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恭喜發財! Happy Chinese New Year!

Posted: January 20, 2023

Thanks to our amazing Chinese Language Department, this week our students throughout the whole school participated in many activities each day of the week to get a head start on celebrating Chinese New Year.

Our primary students enjoyed some of the following activities:

Folding paper rabbits
Chinese Calligraphy
Chinese Painting
Chinese Paper Cutting
Making Lai-see packets
Making Red Lanterns

Meanwhile, our secondary students participated in the following activities:

Pitch-pot
投壶
Pinwheel-making
风车制作
Chinese board games
五子棋、象棋、九连环、孔明锁
Shuttlecock kicking; Rolling hoops
踢毽子、滚铁圈
Chinese origami
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Many students in both primary and secondary also enjoyed taking photos in our Chinese photo booth.

To culminate a joyful week of celebration, our Chinese Department and School Leadership passed out Lai-see (hongbao) envelopes to the students, many students and staff dressed up in traditional Chinese clothing, and we had a special performance of Lion Dancers come to the school. It was a wonderful cultural experience enjoyed by everyone.

Here are some photos from some of these festivities. We wish everyone a happy year of the Rabbit!