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關於博愛中文學校 About Berryessa Chinese School

博愛中文學校成立於一九八零年,坐落於San Jose Berryessa校區,為孩子們提供一個學習中文和中國文化的優良環境,我們的國語班和粤語班分別由學前班到十二年班,我們還設有Chinese as a Foreign Language (CFL)班,由幼兒班到八年班。我們設有六十四個語文班和二十多個文化班。我們的學生人數超過八百二十人和分佈於三所不同的學校。博愛設有以下的文化班:珠心算、西畫、漫畫、國畫、圍棋、手工藝、國樂、少林武術、太極拳、舞蹈和羽毛球等等。
Berryessa Chinese School (BCS), is located in the Berryessa district of San Jose, California, established in 1980.  We have provided the youth of the Bay Area with an environment to learn the Chinese language and its culture.  BCS offers both Mandarin and Cantonese classes from Pre-K to 12th grade, plus cultural classes for both students and adults.  We also offer Chinese as a Foreign Language (CFL) classes from K to 8th grade.  BCS has over 820 students distributed throughout three campuses.  We host 64 language classes and more than 20 cultural classes (eg. Abacus, Handcraft, Cartoon Drawing, Western Drawing, Chinese Painting, Chinese Go, Badminton, Chinese Instruments, Shaolin Wushu, Tai-Chi Chuan, Dance, …etc).
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BCS Weekly E-Newsletter WW19 02/15/2020

Dear Parents,
This year we are celebrating BCS 40th Anniversary. BCS Spring Performance (SP) and Spring Performance Poster Contest will become parts of 40th anniversary celebration. The contest is currently extend due on Feb-29-2020. The SP will be held on Saturday, Mar 14, 2020 at the Multi-Purpose Room of Sierramont Middle School. If you and your class are interested in any of two events, Poster Contest and Spring Performance, please submit the following application form (English and Mandarin) to any BCS offices. Please refer to the attached file for details.

Every class is required to submit 2 pages for BCS 40th anniversary yearbook. Please email to yearbook@bcs-usa.org  should you have any questions. The submission due by Feb/15/2020.

2020-2021 student returning package will be delivered to each class this Saturday ( Feb/15/2020 ). All class representatives are required to meet with BCS registration staff in each campus at 9:30am to understand the procedure to handle the form. The package will be given away during the meeting.
Morrill – BCS office
Sierramont & Piedmont – Library
Vote YES on U to support outstanding Berryessa Union School District schools and ensure local students receive a high-quality education in safe and up-to-date classrooms. Click here for the details about Measure U.
During the holiday, you may shop at smile.amazon.com to generate AmazonSmile donations for BCS.
**Coronavirus**
BCS is highly aware of the outbreak of the Coronavirus in Wuhan China.  The situation is still developing and we will continue to monitor and pass on any new information.  We asked that everyone take a common sense approach and keep your child at home if they are sick.
Please note that there is important new information for your review:
1. If you have students or staff who have been in Hubei province within the last 14 days, please ask them to immediately return home and call the public health department during regular business hours (408-885-3980, M-F 8-5) so that we can provide guidance on monitoring themselves carefully for symptoms for the 14 days since their last day in China.
a. Family members of travelers who visited Hubei province within the last 14 days do not need to quarantine at home, but they should also monitor for symptoms and avoid attending large gatherings.
2. Students or staff who have been to other areas of mainland China (this excludes Hong Kong) within the last 14 days should also not come to school. They should monitor themselves for symptoms for the 14 days since their last day in China. Per federal guidance being released today, they should also call the public health department during regular business hours (408- 885-3980,
M-F 8-5) for further guidance.
In either case, if they become symptomatic within 14 days since their last day in China with fever (including chills or night sweats), cough, or shortness of breath, they should call a healthcare provider and let them know their travel history and symptoms.
For more information on this issue, please read the full letter below. You can also visit the following websites: Santa Clara County Public Health Department or the Santa Clara County Office of Education.
**Campus Patrol**
                                                  Week 19    02/15/2020
                                      Language Classes             Culture Classes
Morrill                         CK2 [3] CFL2 [3]     L10 (Cartoon Drawing 漫畫) [2]
Sierramont                 M5 [3] CFL5A [3]     MC   [3]
Piedmont                         M8 [2] HSIC1 [2]     HSIC1   [2]
Note: [number] = number of parent patrol for each campus.
Campus patrols must be at least 18 years old

Duty time: 8:45AM – 11:45AM (Language classes) / 11:40AM-12:55PM(Culture classes)

BCS Weekly E-Newsletter WW18 02/08/2020

Dear Parents,
This year we are celebrating BCS 40th Anniversary. BCS Spring Performance (SP) and Spring Performance Poster Contest will become parts of 40th anniversary celebration. The contest is currently extend due on Feb-29-2020. The SP will be held on Saturday, Mar 14, 2020 at the Multi-Purpose Room of Sierramont Middle School. If you and your class are interested in any of two events, Poster Contest and Spring Performance, please submit the following application form to any BCS offices. Please refer to the attached file for details.

