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Cardinal Valley takes dual language approach to strengthen the school’s foundation, future

Two of the five kindergarten classes comprise the new dual language program, which ensures Hispanic youngsters grasp the essentials in Spanish before tackling English. (Photo by Tammy L. Lane)   By Tammy L. Lane Special to KyForward   To enhance the big picture of their lives, Cardinal Valley Elementary in Lexington is working to improve the littlest students’ initial engagement in school...

Cardinal Valley takes dual language approach to strengthen the school's foundation, future

Two of the five kindergarten classes comprise the new dual language program, which ensures Hispanic youngsters grasp the essentials in Spanish before tackling English. (Photo by Tammy L. Lane)   By Tammy L. Lane Special to KyForward   To enhance the big picture of their lives, Cardinal Valley Elementary in Lexington is working to improve the littlest students’ initial engagement in school...

Cardinal Valley students ‘couldn’t believe people were throwing things in their creek’

Cardinal Valley students cleaned up a stream that runs by their apartments and houses. (Photos from FCPS)   About 75 students and volunteers from Cardinal Valley Elementary in Lexington worked Saturday to clean out the stream at Cardinal Valley Park, collecting half a ton of trash between the road and pedestrian bridges.   The effort was coordinated by Amanda Heltzel, a graduate student at...

Cardinal Valley students 'couldn't believe people were throwing things in their creek'

Cardinal Valley students cleaned up a stream that runs by their apartments and houses. (Photos from FCPS)   About 75 students and volunteers from Cardinal Valley Elementary in Lexington worked Saturday to clean out the stream at Cardinal Valley Park, collecting half a ton of trash between the road and pedestrian bridges.   The effort was coordinated by Amanda Heltzel, a graduate student at...