Articles by Daryn Slover

Students from the Maine French Heritage Language Program find a creative way to learn the French song, "Bateau Sur L'eau," ("Boat on the Water") at Sherwood Heights Elementary School in Auburn. French teacher Diane Pelletier-Perron works with fifth-graders, from left, Hailey Strout, Morgan Giard and Lily Vincent.

Auburn French heritage program provides Maine influence, teaches kids ‘beautiful’ language

By Daryn Slover on Nov. 10, 2013, at 9:16 a.m.
Jacynthe Jacques received the good news before the bad. She moved to Lewiston from Quebec 18 years ago and did not speak a word of English. “I am Canadian, so I came here as an immigrant,” she said. “It was a discovery to come here and realize that most of …