• What Is The TWBI Program?

    The Two-Way Bilingual Immersion Program (TWBI) will be in its third year for the 2021-2022 school year at César Chávez Middle School. Students will be able to take courses in Spanish as they work towards a Seal of Biliteracy. 

    Parent Information Meeting Presentation

    Middle School Courses and Materials

     

    Congratulations to our 8th grade TWBI Scholars for being awarded the Middle School Biliteracy Recognition Honor.

    TWBI 8th graders

     

    Contact Us

    Luis Casillas - Teacher for 6th-8th Spanish & 6th Dual Immersion 

    Julio Zuniga -  Teacher for 6th-8th Spanish & 7th Dual Immersion

    Paulina Tamayo - School Counselor

    Jenny Morgan - Principal 

     

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  • Benefits of TWBI for Students 

    • Enhanced knowledge of how language works
    • Improved performance on tasks that call for divergent thinking, pattern recognition, and problem solving
    • Additional knowledge and understanding of one's native language
    • Greater understanding, appreciation, and respect for other languages and cultures
    • Ability to take advantage of opportunities that are available only in other languages
    • Enhanced employment opportunities once school is completed
    • Ability to communicate with other ethnic and cultural groups
  • Goals of TWBI:

    • Bilingualism and Biliteracy

    • Academic excellence in both languages 

    • Positive cross cultural attitudes

    • Greater self esteem 

    • College and career readiness

    • Promote a sense of community