Mt. Blue High School's World Language department prepares students to communicate in a second language and to develop an understanding of other cultures. The World Language department offers classes in American Sign Language (ASL), French, and Spanish--novice through advanced--based on proficiency levels assigned by the American Council on the Teaching of Foreign Languages and the Maine Department of Education.
Students have an opportunity to achieve the ASL Honor Society and obtain the State of Maine Seal of Biliteracy on their transcripts. The requirements include:
ASL Honor Society: Students receiving Red, White, and Blue Honor cords have studied ASL for at least 2 years with a Grade Point Average of at least a 3.5 (B+) in all ASL classes and a GPA of at least 3.2 (B) in all other courses, and accomplished 5 hours of community service benefiting the Deaf community.
Maine Seal of Biliteracy: is a recognized achievement in language learning with a proficiency requirement in English and an additional language.