Students in sixth, seventh and eighth grades
studying Mandarin at Thurgood Marshall School learned Chinese calligraphy and
traditional paper cut to decorate for the Chinese New Year. The celebration started
Jan. 25 with New Year's Eve and will end on Feb. 8 with the Lantern Festival.
Students learned that other Asian countries besides China celebrate the New
Year and call it the Spring Festival. Students cut out the character 春,
chun means spring and looks like a plant above a warm sun. The character 福
means blessing. The eighth grade class used bamboo brushes to make couplets to
hang beside our classroom door to wish others peace during all seasons. Seventh
grade students made Chinese friendship knots, and the sixth grade students made
lanterns to celebrate.
The RPS 205 Nutrition Services team will provide meals on Tuesdays and Thursdays from 10-11:15 a.m. through Aug. 18.
The deadline to return packets is Monday, July 6.
Programs will be offered remotely and run June 22 through Aug. 21.
Auburn High School senior Victoria Wu has won the 2020 National Merit Scholarship.
You can sign up to support RPS 205 athletics and run or walk 2.05 miles between May 4 and June 12.
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