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Back To School Already for Some

WJHG Channel 13 – Kristina Hamilton “Wednesday was the opening day for the four-year-old Panama City Renaissance School. The youngsters are learning in not one, or two, but three different languages. After a long summer vacation the students at the Panama City Renaissance School weren’t missing a beat on their first day back in class. An elementary institution,teaching both Spanish and Mandarin Chinese to kids as young as three and four-years-old..“...

“The curriculum is top notch”

Our daughter will be in 3rd grade this year (2008-2009). She enjoys the cross education of subjects that the school offers – a topic is covered in various ways in English, Mandarin and Spanish. The teachers encourage creative interaction amongst the students – allowing time for short vignettes during ‘show and tell’ time, etc. The curriculum is top notch. We feel that she is getting the best education to prepare her for the global market in which we all live. LeeAnn...

Let’s Visit China!

Outside the Box – Juliann Talkington This Thursday, June 26, at 2:00 pm the Bay County Library and the Panama City Renaissance School will host a special presentation on China. During the hour long program children will learn about China and its people. The event will include a story about China, a special singing presentation by the PCRS kids, a fun lesson on the country and the language, a craft and a snack. If you haven’t already been, this is a great opportunity to visit the new library, located at 898 West 11th Street in Panama City. If you have questions, call the youth department on 522-2118. Other programs this summer include: Welcome Home – A Salute to America (July 3) and African Dance (July 10). Hope to see you...

Tour of continents moves to Asia

Outside the Box – Juliann Talkington Monday, June 30, at 2:00 pm the Lynn Haven Library and the Panama City Renaissance School will teach area elementary school children about China. During the hour long program children will learn about the Chinese culture and language. The event will include a story about China, a special singing presentation by the PCRS kids, a dance, a craft, and a fun lesson on the country. If you haven’t already been to the library this summer, this is a great excuse to go. The library is located at 901 Ohio Street in downtown Lynn Haven. If you have questions, call the youth services librarian on 265-2781. Other programs this summer include: Australia (July 7) and North America (July 14). Hope to see you...

Contemporary art show provides unique Latin/US comparison

Outside the Box – Juliann Talkington In early May, the Panama City Renaissance School, Griffin Design Firm and the Visual Arts Center sponsored a Contemporary and Latin American Art Show. The show was a comparative study of art from Latin America and US with the additional contrast of visual expression from adults and children. The opening reception was held on Friday, May 2. The reception featured music by Gilligan Loves MaryAnn and included hors d’oeuvres and beverages. The exhibition was also open to the public Sunday, May 4 and Monday, May 5. The show featured original works by well-known Latin American artists from Guatemala, Mexico and Ecuador including Carlos Merida (Guatemala) and Jose Luis Cuevas (Mexico). Other well-known artists included Paul Brent (USA), Marco Bustamante (Mexico), Guillermo Canseco (Mexico), Kim Griffin (USA), Washington Iza (Ecuador), Rosy Revelo (Ecuador), Alejandro Santiago (Mexico), Alvaro Santiago (Mexico), Porter Thrower (USA) and Carl Webb (USA). The show also included works by all the children attending the Panama City Renaissance...