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WCCA 2016-2017 School Year Starts on Sep. 10, 2016

WCCA 2016-2017 School Year Starts on Saturday Sep. 10, 2016 at LBMS! Please come to school to register at 9am on that day. You can download the registration form, classroom layout and school schedule below.

2016-2017 School Year Registration Form

2016-2017 School Year Classroom Layout

2016-2017 School Year Schedule
 


2016 WCCA Summer Program from June 11 to August 6 at John Knox

The last day of WCCA summer program is August 20. Week 9 has been moved from August 13 to August 20!

 


5/21/2016 Last Day of School, Speaking Contest, Music Performance and Year End Potluck
5/21/2016 is our last day of school for 2015-2016 School Year. We will have a lot of events on that day. The schedule is as follows.

1. Normal Classes and Sports Activity

2. Chinese Speaking Contest (9:30am to 11am) in the cafeteria

3. Fine Art Exhibit (11am to 2pm) in the cafeteria

4. Music Performance (11:15am to 1:30pm) in the Music Room (Band Room)
At the last day of this semester, we will have music performance on May 21st from 11:15am to 1:20pm in Westlake Chinese School.  The address is Lee Burneson Middle School 2240 Dover Center Road Westlake, OH 44145. Please fill out this form ASAP and enjoy your performance.   The application deadline is May 18th 2016.  

5. Potluck (12pm to 2pm) in the cafeteria (No outside picnic this year!)
Saturday 5/21/2016 will be our last day of school for 2015-2016 school year. We will have a Potluck from 12pm to 2pm in the Lee Burneson Middle School cafeteria. There will be no outside picnic this year! Please let us know if you will attend. WCCA will provide main food. But you are encouraged to bring your favorite dishes and sign up for the items below other than the WCCA items. Thanks.

http://www.signupgenius.com/go/904084baaa92ca20-2016/


Next Saturday (5/21/2016) will be our last day of school. We will have a lot of events on that day. The schedule is as follows.

1. Normal Classes and Sports Activity

2. Chinese Speaking Contest (9:30am to 11am) in the cafeteria

3. Music Performance (11:15am to 1:30pm) in the Music Room (Band Room)

4. Potluck (12pm to 2pm) in the cafeteria (No outside picnic this year!)

Next Saturday (5/21/2016) will be our last day of school. We will have a lot of events on that day. The schedule is as follows.

1. Normal Classes and Sports Activity

2. Chinese Speaking Contest (9:30am to 11am) in the cafeteria

3. Music Performance (11:15am to 1:30pm) in the Music Room (Band Room)

4. Potluck (12pm to 2pm) in the cafeteria (No outside picnic this year!)

Next Saturday (5/21/2016) will be our last day of school. We will have a lot of events on that day. The schedule is as follows.

1. Normal Classes and Sports Activity

2. Chinese Speaking Contest (9:30am to 11am) in the cafeteria

3. Music Performance (11:15am to 1:30pm) in the Music Room (Band Room)

4. Potluck (12pm to 2pm) in the cafeteria (No outside picnic this year!)
 


WCCA Chinese New Year Celebration on Feb. 13, 2016
WCCA 2016 Chinese New Year Celebration will be held on Saturday Feb. 13, 2016 at Westlake Parkside School.

Time: 3pm-5pm Stage Rehearsal
5pm-7pm Dinner
7pm-9pm Stage performance

Address:  24525 Hilliard Blvd
Westlake, OH 44145


 


Mid-Autumn Festival (Moon Festival), Sunday, September 27, 2015
The 2015 Mid-Autumn Festival (Moon Festival) falls on Sunday, September 27, 2015. WCCA will celebrate the Moon Festival on Saturday, September 26, 2015 with culture activities and moon cake taste in each Chinese class. 


WCCA 2015-2016 School Year
WCCA 2015-2016 School Year will start on Sep. 12, 2015 at Lee Burneson Middle School. The 2015-2016 school calendar has been updated. The 2015-2016 registration form can be found by click on "Registration Forms" from the left menu. 


