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World Languages and Cultures

Sixth graders begin the academic year at the Novice Low/Novice Mid level according to ACTFL proficiency standards. Sixth grade World Language and Cultures classes engage students through stories, culture, games, projects, and other developmentally appropriate language teaching methodologies.
Students finish the academic year with a consistent level of Novice Mid proficiency in all four language skills.

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Berwick Academy

Berwick Academy, situated on an 80-acre campus just over one hour north of Boston, serves 600 students, Pre-Kindergarten through grade 12, from Massachusetts, New Hampshire, and Maine. Deeply committed to its mission of promoting virtue and useful knowledge, Berwick Academy empowers students to be creative and bold. Berwick strives to graduate alumni who shape their own learning, take risks, ask thoughtful questions, and come to understand and celebrate their authentic selves. Founded in 1791 and rooted in a tradition of college preparation, our culture of innovation prepares students for a complex and dynamic world.