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Seal of Biliteracy Awards Given Out

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Seal of Biliteracy Awards Given Out
Posted on 06/10/2020
This is the image for the news article titled Seal of Biliteracy Awards Given OutIn a ceremony on June 9, 51 Portland Public Schools seniors were awarded the Seal of Biliteracy for having attained mastery in English and at least one other world language. 

The students achieved biliteracy in a total of 14 different languages: Amharic, Arabic, Dari, French, Kinyarwanda, Kirundi, Lingala, Portuguese, Somali,  Spanish, Swahili, Tagalog, Urdu and Vietnamese.

Seven of the students earned the Seal in more than one other language. 

Congratulations to these students for achieving biliteracy, an important skill attractive to future employers and college admissions offices!

WATCH THE CEREMONY ON YOUTUBE.

Below are links to the awardees and languages


CBHS, (19 recipients)

DHS   (18 recipients)

PHS    (14 recipients)