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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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校長的話 Principal’s Message 4/30/2020 洪篤彥 Andrew Hung

Dear BCS Parents, Teachers and Staff,
On April 27st, Santa Clara Health Department announced the extension of the stay home quarantine
until May 31st. BCS will continue to be closed and online classes will continue for the remainder of the
school year.
BCS Open Enrollment Seminar was very successful even with some technical hiccup, this was the first
time we had run this event entirely on Zoom. I like to thank all of our staff who attended and helped
with the presentation. I also want to thank those parents who had referred their friends and family to
attend this event. A recorded session of part of the presentation is available for viewing on our
website.

Open Enrollment for school year 2020-21 (新生網上註冊) had started, BCS is
accepting applications for new students. Registration team had created an online
registration page. If you have friends or family who may be interested, please
sign up in the link below:
https://www.bcs-usa.org/registration-forms/
This week is also our General Election for the 2020-21 BCS board of directors.
Due to quarantine, this will now be done entire online. The election will run from
5/1/2020 to 5/8/2020, please vote for the next BCS board.

Please use link below:
BCS ballot

BCS schedule changes:
1. BCS 40th Anniversary Celebration – postponed until fall semester 2020.
2. Returning Student package – if you still had not send the return package to your parent rep,
please contact bcsreg@yahoo.com for the new procedure.
3. Sibling registration – you can now sign up using the online form or download the editable pdf
form from our registration page and send a copy of the registration form along with tuition
payment to BCS (PO Box 32988, San Jose, CA 95152-2988) Please check BCS registration page
for the instruction.

4. Placement Test for internal/external students – postponed until August 2020. Please sign up on
our registration form page via the online form.
5. Graduation – TBD. Until the quarantine is lifted, BCS will not be able to run this event.
6. Teacher banquet – also due to concerns about large group gathering, for this year only BCS will
cancel this event.
7. New Parent Orientation — TBD.
8. Year book – there may be delay in distribution, please stay tuned for updates. Please submit
any Ad if you like to advertise in our yearbook. Also submit any essay about “BCS and I” if you
are interested.

–Andrew (BCS Principal 2019-20)

校長的話 Principal’s Message 4/10/2020 洪篤彥 Andrew Hung

Dear BCS Parents, Teachers and Staff,

Happy Easter to all of you and please continue to stay home and practice social distancing.

On April 1st, due to COVID-19 BUSD announced the continual closure of school and extending online learning for the remainder of the 2019-2020 school year. BCS will continue to be close and transition to online classes for the remainder of the school year.

Due to the school closure and quarantine, BCS registration team had created new procedures to handle the returning student package. I want to thank the Registration team and our parent reps who had tirelessly worked to collect back all the registration packages. This is very important as BCS need the data to prepare for next school year. If any parent still have outstanding returning student pack, please contact your parent rep immediately.

The Open Enrollment Seminar (新學年網上註冊座談會) for new parents had
been moved back one week, this is now on Saturday 4/25 at 9:30 am. Open
enrollment for 2020-21 will begin after seminar.

If you have friends or family who may be interested, please sign up in the link below:

2020招生講座網上註冊

BCS schedule changes:

  1. BCS 40th Anniversary Celebration – postponed until fall semester 2020.
  2. Returning Student package – if you have not returned your registration package, please contact your class rep. Registration package must be send back to class rep by April 3rd 2020, please do not mail to school. Class rep, you will need to submit package info to registration team by April 11th 2020, you will be contacted by registration team on the new procedures.
  3. Sibling registration – please download the editable pdf form from our registration page and send a copy of the registration form along with tuition payment to BCS (PO Box 32988, San Jose, CA 95152-2988)
  4. Placement Test for internal/external students – postponed until August 2020. Please sign up on our registration form page via the online form.
  5. Open Enrollment Seminar – this will be an online seminar on April 25, 9:30am via Zoom meeting.  Please sign up on this link: 2020招生講座網上註冊. Open Enrollment will start at the end of seminar.
  6. Graduation – TBD. Until the quarantine is lifted, BCS will not be able to run this event.
  7. Teacher banquet – also due to concerns about large group gathering, for this year only BCS will cancel this event.
  8. New Parent Orientation — TBD.
  9. Year book – there may be delay in distribution, please stay tuned for updates. Please submit any Ad if you like to advertise in our yearbook. Also submit any essay about “BCS and I” if you are interested.

–Andrew (BCS Principal 2019-20)

校長的話 Principal’s Message 3/31/2020 洪篤彥 Andrew Hung

Dear BCS Parents, Teachers and Staff,

I hope you are all healthy and well at home practicing social distancing.

Due to the extension of BUSD schools closure until May 1, 2020, BCS will continue to be closed. Our tentative return date will be May 9th.

Meanwhile through the tireless effort of our teachers and staff, BCS has successfully transition of our language classes to online classes with over 80% attendance. I like to take this opportunity to thanks all of our teachers who had to adapt and innovate so quickly in order to meet this new challenge, they are dedicated to continue our student’s education even in this difficult time.

