Did you know there is an American Sign Language Club at BSA?
Mrs. Jan Clark started learning American Sign Language when she was younger. She always loved the language. A few years ago she noticed there were some hearing impaired parents and students in our district. She was able to help them communicate. It was so rewarding!
So, this year she started an American Sign Language (ASL) Club to share her love of ASL with students at BSA. The response has been overwhelming! Parents are learning along with their children. Students are looking forward to an upcoming visit from parents who use ASL in their every day lives.
There are currently 35 students enrolled in the
Mrs. Clark says, "I want to take students on an adventure into the wonderful world of ASL. I hope to teach them to communicate using hands, bodies, and faces instead of just our voices. In this introduction to ASL we are learning the alphabet, simple signing, and even learning to sing in ASL.
is an after-school club focused on sign language skills and deaf awareness. We are here to provide an opportunity for hearing students to learn more about how to communicate and socialize with the hearing impaired community in order to grow closer together."