essay, speech, photo, etc.) that tells why we, as the most caring place on Earth, have more that unites us than doesn’t. Hall County has committed to an incentive of $100 per school for award winners. Winning entries at each school will receive $20-$25 gift cards.
10-03-2017
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Donations for Puerto Rico and Mexico/ Donaciones para Puerto Rico y Mexico
We are doing it again! How could we possibly ignore the devastation that has followed Hurricane Harvey and not pull together for the victims of the recent hurricanes and earthquake? In the wake of these natural disasters, we have partnered with our family, friends, neighbors, and big brand vendors to assist in providing Donations and transportation of goods to those affected by this natural disaster. However, due to the magnitude of essential supplies needed, we are asking for your...
09-25-2017
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WLA Toro Trot
Get ready for the 4th annual “running of the kids” Toro Trot Friday, September 29th! As the first WLA Foundation fundraiser of the 2017/18 school year, the Toro Trot is a fun and healthy event for all WLA students to enjoy. Additionally, we are excited to partner with Coach Villarini to kick off the Marathon
09-20-2017
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Fall Cultural Festival shirts for order, $10.00!
WLA Fall Cultural festival is Saturday, October 21st Order your shirts now, only available until October 2nd! Order here!
09-19-2017
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WLA Kindergarten Parent Night/Noche de Padres de Kindergarten
Look forward to seeing you tonight for Kindergarten Parent Night! Agenda: *5:30-6:00 Foundation Consignment Sale (Gentle used uniforms for sale-$1; uniform jackets-$2) **Cash/Check Only** *6:00-6:10 Classroom Q & A-Classroom *6:10-6:30 Curriculum Information Session-Gym *6:30-7:00 Salsa y Salsa Night ¡Esperamos verle esta noche para la Noche de Padres de Kindergarten! Agenda: *5:30-6: 00 Venta de Uniformes
09-07-2017
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Donations For Texas/Donaciones Para Texas
World Language Academy is working together to collect donations to send to the residents of Texas who were affected by Hurricane Harvey. Please send donations to your child’s homeroom by Thursday, September 7th. A Truck will be leaving for Texas on Friday morning. Below is a list of suggested donations. See attached flyer for more
09-05-2017
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DreamBox Theatre Is Coming To WLA This Fall
Have you ever wanted to be onstage? Join us this Fall for an after-school drama enrichment program for K- 4th graders designed to explore acting and musical theatre. Students meet weekly and rehearse and play drama games that encourage teamwork, creative expression and public speaking skills. This Fall we are producing the world premiere of
08-29-2017
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AOD Parent Night/Noche Para Padres En AOD
Please join us for WLA Parent Night @ AOD Who: WLA parents of 5th-8th grade students Date: Thursday, August 24th Time: 6:00-7:00pm *** 5:00-5:30pm: Informational Meeting for 7th Grade Parents- Study Abroad Trip to Costa Rica – Learning Commons Locations: 5th grade (Presentation Room) 6th, 7th, 8th grades (Café Mundo) Topics: Canvas, Parent Portal on
08-16-2017
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Important Eclipse Information/ Información Importante sobre el Eclipse
Dear Middle School Parents: At WLA, we are excited about the upcoming solar eclipse on Monday, August 21, 2017! Our teachers have been planning lessons and activities to align with this historic event. Mrs. Brown has 20 glasses we will be sharing and parents are encouraged to send their child with a personal pair of approved glasses to use. In addition, we will make pinhole cameras in some of the science classes. We will need parents to send empty boxes...
08-16-2017
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August Parent Newsletter/Boletín de Padres de Agosto
It is hard to believe that the summer break is over and we are already in our second week of school! The time is flying by! The students have returned to WLA willing and ready to learn and the teachers have expressed their own excitement in having all of the kids back at school. The 2016-17 school year is off to a fantastic start!
08-15-2017
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WLA Foundation Events/ Eventos de La Fundacion WLA
Greetings WLA Family! The WLA Foundation is excited to kick-off the 2017/18 school year. Please see the information below about our August Events. We look forward to seeing you this year. Be part of it...make a difference...volunteer! Cheers! WLA Foundation
08-15-2017
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WLA Spirt Wear
**SPIRITWEAR ORDER with PAYMENT DUE: WEDNESDAY, AUGUST 23rd** The ‘Back-To-School’ spiritwear orders* with payments are due by Wednesday, August 23rd. Order deliveries are expected mid-September. Download Order Form Below Here
08-15-2017
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Important Dates for this School Year!
Click here to view and or download important dates for this school year.
