BCS Weekly E-Newsletter WW11 11/21/2020

Dear Parents,
As we all now knew that Santa Clara county return to the purple tier, BUSD will defer the school reopen for in person class to Mar-2021. Please refer to the attached file for BUSD November newsletter for the details. BCS will evaluate the situation for the next phase of action. You will get inform once further decisions are made by the BCS board of directors.
BCS Academic Competition

The 2021 academic competition of Berryessa Chinese School has been decided to hold the annual Academic Contest online with ZOOM. The determined competition categories and dates are listed below:

01/24/2021 (Sunday)

Western drawing / Chinese painting

01/30/2021 (Saturday)

Chinese Brush Calligraphy / Pencil calligraphy

Mandarin/Cantonese speech

Mandarin/Cantonese/CFL Read-Aloud

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BCS Weekly E-Newsletter WW07 10/24/2020

Dear Parents,
BUSD will continue distance learning until the end of December, 2020. Below are the details update from BUSD:
  • The district is now moving into “Phase 2” where we will focus on providing targeted in-person support to our most vulnerable students, such as those in our moderate and severe special education programs.  
  • “Phase 3” or the hybrid model will be reviewed for a potential phased start in January 2021 at the earliest, beginning with the youngest children returning for in-person instruction first.  
  • We will work closely with our employee associations to coordinate efforts.  
  • Safety planning and preparation will continue to be at the forefront as we determine next steps.  

Please refer to the attached file for more information.

With Kind Regards,

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


公投議案的贊成/反對中文版出爐了 ( https://lwv-swscv.org/chineseprosandconswebinars )。中文翻譯義工團隊,將婦女選民聯盟對每一個議案的分析報告,忠實公正的以中文表達出來,做您投票的參考。選賢與能是每個選民的權利和義務。人人一票累積下來,就能決定影響我們生活的民選官員及法案,因此您的一票正是最關鍵的那票。請記得行使您寶貴的投票權,參與11月3日的大選。
Chinese edition of the Pros & Cons is now available at https://lwv-swscv.org/chineseprosandconswebinars . This is a tremendous undertaking by a group of dedicated volunteers who translated the entire Pros &Cons made by LWV-SWSCV into Chinese. Voting is a privilege and responsibility of every citizen. A well prepared and informed voter is the best voter. Every vote counts and every vote is critical to our future. Please remember to vote on 11/03/2020.

BCS 40th Anniversary Poster Contest

Dear Parents,
Congratulation to the winners of the BCS 40th Anniversary Poster Contest.



冠軍 1st place winner – M7 鄺恩華 Ignatius Khong

亞軍 2nd place winner – C8 李惠珊 Kasey Walker

季軍 3rd place winner –  M2 莊子鋆 Zi-Yun Chuang

With Kind Regards,

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

BCS Weekly E-Newsletter WW06 10/17/2020

Dear Parents,
BCS currently is still waiting for the school reopening survey result that conducted by BUSD. Please refer to BUSD Frequently Asked Questions on BUSD Reopening Hub for the latest information.
ANCCS Activity




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BCS Weekly E-Newsletter WW05 10/10/2020

Dear Parents,
Congratulations to all the newly elected or extended class representatives for 2020-21 school year. Your involvement in school communication is very crucial to instantly channel all messages from BCS to your class parents. Please refer to the attached file for the guideline of your roles and duties.
Current COVID-19 pandemic situation remains severe across all the states in the US. There are schools reopen for in person classes which at the end have to shut down in a short period of time due to the rise of COVID-19 cases in the school. BUSD began another round of survey to understand the expectancy of the parents toward the school reopening plan. BCS will update everyone once there’s new progress in sight.
Below are some activities maybe your interest:

BCS Weekly E-Newsletter WW1 09/12/2020

Dear Parents,
Welcome all the new and returning parents to BCS 2020-21 school year ! The COVID-19 pandemic had changed the way education was conducted from in person to distance learning. During the summer, BCS board of directors had decided to begin the school year with distance learning for the 1st semester ( 09-12-2020 to 01-09-2021 ). BCS still in hope that in person class can be safely available in the 2nd semester.
Tomorrow, the first day of school will be conducted in distance learning with Zoom. Please prepare your children with necessary computer setup and class materials to begin the class tomorrow morning at 9:00am.
As like all the years before, all the parents are required to fill out the parent return slip. Please fill out the online version google form below for each child who attend class in BCS.
You may refer the student handbook and school calendar with the link below:
There are more useful information about the first day of school with the link below:

BCS Weekly E-Newsletter WW04 09/28/2019

Dear Parents,
Please forward this eNews to your class parents. All new class representative need to turn in the contact sheet to each campus office or department associate deans. 
New class representatives meeting on this Saturday (09/28/2019). This will be held at the same time (9:30am to 10:30am) across all campus.
    Morrill            – library
    Sierramont    – library, drawing for Sierramont Fall Carnival parent helpers to the assigned time slot.
    Piedmont      – library
Fall Carnival event (10/26/2019) is approaching, all classes are encouraged to setup a booth during the event. Please contact each campus office for the application form.
There are a list of seminar related to credit transfer and college application planning in Piedmont Middle School Library between 10:30 to 11:30am as below:
– Sep 28 High School curriculum and College application planning
Please note the new campus classes assignments:
Morrill:          MP, MK, M1, M2, CFLK, CFL1, CFL2, CP, CK, C1, C2
Sierramont:    M3, M4, M5, M6, CFL3, CFL4, CFL5, CFL6, C3, C4, C5
Piedmont:      M7, M8, M9, M10, M11, M12, HSIC1, HSIC2, HSIC3/4, CFL7, CFL8, C6, C7, C8, C9, C10, C11/12
**Campus Patrol**
                                                  Week 4                09/28/2019
                                  Language Classes   Culture Classes
Morrill                     CK1 [3] MP [3] L13 (Shaolin Wushu 少林武術) [2]
Sierramont             C3 [3]         M3 [3] S13 (Cartoon Drawing 漫畫) [2]
Piedmont                     M9 [2]         C8 [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)