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Dongmie Wang-Chinese Teacher at Thomas Magnet School
Posted Sunday, March 2, at 2:32 PM
Chinese New Year's Gala at Thomas Magnet School On the evening of February 25, 2014, Thomas Magnet School held a performance by students called the Early Spring Gala. Teachers, students, and parents of students, a total of more than 300 people, enjoyed the performances...

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Dongmie Wang-Chinese Teacher at Thomas Magnet School
Posted Tuesday, January 7, at 10:10 AM

My New Year's Dinner New Years is celebrated around the World. In the United States, the New Year is after Christmas; however, in China, the New Year is before the Spring Festivalithe traditional Chinese New Year). This year's New Years Eve, my American friend Mike and I, with Cindy and Jim, spent a happy, warm evening together...

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Dongmie Wang-Chinese Teacher at Thomas Magnet School
Posted Tuesday, December 17, at 10:10 AM

Blog Dongmei Wang Thomas Magnet School My Second Christmas Since October, I have noticed the steady steam of small holidays in America. Everyone is eager for the long-awaited Christmas celebrations. This is my second Christmas in the United States...

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Dongmie Wang-Chinese Teacher at Thomas Magnet School
Posted Thursday, October 3, at 10:16 AM

The Mid-Autumn festival is a traditional festival of China. This year's Mid-Autumn festival was on September 19th, which is the Chinese lunar calendar date of August 15th. Therefore, people in China call this festival the "August 15." On this day the moon is very round and quite bright. ...

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Dongmie Wang-Chinese Teacher at Thomas Magnet School
Posted Friday, September 13, at 3:31 PM

As the calendar turned over to September 7th, I suddenly realized I've been working and living and teaching Chinese in beautiful, small Shelbyville for exactly one year! Looking back over the last year, I still feel warm and special feelings about the experience, while also being busy and happy. ...

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Happy Family at Thomas Magnet
Posted Monday, November 19, at 9:56 AM

I have been teaching at Thomas Magnet School for over three months now and can sincerely report my profound feeling that the school community here is a big, happy family. The children here grow up quite happy as compared to children in China. Here, in addition to normal school work, there are m...

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Walking in Shelbyville
Posted Monday, October 8, at 9:39 AM

I have never been abroad, so my first impression of America was this: it was far away in distance and close in heart. It was far away because it took me about 15 hours to arrive here by plane; it was close because when I stepped on the land of America which is a new place to me, I was deeply touched by the familiar feeling of "home"...

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Dongmei Wang was selected as a teacher by a team of local educators who traveled to China to interview candidates. Wang, 41, is considered key to the formation of Chinese culture programs at TMS and throughout the county. Wang holds a degree in Chinese literature from Kaifeng College; a bachelor's degree in broadcasting and hosting and a master's degree for college teachers, both from the Shanghai Theatre Academy, China. In addition to being an instructor at Qianjiang College of Hangzhou Normal University for many years, she has also served as a professor at the Zhejiang University of Technology and the Zhejiang Jiangnan TV Arts College. She's a recognized face on television in her region, working as a hostess, planner and editor of television programs in Kaifeng and Suzhou.