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.

School Events

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 Schedule

Heritage Class

(Sunday 10:00 am ~ 2:24 pm)

K/H1/H2: 10:00 ~ 11:30 am

H2/H3/H4/H5: 1:15 ~ 2:40 pm

Non-heritage Class


Tu/Thu or online individual and group sessions

Chinese Culture Program


Chinese Yo-yo: TBD

@ the Community Room of Blacksburg Library

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

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