2020 April Newsletter

posted Apr 1, 2020, 6:39 AM by Blacksburg Chinese School

Blacksburg Chinese School

April 2020


Volume 03 Issue 4

What will happen:

  • Stay healthy!
  • BCS plays a role in supporting community members to fight for the coronavirus pandemic.
  • Welcome to Ms. Ye Ding, our 15th principal of Blacksburg Chinese School!

What happened in March:

1. BCS held its board meeting on March 25th, 2020. During the meeting, the board members voted Ms. Ye Ding as our 15th principal of Blacksburg Chinese School. Read Ms. Ding's information in the appointment letter!

2. In recent days, the first confirmed cases of COVID-19 in the Blacksburg community. The BCS board decided to actively support the health in our community and declared states of supports and protection. 

3. BCS has moved most of its language classes online. Heritage classes are turned to the Zoom webinar classes. Sat Happy Chinese class is converted to individual online instructions. Only Rainbow Riders Chinese Playgroup is currently suspended. 


Want to Perform?

Anyone wants to perform please contact Michelle Broecher (phone: 540-357-5888, email: dasmteam@gmail.com) 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 April

1. Stay healthy!

Current Classes

  • NH-Happy Chinese - Those courses are designed for age 3+ non-heritage children who do not speak Chinese at home. The goal is to introduce students to Chinese culture and language and cultivate cross-cultural appreciation and understanding. Come to join us once or twice a week for 60/90 minutes to explore the 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 option to perform in NRV areas. This class is for 6+ boys and girls. And the class is free to everyone.

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
SpicityBlacksburg, VA
Moss Arts Center, Virginia Tech, Blacksburg, VA
Hunan King, Blacksburg, VA
Dance. tech, Blacksburg, VA
Lenzkes Clamping Tools Inc, Christiansburg, VA

 SpicityBlacksburg  Moss Arts Center   


Heritage classes
Sunday afternoons, 1:15 ~ 5:30 pm

H1/H2/H6/H7: 1:15 ~ 2:40 pm

Recitation and Drama Performance: 3:00 ~ 3:45 pm

H3/H4/H5: 4:00 ~ 5:30 pm

Non-heritage classes

GraceLife Chinese:  (Jan. 28 ~ Apr. 7))
Tu., 11:45 - 12:30 pm (No class on 3/23, makeup on 4/14)

Sat Happy Chinese:    (Feb. 1 ~ May 9)
Sat., 2:00 - 4:00 pm      (No class on 2/15, 3/14, and 4/11)

Rainbow Riders Chinese Playgroup:                      (Feb. 11 ~ Apr. 28)
Tu. and Thu., 4:00 - 5:00 pm                            (No class on 3/10, 3/12, and 4/9)


Culture Program

Chinese Yo-Yo
Starday afternoon, 5-6 pm

@ the Community Room of Blacksburg Library 

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