Fall Semester Started
The fall semester of the weekday and weekend programs began in late August with grade levels from Kindergarten through 9th Grades. Mandarin and Cantonese languages are being offered in the weekday and weekend programs. Registration and enrollment for new students into both programs are continuing.
Recent Events (最近活動)
2010 Graduation Ceremony
The Shoong Family Chinese Cultural Center held its graduation ceremony for the class of 2010 on June 18, 2010. This marks the 56th graduating class for the primary grades, 45th for the secondary grades, and 17th for the weekend program. Besides the Center's Board of Directors members, faculty and staff, parents and students, a number of community leaders attended the graduation ceremony.
Judith Tang, Esq. was the commencement speaker for this year. She is a distinguished alumni of the Chinese school. She spoke about her memories and the importance of learning Chinese in today's world. Her encouragement to give back to the community proved to be inspiring to the Center's graduates and students.
屋崙中華文化院於六月十八日舉行二零零九學年度畢業典禮, 是年畢業班有初中第四十五屆，小學第五十六屆，週末小學第十七屆, 共有五十餘人。 與會者除本校師生、董事外，還有畢業校友、各界僑領，共同見證文化院輝煌成績。 畢業校友鄧律師於致詞時持當年文化院頒發之畢業證書，鼓勵同學們繼續學習中文，可見文化院作育英才，回饋社會，桃李滿天下。
Summer Program Ends
The summer program concluded successfully on August 6, 2010 with a celebration of staff and students at the Center's auditorium. Over the summer session, the students completed a diverse rich program that included learning the Chinese language, history, and culture. Along with being exposed to the Chinese language and culture, the students participated in a number of activities including Chinese dancing, drawing, calligraphy, singing, and physical activities.
Center Participated in Oakland Chinatown Streetfest
The Center sponsored a booth at the Oakland Chinatown StreetFest on the weekend of August 28-29. Staff and students from the Center's Chinese school were on hand to discuss its history, curriculum, Chinese language and dancing programs. Displays highlighting the Center's programs, public recognition, teaching staff, and students' achievements were available for visitors to review. School flyers and memorabilia were passed out to visitors who showed great interests in the Center's Mandarin and Cantonese language offerings. Some parents registered their children for admission to the programs on the spot. Traditional Chinese music and dances were performed at the booth, making for a very festive atmosphere.