Chinese YoYo Club 扯铃俱乐部
Big News: YoYo Club is now free for paid Shu Ren members!
The Shu Ren Chinese YoYo Club is an after-school program to learn to use the Chinese YoYo, also know as the diabolo or 'pulling bell'. There are lots of fun tricks you can do with a Chinese YoYo! All neighborhood and immersion students in grades 1-8 are welcome!
Schedule: Wednesdays from 4-5pm in Woodstock Elementary School Gym.
Winter Session: January 4 - April 5, 2017
Spring Session: April 12 - June 7, 2017
Was $125 for 11 week session... Now: Free with $30 paid Shu Ren membership!
Click Here to learn more and register online!
Winter Gathering with Student Performances - Postponed
Mark your calendars for _____ , 6pm-7pm! The Woodstock Chinese dancers will be performing, followed by an update from the Shu Ren board and a performance by the Woodstock Yo-Yo club. Light refreshments will be provided. Woodstock Elementary School Cafeteria.
Chinese New Year and Dumpling Festival Planning
The Events Committee has divided coordination efforts for the celebration on February 3, 2017 into teams. Please consider joining a team! We have:
- Master of Ceremonies, Christina B
- Kitchen Leads, Kelli G and Tom D
- CNY Entertainment/Program Leads, Jacque L and Audrey W
- Promotions, Jill C and Wanna L
- Greetings Table, COORDINATOR NEEDED
- Door Decorating Contest, Seth J
- Poster Design Contest, Phil Land Wanna L
For a complete list of what each of these teams will be working on: https://drive.google.com/open?id=0B_9DQrZf6RwdS3NMaTZiZmx1SzQ
Shu Ren Bylaws
The Shu Ren Board approved a Second Revised Bylaws at the board meeting on December 4, 2017. To see the Shu Ren bylaws visit:
Shu Ren is Back on Twitter!
Homework Help starts 9/20 作业帮助开始于9月20日
Homework is back, and we’ve got help! Shu Ren offers Mandarin homework help and also English homework help (with the Woodstock PTA). Help means YOU! If your student uses the service, we need you to give some of your time as a classroom monitor or Chinese speaker. Please sign up: www.signupgenius.com/go/20F094AAEAC2E5-homework1
Please note that in order to help you need to have a current background check on file. It is VERY easy to do! Complete your background check online:
Sign Up Online for Chinese YoYo Classes
Sign up now for the Shu Ren Chinese Yo-Yo Club after school program. All neighborhood and immersion students in grades 1-8 are welcome!
Fall Session takes places on Thursdays from 4-5pm in Woodstock Elementary School Gym
Dates: September 15 – December 15 (class every week except November 24). $150 for 13 week session. Includes access to yo-yos during practice time
A Parent's Guide to Mandarin Immersion
Shu Ren parents and caregivers have found this book so helpful in the challenging early years of helping their students with the challenging task of learning Mandarin Chinese, that we are now offering it to you! $6 of the price goes to Shu Ren of Portland. Click here to order!
A Parent’s Guide covers:
- How immersion works in the classroom
- The benefits of bilingualism for the brain
- Chinese 101 for immersion parents
- The academic possibilities immersion opens to students
- Chinese literacy issues
- The six types of Mandarin immersion families
- Why schools offer immersion
- How parents can turbo-charge their children’s Chinese
"Year of the ___" T-Shirt Clearance! T恤销售！
The Shu Ren T-shirt team has worked hard on creating wonderful designs over the years, and many are still available in limited quantities at discount prices!
Shirts: $8 each, $15 for two, $20 for three!