Washoe Country School District

August 22, 2014

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ELL Parent Information

ELL staff provides information and services regarding enrollment, attendance, and school district expectations for “new to the district” ELLs and their families. A Welcome booklet was developed by the department which provides students and their families with important information regarding graduation requirements and courses the students are required to complete. ELL staff work closely with parents, principals, school counselors, and school registrars to facilitate a smooth transition into our schools.

Introductory Information for parents

This Welcome Booklet addresses questions ELL newcomers may have about middle school classes for English Language Learners (ELLs). The booklet also gives new ELLs and their families a quick overview of other general middle school issues.

MS Program Guide-Welcome booklet English
MS Program Guide – Bienvenido
HS Program guide – Welcome Booklet
HS Program Guide – Bienvenido

The ELL program is an English language development program using content for the development of Speaking, Listening, Reading and Writing skills for non-English proficient or English Language Learners (ELLs).

WCSD ELL Brochure in English
WCSD ELL Brochure in Spanish

Home Language Survey
Home Language Survey
(description for handbook)

Newcomer Registration Information 2013-14 (in English)washoecountyschools.org/docs/schools/register/New_13_-_14_Testing_information_for_Students_New_to_the_Country.pdf

Newcomer Registration Information 2013-14 (in Spanish)washoecountyschools.org/docs/schools/register/2013-2014_Testing_Information__for_New__Students_to_the_Country-SPANISH.pdf

HS Course Descriptions
MS Textbooks
HS Textbooks

Jessie Beck TWI –Dual Immersion brochure
Mt. Rose TWI- Dual Immersion brochure
Donner Springs ES TWI - Dual Immersion brochure
ELL Transportation Brochure in English
ELL Transportation Brochure in Spanish

TWI-Dual Immersion Parent Newsletter