WCCA 2015 Summer Program
2015 WCCA Summer Programs
Program



Time
For Adults For Children
Tai Chi
10am to 11am
Fine Art
11am to 12pm
Fine Art
10am to 11am
Martial Arts
11am to 12pm
Week 1 Saturday, June 20, 2015
Week 2 Saturday, June 27, 2015
Week 3 Saturday, July 18, 2015
Week 4 Saturday, July 25, 2015
Week 5 Saturday, August 01, 2015
Week 6 Saturday, August 08, 2015
Week 7 Saturday, August 15, 2015
Week 8 Saturday, August 22, 2015
Martial Arts and Tai Chi: Teacher Mr. Yong Cao
Fine Art: Teacher Mr. Shusheng Bai
Program Contact: Ms. Chan Zhou 216-925-8914 yongyuanfei@126.com
Location: John Knox Presbyterian Church, 25200 Lorain Rd, North Olmsted, OH 44070
 


2015 WCCA Piano Concert on Saturday May 30
WCCA will host 2015 WCCA Piano Concert on Saturday May 30 at LBMS cafeteria from 11am to 1pm. It is open to public. All WCCA students are encouraged to perform. Please send your name and programs to yongyuanfei@126.com or rhythm608@yahoo.com .

The piano instructors are Ms. Chan Zhou, Ms. Ning Chen and Mr. Manuel Llorens. Ms. Chan Zhou will be in charge of the event. 


 


Spring Break April 4 and April 11, 2015
Westlake Chinese School will be closed on April 4 and April 11, 2015 for the spring break. 


2015 WCCA Chinese New Year Celebration Event on Feb. 14, 2015
The 2015 Chinese New Year will be celebrated by WCCA on Saturday February 14, 2015 with dinner from 5:00 pm to 7:00 pm and performance 7:00 pm to 9:00 pm at Performance Art Center and Cafeteria at Westlake High School (27830 Hilliard Blvd., Westlake, OH, 44145). 


LBMS gym will not be available this Sat. 1/10/2015 due to the annual Hoopla basketball tournament
On this Saturday Jan. 10, all WCCA activities using the gym will be canceled or moved to other places. Mom dance and Beginner Thai Chi will be moved to the choir room. Martial Arts will be in an open space. All badminton and table tennis will canceled. 


Adjustments to WCCA Elective Activities
Due to the gym use restraints and other conflicts, we have made adjustments to the elective activities  as follows.

1. On 9/13, 9/27 and 10/4, all activities using the gym before 11am will be canceled or moved to other places. Mom dance will be moved to the choir room. Adult badminton and adult table tennis scheduled before 11am will be canceled.

2. On 10/11, all activities using the gym will be canceled or moved to other places. Mom dance and Beginner Thai Chi will be moved to the choir room. Martial Arts will be in an open space. All badminton and table tennis will canceled.

3. All activities will go back to normal from 10/18.

4. Math class will start from 11/1 (was 9/27 on registration form). Please register.

 


WCCA 2014-2015 School Year Starts on Saturday Sep. 6, 2014
Please check the "School Calendar" page for detailed calendar.

Time: 9:00 am to 1:00 pm
9:00 am to 11:00 am Chinese Classes
11:00 am to 1:00 pm Extracurricular Activities including Dances, Martial Arts, Thai Chi, Table Tennis, Badminton, etc. 

Location: New Lee Burneson School Building
Please use the back parking lot and back entrance. 


WCCA 2014 Summer Programs (西湖中文学校2014夏令营) Starting on July 12

WCCA 2014 Summer Programs will start on this Saturday July 12 starting at 10:00am. The location is as follows. 

John Knox Presbyterian Church
25200 Lorain Rd, North Olmsted, OH 44070

The summer programs will last 6 weeks from July 12 to August 16. All classes will be on Saturday. The adult Thai Chi and children music classes are form 10am to 11am. The children Martial Arts classes are from 11am to 12pm.
 


WCCA Year End Picnic Invite (西湖中文学校年终野餐邀请)
Please sign up for the year end picnic on June 14 by clicking on the link below. Please sign up as soon as possible so we can prepare for the picnic accordingly.

There will be no Chinese classes on June 14. But we have a lot of activities on that day. The schedule is as follows.

