Category Archives: Parent Meetings

Learn About Chinese Immersion at West Jr. High

Attend the BeiDouXing Parent Meeting, December 19

Diane Schimelpfenig, Hopkins Director of Teaching, Learning, and Assessment, will join us at our December meeting to discuss secondary planning (junior high) for the Chinese immersion program. 

The BeiDouXing meeting will be at 7:00 pm and will be located in the Eisenhower Community Ed building, conference room 233.

Bei Dou Xing Parent Meeting May 2nd

Bei Dou Xing Parent Meeting – Monday, May 2 at 7pm in the Media Center.

Our last Bei Dou Xing meeting of the school year is on Monday, May 2.   After a short Bei Dou Xing update, Dr. Rosemary Lawrence will be sharing her photos and stories from her December trip to China and Dr. Zhining Chin (Hopkins Chinese Expert) will be presenting on-line Chinese video resources information for XinXing families to use during the summer months.

Please plan to attend!

Bei Dou Xing Parent Meetings

Bei Dou Xing meets four times while school is in session.  Meetings are held on Mondays from 7pm-8:30pm in room 223 of the Community Ed building, and all XinXing parents are welcome.  Meeting agendas/minutes are posted below for those unable to attend.

Mark your calendar for the 2013-2014 Meetings:  September 23,  January 27,  March 10,  May 12.

Next Meeting Jan 27th:   The meeting will feature Terri Siguenza and Molly Wieland. They will be talking about the achievements of the XinXing elementary program.  There will also be a brief update on our Jr High programming.

Previous Meeting Sept 23rd:  Kindergarten families are invited to come early for a Meet and Greet starting at 6:15pm — connect with other Kindergarten families and meet members of the BDX Board.  General meeting starts at 7pm.  In addition to BDX general business, guest speaker Joan Brzezinski, Executive Director at the U of M China Center and Confucius Institute, will share information about the general cultural differences that parents and students may experience during their immersion experience with our Chinese teachers and guests (30mins).  And Zhining Chin, Hopkins District Coordinator or Assessment, Evaluation, and Research, will be discussing the Chinese after school activities available for XinXing students.

Prior Meeting Minutes:

2008 Parent Meetings/Agendas/Minutes

Bei Dou Xing Parent Meetings

Bei Dou Xing, the XinXing Academy parent group, will be meeting bi-monthly on Monday evenings at 7:00 pm. Meetings usually take place in the teachers lounge at Eisenhower and last about 90 minutes. The meeting’s agenda will be posted on this site the Thursday before each meeting.  These gatherings are a great chance to connect with other XinXing parents and become aware of what is happening at your child’s school. Everyone is welcome!

 September 15, 2008( agenda/minutes)

Upcoming 2008 Meetings: November 10, January 12, March 16 and May 11.