A new program offered this year to elementary students entering JK through Grade 8, the Heritage Language program aims to reach children who wish to develop and maintain the ability to speak, listen, read and write a new language, or in the language of their heritage. This programs enhances students’ connection with their heritage and improves communication skills in their language of choice. It strengthens cognitive development through the knowledge of an additional language. Students also receive opportunities to learn and experience another culture. Provides opportunities to learn and experience another culture.