International School of Louisiana will be presented with a special flag on Veteran’s Day from Josh Bravo, a member of the 159th Air National Guard. Bennet Bravo, son of Josh and ISL parent, will donate the flag to the school’s Jefferson Campus on 8101 Simon St. in Metairie at 8:00am.
“We are honored to be chosen to receive this special gift,” said ISL Principal Adierah Berger. “Not only will this be a sentimental occasion, but also a learning one for our students, and a great way to honor those who have served our country.”
The flag was flown over the Gulf Coast on November 7, where it was wrapped and flown in a training mission. The Air National Guard then certified the flag.
Bennet Bravo and his wife will come to the school tomorrow to donate the flag and raise it. The school will also be presented with a special certificate from the Air National Guard.
ISL (grades K-8) is the first multi-language immersion school chartered by the State of Louisiana. From their first day of school at ISL, students learn core academic subjects in their target language. At ISL, children acquire a second language naturally, through everyday conversation and classroom instruction. In 2007, ISL was named a national “Charter School of the Year” by the Center for Education Reform, the only Louisiana charter school to receive this honor.