Chattanooga School Of Language Offers New Term Of Language And Culture Classes For March

Tuesday, March 4, 2014

The Chattanooga School of Language will spring forward in March with a new six-week term of language and culture classes for adults and kids, beginning March 16.

7273px; font-style: normal; font-variant: normal; font-weight: normal; letter-spacing: normal; text-align: start; text-indent: 0px; text-transform: none; white-space: normal; word-spacing: 0px; background-color: rgb(255, 255, 255); margin: 0in 0in 10pt;">Beginning level group classes for kids, grades Kindergarten-five, are available on various days and times during the week. Adult classes are offered in more than ten languages at different levels of proficiency.  

CSL operates with an emphasis on flexible schedules, trusted and credible instruction, cultural experiences and small classroom settings. Classes are offered as private, semi-private (two students) or group (three-10 students) lessons. Teachers are often referred to as “language coaches” and use a variety of teaching tools, including film, music, art and food to create a holistic and comprehensive approach to language learning.

Laurie Stevens said that the school attracts people from all walks of life, including kids, adults and young professionals for a variety of motivations. CSL is expanding its reach by offering customized language classes to local organizations and schools, including the Mountain Arts Community Center on Signal Mountain, Lookout Mountain School and the city of Chattanooga.

Times and dates of March’s classes are listed on the school’s website at www.chattanoogalanguage.com. Students can register online or by calling 423 802-2040.


Bright School Presents First Citizen Of The World Award

Becoming wise and compassionate citizens of the world is part of the educational experience at The Bright School, officials said. This year, the school is honoring young alumni for the first time with an award to recognize leadership in service to others. The Class of 2017 presented the inaugural Citizen of the World Award Friday at graduation to Mimi Vance ’10, who graduated ... (click for more)

Virginia College Hosts Bring A Friend Event And Culture Days

Virginia College in Chattanooga will host a Bring a Friend Event and Culture Day on Tuesday and  Wednesday, from  10 a.m. to noon  at the campus at 721 Eastgate Loop. The event is free and open to the public, as the community is invited to experience a day in the life of a Virginia College student. The event will feature refreshments, campus ... (click for more)

Motorcyclist Dies After Crossing Center Line On Bonny Oaks Drive

A motorcyclist died after crossing the center line on Bonny Oaks Drive on Friday night. Chattanooga Police responded at 6:43 p.m. to a traffic crash at 7100 Bonny Oaks Dr.   A Jeep Renegade driven by 33-year-old Christina L. Cangelier was traveling east on Bonny Oaks Drive when a Suzuki motorcycle crossed the double yellow line and struck the Jeep head on. The ... (click for more)

Richard Anderson, 29, Struck And Killed While Trying To Cross Highway 153

Richard Anderson II, 29, was killed Friday night, while trying to cross Highway 153.   Chattanooga Police responded at 11:36 p.m. to a traffic crash involving a pedestrian struck.   A Honda Civic driven by Kelsey Hamilton, 20, was traveling southbound on Highway 153 in the middle lane with other traffic in adjacent lanes.   Mr. Anderson, wearing ... (click for more)

Memorial Day Remembrance

Memorial/Decoration Day officially became rooted in the American consciousness by Major General and then head of the fraternal organization of the Grand Army of the Republic Commander in Chief John A. Logan's General Order No. 11., which publicly conveyed that, “the 30th day of May 1868 is designated for the purpose of strewing with flowers or otherwise decorating the graves of ... (click for more)

Roy Exum: Those Who Said Nothing

I have two wonderful friends who are smart – each has a doctorate. One, a left-leaning liberal, is not bothered in the least by Secretary of Education Betsy DeVos' sweeping cuts and changes to public education. “Trump will be impeached before any of her plans can take place” is the promise. My other chum so far to the right the guy needs a turn signal. “I’ve been watching this ... (click for more)