Meet the Teacher

Ms. Arianna Bailey

Phone: 802-382-1124


Degrees and Certifications:

MA Spanish Middlebury College BA Humanities New College of Florida

Ms. Arianna Bailey

¡Hola! That's me on the left. I am passionate about Spanish, learning and playing with languages, travel, dance and food. I love every Hispanic culture I have gotten to know, and I love how many similarities and differences there are among them. I try to incorporate culture in my classes through food, dance, music, sports, etc. If you have a particular interest, let me know! I have lived in Barcelona, Guadalajara and Oxkutzcab, Yucatán. I have traveled to Ecuador, Mexico, Belize, Puerto Rico, Spain, Nicaragua, Costa Rica, Chile, Colombia, Greece, Italy, Switzerland, France, Austria, Israel, Cuba, Peru, and Bali. Keep your eyes open for information about our next school trip...maybe to Argentina… I look forward to a fun Spanish-filled semester!


All class work, worksheets, quizzes, tests, oral assessments, and homework will be assigned a point value based on the length, difficulty, and importance of the assignment.  For example, a homework assignment might be assigned a value of 20 points. If you receive the grade of 16/20 you have earned 16 of the possible 20 points (or 80% for that assignment). The marking periods and final grades will be determined by dividing the sum of the denominators into the sum of the numerators (for all assignments) to determine a percent based grade point average. I generally make the tests and quizzes equivalent or similar in points to the written compositions. 

Transferable Skills

MUHS has adopted a set of transferable skills which will be enforced in all classes: I am…an inquirer, a communicator, a respectful citizen, a critical and creative thinker, a responsible and reflective learner, and a problem solver. All units of all levels of Spanish typically include each transferable skill, however listed on the course criteria under each unit are the main skills that will be taught. Students may use examples from this class in their end-of-year reflection on the transferable skills in their Personalized Learning Plan.

Summer Reading:
The summer reading sections list optional books that you can read to help maintain your Spanish during the break.