In the lead up to Chinese New Year our Primary classes last week were busy making dumplings, fans and dragons. The corridors were filled with the sound of drums and many children wore colorful Chinese traditional dress. It was a great celebration to bring in the Year of the Rooster!
On 20th January, Hanova’s primary students celebrated Chinese New Year with a variety of in-class festivities – which included art projects, fun Chinese crafts and preparing and enjoying traditional Chinese dumplings.
Primary classes celebrate Chinese New Year on 20th January with in-class festivities according to the class and Year Group programs, with a variety of activities including cooking and crafting. Secondary students will celebrate the event on 26th January, with some house activities.
On Saturday, 14th January, Hanova’s basketball team played in a school tournament with 3 other international schools in Xi’an. We are proud of all of our players and cheered them on to a very hard fought second place finish!
Our Learner Profile focus this month is Open Mindedness. The IB definition of Open Mindedness is to be open or receptive to the perspectives, values and traditions of others. Open-minded people seek to understand different points of view and are willing to grow from new experiences.