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Edison Middle School Students Hold Chinese New Year Assembly

WEST ORANGE, NJ - Students in Ms. Jun Lewin's Mandarin class at Edison Middle School regaled their fellow students with traditional performances during their homage to Chinese New Year, held Feb. 29.

Students were engaged by:

1. The Dragon Dance            

2. The Lion Dance

3. The Fan Dance

4. Chinese Martial Arts

5. The Ribbon Dance

6. Chinese Poem

7. Chinese Line Dance 

8. Chinese Hip-hop Dance

All students at Edison Middle School receive the opportunity to take a semester of Chinese, Spanish, Italian, and French. Middle School. Students at Roosevelt and Liberty Middle Schools can take Chinese, Spanish, French, or Italian as a language course, and continue in high school.

This year all 480 students at Edison rotate into Chinese classes for a marking period. 90 students in seventh grade at RMS and LMS take Chinese, 60 in eighth grade, and 150 in grades 9-12 at West Orange High School.

EMS Chinese New Year





Cynthia Cumming
March 6, 2024