RFH Hosts Visitors from Sister School in Hangzhou, China

October 26th, 2016



RFH Hosts Visitors from Sister School,
Entel in Hangzhou, China

Rumson – Rumson-Fair Haven Regional High School hosted visitors from its Sister school in
China on October 7th
The group consisted of fourteen students, parents, and chaperones from the Hangzhou Entel
Foreign Language School (HEFLS, or Entel) in Hangzhou, China. RFH and Entel entered into a
partnership with the goal of building a bridge between language programs at the two schools.
The visitors from Entel enjoyed a week-long tour of various high schools and universities in the
United States, making stops in Washington, D.C., Maryland, and Virginia before arriving at RFH.
There they attended an information session with members of the RFH administration before
taking a tour of the school and participating in a few athletic activities. Members of the Entel
group then shadowed RFH students as they attended either an English or History class.
Next up was a visit to Rebecca Wang-McKenna’s Chinese class, where the visitors participated
in cultural activities in both Chinese and English.
The visit culminated in a luncheon for the guests attended by RFH Chinese Teachers Rebecca
Wang-McKenna and Matt Yang, several RFH students, and several members of the RFH
Previously, RFH students and chaperones had visited Entel for two weeks on two occasions in
April 2013 and November 2015.
The visiting group from Entel expressed appreciation for the warm welcome as well as
enjoyment of their visit to RFH.
The two schools are now exploring the possibility of an exchange program, or a shadowing
program in which 3 to 5 Entel students will attend classes with RFH students throughout the
school day.
Mary Ann Kampfe, RFHRHS Press Release Writer
makampfe@aol.com or 908-347-8885