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Our mission statement

Studying a world language means jobs, world travel, and global communication! At Wilcox High School, students can learn about amazing cultures and their languages by studying Japanese, French, or Spanish. Our World Language courses meet national and state standards and are certified for both the University of California and California State University systems. Students are also able to earn the California Seal of Biliteracy through advanced study of their chosen language. At Wilcox this honor includes a medallion worn at graduation, a seal affixed to the student’s diploma, and a special notation on the student’s final transcript.

World language department staff
Contact Sandra Alfonso  Sandra Alfonso (408) 423-2578 World Language (Spanish)
Contact Julie Covey  Julie Covey (408) 423-2501 World Language (Spanish)
Contact Velia Gándara-Solís  Velia Gándara-Solís (408) 423-2514 World Language (Spanish), Dpt. Ch., Link Crew Coordinator, Latino Student Union
Contact Dunia Hassan  Dunia Hassan (408) 423-2565 World Language (Spanish)
Contact Karine Khurshudyan  Karine Khurshudyan (408) 423-2563 World Language (Spanish)
Contact Kelly Kosuga  Kelly Kosuga (408) 423-2455 World Language (Japanese)
Contact Thuy Nishio  Thuy Nishio (408) 423-2525 World Language (French), French Club Advisor, Chinese Club Advisor
Contact Amy Peoples  Amy Peoples (408) 423-2547 World Language (French), AVID
Contact Anna Santana  Anna Santana (408) 423-2550 World Language (Spanish)
Contact Itsuko Tamaki (Suzuki)  Itsuko Tamaki (Suzuki) (408) 423-2576 World Language (Japanese), Japanese Club Advisor
Contact Jennifer Woo  Jennifer Woo (408) 423-2564 World Language (Spanish), Spanish Club Advisor, Sister Cities Co-Advisor