9:30 am to 10:30 am Math Seminar at Westlake Porter Public Library (27333 Center Ridge Rd, Westlake, OH 44145)
10:00 am to 11:00 am Thai Chi Class at Huntington Beach
11:00 am to 12:00 pm Martial Arts Class (Combined) at Huntington Beach
11:00 am to 3:00 pm Picnic at Huntington Beach

请报名参加6月14日的年终野餐(点击下面的链接)。 请尽快注册, 我们好为野餐做好相应的准备。

6月14日将不会有中文课,但这一天我们有很多的活动。时间表如下。 

09:30至10:30 数学课在西湖波特公共图书馆
10:00至11:00 太极课在亨廷顿湖滩公园 
11:00至12:00 武术课在亨廷顿湖滩公园 
上午11:00至下午3:00 野餐在亨廷顿湖滩公园

To sign up, go to: 
www.SignUpGenius.com/go/10C054FA4AA2EAA8-wcca2/9566670

 


Events on Saturday May 3: Dance Open Classes, Badminton Contests and CSUCI Summer Camp Registration
Events on Saturday May 3: Dance Open Classes, Badminton Contests and CSUCI Summer Camp Onsite Registration (舞蹈观摩课, 羽毛球对抗赛, 夏令营咨询)

We will have the following events on this Saturday (May 3) in our school other than the normal activities. Everybody is welcome to join us.

1. Dance Open Classes by Ms. Xiuzhi Ren and Miss Xiaoxue Ma 
   任秀志老师的舞蹈观摩课    
   11:00am to 1:00pm LBMS Cafeteria

2. Badminton Contests between WCCA and CCCCA (Solon Chinese School) 
    西湖羽毛球俱乐部和Solon的对抗赛
    10:00am to 12:00pm LBMS Gym

3. CSUCI Summer Camp Onsite Registration by Ms. Li Wang and Ms. Miao Wang 
    CSU孔院2014年夏令营王丽,王淼老师现场咨询与报名
    9:00am to 12:00pm LBMS Cafeteria and/or Room 149
 


WCCA Inaugural Student Art Show (April 12 to April 19, 2014)
The inaugural WCCA Student Art Show organized by WCCA Student Council opens on this Saturday April 12, 2014 from 2pm to 4pm at Bradley Bay Health Center (605 Bradley Rd, Bay Village). The art show will be closed on April 19, 2014. The art show is co-sponsored by WCCA and Confucius Institute at CSU.

Everyone is invited. Keep in mind that parking space is limited and car pooling is encouraged. Winners will be announced at grand opening and cash prizes will be given out for winners. 

Please join us to celebrate our First Annual Art Show and showcase our Chinese School students talent to our special guests and community. Special guests include Bay Village Mayor Ms. Debbie Sutherland, Westlake Mayor Mr. Dennis Clough and President of Westlake School District Board of Education Ms. Carol Winter.

Bay village retirement center help host the show.  Popular vote is still on going.  Largest reward (one in each category) will be handed out next Saturday.  Please go enjoy the show and cast you votes for your favorite!

 西湖中文学校学生艺术作品展四月十二日正式开幕,感谢CSU孔子学院的大力支持,感谢嘉宾Bay Village市长Debbie Sutherland女士,Westlake市长Dennis Clough先生,西湖学区Board of Education主席Carol Winter女士光临指导,感谢评委李凤,Val Sleeper 和魏雪莲女士!最要感谢的是我校学生会主席Miranda Li和校董Hazel Huang以及全体学生和家长的辛勤工作,充分体现了中文学校传播文化,服务社区的办学宗旨。

 


Spring Break 春假 3/22, 3/29
Next two weeks are spring break. We will have no school on March 22 and March 29. The next school day will be on April 5, 2014. 


What a wonderful night!
What a blast of celebration last Saturday night!

On behalf of our board of directors, I'd like to thank our principal Mr. Yumin Yin and his team for their dedication. Many thanks to our  partners and sponsors for their generous supports. Thank you, our wonderful teaching staff, Debbie Liou, Xiuzhi Ren, Yong Cao, Xiaoxue Ma, Chan Zhou, Yixin Marsick, just name a few, for bringing such a wonderful celebration event to our communities. Also, thank you, our active, fun loving,all age performers, you bought us a great show, and a warm memory surely will last for long long time. Last but not least, thank you - our stay behind scene volunteers, you worked tirelessly behind scene to make this happen;  Mr. Yinchuan Cha is just one good example of so many of you, YOU are all true heroes.

