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Media-Providence Friends Students Practices Spanish While Visiting Linvilla

Third grade students at Media-Providence Friends School mastered their Spanish vocabulary during a recent trip to Linvilla Orchards.

Third grade students at mastered their Spanish vocabulary during a recent trip to .

Everywhere the students looked they found things that they could name and describe en Español.

In addition to finding an abundance of opportunities to use their Spanish vocabulary and discover a few new words 'in situ,' students were treated to an educational hayride.

After the hayride, Farmer Nancy Linvill Dole, an MPFS alum, took students on a tour of the farm's new "green greenhouse" where they learned about its woodchip-burning furnace and geothermal heating systems while they continued to practice their Spanish vocabulary.

The afternoon trip concluded with a stop at the apple sling shots where students tried to direct their apples at targets with Spanish words created especially for their trip.

Media-Providence Friends School is a Quaker day school, located in the heart of Media, providing children aged 3 through 8th grade a safe learning environment and engaging, values-infused academic program. Now is the time to apply for the 2012-13 school year. Find Open House dates at www.mpfs.org/admissions or set up a personal tour with Admissions Director Francy Strathmann at 610.565.1960 x104.

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