School No. 9 proudly opened its doors and welcomed parents and students to its annual ESL Summer Enrichment Program. Parents had an opportunity to learn about the program and meet the staff: Principal-Dr. Larry Plummer, Acting Supervisor- Kevin Lamastra, ESL Teacher- Mrs. Orelien-Armstead, Teacher Assistant- Ingrid Gomez and Secretary-Mary Ann Pirozzoli. According to Mrs. Orelien-Armstead, School 9 is committed to meeting the academic and social needs of English Language Learners through rigorous English classes, focusing on a different theme each year. This year the Summer Enrichment Program will focus on Marine Life and Ancient Egypt to supplement English Language Acquisition. Students will engage in content- rich, fun group authentic activities and learning centers to improve their reading, listening, speaking and writing skills. By the end of the program, ESL students will have successfully completed their summer readings and projects.