Spanish

The Spanish club here at Lake Gibson High School is run by Mrs. Landron, a Spanish I teacher here at Lake Gibson High School. Spanish Club is open to any student who has taken a Spanish class. Spanish Club meets to give students more opportunities to experience the cultures of the Spanish-speaking world.

Spanish Club is open to any student who has taken a Spanish class. Spanish Club meets to give students more opportunities to experience the cultures of the Spanish-speaking world.

Hispanic Facts in the U.S.

  • One in seven people in the United States is of Hispanic origin.
  • Hispanics are a mix of European, African, and Native American people.
  • In 204 B.C. Romans created the term Hispanic to identify inhabitants from the Iberian Peninsula
    which encompass Spain and Portugal today.
  • The term Hispanic was adopted in the U.S. in the 1970s by the federal government in its census questionnaires.
  • The U.S. is the fifth largest Hispanic country in the world.
  • St. Augustine and Santa Fe were Hispanic cities founded before Plymouth.
  • Spanish is the fourth most frequently spoken language in the world.
  • Twenty countries speak Spanish as their first language.
  • 70% of the Hispanic population lives in five states: California, Texas, New York, Florida, and Illinois.
  • Hispanics are the largest minority in the U.S.

Requirements

  • Currently in Spanish Class
  • Had 2 years of Spanish
  • Native Speakers
  • Minimum of 2.5 GPA
  • Have no major discipline problems last year

FEE:  $15