• World Language Department Description


    The Foreign Language Program at Greene is offered in three different levels five days a week. Students have the opportunity to develop their reading, writing, listening and speaking skills in the target language. Students also use technology to explore the world around them. The program is designed around the “Five C´s”: Communication, Culture, Community, Comparison, and Connection.


     Foreign Language at Greene is a weekly program offered in three different levels.


    World Language Department Teachers 


    Mrs. Ortiz


    Spanish: Maria E. Ortiz

    Grades 6-8

    College: Universidad de Puerto Rico, PC and RIC

    Professional Certification: World Language Spanish 

    Hobbies: Singing, Fishing, Walking, Learning new things

    Favorite Book: Who switched off my brain? By Dr. Caroline Leaf

    Favorite Food: Lasagna and tostones

    Favorite Candy: Dark chocolate

    Favorite Artist: Jeremy Camp

    Favorite Quote: ‘’Make your life a masterpiece; imagine no limitation on what you can be, have or do” Brian Tracy

    Emails: maria.ortiz@ppsd.org  or maria.ortiz@providenceschools.org

    Spanish: Belmary Tamayo

    Grades 6-8

    Mrs. Tamayo

    Education: Providence College, Universidad de Antioquia 

    Certification: World Language Spanish K12 


    Hobbies : Music, Reading, traveling, Salsa dance, and Culture.

    Favorite Book : “ Papelucho” by Marcela  Paz

    Favorite Food:  Bandeja Paisa 

    Favorite Candy: Chocolatina Jet

    Favorite Artist : Carlos Vives , Shakira

    Fun Fact: I was born in Colombia best coffee in the world 

    Favorite Quote:” It is not true that people stop pursuing dreams because they grow old, they grow old because they stop pursuing dreams..”

    Gabriel Garcia Marquez , Nobel prize in Literature 


    Email:  Belmary.Tamayo@ppsd.org




    French: Enante Exyt

    Grade 6-8


     Education: Rhode Island College, B.A in Anthropology , 2012 Southern Oregon University & Universite de l’Ouest, Masters of Art in French language, 2017 

    Certification:  French & History.


    Favorite Quote: “ Create the highest, grandest  vision possible for your life  because you become what you believe.” Oprah Winfrey


    Email:  enante.exyt@ppsd.org  

    Google Voice: (401) 

    Class website: french7@weebly.com 

    2020/21 Schedule: Period 2: French II, Rm 310                 

                                    Period 3:Club/ Adm             

                                    Period 4: French I P II, RM. 210                

                                    Period 5: French l, RM. 111                     

                                    Period 6: French I, Rm. 205