|Dear parents and students, after a long, hot, cool, sunny, and fun summer, a new semester is just around the corner; Xilin Chinese Academy's classes will start on this coming Saturday. Please find your book pack, calculator, electronic game system, and a few pencils to get ready for the new semester. If you haven't registered for the classes yet, please log onto Xilin.org to do so. Please note that Xilin's famous math class AMC is coming back for fall semester. If you are a math lover or wannabe, register the class and you will be thrilled. A new class is added to its curriculum: Chinese Calligraphy. Mr. Chengquan Wang will be the instructor for this class. It is going to be a fun class for our kids. During the Chinese Culture Land Summer Camp, kids loved this class and enjoyed the mess they made during the process of producing beautiful characters! Please check Xilin website for class schedule: xilin.org|
AMS Class for 2013 Fall Semester
Good News! Our beloved math teacher, Mrs. Shiying Ning, is coming back to Xilin to teach AMS class for the coming fall semester. Mrs. Ning had taught at Xilin Chinese Academy for many years. Students from her math classes had won numerous awards in math competitions in the States. Now Mrs. Ning is going to teach again at Xilin. Let's give her a warm welcome back and wish the best of her! The following is the description of AMC class which is going to be offered for Fall semester.
AMC (9th -12th grade)
Instructor: Shiying Ning Ph.D. 847-925-9040
AMC (American Mathematics Contest)
AMC 10 or AMC 12 is a 25 question, 75 minute multiple choice examination in secondary school mathematics containing problems which can be understood and solved with pre-calculus concepts. Calculators are not allowed starting in 2008.
AIME (American Invitational Mathematics Examination) is an intermediate examination between the AMC 10 or AMC 12 and the USAMO. All students who took the AMC 12 and achieved a score of 100 or more out of a possible 150 are invited to take the AIME. All students who took the AMC 10 and had a score of 120 or were in the top 1% also qualify for the AIME.
Xilin After-school Program (ASP)
2013 Fall ASP is already started. All the kids are enjoying the new Xilin After-school Program. In order to provide our kids a fun, healthy and intellectual environment, Xilin administration has made some changes and a few new classes to the program:
1. Hip Hop Dance Class
The class is going to be held on Friday afternoon. Mrs. Vanda Varnai-Garcia is the instructor. Mrs. Vanda Varnai-Garcia is specialized in ballroom, modern, hip-Hop and Jazz. This class is open to both boys and girls. It is going to be fun!
2. Math class: A new math class is going to be offered for After-School students. Mrs. Jenny Wong will be the teacher and she will help all the students to advance in math with fun activities.
3. Arts and Crafts: Mrs. Jenny Wong is going to teach kids to make fun products which with various medias.
All of these new classes along with Ping-pong, Kung Fu, basic and intensive Chinese classes, Xilin after-school program will be a fun, educational, and healthy environment for kids to spend their afternoon.
If you are interested in Xilin After-School Program, please check xilin.org for registration information. You can also contact Xilin ASP teachers, Arista Wang or Jenny Wong at 630-426-6696 ext. 102 or 630-355-4322.