Colorful activities kick off new semester

February 17, 2017 |

Shanghai schools started the new semester yesterday with a variety of activities to stimulate the interest and creativity of students. They included a quiz on classic literature modeled on a popular CCTV program, writing New Year couplets, campus race, and children’s games.

A Putuo school official said these activities were designed to arouse students’ interest in traditional Chinese culture and encourage them to embrace the new school year in high spirits.