Wuxi Furen Senior High School celebrates 100th anniversary
2018-02-23 09:40:00

 

A Wuxi senior high school, whose graduates include former principal of Peking University Xu Zhihong and famous literary scholar Qian Zhongshu, is celebrating its 100th anniversary as it continues to teach valuable skills to talented students.

Founded in 1918, Wuxi Furen Senior High School was the first new-style middle school in Wuxi to mix Chinese and Western educational values.

Named after the Confucian idea of "meeting new friends through literature to improve our virtue", Wuxi Furen Senior High School is also noted for its significant contributions to educational progress in Jiangsu province.

Over 6,000 people from China and abroad gathered to celebrate its 100th anniversary on Jan 19, 2018 in the city of Wuxi, Jiangsu province.

Throughout its 100 years, the school has gained a reputation for its research and development of modern education and innovation. Its motto is "Live to Learn, Learn to Live", and it mixes aspects of traditional and Western values in order to accommodate different cultures and teach its students to embrace the world with an open mind.

Source:chinadaily.com.cn Editor:Hiram
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