Monday, January 28, 2013

Welcome to our Tianjin Students

Today, we have guests that are visiting John F Kennedy Elementary School.  There are approximately 30 elementary school students visiting from Tianjin, China.  The JFK students have been preparing for this visit and are looking forward to meeting our guests.  We have certainly had Chinese visitors before, particularly with our John W North HS partnerships.  This is different as these students are elementary students.

Tianjin is about 65 miles east from Beijing, the capital of China.  There are certainly differences with our Chinese counterparts, but we can all learn and improve with these new relationships.  In March we will have another visit from Tianjin students.  In March there will be 200 students and they will divide and visit either John F Kennedy or Lake Matthews Elementary School.  We anticipate that our students will benefit and learn from these relationships.

1 comment:

  1. This is wonderful! It is always important to encourage young people to be exposed to the world AND be presented with opportunities for appreciating / respecting people that are different than them.