Every class is required to submit 2 pages for BCS 40th anniversary yearbook. Please email to yearbook@bcs-usa.org  should you have any questions. The submission due by Feb/15/2020.

BCS will celebrate Chinese New Year and AC award ceremony next week ( 02/08/2020 ). 1st and 2nd grade classes in Morrill are required to provide one parent helper to support the setup and clean up of the event in Morrill campus. The event in Morrill will start at 9:30am. The AC award ceremony in Sierramont and Piedmont will start at 10:00am. All teachers, parents and students are invited to the event.
Vote YES on U to support outstanding Berryessa Union School District schools and ensure local students receive a high-quality education in safe and up-to-date classrooms. Click here for the details about Measure U.
Congratulation to those winners in BCS Academic Competition.  The Award list has been posted on the BCS website.  For students who won 1st place in the competition will receive an email from BCS AC team about representing BCS to participate ANCCS Academic Competition which held on 3/22 1:30pm in Fremont Mission High. Students who will represent BCS to attend the ANCCS Academic Contest MUST turn in the ANCCS enrollment form and fee by this Saturday (2/8) before 11:00am in each campus office.

During the holiday, you may shop at smile.amazon.com to generate AmazonSmile donations for BCS.

**Coronavirus**
BCS is highly aware of the outbreak of the Coronavirus in Wuhan China.  The situation is still developing and we will continue to monitor and pass on any new information.  We asked that everyone take a common sense approach and keep your child at home if they are sick.
Please note that there is important new information for your review:
1. If you have students or staff who have been in Hubei province within the last 14 days, please ask them to immediately return home and call the public health department during regular business hours (408-885-3980, M-F 8-5) so that we can provide guidance on monitoring themselves carefully for symptoms for the 14 days since their last day in China.
a. Family members of travelers who visited Hubei province within the last 14 days do not need to quarantine at home, but they should also monitor for symptoms and avoid attending large gatherings.
2. Students or staff who have been to other areas of mainland China (this excludes Hong Kong) within the last 14 days should also not come to school. They should monitor themselves for symptoms for the 14 days since their last day in China. Per federal guidance being released today, they should also call the public health department during regular business hours (408- 885-3980,
M-F 8-5) for further guidance.
In either case, if they become symptomatic within 14 days since their last day in China with fever (including chills or night sweats), cough, or shortness of breath, they should call a healthcare provider and let them know their travel history and symptoms.
For more information on this issue, please read the full letter below. You can also visit the following websites: Santa Clara County Public Health Department or the Santa Clara County Office of Education.
**Campus Patrol**
                                                  Week 18    02/08/2020
                                      Language Classes             Culture Classes
Morrill                         CK1 [3] MP [3]     L4 (Western Drawing 西畫 ) [2]
Sierramont                 M6 [3] CFL6 [3]     S11 (Badminton 羽毛球) [2]
Piedmont                         M9 [2] HSIC2 [2]     HSIC2   [2]
Note: [number] = number of parent patrol for each campus.
Campus patrols must be at least 18 years old

Duty time: 8:45AM – 11:45AM (Language classes) / 11:40AM-12:55PM(Culture classes)
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BCS Weekly E-Newsletter WW17 02/01/2020

Dear Parents,
This year we are celebrating BCS 40th Anniversary. BCS Spring Performance (SP) and Spring Performance Poster Contest will become parts of 40th anniversary celebration. The SP will be held on Saturday, Mar 14, 2020 at the Multi-Purpose Room of Sierramont Middle School. If you and your class are interested in any of two events, Poster Contest and Spring Performance, please submit the following application form to any BCS offices. Please refer to the attached file for details.

Every class is required to submit 2 pages for BCS 40th anniversary yearbook. Please email to yearbook@bcs-usa.org  should you have any questions. The submission due by Feb/15/2020.

BCS will celebrate Chinese New Year and AC award ceremony next week ( 02/08/2020 ). 1st and 2nd grade classes in Morrill are required to provide one parent helper to support the setup and clean up of the event in Morrill campus.
Vote YES on U to support outstanding Berryessa Union School District schools and ensure local students receive a high-quality education in safe and up-to-date classrooms. Click here for the details about Measure U.
Congratulation to those winners in BCS Academic Competition.  The Award list has been posted on the BCS website.  For students who won 1st place in the competition will receive an email from BCS AC team about representing BCS to participate ANCCS Academic Competition held on 3/22 1:30pm in Fremont Mission High. Please refer to below for the details.

