October Newsletter ( Volume 10 Issue 2)

posted Sep 26, 2018, 2:58 PM by Blacksburg Chinese School   [ updated Oct 31, 2018, 4:05 PM ]


  • No Class on Oct 28, 2018.
  • Welcome new treasurer, Jane Lin, and new IT, Xuqing Wang.

What happened in September: 

  1. Q3 BCS board meeting held on Sep 15, 2018. New treasurer and IT contact person were introduced to the board. The new treasure is Jane Lin, and the new IT is Xuqing Wang. 

  2. BCS students participated in and gave their performance at the Mid-autumn Festival Gala in Virginia Tech on Sept 29, 2018.

  3. 百家讲坛” 第二讲: 9/7 春晓教务长主讲: “20分钟漫步中华五千年”。

  4. BCS sponsored a booth at BHS Bruin Fest on Friday, Sept 28th, from 3:30 - 7:00 pm.


Take a Survey

BCS students were given a free trial for ICR (Ichinesereader) in September. Please 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 October

1. Mid-autumn Festival Party, Radford University

2. Fall Party, Blacksburg Chinese School


New Events:

活动地点: BCS的大教室;


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.

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



Heritage classes (Sunday afternoons)
H4/H6: 1:30-3:00 pm 

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

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

Rainbow Rider Happy Chinese: Tuesdays and Thursdays, 4:00 - 5:00 pm

Saturday Chinese: Saturdays, 2:00 - 3:30 pm

Chinese Play Group: Saturday, 2:00 - 3:00 pm


Chinese Yo-Yo
Sep. 1:   4-5 pm (performers only)
Sep. 8:   4-5 pm
Sep. 15: 4-5 pm
Sep. 22: 4-5 pm

@ Community room, Blacksburg Library 

Traditional Chinese Dance:
3-5 pm, Saturdays @ BCS