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Highcrest students (left to right) Ellie Kinzelberg, Morgan Crocker and Anton Gesink wear special hats to celebrate the Chinese New Year Saturday, Jan. 25, at Wilmette Public Library. Photos by Alexa Burnell/22nd Century Media
Zoe Lee (left) and Olivia Verstraete teach the audience about the Year of the Rat.
Alexa Burnell, Freelance Reporter
5:00 am CST January 28, 2020
Families gathered at the Wilmette Public Library on Saturday, Jan. 25, celebrating the Chinese New Year with a special presentation and lesson taught by fifth-grade students from Highcrest Middle School, who are studying Mandarin.