Culture 文化課

Painting, martial arts, chinese chess, are just a few of the cultural activities offered to children.  Culture Class is held after language class from 4:20 pm – 5:00 pm.  Here are the current offerings.

唱遊 Story & Music (SM) – Mrs. Ju-Yin Liu

Ages 4+.  For younger students ages 4 & up to learn Chinese kid’s songs and stories with craftwork.

手工 Crafts & Paper Arts (CR) – Mrs. Jui-Chih Liu

Ages 4+.  All about crafts and paper arts ! Students need to be able to handle scissors.

畫畫 Painting & Drawing (PD) – Mrs. Yachuan Tang

Ages 5+.  Students will be placed into age appropriate groups

象棋 Chinese Chess (CS) – Vincent Wu & Walter Wu

Ages 5+. All levels welcome. *Students need to bring own pieces and board. Students will be placed into groups based on skill assessment.

功夫 Martial Arts (MA) – Mr. Chen-Huan Chiang

Ages 5+.  No experience is necessary.

兒童珠心算 Chinese Abacus & Mental Math (AM) – Mr. Roger Lo

Ages 6+.  For students to learn the use of abacus in mathematic calculation.

舞蹈 Junior Folk Dance (DA) – Mrs. Wenting Chen

Ages 7+. No dancing experience required. Students will be expected to participate in extra-curricular performances throughout the school year.

籃球 Basketball (BB) – Mr. Jerry Chiang

Ages 8+. Students will be placed into groups based on skill assessment.

中國結 Chinese Knotting (CK) – Mrs. Mei J. Hong & Claire Chu

Ages 8+. Students learn the art of Chinese knotting. Students will be placed into groups based on skill assessment.

書法 Calligraphy (CA) – Mr. Greg Tang

Ages 8+.  Students learn Chinese calligraphy

國畫 Chinese Brush Painting (CP) – Mrs. Wen Shui

Ages 9+. Beginner level of Chinese brush painting class for students ages 9 and above. Students will learn the basic techniques (brush holding, brush strokes and ink application etc…). Different subjects will be introduced to students each year such as flowers, insects, animals, and simple landscaping. Students will participate in a gallery show of their works at the end of the year.  Chinese brush painting is a two-semester class; No new student is accepted for the second semester.

扯鈴 Chinese Yo-Yo (YY) – Brandon Wang, Steven Chien & Andrew Tse

Ages 9+. No experience required. Students will need to have own yoyo and will be placed into groups based on skill assessment. Higher-level students will be expected to participate in extra-curricular performances through out the school year.

傳統手工 Traditional Crafts (TC) – Mrs. Mei-Ling Chung

Ages 10+.  Students learn traditional Chinese handy crafts: Dough figures, Fragrant pouches, Paper dolls, Bead arts, 3D origami, Shuttle cock….

作業輔導 Homework Club (HC) – Mrs. Suey-Lain Pei

All ages. For students who would like assistance with doing PCLS homework

卡通畫 Children Sketch and Cartoon (CC) – Mr. Johnny Lin

Ages 5+.  No experience is necessary.

Thank you,

文化主任 Cultural directors

Joy Turchetta, culture@pcls.org

Updated: Dec 9, 2014