Rafael Hernández Two-Way Bilingual School

Welcome to the website for the Rafael Hernández Two-Way Bilingual School! Please spend some time reviewing the site and discover how exciting bilingual learning can be.

The Rafael Hernandez Two-Way Bilingual School is committed to working with parents and the community within a diverse, nurturing environment in which students use Spanish and English as constructive tools for learning.

We believe students, teachers, and parents should work cooperatively to set and achieve goals that maximize each student’s potential, and that develop courageous learners, effective communicators, and responsible citizens.

Blog

Schoolyard Ribbon-Cutting Ceremony Celebrates Student Leadership

Our March 29 Schoolyard Ribbon-Cutting Ceremony was an incredible celebration of student leadership. The entire class of 2017 — now 9th graders at high schools around the city — returned for the celebration. Two of the students joined Principal Ana Tavares, Mayor Marty Walsh, BPS Superintendent Tommy Chang, and teacher Jess Madden-Fuoco on the stage, …

Boston Globe: A dream come true, new playground opens at Roxbury school

The Boston Globe covered the opening of our schoolyard this week! They write: As a sea of colorful streamers and cheering children flooded the new $1.25 million playground at the Rafael Hernandez K-8 Dual Language School in Roxbury, a group of former students watched and smiled with pride. Three years ago, the ninth graders led …

Our Art Teacher Has a Blog!

Our art teacher, Raquel Cardoso, started a blog to highlight the work of Hernández students and give young artists the opportunity to share their work with the world! There will also be articles, talks and other interesting art related news, as well as teacher work. Enjoy the samples below and check out Raquel’s art blog!