Friday, May 20, 2011

Barnard Elementary Participates in Xiamen University's 90-Year Celebration

barnardDuring Spring Break, Barnard Mandarin Chinese Magnet School joined the Confucius Institute at San Diego State University as delegates at Xiamen University's 90th Year Celebration. Eddie Kapelczak, a sixth grader from Barnard now studying in Shanghai, along with Principal Edward Park attended the ceremony held at the university in Xiamen, Fujian, China. Eddie addressed the audience of approximately 5,000 in fluent Mandarin to congratulate the university.  In addition, Xiamen University pledged support for Barnard by providing a qualified Mandarin teacher to help supplement the school's academic program for the 2011-12 school year.

View 90th Year Celebration photo album