Northwest Chinese Academy has the Highest Percentage of Mandarin Immersion of Schools in the USA!
Dr. Shuhan Wang, President of ELE Consulting International, spent three
days at the end of August working with the teachers at Northwest Chinese
Academy. Dr. Wang had the opportunity to observe our classes in May,
and told the teachers that she has observed Mandarin Immersion schools
around the country and that NWCA students are exposed to the highest
amount of immersion that she has seen! She also said that our students,
“demonstrate high oral language and literacy skills in Chinese language,
one of the highest I have observed among many Chinese immersion
schools in the United States.”
NWCA 2017 Hong Bao Gala & Auction
2016 Chinese New Year Performance
Hong Bao 2016
– by Principal Stacy Payne
The 2016 Hong Bao Gala was our most successful event yet, raising over $112,000! During the week following the gala, I spent some time reflecting on all that happened to make the evening such a success.
The 2015-2016 academic calendar had a staff in-service day scheduled the day prior to Hong Bao . That morning our teachers and administrative team worked with the Hong Bao Co-Chairs, Maryanne and LaTosha, to put the finishing touches on several projects . We put together bidder packets, checked to make sure auction packages were complete, created posters, and gathered decorations and supplies to be transported to Portland Golf Club (PGC) the following morning. Continue reading “The Year of the Monkey”