January Newsletter

posted Jan 6, 2019, 7:39 PM by Blacksburg Chinese School   [ updated Jan 6, 2019, 7:43 PM ]


  • Happy New Year! 
  • The Heritage Class will start on Jan 6th, 2019. And Please register for the Non-Heritage classes in this newsletter. 

What happened in December: 

1. BCS students participated in the Christmas Parade on Dec 7th, 2018.

2. Q4 BCS board meeting held on Dec 18th, 2018. New PTO was introduced to the board. The new PTO is Li Zhang. 

3. All the classes finished in December. 

Take a Survey

ICR(Ichinesereader) free trial for BCS students is extended to Nov. 15. Please try it out and give us some feedback. Survey for ICR

BCS is considering offering new classes in the coming months. Please help us by indicating your interest: Survey for new classes.  


Want to Perform?

Anyone wants to perform please contact Sofia Midkiff (540-230-5051) as we are planning for the upcoming festivals and celebrations for school year 18-19. Singing, dancing, instruments, storytelling, martial arts, tai chi etc. 

Events in January

1. It is time for register for Spring semester. Click the following forms to register. 

 Spring 2019 registration for children's classes
 Spring 2019 registration for adults' classes

Students in Heritage Chinese language classes do not need to register for Spring.

2. Heritage classes will begin at Jan 6th, 2019. And non-heritage classes will start on Jan 23th. To register the class, please fill this form.

For the details, please see the 2019 Calendar on the sidebar.

3. BCS will have more performance in January. Look forward to the future performance.


Current Classes are still OPEN for enrollment......

  • NH-Happy Chinese - These courses; are designed for age 5-8 non-heritage children with; some Chinese/immersion program; background. The goal is to; prepare students; enough basic listening and speaking skills, help them successfully step up to Heritage classes to start learning reading and writing characters. Come to join us once or twice a week for 60/90 minutes to continue exploring Chinese language and culture.
  • Chinese YoYo Group - Experience Chinese culture through a cool, fun and attractive traditional Chinese martial art. Children enrolled the regularly attending. This class will have the options to perform in NRV areas. This class is for 6+ boys and girls.
  • Chinese club @ BMS - Free enrollment for novice learners. Limited seats.

Feedbacks are welcome! Please send emails to president@blacksburgchineseschool.org for any comments, suggestions, etc.


Sponsorship Program

We started the sponsorship program and information will be posted on the website, as well as on each Newsletter. Please check it out and help the school to find more sponsors. When you need such services, please consider our kind sponsors.

Individual Donation:
Kang Xia
Jianhe Du

Real Life Dental
Real Life Smiles
Chinese Kitchen
Oasis World Market
Renaissance Music Academy of Virginia
The Inn at Virginia Tech
Blacksburg Eye Associates
Jackson Hewitt Tax Service
Richard Anthony, DDS
The Lyric Theatre, Blacksburg
Moss Arts Center, Virginia Tech
Hunan King, Blacksburg

The Lyric theater - the heart of BlacksburgMoss Arts Center



Heritage classes (Sunday afternoons)
No need for the registration.

H4/H6: 1:30-3:00 pm 

H1/H2/H3/H5: 3:15-4:45 pm

Non-heritage classes
The registration is available now.

Kipps After School Chinese:  
Wednesdays, 3:45-5:00 pm

Class starts on Jan 23.

Saturday Chinese:
Saturdays, 2:00 - 3:30 pm
Class starts on Jan 26.

Rainbow Rider Happy Chinese:
Tuesdays and Thursdays, 4:00 - 5:00 pm
Class starts on Feb 5.

Chinese Yo-Yo
 Sat. 4-5 pm

Class starts on Jan 19.

@ Community room, Blacksburg Library