Blacksburg Chinese School

黑堡中文学校

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Blacksburg Chinese School

Blacksburg Chinese School (BCS) is a non-profit 501(c)3 organization. Our mission is to promote cultural awareness and harmony and to be an active and contributing member of our diverse society. We provided cross-cultural education in Blacksburg and the surrounding community. We offer weekend and after-school Chinese language classes and several different cultural class such as Chinese yo-yo, Chinese dance, and martial art classes. We strive to foster connections with the greater New River Valley community through regular cultural activities and events.

BCS 2022-2023 Registration

You may click the link: https://forms.gle/qeHrrX2vjxRsgqwo8 to register or scan the QR code to do it.

BCS 2022 Beast Academy

2022-2023 BCS Class Schedule

BCS Non-Heritage Language Program Registration - Summer 2022

  • All the programs will start on April 30, 2022, unless otherwise notified.

  • Non-heritage Language Class Tuition Rate (Summer 2022): Child - $180; Adult - $200.

  • BCS Membership Fee (per academic year; those who paid this fee in fall 2021 don’t need to pay again for the current academic year): $30/child or $40/family.

  • Chinese Textbook Cost: $50.

  • School Supply Fee: $10

  • We have caring and enthusiastic teachers to provide Chinese language classes to two age groups (5-7 years old and 8-10 years old). In summer 2022, each student has an in-person group session for 1 hour and a one-on-one online meeting for 15 minutes with the teacher every week for a total of 12 weeks. We use age-appropriate textbooks to help children and their parents who are not native or heritage Chinese speakers. For children not falling within the two age groups, please contact us at yanan@blacksburgchineseschool.org and we are willing to help you on a case-by-case basis.

  • Please register by April 30, 2022. You will receive a confirmation email regarding the class schedule and another email about how to pay the tuition. To be offered, every class needs to have at least two students. Otherwise, the class will be canceled. Feel free to contact us at principal@blacksburgchineseschool.org for any questions.

Class Schedule

HSK TEST CENTER at BCS

AMC8 and AMC10/12 TEST CENTER at BCS

AMC8

AMC10/12

Our Classes

Heritage Classes

We use the MLP Chinese curriculum for our textbooks and the iChineseReader as after-school reading materials. Right now, we have 6 grades, 9 language teachers, and nearly 90 students. You are welcome to join us!

Non-Heritage Classes

We have caring and enthusiastic language teachers to provide Chinese classes to two age groups (5-7 & 8-10 years of age). Students have a group session and a one-on-one online meeting with the teacher weekly.

Chinese Culture Programs

Our students have the opportunity to experience many Chinese cultural activities. We have various Chinese culture programs, including Chinese martial arts, Lion Dance, Chinese traditional dance, and Chinese yo-yo.

Monthly Newsletter

2021 May Newsletter

What an achievement month! BCS Computer Science team made it to the final of the 2020-2021 competition of American Computer Science League (ACSL) Elementary Division. BCS Non-heritage students in the kid class received the certificate showing their completion of My Fun Chinese - the Green Set 1. The BCS summer camps will start in June. Its registration is open. To register for the camps, click the flyers under the School Events. There are other interesting events happening in BCS. To learn about them and details, please go to our 2021 May Newsletter page by clicking the link below.

2021 April Newsletter

Last month is a wonderful BCS member, Jing Xie, help our students on preparation of the ACSL contest. Besides, our adults Chinese class started on 6th of last month. And our first story time for BCS non-heritage program had a wonderful time. BCS also has wonderful news on our students performance on the new textbook, the Maliping Chinese and preparing our students on HSK and YCT, Chinese proficiency test. To learn them and our April board meeting, please go to our 2021 April newsletter by clicking on the link below for details and more events and news.

Classes Calendar

2021-2022Heritage program calendar.pdf
2021-2022Non-heritage program calendar - Copy.pdf

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