We are a nonprofit organization that supports the Mandarin Immersion Program at the Portland Public Schools of Woodstock Elementary School, Hosford Middle School and Cleveland High School.


我们支持普通话沉浸课程在波特兰公立学校 Woodstock 小学, Hosford 中学和, Cleveland 高中一个非盈利性组织.

  • Mandarin Chinese Learning

    Begins with much practice writing Chinese characters!

  • Shu Ren Supports...

    cross-cultural awareness.

  • Shu Ren Works

    with Portland Public Schools to support Mandarin Language Learning.

  • Our Mission includes

    supporting Chinese cultural knowledge for all students in our 3 schools.

  • Hosford Middle School

    is the Mandarin Immersion Program Middle School.

  • Woodstock Elementary

    is the Mandarin Immersion Program Elementary School.

  • We Support

    a multifaceted approach to learning.

  • Woodstock Mural

    shows a garden of Chinese and American children playing together.

  • Our Community

    as a child's drawing highlights our focus on multi-cultural learning.

  • Homework Help

    is one of the support functions of Shu Ren.

  • Cleveland High School

    is the Mandarin Immersion High School supported by Shu Ren.

What's Happening:

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.

Click here to view Event on Face Book

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:

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!

Follow us on Twitter to get the latest news and events information!

Year of the Rooster Shirts Now Available - order deadline is November 27th!

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: http://www.pps.net/Page/149

Click Here to learn more and to sign up for homework help!

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:


"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!

Click here to view the order form

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