Posts Tagged ‘China’

Welcome to Four Point 2014!

October 28, 2013
We are very excited that our ninth graders will be traveling across the globe once again to China and Tanzania! Here is some important information parents need to know as we prepare for our trip.…Read More

Homeward Bound

April 1, 2013
I am waiting in the Beijing airport for the rest of the China group. The students in Xi'an gathered in the darkness of early morning and said our goodbyes. There were tears and lots of…Read More

Xi’an Weekend and some information

March 31, 2013
Hi all Sorry no pictures this time. Nancy and I had a very full weekend with a lot of great experiences in Xi'an. We bumped into many of the students and all we saw we…Read More

Panda Mania

March 29, 2013
All week we’ve anticipated seeing the pandas and today was the day.  I lost count of how many times “so cute” was used to describe the bears. After pandas it was a trip downtown for…Read More

A Day in the Country

Another busy day in Xi’an. The kids started out the morning in a primary school class. Colin and I snuck in and everyone started to mingle. It got REALLY loud and exciting at one point…Read More

Riding Around History

March 28, 2013
Quote of the Day: “Matt, where’s your backpack?” We woke up to another lovely day in Xi’an. We have been very lucky so far with the weather. Our students started the day with a few…Read More

Music and Mountain Day – Chengdu Style

We started the day with a lesson on traditional Chinese instruments and discovered just how difficult they are to play!  The CEFLS students played beautifully and then patiently helped us try to make some music.…Read More

Dafo,the Giant Buddha

March 27, 2013
Today was a long day, with a trip to Leshan to see the Giant Buddha.  The Buddha is over 200 feet tall and was carved into the face of the mountain 1200 years ago to…Read More

Ancient Scenes and Sports Diplomacy

Quote of the Day: Chinese Tourist: “Where are you from?” Me: “Guess.” Chinese Tourist: “Well, the tall one [Jacob] must be from Russia…” Over dinner this evening, Nancy Barstow commented to Evie, our guide for…Read More