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Chinese Program

We see the acquisition of a second (or even third) language as essential to successful participation in the world community; and language and cultural acumen are instrumental 21st century skills. So we prepare students for an interconnected world.

Why You Should Learn Chinese (PDF)

6th grade:

  • Chinese cultural activities such as Chinese calligraphy, hacky sack, yo-yo, feather pingpong, etc.
  • Make authentic Chinese food such as dumplings, mooncakes, wontons, bubble tea, kung pao chicken, scallion pancakes., etc.
  • Chinese Lunar New Year celebration lunch with student performances
  • TPRS: Teaching Proficiency through Reading and Storytelling

7th grade:

  • Chinese cultural activities such as Chinese calligraphy, hacky sack, yo-yo, feather pingpong, etc.
  • Make authentic Chinese food such as dumplings, mooncakes, wontons, bubble tea, kung pao chicken, scallion pancakes., etc.
  • Chinese Lunar New Year celebration lunch with student performances
  • TPRS: Teaching Proficiency through Reading and Storytelling

8th grade:

  • Chinese cultural activities such as Chinese calligraphy, hacky sack, yo-yo, feather pingpong, etc.
  • Make authentic Chinese food such as dumplings, mooncakes, wontons, bubble tea, kung pao chicken, scallion pancakes., etc.
  • Chinese Lunar New Year celebration lunch with student performances
  • Projects with native Chinese speakers.