The World Languages program supports a variety of events throughout the school year to showcase student learning and increase public awareness of second language education. The community is invited to many of these events. Any questions should be directed to the contact person listed with the event or the school.



Declamation Contests

Regional: Sat., Feb. 3, 2018 | 7:30am-4:30pm

State: Sat., Mar. 3, 2018 | 7:30am-4:30pm

South High School

Contact Kristi Senden or Elizabeth Dick

ASAA Website


17th Annual International Songfest

Fri., Dec. 8, 2017 | 6-7pm | Carr-Gottstein Lobby

Alaska Center for the Performing Arts 

Contact Will Kimball


Anchorage United Nations Day 5K/2K Run

Sat., Oct. 21, 2017 | Run starts at 10:00am

Westchester Lagoon Boat Launch

Click for more information


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15th Annual Alaska Association of Teachers of Japanese Alaska Speech Contest


University of Alaska Anchorage

Contact Sachiko Kono

AKATJ Website


Dimond Japanese Immersion Program Completion Ceremony

Thurs., May 10, 2018 | 7:00-9:00pm

Dimond High School, Auditeria

Contact Miyuki Imai or Victoria Gellert


Sand Lake Sixth Grade Japanese Immersion Program Completion Ceremony

Wed., May 23, 2018 | 10am-11am

Sand Lake Elementary

Contact Haruki Kamimura


Tomo No Kai Fall Family Dinner

Sat., Oct. 7, 2017 | 6:00-8:30pm

Mears Middle School


Tomo No Kai Art Auction



Cherry Blossom Festival


Dimond High School


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Chinese New Year Dragon Celebration


Scenic Park Elementary

Contact Robyn Lin


Chinese New Year Celebration


Bartlett High School

Contact Yan Wang


Chinese Moon Festival


Bartlett High School

Contact Yan Wang



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Father Frost

Sat., Jan. 13, 2018 | 2:00-4:00pm

Romig Middle School

Contact Elena Farkas


Maslenitsa Farewell to Winter Celebration

Sat., April 7, 2018 | 12:00-3:00pm

Romig Middle School

Contact Elena Farkas




ASD Education Center

Contact Valerie Ekberg-Brown

Alaskan Olympiad Website


Elementary Olympiada


ASD Education Center

Contact Inna Ashcraft


Russian Immersion Program Transition to Middle School Ceremony

Wed., May 9, 2018 | 2:00pm-3:15pm

Turnagain Elementary School

Contact Carissa Cote


West HS Russian Immersion Program Completion Ceremony

Fri., May 11, 2018 | 5:30pm-8pm

WHS Auditorium 

Contact Elena Farkas

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French Camp

Fri./Sat. Oct. 13-14, 2017

Birchwood Camp

Contact Nicole Ayers 


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German Camp, Theme: St. Martinstag

Fri./Sat. Nov. 3-4, 2017

Birchwood Camp

Contact Will Kimball


National German Awards Reception

Wed., April 18, 2018 | 4:30-6:30pm

Rilke Schule German Charter School 

Contact: Matthew Spence




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Chugiak HS Spanish Immersion Completion Ceremony

Fri., April 27, 2018 | 6:00-8:00pm

Contact John Yarger


West HS Spanish Immersion Completion Ceremony

Fri., May 4, 2018 | 6:00-8:00pm

West High School Auditorium

Contact Juan Vazquez




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