• Languages Other Than English (LOTE)

    LOTE strives to prepare students to use foreign languages for meaningful communication in real life situations in both spoken and written form.  Through foreign language study, students will develop sensitivity to the cultural and linguistic heritage of other groups, understand their influence on American culture, and become prepared to participate in a society characterized by linguistic and cultural diversity.

    Learning a Foreign Language will...

    • Improve employment potential
    • Enhance your ability to function in several other areas
    • Enhance tolerance of diverse lifestyles and customs
    • Improve chances of admission to college
    • Increase understanding of one's own culture
    • Increase global understanding
    Languages offered through RCSD...
    • American Sign Language
    • French
    • Latin
    • Mandarin Chinese
    • Spanish