WHAT WE WILL BE DISCUSSING TODAY… The National Spanish Honors Exam Spanish Honors Society t-shirt
NATIONAL SPANISH HONORS EXAM The National Spanish Honors Exam is an online exam given at your school. Over 3800 teachers in the United States volunteer and give this test each year. The exam will assess students in Grades 6- 12th, for there proficiency and achievement in the study of Spanish as a second language.
SCHOLARSHIPSScholarships for High School students are as follows:For 9th grade students:NSE offers Global Citizen ScholarshipsApplication Deadline: February 15For 11th grade students:NSE offers Junior Travel AwardsApplication Deadline: February 15For 12th grade students:NSE offers Scholarships for High School SeniorsApplication Deadline: May 15
SCHOLARSHIPS CONT. Students receiving a medal placement by scoring at the 75th percentile or above on the National Spanish Exam (Level 01, 1, 2 or 3). Only ONE student per school may apply. (Teachers at participating schools must select the applicant from their own school.) Recipients of the scholarship agree to make travel arrangements by May 1, 2012
REGISTRATION Deadline for Registration is January 31st, 2012. Your Spanish Teacher will Register each student of there choosing. The cost is $3.00 per student.
PRACTICE BEFORE THE EXAM Teachers will administer practice exams for: Vocabulary and Grammar Reading and Listening
THE EXAM The Exam will last approximately 80 minutes (two 40 minute sessions). The Exam contains 2 parts and is broken up in 2 class periods, Achievement –Vocabulary and Grammar Proficiency – Reading and Listeningcomprehension