AROUND TOWN

Monroe County Post
The Harley School organizes activities throughout the day to mark the Lunar New Year. Students received tangerines during lunch — a symbol of wealth and good fortune — and watched videos about the history of the holiday.
Students at Harley’s Lower School write valentines for doctors and nurses at Strong Memorial Hospital’s Heart Transplant Unit to show they are appreciated and admired as they continue to treat heart health throughout the pandemic.
Harley School students, faculty and staff wear red during their Lunar New Year celebration to scare away spirits of bad fortune, according to Chinese culture.
Students at the Harley School celebrate the Lunar New Year with lunch from a local restaurant and by tuning in to China’s annual gala and fireworks display.