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Naperville kids showcase Chinese culture

Naperville kids showcase Chinese culture

Naperville kids recently showcased the color, pageantry and language of China for an audience that included their parents and dignitaries with the Taipei Economic & Cultural Office in Chicago. About 30 students in fourth through eighth grades spent 90 hours during the month of June immersed in cultural activities at Lincoln Junior High School in Naperville. The Chinese immersion program concluded with a demonstration of what they learned, including poetry, calligraphy, music and dance. For the past six summers, the Consortium of Illinois Language Schools has offered STARTALK Nurture Program to more than 1,000 students in 17 school districts, according to Fred Lu, director of the...