Whale Branch Elementary School second-graders Teja Black, right, and Talaya Fripp practice using chop sticks as they celebrate the Chinese New Year - the Year of the Rabbit - on Thursday. The activities were part of a three-day event in which over 400 students learned about Chinese culture.
Whale Branch Elementary School second-graders Teja Black, right, and Talaya Fripp practice using chop sticks as they celebrate the Chinese New Year - the Year of the Rabbit - on Thursday. The activities were part of a three-day event in which over 400 students learned about Chinese culture. Jonathan Dyer/The Beaufort Gazette
Whale Branch Elementary School second-graders Teja Black, right, and Talaya Fripp practice using chop sticks as they celebrate the Chinese New Year - the Year of the Rabbit - on Thursday. The activities were part of a three-day event in which over 400 students learned about Chinese culture. Jonathan Dyer/The Beaufort Gazette

Celebrating a new year and an ancient culture

February 03, 2011 07:21 PM