During the holiday, you may shop at smile.amazon.com to generate AmazonSmile donations for BCS.

**Coronavirus**
BCS is highly aware of the outbreak of the Coronavirus in Wuhan China.  The situation is still developing and we will continue to monitor and pass on any new information.  We asked that everyone take a common sense approach and keep your child at home if they are sick.
Per BCS handbook, please contact your child’s teacher about his absence and make arrangement in regard to any homeworks.
Please practice proper hand  hygenie and cought protocol, do not cough into hand.
Please review the attached information from the county health office.
**Campus Patrol**
                                                  Week 17    02/01/2020
                                      Language Classes             Culture Classes
Morrill                         C1B [3] MK [3]     L1 (Mental Arithmetic 珠心算) [2]
Sierramont                 CFL3 [3] C3 [3]     S13 (Cartoon Drawing 漫畫) [2]
Piedmont                         M10 [2] HSIC3/4 [2]     P11 (Badminton 羽毛球) [2]
Note: [number] = number of parent patrol for each campus.
Campus patrols must be at least 18 years old

Duty time: 8:45AM – 11:45AM (Language classes) / 11:40AM-12:55PM(Culture classes)

BCS Weekly E-Newsletter WW16 01/11/2020

Dear Parents,
 
This year we are celebrating BCS 40 th Anniversary. BCS Spring Performance (SP) and Spring Performance Poster Contest will become parts of 40 th anniversary celebration. The SP will be held on Saturday, Mar 14, 2020 at the Multi-Purpose Room of Sierramont Middle School. If you and your class are interested in any of two events, Poster Contest and Spring Performance, please submit the following application form to any BCS offices. Please refer to the attached file for details.
Every class is required to submit 2 pages for BCS 40th anniversary yearbook. Please refer to the attached zipped file for the template and details about the contents. Please email to yearbook@bcs-usa.org  should you have any questions. The submission due by Feb/15/2020.
NO School on 01/18/2020 during BCS annual academic competition.

The 2020 BCS Academic Competition will be held on this Saturday at 1:30pm. All participating students please check in at Sierramont Middle School for your competition on time. 

Please find the list of parents who will act as proctors and/or perform patrol during the competition at the end of the email. The BCS Academic Competition Team will send out emails on further details shortly. If you cannot perform your duty on the day of the competition, please contact the class representative parents to arrange for your replacement. There will be a fine of $20 for no shows.
 
During the holiday, you may shop at smile.amazon.com to generate AmazonSmile donations for BCS.
**Campus Patrol**
                                                  Week 16    01/11/2020
                                      Language Classes     Culture Classes
Morrill                         C1A [3]     M1 [3]         CC   [2]
Sierramont                 CFL4 [3]     C4B [3] S9 (Chinese Go 圍棋) [2]
Piedmont                         M11 [2]     CFL7 [2] HSIC3/4   [2]
Note: [number] = number of parent patrol for each campus.
         Campus patrols must be at least 18 years old
Duty time: 8:45AM – 11:45AM (Language classes) / 11:40AM-12:55PM(Culture classes)  

BCS Weekly E-Newsletter WW15 12/21/2019

Dear Parents,
 
This year is BCS 40th anniversary. BCS will be making memorable yearbook and T-shirt for sale as one part of the celebration events. You may order the yearbook, T-shirt (Turquoise in color) or both (at discounted price) using the attached form. You may refer to the same on BCS websiteDue to overwhelming requests, the due date is extended to 12/21.  Please return all order forms to campus office by that date before 10:00am.
The Academic Competition participation notification was sent on Saturday, 12/14/19. Please double check your information and inform the school immediately re: any questions. There are updates and changes to the texts for the Mandarin and Cantonese Read Aloud competition. Please check the latest content at :
This year we are celebrating BCS 40 th Anniversary. BCS Spring Performance (SP) and Spring Performance Poster Contest will become parts of 40 th anniversary celebration. The SP will be held on Saturday, Mar 14, 2020 at the Multi-Purpose Room of Sierramont Middle School. If you and your class are interested in any of two events, Poster Contest and Spring Performance, please submit the following application form to any BCS offices. Please refer to the attached file for details.
Every class is required to submit 2 pages for BCS 40th anniversary yearbook. Please refer to the attached zipped file for the template and details about the contents. Please email to yearbook@bcs-usa.org  should you have any questions. The submission due by Feb/15/2020.
During the holiday, you may shop at smile.amazon.com to generate AmazonSmile donations for BCS.
**Campus Patrol**
                                                  Week 15    12/21/2019
                                      Language Classes     Culture Classes
Morrill                         C2 [3]         M2 [3] L13 (Shaolin Wushu 少林武術) [2]
Sierramont                 CFL5B [3] C4A [3] S11 (Badminton 羽毛球) [2]
Piedmont                         M12 [2]         CFL8 [2] MS   [2]
Note: [number] = number of parent patrol for each campus.
         Campus patrols must be at least 18 years old
Duty time: 8:45AM – 11:45AM (Language classes) / 11:40AM-12:55PM(Culture classes)  

