CBE schools celebrate the Year of the Rooster

Jan. 20, 2017

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CALGARY — Two CBE schools are celebrating the Chinese New Year with special performances and activities. Media are invited to attend both events.

Marion Carson School and Highwood School are two schools offering the Mandarin Bilingual program. Bilingual programming provides a rich environment for the learning of languages, cultures and subject area content. Bilingual education strives to provide intensive language learning environments, with the potential for high academic achievement and enriched cultural experiences that maximize student opportunities for learning.

K-4 Mandarin Bilingual Program students at Highwood School will welcome the Year of the Rooster with a special Chinese New Year performance at the Jubilee Auditorium.

Media are invited to the celebration or the dress rehearsal, which will include Chinese songs, culture-rich performances, martial arts demonstrations and a traditional lion dance. This year’s production was done in collaboration with the talented artists from Quest Theatre group, who did a three month residency with the students of Highwood School. Students will be available for interviews and photos.

Performance:
Date: Monday, Jan. 23, 2017
Time: 7 p.m.
Place: Jubilee Auditorium, 1415 14 Ave. N.W.

Dress rehearsal:
Date: Monday, Jan. 23, 2017
Time: 12 - 2 p.m.
Place: Jubilee Auditorium, 1415 14 Ave. N.W.

K-3 Mandarin Bilingual Program students at Marion Carson School will welcome the Year of the Rooster with a special Chinese New Year performance in the school gymnasium. The celebration will include Chinese songs, culture-rich performances, martial arts demonstrations and a traditional lion dance. Students will be available for interviews and photos.

Date: Tuesday, Jan. 24, 2017
Time: 6 - 8 p.m.
Place: Marion Carson School, 5225 Varsity Dr. N.W.

 


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