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Chinese exchange postponed amid Coronavirus outbreak

Chinese exchange postponed amid Coronavirus outbreak

Dea Cela February 12, 2020

The annual Beijing Jingshan School Exchange Program was postponed “indefinitely” due to the outbreak of the Coronavirus in China, according to Chinese teacher Star Lew.  The coronavirus, a respiratory...

Newton Norths Chinese classes display paper lanterns with riddles attached to them on Main Street and in the Cafeteria to celebrate Chinese New Year.

Chinese classes create lanterns, inform students about Lunar New Year

Jacques Abou-Rizk February 2, 2018

(Photo by Joelle Sugianto) Chinese language students and teachers aimed to inform students about Chinese and Asian culture by setting out traditional Chinese lanterns with riddles at lunch tables on Wednesday...

Topics in American Education: The west, the world and modernization

The Newtonite February 15, 2013
Every sophomore takes the same history course, modern world history, which might as well be renamed modern European history, or, for the occasional instance in which the curriculum diverts to Asia or Africa, should be renamed modern world history through a western lens.

Schools runs international exchanges, service trips

The Newtonite November 13, 2012
by Hilary Brumberg, Amanda Hills and Elena Schwartz Each year, students at this school have the opportunity to host and be hosted by students from China, France, Italy and either Mexico or Spain. In addition, there is an annual service trip to Nicaragua.

Viewpoint: Sophomore recounts summer in Beijing

The Newtonite September 12, 2012
by Nicky Kaufman Seven years ago I left Beijing after my father served a three year posting there for his job. From age five to age eight, I called the city my home. Ever since I left, I longed to go back.

Junior Christina Chen travels to China for math competition

The Newtonite September 15, 2011
by Ned Martenis For many students, math can be a challenge or just another boring, unexciting subject. But for junior Christina Chen, that challenge is something to be excited about. At the China Girls Mathematical Olympiad, an annual competition held this past summer from July 28 through August 3 in Shenzhen, China, Chen received a bronze medal.
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