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Multilingual teacher living ‘lifelong dream’ of helping Bellingham students like her

50+ languages are spoken by students, school district estimates

Nelly Reyes de Schonborn stands in front of the Birchwood Elementary Library — the original doors saved from the old school building — on March 18. She is a Multilingual Learner Specialist and Spanish teacher at the school. (Hailey Hoffman/Cascadia Daily News)
By Hailey Hoffman Visual Journalist
As someone who moved to the U.S. not knowing how to speak English, Nelly Reyes de Schonborn said s

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