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Mr. Kris Urs » Biography


      Mr. Kris Urs is a Latin Teacher of the Red Lion Area Senior High School Foreign Language Department. He received his BA from Franklin & Marshall and is currently working towards his M. Ed. Mr. Urs studied Latin for eight years before becoming a teacher and tutored Latin during his time at Franklin & Marshall. In order to further his understanding of Latin, Mr. Urs has studied Italian, Latin's closest relative language, firsthand in Italy while at the same time studying the archaeological history of ancient Roman society.
     The Foreign Language Department strives to provide a unique learning experience that not only focuses on language but also culture.  Even though four separate languages are taught, the department enjoys working cooperatively to share ideas and best practices of foreign language teaching strategies.  The mission of the Foreign Language Department is to encourage multicultural communication and prepare students to thrive in a global society