St. Mary's School in Medford begins offering Mandarin classes to the community this weekend.

St. Mary's School in Medford begins offering Mandarin classes to the community this weekend.

A class in the basics of Mandarin for kids is set from 2:45 to 4:15 p.m. Saturdays, and introduction to Mandarin class for adults is set from 6:30 to 8:30 p.m. Mondays, both at the private school at 816 Black Oak Drive, Medford.

The children's class has room for 15 students, and the fee is $30 monthly. The adult class has room for 30 students, and the fee is $225.

The instructor for both classes is Zhagang Frisbee, who is teaching Mandarin at St. Mary's as part of its Confucius Classroom program.

Details: Rebecca Naumes at 541-773-7877 or www.smschool.us/confucius.

— Staff reports