08-10-2017
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New Car Rider Line Procedures at AOD
Estimados padres de AOD, ¡Gracias por ayudarnos con la nueva fila de autos! Después de estudiar la situación, nos gustaría empezar esta mañana de la siguiente manera: 1) Entren por Poplar Springs, como lo han hecho hasta ahora. 2) Inmediatamente formen dos filas. 3) Vuelvan a formar una sola fila en la última curva a
08-09-2017
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Pre-K Open House Information
The Pre-K open house will be held on Wednesday, August 2nd from 4:00 pm to 5:00 pm at WLA Primary AND WLA @ Jones Learning Center. You will meet your child’s teacher and visit the classroom. School supplies and uniforms are not required for Pre-K. The first day of class is Monday, August 7th. La
07-28-2017
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Welcome Back Letter 2017-18
On behalf of the faculty and staff at the World Language Academy, we are happy to welcome you to the 2017-18 school year! As the WLA administrative team, we look forward to working in partnership with you as we continue to provide our students with a rich and relevant cultural and academic experiences; leading to increased student achievement through dual language immersion and innovative classroom practices.
07-25-2017
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WLA Summer Reading!
WLA Media Center will be open on the following dates from 10-12pm for Storytime & book check out: May 30th          June 1st           June 6th June 8th June 13th June 15th June 20th June 22st June 27th June 29th July 11th July 13th July 18th July 20th July 25st July 27th
05-24-2017
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WLA Summer Hours
AOD will be closed after 05/26, parents should visit the primary campus on Tues or Thurs from 9:00 – 3:00 Primary – Tues & Thurs 9:00 – 3:00
05-24-2017
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WLA Ecuador Project-Primary Campus
Dear WLA family and friends, It has been a year since the devastating earthquake in Ecuador that left thousands homeless. So, it is again that the Fourth grade comes to you with its special project: we would like to collect items that we can take to Ecuador this summer. · Children’s clothing (for summer weather)
05-05-2017
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WLA Summer Language Camps
Download Summer Camp 2017 Flyer Below/Descargue El Anuncio Aqui WLA will host six weeks of Summer Language Camps at the Primary Campus. The camp is available for rising Kindergarten students through Eighth Grade. The students will have the opportunity to participate in an immersive experience in Spanish, Chinese, and Portuguese. The camp will be from 8:30 to
04-25-2017
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“EXtreme EXperiences” for students currently in grades 6-8
On June 5th – 8th, Hall County Schools will provide “eXtreme eXperiences” for students currently in grades 6-8. Each eXperience will be held at the Lanier College & Career Academy on Monday-Thursday from 9:00 – 3:00. A modest registration fee of $ 75 is required to cover lunch each day, all supplies for the camps,
04-18-2017
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April 2017 WLA Updates
Welcome back! We hope your family was able to relax and enjoy family time together during Spring Break. We cannot believe we only have six weeks left of the school year! Often the mindset after testing is that we are finished for the year. That could not be further from the truth. Teaching and learning will continue throughout the month of May. We are encouraging our WLA students to Finish Strong.
04-10-2017
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12 Ways To Develop Your Child’s Organizational Skills
Fun activities like cooking and collecting teach planning, sorting, and classifying. Keep a family calendar. Track everyone's activities on a prominent and accessible calendar, encouraging your child to write her own entries and reference the calendar when making plans. You also might consider checking schedules and updating the calendar as a family over Sunday breakfast.
04-07-2017
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Kids Marathon Information For WLA/Información Sobre Kids Marathon Para WLA
Greetings WLA Family, This is a reminder for those of you wishing to register your child in the “Kids Marathon” sponsored by LifeSouth. The event is totally free if you register before Saturday April 1, $5 until April 21, $10 on race day but free shirts and correct sizes are not guaranteed if you do
03-30-2017
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WLA Daddy-Daughter Dance/Baile de Papas e Hijas en WLA
SAVE THE DATE: WLA DADDY ~ DAUGHTER DANCE Attention All WLA Daddy and Daughters Pre K- 8th Let’s Dance – Vamos a Bailar!! Please MARK your calendar and plan to join us on Friday April 21st for the WLA Daddy Daughter Spring Fling!! Where: WLA Academies of Discovery (AOD campus) When: Friday, April 21st at
03-29-2017
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WLA Primary Only Talent Show/ Concurso de Talentos Solamente en Primaria de WLA
THE FIRST ANNUAL Los Toros Tienen Talento Friday, April 28 at 6:00pm Presented by Student Council to raise money for more Spanish books in the library and more gym equipment Do you have a TALENT? This is your TIME TO SHINE!!! – Visit the following link to register to perform (first come, first serve –
03-27-2017
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Updated Toros Soccer Schedule!
