Enter the Dragon!

Enter the Dragon!
Enter the Dragon!

This Lunar New Year—the year of the dragon—launched with a Lower School assembly filled with red ribbons, music, poetry, and dance. Both the Lower and Middle School also saw professional lion dance performances, which augur good luck and fortune for the year. Middle School students even whipped up some homemade dumplings with Chinese teacher Yuan Angel. Finally, the Parents Association and the Parents of Asian Students hosted a celebration for the entire community to celebrate Lunar New Year. With the first new moon of the year, 1 billion people around the globe decorate their homes with red paper cutouts, hold lantern ceremonies, and make lots of food. At Sidwell Friends, the Year of the Dragon meant a talent show, more lion dances, crafts, lots of lanterns, and a potluck dinner.

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