Bissell vs. Beyonce: How to Respectfully Embrace Another Culture

February 04, 2016

Fifth grader Lauren K.’s artwork featured on the Mass Greeting programHead of School Jeff Bissell shares his latest blog post and CAIS community message in celebration of Chinese New Year. His thought-provoking piece shines a light on what it means to “Embrace Chinese” by going beyond the stunning sights and sounds of Chinese New Year to the deep traditions underpinning the celebrations.

As we prepare Mass Greeting and the holiday ahead, the context of the taditional songs and dances that the students perform becomes even more poignant.