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Our Mission is to inspire and prepare all students to realize their potential and enhance our global community.


35 Barksdale Rd.
West Hartford, CT 06117
Phone: 860-233-4421
Fax: 860-232-4732

Jennifer Derick, Principal 



Teacher: Madame Bober


The French curriculum is based on a communicative approach to foreign language learning. The emphasis is on developing speaking and listening skills, adding reading and writing as students develop the necessary skills.Classes are conducted almost entirely in French, relying on gesture, repetition, and visual aids for comprehension and communication.

French culture is integrated at all levels. Students will become familiar with French speaking countries around the world through the study of art, music, history, cuisine, literature, and customs.

The ultimate goal for the 3-5 French experience is for each child to be able to converse with ease, read and comprehend and or write short stories or dialogue in French.

The French program provides an exciting and challenging experience for Norfeldt students.


French Time Allotments

Third, fourth, and fifth grades: two thirty minute sessions a week

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Upcoming Events

  • December 2017
    • MonDec11 Volleyball Club, Grade 4 & Grade 5 7:30 AM to 8:20 AM
    • MonDec11 Chess Program at Norfeldt 3:30 PM to 4:30 PM
    • TueDec12 Chanukah (Judaism) begins at sunset, through 12/20
    • TueDec12 Hobby Quest Magic Club, Art Room 3:20 PM to 4:20 PM
    • ThuDec14 Volleyball Club, Grade 2 & Grade 3 7:30 AM to 8:20 AM
    • ThuDec14 Mad Science, Art Room 3:20 PM to 4:30 PM
    • FriDec15 Art Club, Art Room 7:45 AM to 8:30 AM
    • TueDec19 Board of Ed Meeting, TH, Legislative Chamber 7:00 PM to 9:00 PM

West Hartford Public Schools

50 South Main St, West Hartford, CT  06107

T: 860-561-6600

F: 860-561-6910

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