多么多彩多姿,绚丽夺目的一台晚会!
请允许我代表董事会,感谢殷校长和他的团队的奉献;感谢我们的合作伙伴和赞助单位的大力支持;感谢以刘老师,任老师,曹老师,马老师, 邹老师,一心老师为代表的我们所有的老师们为我们组织了这么多精彩的节目;也感谢所有积极参加演出的老少表演者,给我们带来了美妙的节目,留下了温馨的记忆;最后,我们更要感谢以查英传先生为代表的所有志愿者们,你们不知疲倦的辛勤劳累保证了晚会的成功,你们是真正的幕后英雄!

Phil Zhang
President, WCCA Board


点击链接看晚会照片选 -- click here to see pictures of the party 


Reminder: Pick up Tickets for WCCA 2014 CNY Celebration Event on Saturday

WCCA 2014 Chinese New Year Celebration Dinner and Performance on Feb. 8, 2014

Event Time: Saturday, February 8, 2014, Dinner 5:00 pm to 7:00 pm, Performance 7:00 pm to 9:00 pm

Location: Performance Art Center and Cafeteria at Westlake High School at the following address. 
27830 Hilliard Blvd., Westlake, OH 44145

The ticket prices are $10 for adults, $5 for children under 10. Children under 5 don’t need tickets. Performance only tickets are offered to public for free. People with performance only tickets are not allowed at the cafeteria for dinners. Please contact us at westlakechinese@gmail.com if you need tickets.
 


New Year Party Stage Rehearsal Schedule at Westlake Performing Arts Center on Feb. 8, 2014
The following is a rough schedule for the New Year party stage rehearsal. 

We just have 3 hours to rehearse the whole show, please be ON TIME for your turn.


2:00 - 2:20 pm moms' dance
2:20 - 2:40 pm grandmas' dance
2:40 - 3:10 pm Group C (little red hat) and (preschool dance)
3:10 - 3:50 pm open for individual class to practice on their own program.  Debbie will be there to arrange the sequence to meet your need.
3:50 - 4:10 pm Group A (Tibetan)
4:10 - 4:30 pm Group B (Xinjiang)
4:30 - 5:00 pm Martial Arts (Junior & Senior)
 


WCCA 2014 Chinese New Year Celebration Performance Program Menu
 


2014 Chinese New Year Party Facility Location Map
 


Great News - HSK Level 4 Test Results for WCCA Students
Eight (8) students from our Simplified 6 class (teacher: Xiufen Zhang) took the HSK Level 4 test in December, 2013. Seven (7) of them passed the tests with high scores.  Below are their names.

Jay Lin
Jing Lin
Yu-Hui Wu
Michelle Yin
Ivy Yip
Dawei Lu
Angela Zhu

Please join me to congratulate teacher Zhang and all eight students for their great achievement.

Our school will be open on this Saturday Feb. 1, 2014. Please continue to register for our Chinese New Year celebration event on Feb. 8, 2014.

Happy Chinese New Year!
 


WCCA 2014 Chinese New Year Celebration Dinner and Performance on Feb. 8, 2014

Event Time: Saturday, February 8, 2014, Dinner 5:00 pm to 7:00 pm, Performance 7:00 pm to 9:00 pm

Location: Performance Art Center and Cafeteria at Westlake High School at the following address. 
27830 Hilliard Blvd., Westlake, OH 44145

Performance only tickets are offered to public for free. People with performance only tickets are not allowed at the cafeteria for dinners. Please contact us at westlakechinese@gmail.com if you need tickets.

 


Holiday Greetings from WCCA
The 2013 Fall semester just ended on Dec. 21, 2013 with a wonderful potluck party. We will take winter breaks on Dec. 28 and Jan. 4. The 2014 Spring semester starts on Jan. 11, 2014. All classes and activities will continue as usually except the table tennis and badminton since the gym is still not available due to the basketball tournament on Jan. 11. The gym will be available to our Chinese school from Jan. 18, 2014.

