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Give to The Max Day FAQs



BEI DOU XING is XinXing’s non-profit parent group supporting the Chinese Immersion program at XinXing Academy and Xinxing@West Junior High School.


GIVE TO THE MAX DAY is our biggest annual fundraiser.  We pair up with on each November to raise funds to support our Chinese program. Our goal is to raise $25,000  we need your help!  We CAN do this with your help!  Go to  to make your tax-deductible online donation, or go to and search for Bei Dou Xing.


-Bei Dou Xing’s tax ID# is 27-2761060 and is also posted on our Give to the Max Day online page.

-We’d love the support of your friends and family! Direct them to our donation page at

-All support is welcome!  This is a great opportunity for community businesses, individuals or families to gain exposure through sponsorships and matching gifts. Email for more information.

-Follow us on Facebook by liking “Bei Dou Xing Community,” sign up for the weekly Bei Dou Xing newsletter on our website at and follow us on Twitter: @bei_dou_xingWhy:Why:

Proceeds from Give to the Max Day go toward Bei Dou Xing’s three funds:

 Pie Chart 2017

Cultural Fund   $31,200

8th Grade Chaperones to China, 8th Grade Cultural Experience in MN, uniform and host gifts
6th Grade Immersion Day Trip
5th Grade Cooking Class
4th Grade Immersion Day Trip and China Trip contribution
3rd Grade Immersion Day Trip
K-2nd Grade Culturally Relevant Field Trips

General Fund   $12,800

Chinese student visit to the U.S.
8th Grade Need-Based Scholarship Fund
Operating costs (marketing/advertising, professional services, office supplies, postage)
Classroom grants, teacher/staff appreciation
Community building (incl K t-shirts, Jr. & Sr. High CNY celebration)

Laoshi Fund     $3,000

Educational reimbursement up to $1000 annually per teacher 

“Bei Dou Xing has helped my classroom by providing Chinese books, toys, field trips and classroom instructional material.”          –Donghong Wang, XinXing kindergarten teacher

“Bei Dou Xing has helped me by providing a Laoshi grant for supporting my immersion education and licensure.”                       –Lulu Shi, XinXing 3rd grade teacher

Member Directory

The Bei Dou Xing Member Directory is  available here.   Please see the top of your class list for the password to access the directory.  You can also access the directory from the Parent Resources menu at the top of this webpage.

China Sprout Book Fair

  • Eisenhower Media Center

Bring your child(ren) to the China Sprout book fair during conferences!  Find Chinese books and games for your children to enjoy at home, purchase teacher wish list items for your students to give at birthdays or as tokens of appreciation for any occasion.  As in years past, 10-15% of proceeds will purchase materials for the media center

Interested in volunteering?  We need volunteers to staff the book fair.  Watch for a link to sign up for a shift that fits your schedule.  Thanks for your support!

XinXing Students Earn Proficiency Awards

On Saturday, Sept. 27, 154 XinXing Academy students were honored at the second-annual Chinese Proficiency Award Ceremony and Reception. The event, sponsored by the University of Minnesota’s Confucius Institute, recognized all students who have mastered Chinese proficiency on the 2014 Youth Chinese Test (YCT), Hangu Shuiping Kaoshi (HSK) test, and/or the STAMP Assessment.

Read the full story at:

Chinese BINGO Night

Friday, October 11th, 6-8pm, Eisenhower + XinXing Cafeteria

bingoLast year, more than 200 XinXing parents and students came out to Chinese BINGO. We hope you can make this year’s event from 6 to 8 pm on Friday, October 11th in the IKE+XinXing cafeteria.   BINGO cards are $3 each or 2 for $5.  Games will be called from 6:30-8; food available for purchase (Walking Tacos, Pizza, Salad and snacks) from 6 to 7:30.

This fun family event is also looking for some volunteers.  Please check out the volunteer needs here.

NEW! XinXing Spirit Wear Store

Start the year with the ALL NEW XINXING SPIRIT WEAR STORE!

spiritwearimageLots of great items for the whole family. You can shop the store any time and your order will be shipped to you.  10% will go to the Bei Dou Xing General Fund to support day-to day Chinese program needs.  Check it out and show some XinXing spirit!

Access the store by following this link.