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Year of the Tiger

Middle-schoolers at Sea Pines Montessori Academy put on a dragon parade Tuesday for younger students in celebration of the Chinese New Year. Students from first- to eighth-grade take Mandarin Chinese at the school. The Chinese Year of the Tiger begins Feb. 14.
Middle-schoolers at Sea Pines Montessori Academy put on a dragon parade Tuesday for younger students in celebration of the Chinese New Year. Students from first- to eighth-grade take Mandarin Chinese at the school. The Chinese Year of the Tiger begins Feb. 14. JAY KARR | The Island Packet

Students at Sea Pines Montessori Academy take classes in Mandarin Chinese in grades one through eight, so it was only appropriate that the students celebrate in the Chinese New Year, which begins Feb. 14. As China grows in economic power, many educators recommend that Americans learn Chinese.

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