Our Chinese New Year celebration event will be hosted at Westlake High School and Performance Art Center on Feb. 8, 2014 from 5pm to 9pm. Please mark the date on your calendar.

Merry Christmas and Happy New Year!
 


WCCA 2013 Year End Potluck Party
As a tradition, WCCA will have a year end potluck party on Saturday Dec. 21, 2013 to celebrate the coming holidays. Chinese school will provide plates, bottle water, pizza and some Chinese food. We are ask parents to bring favorite dishes, fruits or desserts to share.

The party will start at 10:45am. Chinese classes will end 15 minutes earlier. The after school activities will start 15 minutes later.

We will need parents to volunteer to serve the food and drink.
 


Moon Festival Celebration at WCCA (September 21, 2013)
WCCA will celebrate Moon Festival with moon cake tasting and cultural activities on this Saturday Sep. 21, 2013. 

The agenda of the day is as follows.

9am to 10am Students celebrate Moon Festival with their teachers in their classrooms.

10am to 11am All students, teachers and parents celebrate Moon Festival in the school cafeteria with moon cake tasting, student performances (singing, poem, etc) and teachers choir.

11am to 1pm Normal elective classes

Please come to join us. WCCA will prepare moon cakes, fruits and water.

Happy Moon Festival!
 


The First Day of Westlake Chinese School (Saturday, Sep. 7, 2013)

Westlake Chinese School had more than 100 students on the first school day. We enroll new students all year-round. Please come to join our existing new school year with Chinese language classes, Chinese Culture classes, Chinese art, Martial Arts, Table Tennis, Badminton and Dances.














 


WCCA 2013-2014 school year will start on Sep. 7 in the new LBMS building
The first day of Chinese school will be on Saturday Sep. 7, 2013. Please check "School Calendar" page for detailed events during the 2013-2014 school year. Please go to "Registration Forms" page for the registration information.

We will move to the new school building next to the old school building with Lee Building Middle School. Below is a picture from the open house day (July 30).

 


WCCA Summer Programs (6/12/13 --- 8/10/13)

Martial Arts


Story Time and Nutrition for Kids
 


WCCA 2012-2013 School Year End Activities
1. Registrations for 2013-2014 School Year and 2013 Summer Program start now. Forms are posted on Registration Forms page. Please send the filled forms to the following address or submit them during the year end picnic.

Westlake Chinese Culture Association 
P.O. BOX 450884 
Westlake, Ohio 44145

2. Asian Festival on May 18: Performance will be from 1:00pm to 1:30pm. All performers need be there by 12:30pm. Please talk to Debbie Liou, Xiuzhi Ren and Yong Cao for details. WCCA will provide pizza for performers at school around 11am. (Update: WCCA had great performance there. Cleveland Mayor Jackson watched our programs. See photo below.)



3. Year End Picnic at Huntington Beach, Bay Village on June 1. There will be no school. The makeup Kungfu classes are from 10:30am to 12:30pm outdoor. The picnic hours are from 10am to 3pm. More outdoor activities will be planned. Please note that all activities will be at Huntington Beach.
 


Happy Spring Break (春假安排)
There will be no Chinese school on 3/30 and 4/6 due to spring break. The next school day will be on Saturday 4/13/13.

中文学校春假期间(3月30日和4月6日)没课。下次开课日期是4月13日(星期六)。祝大家春假快乐! 


2013 WCCA Party Pictures Available Now (西湖中文学校蛇年春晚照片集)
2013 WCCA Chinese New Year Party photo album has been posted online.

You can go to Photo Gallery section to review or simply click the link below
欢迎点击下面的链接去欣赏西湖蛇年春节晚会照片集。

2013 Chinese New Year Party (西湖春晚)




 


Thank You Letter from Principal(来自校长的感谢信)

What a night! With delicious food and a great show, I hope you enjoyed yourself at 2013 WCCA CNY party. I want to thank all performers, students, teachers and parents for making this a safe and successful event. Special thanks go to the following.

