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Wednesday, February 5, 2020

RSI Chinese New Year Banquet!

Outside the Box – Christy Johnson

鼠年快乐! Happy Chinese New Year! The Chinese New Year officially began on January 25th, 2020. This holiday is also called the Spring Festival or the Lunar New Year. In the spirit of this popular Chinese holiday, the Renascence School International families gathered together for a special night of incredible food, fellowship and entertainment! The Chinese Dragon Dance was a big hit and the kids loved Handsome Hector, the magician. RSI would like to thank the PTO for putting together such an spectacular event! RSI is incredibly grateful for all the families that came out to celebrate together this special cultural event! Read More

Thursday, January 30, 2020

Renascence students celebrate the Chinese New Year

Outside the Box – Christy Johnson

Renascence School International students always look forward to celebrating the Chinese New Year at school! At RSI this very special holiday is celebrated in many of the same ways as it is celebrated in China. RSI students enjoy taking part in some very special cultural traditions such as practicing Chinese calligraphy, creating paper lanterns and receiving red envelopes. Read More

Tuesday, October 15, 2019

A glimpse into the C8 Chinese Class at RSI

Outside the Box – Christy Johnson

“Tomorrow’s leaders must be able to compete, work and thrive in a globalized world with diverse, multilingual consumers and economies in which China and the U.S. will continue to be major players. By offering American students early education opportunities to learn Mandarin, we can prepare them for careers in a world and workplace in which our country’s bilateral ties play a consequential role.” Jack Markell and Gary R. Herbert.- U.S. News and World Report Mandarin Learning is a Must
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Wednesday, October 9, 2019

A behind the scenes look at the RSI Enrichment program

Outside the Box – Christy Johnson
RSI Enrichment is a unique after-school program that offers students a wide range of learning experiences with plenty of time to unwind, exercise and burn some energy while spending time with friends! Renascence is excited to have three teachers in Enrichment who speak the three languages that we represent at RSI (English, Chinese, & Spanish)!

Wednesday, September 18, 2019

RSI kids celebrating the Chinese Moon Festival

Outside the Box – Christy Johnson

Students at the Renascence School International celebrated the Chinese Moon Festival in class last Friday. During Chinese class, teachers shared the Moon Festival story with their students. Some classes colored the picture of moon cakes and “cheng-e” (the main character in the story of moon festival). Other classes created and decorated their own Chinese lanterns. In Chinese culture, the Lantern is a symbol for family reunion and prayer for good fortune. Trying different flavored moon cookies is always a fun treat for the students on this special holiday! Read More