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Taking Big Steps Forward at SSH Fort Worth

Taking Big Steps Forward at SSH Fort Worth

The new school year brings exciting celebrations for Spanish Schoolhouse Fort Worth, including a new building and a 10-year anniversary! As they settled into their new digs, we took a few moments to reflect with owners Dusty Gotcher and Yolanda Armas on where they’ve been in the past decade and what their goals are for the next one!

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Spanish Schoolhouse FAQs for New Families

Spanish Schoolhouse FAQs for New Families

New lunch boxes, backpacks, uniforms, and the excitement of meeting new teachers and friends! It’s “Back to School” time, and like every August, this is a time of many questions, especially for new families at Spanish Schoolhouse. We’ve been welcoming students back to school for over 20 years now, so don’t worry… we have answers to all those FAQs (frequently asked questions)! My child doesn’t speak any Spanish. How will […]

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Raising Global Citizens at Spanish Schoolhouse

Raising Global Citizens at Spanish Schoolhouse

What are the most important factors when choosing a preschool? As a parent, you’re likely interested in the quality of the curriculum, student:teacher ratios, convenience to your home or work, and affordability. But in today’s interconnected world, a new priority is emerging for families searching for preschool and childcare – global perspective. Parents want their children to be exposed to cultural diversity and different ways of thinking. They value giving […]

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Nine Fascinating Facts Your Child Can Learn at Spanish Schoolhouse Summer Camp

Nine Fascinating Facts Your Child Can Learn at Spanish Schoolhouse Summer Camp

We’re so happy to welcome summer and all the fun that comes with Spanish Schoolhouse summer camp!  Our camps are full Spanish immersion, so children can continue their Spanish exposure and learning over the summer! Many SSH campers are former students who we love to welcome back year after year!  Others are current students who proudly invite their siblings, cousins, friends, and neighbors to check out “their school” for a […]

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The ABCs and 123s of English Class at Spanish Schoolhouse
By     |    Feb 12, 2021
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The ABCs and 123s of English Class at Spanish Schoolhouse

Preparing Bilingual Learners for Kindergarten As a Spanish immersion school, we primarily teach in Spanish, but we know it’s essential for preschoolers to have a strong English foundation too. One of our experts on this subject is Kari Aguilar.  Allow us to introduce her! Mrs. Kari is a familiar face to many Spanish Schoolhouse parents. She’s the bubbly, energetic star (and creator/editor) of this year’s SSH Preschool English videos!  We […]

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Seven Ways Parents Can Learn Spanish Along with Their Kids
By     |    Jan 19, 2021
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Seven Ways Parents Can Learn Spanish Along with Their Kids

Welcome, 2021! (and ¡Adiós, 2020!)  We’ve never been more eager to see the end of an old year and the start of a new one!  If part of your fresh start to 2021 is to improve your Spanish, we’re here to help. Whether you have lofty goals or just want to be able to keep up with your Spanish Schoolhouse preschooler, here are seven easy ways parents can learn Spanish […]

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Director Spotlight – Gaby Martinez del Rio
By     |    Oct 28, 2020
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Director Spotlight – Gaby Martinez del Rio

Spanish Schoolhouse is often compared to a family.  But for SSH Castle Hills Director, Gaby Martinez del Rio, SSH means family in more ways than one!  It’s not only warm and loving like a family – for Gaby, Spanish Schoolhouse is also a family business!  Gaby co-owns the school with her mother, Gaby Ramirez.  In fact, her whole family has been in the business for more than 15 years!   Growing […]

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Raising a Bilingual Child – Questions, Myths, and Truth
By     |    Sep 14, 2020
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Raising a Bilingual Child – Questions, Myths, and Truth

You’ve done your research, checked the options, and decided to raise your child to be bilingual. If language immersion is new to you, chances are you had more than a few questions about the process. You’ve probably been questioned or cautioned by well-meaning friends or family about your plans. After all, there are lots of viewpoints on raising bilingual kids and people love to share their opinions! Awareness is certainly […]

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“¡Lávate bien las manos!”  Health and Safety Lingo for Little Ones
By     |    Aug 20, 2020
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“¡Lávate bien las manos!” Health and Safety Lingo for Little Ones

Adapting to new safety protocols can make school seem a little unfamiliar. At Spanish Schoolhouse, our directors, teachers, and our cheerful mascot, Periquito Azul, have fun ways to help keep children healthy and safe while keeping our environment warm, welcoming, and familiar.

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Director Spotlight – Adriana Castaño

Director Spotlight – Adriana Castaño

Director Adriana Castaño brings her creativity, positivity, and energy to Spanish Schoolhouse Sugar Land every day. Let's learn a little more about this dynamic director!

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