Phil Zhang, Nancy Williams, Yingchuan Cha, Debbie Thomas, Anna Ho, Qizhi Zhang, Yaokun Xu and all board directors;
Debbie Liou, Xiuzhi Ren, Yong Cao, Yixin Marsick, Yan Wang and all teachers;
WCCA PTA Room Parents led by Yingchuan Cha and Emily Zhang;
WCCA Mom's Group led by Wen Tsai and Ruyu Zhang;
WCCA Badminton Team led by Dongwei Diao;
WCCA Lion Dance Team led by Weizhong Xiao;
All other volunteers

多么美好的一个夜晚!多么美味的食物和精彩的表演!我希望2013年西湖中文学校新春晚会给大家带来了欢乐。我要感谢所有表演者,学生,教师和家长,在大家共同努力下,我们举办了一个安全和成功的晚会。在此要特别感谢以下各位。

章焱飞,南希·威廉姆斯,查英传,黛比·托马斯,安娜,张奇志,许瑶坤和所有董事;
刘仲慧,任秀志,曹勇,阎一心,王燕和所有教师;
西湖家长会(查英传和张永红);
西湖妈妈舞蹈队(蔡文和张如玉);
西湖羽毛球队(刁东威);
西湖舞狮队(肖威忠);
所有其他志愿者

Happy Chinese New Year! 春节
快乐!

Yumin Yin 殷余民
Principal, WCCA 西湖中文学校校长
 


2013 Chinese New Year Performance Menu
 


2012-2013 Westlake Chinese School Calendar (西湖中文学校校历)
Here is Westlake Chinese 2012-2013 School Calendar for you to use. Please print it double sided in color and stick it on the refrigerator. You can always check our online calendar by clicking the "Events and Calendar" button on the left panel.

为了大家方便,我们创建了西湖中文学校2012-2013校历供您使用。请用双面彩色打印出来,把它贴在冰箱上。您也可以随时查看我们的网上日历。

 


New dancing class for small kids (舞蹈小班) between 11:00 am and 12:00 pm
WCCA will have a new dancing class for small kids (under 8 years old) between 11:15 am and 12:00 pm on Saturday.

Ms. Xiuzhi Ren will be the instructor. She is our Pre-school teacher this year and Culture 1 class teacher last year. Below is her resume. Ms. Ren obtained Bachelor of Education (Preschool Focus) from Beijing Normal University.  She once studied in Beijing Dancing School and Beijing Children Teachers' School and worked as dancing instructor in Beijing Children Teachers' School for three years.  She then joined a group of "Comprehensive Scientific Study for Preschool Education," which was sponsored by Chinese National Committee of Education, Beijing Normal University and British Oxford University, as the first executive teacher teaching at the study site - Beijing 5th Kindergarten. Being familiar with different kinds of children's dance, her teaching goals are as follows: 1) Cultivate children's ability to respond to music by rhythmic training; 2) Build children's temperament by using body-training style of ballet; 3) Teach different children's dancing styles and establish children's performing ability and art on the stage.

任秀志老师,北京人, 北京师范大学教育系学前教育专业学士. 曾就读于北京舞蹈学校和北京幼儿师范学校, 并留校于北京幼师任舞蹈教师. 之后加入由中国国家教委, 北京师范大学和英国牛津大学联合组办的"幼儿综合教育科学实验小组," 在北京市第五幼儿园作第一执教老师, 曾获教育科研一等奖. 熟悉各类少儿舞蹈,经常组织国内国际少儿表演活动及执教顶级外宾接待观摩课。任老师的教学宗旨是: 根据儿童的生理, 心理特征 1) 进行音乐节奏的训练, 培养对音乐的反应能力; 2) 引用芭蕾形体的训练, 培养良好的气质; 3) 渗入舞蹈技巧的训练, 为学习高难度的舞蹈打下良好的基础; 4) 学习不同舞种风格及可以登台的表演性舞蹈.
 


Saturday Lunch Menu (周六中餐菜单)
Former chef of Garden Cafe (台园) provides delicious Chinese food on Saturday at the cafeteria. Click the following link for the Saturday Lunch Menu(周六中餐菜单)with the phone number to pre-order. read more ...


2012-2013 Dance(舞蹈)Chess(国际象棋)Chinese Painting(美术)Kungfu(武术)and Pingpong(乒乓球)Programs

Art class (美术课)starts on Saturday Sep. 8 from 11:00am to 12:00pm. Art class teaches children from 5 to 10 years old Chinese painting in room 101. Ms. Feng Li is the teacher.

