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Mandarin: Words to Practice

Mr. Brain Kleinsmith, the Mandarin teacher at BMS and RMS, created some tutorials to help us prepare for our visitors from Pingtung, Taiwan.   They will arrive on October 29 and stay through November 1. As Mr. Kleinsmith shares in his introduction, our visitors are so very honored when we use these simple greetings.   [...]

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Using Technology to Showcase Writers

Mrs. VanHaitsma, our English Language Learner teacher, uses every tool available to help her students learn the complexities of the English language.  In December, Mrs. VanHaitsma shared a story written by Leah who is a native Chinese speaker and is quickly becoming very skilled in her second language, English. Visit Mrs. VanHaitsma’s blog to hear [...]

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Chinese for Lunch, Anyone?

One of the items that I offered at the silent auction was LUNCH WITH THE PRINCIPAL.  The winner of this exciting opportunity was CJ Coxen, a fourth grader in Mr. Gort’s room.  When I asked CJ where he wanted to go out for Chinese—which is a proposal I have never had for lunch.  Today we [...]

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COMMUNITY ED ACTIVITES

Hello Again Georgetown Parents! Welcome back to another school year.  I am posting the latest Community Ed opportunites for students this fall.  You may fill out the attached fliers and send them or drop them off at the Community Ed office or you may go directly to the Hudsonville Public Schools website and find the [...]

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We made the Taiwan News!

Joan Jang, a student from Taiwan who attends Purdue University, shared through email that we had made the news in Taiwan!  Mrs. Yu Wen, the principal of our sister school, Raey Guang Elementary, was interviewed about our partnership.  The photo in both articles shows her holding our student artwork (a gift from Georgetown to Raey [...]

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Mrs. Reagan’s Translation Service

In an effort to help our friends in Taiwan understand our blog, I am adding a “google translation gadget.” I am very hopeful this works! Mrs. Reagan To translate this page to another language, click below:

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