In January and February, CIAU facultyat the Geneva School District held a variety of Chinese New Year activities.
Yanjie Yin and Liwei Wang in North Street School taught students the song “Happy New Year” and a self-written Chinese New Year customs song accompanied by traditional Chinese musical instruments. Student representatives from 3rd graders to 5th graders sang Chinese New Year songs during morning announcement time. Also, students practiced Chinese calligraphy of “福”, “马”, “春”, and “马到成功”, and then a Yearof the Horse Chinese calligraphy exhibition was made in the school hallway.
Hui Liu in West Street School taught students the Chinese song “Happy New Year”. Ms. Liu introduced students many Chinese New Year customs and the 12 animal zodiacs. And since this is the Yearof the Horse, Hui Liu led the students to recognize the character “马” by doing coloring work.