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Middle School/ High School Spanish

Upcoming Fall Butter Braid Sale. Mark your calendars for our fall sale!
ButterBraidThe Spanish Club will be selling Butter Braids this October. Delivery will be just in time for Thanksgiving. Butter braids are a frozen good that must be allowed to thaw and baked. It is extremely good. They are truly delicious. They are available in many great flavors and are a tasty baked treat! The price for each is $11. Please see a Spanish Club member if you'd like to place an order. Your support is greatly appreciated.

Fall/Spring 2012-2013 Schedule
Clock_Clip_ArtPlease view my schedule and feel free to arrange a time with me where you can make-up assignments or get extra help.

World Language Courses
holaRead a brief synopsis of what each Spanish class has to offer. Find the class that is right for you.

En_Espanol_bookUse this online reference to help you with your En Espanol textbooks. You can access link activities, online flashcards, and self-check quizzes.

Helpful Spanish Web Sites
Head_ScratcherView a list of Spanish websites that can help you on your assignments and projects.

Taco Night at Taco Johns
taco_johnsMark your calendars for Monday, October 29th, from 5-9 p.m. The Pillager Spanish Club will be working at the Brainerd Taco John's to raise funds towards their trip to Costa Rica. Help support your classmates by eating dinner at Taco John's on this date. Taco John's will donate 20% of the profits earned from 5-9 p.m. to our Spanish Club. Come eat some yummy Tex-Mex food.

Explore Costa Rica 2013 Trip Abroad
passport_picThe Spanish Club will be heading to Costa Rica in June 2013 for yet another great trip abroad. Ms. Rivera has taken the best of the best and has created her own customized tour. Registrations for this trip will close on November 1, 2012.Currently we have 26 students enrolled on this amazing tour.We will be traveling the Spanish Club from Pine City High School with Mrs. Dunkley.

2011 Discover Costa Rica Trip
On June 8, 2011 several Pillager Spanish students embarked on a 12 day adventure to Costa Rica. They had an amazing time on the Discover Costa Rica tour through EF Tours.

2007 Gulf of Campeche Mexico Trip
In June 2007, Ms. Rivera and four of her students traveled to Mexico with EF Educational Tours. The group did a 10 day tour from Mexico City to Cancun. The tour let the students see the modern, traditional, and touristic side of Mexico. Check out the pictures from our trip.

Spanish Classroom Pictures


Ms. Rivera - Spanish
I have taught in the Pillager School District for 16 years. I am a native of Puerto Rico and have traveled extensively in Central and South America. I lived in South America (Peru and Argentina) for 7 years. I obtained my Bachelor's degree in Secondary Education with an emphasis in Spanish from St. Cloud State University and completed my Master's in Educational Leadership from Southwest Minnesota State University. My husband, Brian, and our four children reside in Brainerd.

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