Learning a second language provides many opportunities and viewpoints that you might not have come across any other way. You can learn to communicate with a variety of people from different cultures and learn about their customs and beliefs. People are always impressed when you can help them with their needs and wants in their own language.
Loudoun County Public Schools students in 4th and 5th grade will receive Spanish instruction once a week for 30 minutes. Emphasis is placed on listening, speaking and reading skills. The FLES curriculum reflects the foreign language national and state standards and correlates in specific areas to the curriculum and SOLs for grades 4-5.