I am grateful to have so many talented staff members especially our Language Deans, Asst. Deans and parent helpers who worked together to get our students online so quickly. I especially want to thank BCS IT William Hui and ANCCS IT Adam Cho (former BCS parent) for using their expertise in getting ready our online tools and ANCCS President Sandra Su for her help in providing so many training classes for our teachers.

BCS schedule changes:

  1. BCS 40th Anniversary Celebration – postponed until fall semester 2020.
  2. Returning Student package – if you have not returned your registration package, please contact your class rep. Registration package must be send back to class rep by April 3rd 2020, please do not mail to school. Class rep, you will need to submit package info to registration team by April 11th 2020, you will be contacted by registration team on the new procedures.
  3. Sibling registration – please download the editable pdf form from our registration page and send a copy of the registration form along with tuition payment to your class rep.
  4. Placement Test for internal/external students – postponed until August 2020. Please sign up on our registration form page via the online form.
  5. Open Enrollment Seminar – this will be an online seminar on April 18, 9:30am via Zoom meeting. Please contact bcs_board@yahoo.com for further information. Link will provided on our web page. Open Enrollment will start at the end of seminar.
  6. Graduation – due to concerns about large group gathering, for this year only BCS will have graduation ceremony held in each graduating class.
  7. Teacher banquet – also due to concerns about large group gathering, for this year only BCS will cancel this event.
  8. New Parent Orientation — TBD.
  9. Year book – there may be delay in distribution, please stay tuned for updates. Please submit any Ad if you like to advertise in our yearbook. Also submit any essay about “BCS and I” if you are interested.

Thank you for your understanding and continuous support for BCS, stay healthy and we will see you back in class once school reopens.

–Andrew (BCS Principal 2019-20)

BCS closed for 3/14, 3/21, 3/28 due to Covid-19 outbreak

Attention all Parents, Teachers and Staff,
We have just been informed by BUSD that all schools in Santa Clara County will be closed for the next three weeks (3/16 to 4/3) on recommendation from Santa Clara County Public Health due to the COVID-19 outbreak
Berryessa Chinese School will also close our three campus until April 3rd effectively immediately.  Classes are cancelled for 3/14, 3/21 & 3/28.
BCS will reopen on 4/4 (tentatively, pending BUSD confirmation).
Please check your email and our website for further updates.
Thank you and everyone please stay healthy!
–Andrew (BCS Principal 2019-20)

BCS Weekly E-Newsletter WW22 03/14/2020

Dear Parents,
BCS 40th Anniversay celebration had been postponed to Apr-25-2020 due to current Coronavirus outbreak.
Student returning package due this Saturday. Please collect all the forms in your class and submit to registration staffs in each BCS office. Sibling registration starts on this Saturday in Morrill MPR.
Please refe

The urgent notification to all the BCS contestants of 2020 ANCCS Academic Contest

 

各位學生家長您好,

 

因為新冠狀病毒疫情的蔓延北加州中文學校聯合會今天召開緊急會議並決議取消舉辦2020北加學術比賽稍後會再通知學生關於報名費退費問題謝謝您的合作.

 

Due to the Coronavirus (COVID-19) issue, ANCCS held an emergency meeting today and decided to cancel the 2020 ANCCS academic competition. Students will be notified later about the refund of ANCCS AC registration fees. Thank you for your cooperation.

BCS yearbook, there will be additional pages in yearbook for picture of siblings attend BCS class. Please send your picture and information to BCS Yearbook <yearbook@bcs-usa.org> if you are interested.
During the holiday, you may shop at smile.amazon.com to generate AmazonSmile donations for BCS.
**Campus Patrol**
                                                  Week 22    03/14/2020
                                      Language Classes                     Culture Classes
Morrill                         M1 [3]     CFL0 [3] L4 (Western Drawing 西畫 ) [2]
Sierramont                 CFL6 [3]     CFL3 [3] S9 (Chinese Go 圍棋) [2]
Piedmont                         C10 [2]     M10 [2] AP   [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)
Continue reading “BCS Weekly E-Newsletter WW22 03/14/2020”

2020 ANCCS Academic Competition Cancelled

各位學生家長您好,

由於新冠狀病毒疫情的蔓延, 北加州中文學校聯合會於3月8日召開緊急會議並決議, 取消舉辦2020北加學術比賽. 稍後會再通知學生關於報名費退費問題. 謝謝您的合作.

Dear BCS Parents and Students,

Due to the Coronavirus (COVID-19) issue, ANCCS held an emergency meeting on 3/8 and decided to cancel the 2020 ANCCS academic competition. Students will be notified later about the refund of ANCCS AC registration fees. Thank you for your cooperation.

Best regards,

BCS AC Team

Postpone Spring Performance to Apr-25

Dear Parents,
In today board meeting, all board members agreed to postpone the 40th anniversary celebration from Mar-14 to Apr-25 due to the current Coronavirus situation. There will be cultural class in Sierramont MPR next week.
With Kind Regards,

Berryessa Chinese School
voice mail: (408)5200-BCS(408-520-0227)