Chinese classes offered to home-schooled students

A Columbus East High School senior will teach basic Chinese to home-schooled students as her senior project.

Whitley Eicher will begin teaching basic Chinese for five weeks beginning Monday for ages 8 and up from 3:30 to 4:30 p.m. at The Community Church of Columbus, 3850 N. Marr Road. The cost is $20 per student, with payment required in cash and provided on the first day.

Participants are asked to arrive by 3:15 p.m. on the first day to handle payment for the five weeks and to handle check-in. Classes will be conducted in the library room 112-114 at the church.

Registration is required by 6 p.m. Friday and can be done by visiting

For more information, contact Eicher at

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Matt Kent is a reporter for The Republic. He can be reached at 812-379-5712 or