Spanish Language learning is facilitated at St. Alphonsus/St. Patrick School with the use of the Rosetta Stone Language Learning programand other supporting materials. Students in grades 2 through 8 study the Spanish language and culture. They have class once per week in grades 2-5 and twice per week in the junior high grades 6-8. There is emphasis on vocabulary, pronunciation, comprehension and speaking. The Rosetta Stone program offers the students experience with authentic Spanish language speakers and students are primed for success with foreign language learning in high school.