Robert Dennis
                                                                                           District Chairperson of World Languages & ESL
                                                                                           Office: (516) 434-3179
 Students in Ms. Pupillo's Italian 1 class recently participated in an Italian poetry contest @ SUNY Old Westbury.  Six JFK students took part in the event as they competed against other high school students throughout Long Island.  Three of Ms. Pupillo's students placed 1st, 2nd, and 3rd.  Congratulations to Ms. Pupillo and to her students: 

Nicholas Illuzzi- 1st place (for reciting "Carnevale" by Gianni Rodari)

Ryo Hizawa- 2nd place ( for reciting "Autunno" by Saturno Montanari)  

Geo Pilco- 3rd place ( for reciting "Autunno" by Saturno Montanari)

 Other honorable participants are Bhstha Khail, Satnadar Kaur, and Nicole Kinstler.
Click HERE and HERE for photos from the event.  
Attention 5th grade students - click HERE to watch a presentation about your language selection.  
Chinese Expands Business Opportunities - Click HERE to watch a video about China's new Apple Store.
High School Students - Want to add another language to your schedule next year?  Click HERE to see your options.
Click HERE to read our Fall 2014 edition of the Chinese newsletter.   
Click HERE to read a letter regarding a change in the listening comprehension assessment for midterm and final/FLACS exams. 
Welcome to the World Languages Department of Plainview-Old Bethpage Central Schools.
We offer a comprehensive K-12 program beginning with American Sign Language in Kindergarten
as well as in the HS. Mandarin Chinese is now offered in grades 1-6, Spanish and French in grades
5-12, and Italian in grades 9-12.
                                           Hello, Hola, Bonjour, Ciao, N ǐHǎo, Hello
French Teachers
R. Smith
S. Salzman
Spanish Teachers
D. Hershkowitz
D. Kleinman
N. Pupillo
T. Schmeltz
L. Steinberg
C. Visbal
 K. Falbo
N. Pupillo
I. Wong
American Sign Language
K. Preston 
 in your hands
Resources for Listening Comprehension:
French - Click HERE and HERE
           Italian - Click HERE
                                                                Spanish - Click HERE