UHS Students Earn State Seal of Biliteracy


Nine students from Ulysses High School have earned the Kansas State Silver Seal of Biliteracy.

According to the American Council on the Teaching of Foreign Languages (ACTFL) Proficiency Guidelines, The Kansas State Silver Seal of Biliteracy certifies that the language user has provided evidence of all of the assessment criteria of Intermediate Mid in a language other than English.

In order to receive this certificate, an individual must be able to start, maintain, and end a conversation on a variety of familiar topics; navigate short social interactions by asking and answering a variety of questions; can communicate about themselves, others, and everyday life; make presentations on a variety of familiar topics; and engage in conversations with native speakers, while demonstrating knowledge on how to be culturally appropriate.

Each student received a letter from Dr. Randy Watson, Commissioner of Education over the Kansas State Department of Education.

The students who earned this certificate are: Kimberly Rodriguez, Bryan Peña, Karen Montes, Valeria Carrasco, Laura Porras, Kenny Enamorado, Jayleen Guaderrama, Lexi Ramierez, and Valezka Salinas.


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