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    Name: Paige Pecora
    Email: ppecora@chsd1.org
    Subject/Grade: Foreign Language - Spanish
    Phone: Ext 3107
    Best Time To Call: email preferred

    Lessons for the week of:          4-1 to 4-12

    Spanish 1:          Regular AR/ER/IR Verbs
                                Irregular Verbs (misc., stem-change, yo-go, zco)
                                Quizzes:  several quizzes over the next few weeks
                                                 Unit 4 Exam (second week of April)
    Spanish 2:          Preterite presentation - famous people from Latin America
                                Quizzes:  n/a
    Professional Bio:

    ¡Hola a todos!

    My name is Paige Pecora and I am from Seward, PA. I graduated from Ligonier Valley High School and I went on to study at Saint Vincent College C’15 where I earned my Bachelor of Arts in Spanish Education. I served as President of the Spanish Club and I served for two years as a Prefect (an RA). I also competed on the Bearcat swim team as a sprint freestyler. Swimming has been a huge part of my life, and I am pleased to be able to continue my career as the head coach here at Cambria Heights.

    During the summer after my junior year at SVC, I studied abroad in Valparaíso, Chile in South America for six weeks. I stayed with a wonderful host family who I still keep in contact with, and I spent much of the time traveling the country while taking classes at the Pontificia Universidad Católica de Valparaíso. While I was in Chile, I traveled throughout the dynamic landscape and went on many excursions in an attempt to fit everything I could into a brief six week visit. I also travelled to Costa Rica as a chaperone for a middle school field trip. It was such a rewarding and enjoyable experience, and the students gained a huge appreciation for Hispanic culture. If your child ever has the chance to study abroad, I highly recommend that they take advantage of the opportunity! I promise that they will learn so much and that it will be an experience that they will never forget.

    Second language acquisition is a significant advantage for students that want to become well-rounded and educated individuals, and I want to share my passion of the language and culture with my students. I am so excited to work with you and your children this year! Please feel free to contact me with any questions, and I look forward to meeting you very soon!


    Miss Pecora