3/29 vs. East Hall Middle @ Davis Middle 3/30 vs. South Hall Middle @ South Hall Middle 4/10 vs. Chestatee Middle @ Chestatee High School 4/13 vs. North Hall Middle @ North Hall Middle 4/17-4/21 Hall County Tournament @ Allen Creek Please come out and support our Toros!/¡ Por favor ven a apoyar a los
03-27-2017
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March 2017 Parent Newsletter
Our WLA teachers would like to thank our parents and students for an amazing Teacher Appreciation Week! Throughout the week, teachers were provided breakfast and lunch, showered with endless notes and gifts and enjoyed duty-free days where parent volunteers took over both car and lunch duties. It was an incredible week!! Thank you so much!!!
03-23-2017
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Spring Pictures/ Fotos de Primavera
On March 9, Cady Studios will be at WLA to take your child’s spring outdoor portraits (students do not have to wear uniforms this day). Remember, there is no pre-pay for spring portraits. Each student will have their picture taken and their image proofs will be sent home approximately 1-2 weeks after picture day for
03-03-2017
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Help For Ecuador/Ayuda Para Ecuador
The WLA fourth grade ‘International Service Project’ group is collecting items for the survivors of the earthquake that hit Ecuador April 16th, 2016. Even though it has been 10 months since that devastating incident, thousands of families remain homeless. The 4th grade ISP group would like to help them. Can you please donate the following
03-02-2017
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Silent Auction/ Subasta Silenciosa
WLA Foundation Silent Auction Fundraiser / Friday, March 10 ~ 6-9PM / AOD Campus Enjoy the Silent Auction evening with Live Music and by adding Dinner prepared by WLA’s own Culinary Arts Students. Pre-Pay today and save. Pre-Pay Dinner Deal = $10/person ($15/person on event night) Recaudación de Fondos de la Subasta Silenciosa de la
02-28-2017
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Soccer Game Postponed – 2/28/17
Today’s Soccer game has been postponed, we will reschedule for a later date.
02-28-2017
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Parent Newsletter – February 2017
WLA parents, It is hard to believe that we are well into the month of February already! The days have flown by since our return from the winter break and the spring season will soon be here! Below are a few updates and reminders as we continue to move through the 2016-2017 school year at World Language Academy.
02-15-2017
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Picture Day/Día de Fotos
Picture Day is Wednesday, February 15th at all three campuses. *Students must wear their uniforms for these class pictures. (Spring pictures will be on March 9th) El Día de Fotos es el miércoles, 15 de febrero en las tres escuelas. *Los estudiantes deben usar uniforme para estas fotos. (Las fotos de primavera van a ser
02-13-2017
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Chess After School (2nd-4th)
The game of chess has proven to help students improve their academic skills at all levels. The classes will be held after school from 3:15 to 4:15 PM once a week on Tuesdays. The cost will be $100 for 8 weeks (Mar. 7th-May 9th) of fun and challenging instruction. (For more information, please see attachment)
02-13-2017
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Atlanta Falcons Spirit Day/DÍa de Apoyo para los Atlanta Falcons
We will have an Atlanta Falcon Spirit Day Friday, February 3rd at all three campuses. Students may wear their Atlanta Falcon Shirt or Jersey on Friday with uniform pants to support our Home-team. Students need to wear uniform if they are not going to wear Falcon apparel. Demostremos nuestro apoyo al equipo de los Atlanta
01-31-2017
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Canned Food Drive at WLA Primary
Juntos podemos ayudar a familias hambrientas en necesidad. Por favor traiga cualquiera de los siguientes alimentos para ayudar eliminar al hambre! Fruta enlatada Vegetales enlatados Pastas Salsa para pasta enlatada, ¡no en envase de vidrio! Frijoles secos en bolsa Arroz seco en bolsa Barras de granola Avena ¡El salon declase que tiene la mayor cantidad
01-31-2017
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Krispy Kreme Fundraiser for Costa Rica
The 7th grade Costa Rica students will be selling boxes of Krispy Kreme donuts during morning car rider line on Friday, February the 3rd at the primary, AOD, and Jones campuses during morning car rider to help raise funds for their study abroad trip to Costa Rica in May of 2017. Please help support our
01-27-2017
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Toros Reunion/Homecoming Game
First Annual Toros Reunion Game When: Tuesday, February 21st at 6:00pm Where: WLA AOD Gym Who: Former WLA Basketball Players will square off with this year’s 8th grade basketball players What: A great night to reconnect with former WLA students while enjoying a coed basketball game and other fun events! Three point shootout! Gotcha Championship!
01-26-2017
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January 2017 Parent Newsletter
We hope you all had a wonderful break! As we reflect on the first half of the year, we celebrate the many accomplishments of our WLA students in both academics and sports. We are so very proud of our kids and the progress they are making every day! We look forward watching them grow and succeed as the year progresses.
01-23-2017
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