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Chinese culture comes to Mt. View Middle School [Marriottsville/Sykesville/Woodstock]
Chinese culture comes to Mt. View Middle School [Marriottsville/Sykesville/Woodstock]

On Friday, Sept. 5, students at Mt. View Middle School enjoyed a unique cultural event: a World Language Kickoff presented by Bianca Chang, retired principal of the Chinese Language School of Columbia. Thanks to grant funding, Chang was able to visit students at both Mt. View Middle and Wilde Lake High in order to promote the study of world languages. Her presentation included a lion dance and other Chinese cultural displays, a Q&A session with prizes, and T-shirts for students who are currently studying Chinese. The goal of the kickoff was to inform students about the cultural aspects of world languages, encourage them to become global citizens and, in accordance with county educational...