BCS Weekly E-Newsletter WW14 12/14/2019

Dear Parents,
 
Next Saturday ( Dec/14 ), BCS will run the lock down drill across all the campuses. Please refer to the attached file the procedure and protocol. Also pay attention the the youtube link to understand the proper way to tight up the lock down strap. Due to the final exam on this Saturday, the lock down drill will be started anytime after 10:30am.
This year is BCS 40th anniversary. BCS will be making memorable yearbook and T-shirt for sale as one part of the celebration events. You may order the yearbook, T-shirt (Turquoise in color) or both (at discounted price) using the attached form. You may refer to the same on BCS website. Due to overwhelming requests, the due date is extended to 12/21.  Please return all order forms to campus office by that date.
This year we are celebrating BCS 40 th Anniversary. BCS Spring Performance (SP) and Spring Performance Poster Contest will become parts of 40 th anniversary celebration. The SP will be held on Saturday, Mar 14, 2020 at the Multi-Purpose Room of Sierramont Middle School. If you and your class are interested in any of two events, Poster Contest and Spring Performance, please submit the following application form to any BCS offices. Please refer to the attached file for details.
Every class is required to submit 2 pages for BCS 40th anniversary yearbook. Please refer to the attached zipped file for the template and details about the contents. Please email to yearbook@bcs-usa.org  should you have any questions. The submission due by Feb/15/2020.
During the holiday, you may shop at smile.amazon.com to generate AmazonSmile donations for BCS.
**Campus Patrol**
                                                  Week 14    12/14/2019
                                      Language Classes     Culture Classes
Morrill                         CFL0 [3]         CP [3] L10 (Cartoon Drawing 漫畫) [2]
Sierramont                 CFL5A [3] C5 [3] S4 (Chinese Painting 中國繪畫) [2]
Piedmont                         C6 [2]         HSIC1 [2] P11 (Badminton 羽毛球) [2]
Note: [number] = number of parent patrol for each campus.
         Campus patrols must be at least 18 years old
Duty time: 8:45AM – 11:45AM (Language classes) / 11:40AM-12:55PM(Culture classes)  

BCS Weekly E-Newsletter WW13 12/07/2019

Dear Parents,
 
Next Saturday ( Dec/14 ), BCS will run the lock down drill across all the campuses. Please refer to the attached file the procedure and protocol. Also pay attention the the youtube link to understand the proper way to tight up the lock down strap.
This year is BCS 40th anniversary. BCS will be making memorable yearbook and T-shirt for sale as one part of the celebration events. You may order the yearbook, T-shirt (Turquoise in color) or both (at discounted price) using the attached form. Due to overwhelming requests, the due date is extended to 12/21.  Please return all order forms to campus office by that date.
This year we are celebrating BCS 40 th Anniversary. BCS Spring Performance (SP) and Spring Performance Poster Contest will become parts of 40 th anniversary celebration. The SP will be held on Saturday, Mar 14, 2020 at the Multi-Purpose Room of Sierramont Middle School. If you and your class are interested in any of two events, Poster Contest and Spring Performance, please submit the following application form to any BCS offices. Please refer to the attached file for details.
Every class is required to submit 2 pages for BCS 40th anniversary yearbook. Please refer to the attached zipped file for the template and details about the contents. Please email to yearbook@bcs-usa.org  should you have any questions. The submission due by Feb/15/2020.
During the holiday, you may shop at smile.amazon.com to generate AmazonSmile donations for BCS.
**Campus Patrol**
                                                  Week 13    12/07/2019
                                      Language Classes     Culture Classes
Morrill                         CFL1B [3]    CK2 [3] L4 (Western Drawing 西畫 ) [2]
Sierramont                 CFL6 [3]     M3 [3]         MC   [3]
Piedmont                         C7 [2]     HSIC2 [2] HSIC1   [2]
Note: [number] = number of parent patrol for each campus.
         Campus patrols must be at least 18 years old
Duty time: 8:45AM – 11:45AM (Language classes) / 11:40AM-12:55PM(Culture classes)