Kungfu program(武术课)starts on Saturday Sep. 8 from 11:00am to 12:00pm in the Gym. On Sep. 22, Kungfu class will be expanded to two classes. Class from 11:00am to 12:00pm is for anyone 8 and above. Class from 12:00pm to 1:00pm is for small kids under 8 years old. Coach Yong Cao will teach both classes.
 
Pingpong class(乒乓球)will start on Sep. 15. The class is limited to 8 kids. WCCA has two (2) high quality table tennis tables on the second floor of the gym at Lee Burneson School. They will be available for WCCA parents to play between 9:15am to 10:45am on Saturdays during school year. Please bring your own paddles and not to be too rough with the new tables. After 10:45am, Coach Ng will take over the tables to prepare for the class.

Chess(国际象棋): WCCA works with Progress with Chess to offer high quality chess class(es) for our students. Our chess program this year will start on Saturday Sep. 15 between 11:00am and 12:00pm at Room 121. Room 120 will be available if we need split the class in the future. Please note that the chess class will let kids try once only. They would have to make the decision before the second class starts on Sep. 22.

Dance programs(舞蹈)will restart on Sep. 22 when Debbi comes back from her vacation. The time slot is moved to 12:00pm to 1:00pm for kids to reduce conflicts with other programs. Mom's dance program stays same. Please contact Wang Xiaoyan to sign up. Below is Debbie's plan for this year's dance programs.

Kids' Programs:

 
Group A(舞蹈大班): age 10 and up

Chinese Language (中国话) - practice starts on Sep. 22
Flower Dance(花舞) - TBD

 Group B(舞蹈中班): age 8 to 10

Mongolian Dance(蒙古舞) - practice starts on Nov. 10

Adults' Programs:

Moms and Dads - Taiwan Mountain Dance (台湾山地舞)

Grandmas' Dance - Surprise Dance

 


New table tennis class available for 2012-2013 school year
The class will teach the fundamental of Table Tennis strokes including the serve, the forehand, and the backhand. Once the fundament has been taught, students will perform repetition of strokes to build muscle memory. The last part of the class is to incooperate the strokes into game play.

The class runs from 11:00am - 12:00pm every Saturday after regular Chinese classes. The coach is "Anthony" Cheok Yurm Ng.
 


2012-2013 Fall classes start on 8/25/2012
All regular language and cultural classes for the fall semester of 2012-2013 school year start on 8/25/2012.  Chinese Classes are from 9:00am to 11:00am on Saturdays. Extracurricular activities are generally between 11:00am to 1:00pm.

2012-2013 Chinese classes lineup:

Class   Teacher  Room 
 Pre-school  Ren, Xiuzhi   113
 Simplified 1  Wang, Yan   108
 Simplified 2  Li, Feng   101
 Simplified 3  Pu, Zheng   109
 Simplified 4  Yan, Yixin   103
 Simplified 5  Zhang, Xiufeng   105
 Culture Beginner  Xu, Yaokun   102
 Culture Intermediate  Xie, Yunhong   106
 Culture Advanced  Zhou,Lei   107
 College Prep  Yang, Zhongqiu   120
 Adult Beginner and Intermediate   Liu, Shuangshuang     110

 


New Martial Arts class starts from 2012-2013 school year
We are excited to announce that we plan to add Chinese Martial Arts class from beginning of 2012-2013 school year.

The Master, Mr. Yong Cao has been teaching/training students in Great Wall Chinese school for many years, his students has performed in many local events and been recognized widely in Greater Cleveland area.

Following is the link of a video post on youtube showing his students performing in CSU Chinese New Year Party this year:

http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=b298Sz8OabA

Mr. Cao teaches Tai Chi, Kungfu and Chinese Martial Arts.
 


2012-2013 school year registration has started
Below is the registration form for 2012-2013 school year. 

WCCA 2012-2013 Registration Form(西湖中文学校报名表下载)

The tuition remains unchanged for next year. Again, we will waive the registration fee for those who submit the form along with the check before 6/2/2011.