Announcement:

NMCSAL welcomes our students back for the Fall Semester 2020! Fall 2020 Academic Calendar

As our community at large is impacted by the COVID-19 pandemic, the NMCSAL board has decided to offer fall semester 2020 classes online only. The classes are still scheduled on Sundays, and will start on Aug 16th. We will have morning class session and afternoon class session. Morning session classes are from 10:00am to 11:30am. Afternoon session classes are from 1:30pm to 3:00pm. We will also offer FREE extracurricular classes including Chinese Chess and Drawing. Extracurricular classes are from 3:30pm to 4:30pm. Please choose your class accordingly. For teacher and curriculum introduction, please refer to this Faculty link on our website. ABCs of online learning

Please fill the following registration form if you are interested:

Fall 2020 Class Registration Form

Online registration for the Fall Semester 2020 is due by August 8th, 2020. We will hold an in-person event on August 9th from 9:00am to 11:00am at North Domingo Baca Park playground (7521 Carmel Ave NE, Albuquerque, NM 87113). We encourage online registration, but we also accept in-person registration during this event. The students and parents can drop off tuition checks and purchase textbooks. For Mandarin for English Speaker Class, please purchase HSK Standard Course 1 online or at any bookstore. We will not sell these books onsite. We will email you the details for this event later.

If you are not able to attend in-person event, the check can also be mailed to the following address:

Haiyan Zhao

New Mexico Chinese School

PO Box 93403

Albuquerque, NM, 87199

Please pay the tuition at the in-person event or mail the check out by August 16th. NMCSAL allows 3 trial classes. We will issue you a full refund if the student decides to withdraw by August 30th. Tuition is non-refundable after Aug 30th.

Thank you for your continued support to the NM Chinese School. We look forward to seeing you soon!

History

The New Mexico Chinese School of Arts and Language is a member of the National Chinese Association. In 1978 New Mexico Chinese School of Arts and Language was founded by a group of Chinese parents wanting their next generation to learn their heritage language Chinese. Since then our school has gone through various changes to meet the needs of our students to learn Chinese. In the last forty years of serving the community, our school has helped over 1800 children and adults learn to speak and write Chinese, and to appreciate one of the world’s richest and oldest cultures.

Language Classes and Extracurricular Classes

Our school offers both Simplified/Pinyin and Traditional/Zhuyin Chinese classes. We also offer English speaking classes for the learning of Chinese. Our school holds classes each Sunday from 1:30pm to 4:00pm at Grant Middle School, which is located at 1111 Easterday Dr NE, Albuquerque, NM 87112. Language instruction classes are held from 1:30pm to 3:00pm followed by extra-curricular classes from 3:00pm to 4:00pm. Extra-curricular classes (free) include Chinese chess, Arts and Crafts, Dance, Voices, Painting, Martial Arts and HSK Exam.

Tuition:

$120 per student;

$90 per children of full-time UNM students;

$90 per person for Grant Middle School(GMS) employees, students and children of GMS employees

$60 for the 3rd child from same family and all children of NMCSAL teachers.

The minimum age for children to attend our school is five years old. We welcome Adult students.

We offer the following classes. For the detailed class information please click here

Language Classes 语言课:

Traditional Chinese Class 繁体字中文课

Mandarin for English Speaker Class 母语是英语中文课

Pinyin 1 简体中文拼音1班

Pinyin 2 简体中文拼音2班

Pinyin 3 简体中文拼音3班

Pinyin 4 简体中文拼音4班

Pinyin 5 简体中文拼音5班

Pinyin 6 简体中文拼音6班

Pinyin 7 简体中文拼音7班

Pinyin 8 简体中文拼音8班

Pinyin 9 简体中文拼音9班

Extra-Curricular Classes 课外活动:

Chinese Chess 中国象棋

Drawing 画画

Newsletters:

Our students Casey Pei and Tiffany Pei edited newsletters for NM Chinese School of Arts and Language. We appreciate what they have done for Chinese School. Please see the following links for the newsletters.

Newsletter 2020 Fall

Newsletter 2020 Spring

Newsletter 2019 Fall

Newsletter 2019 Spring

On September 15, 2019, the New Mexico Chinese School of Arts and Language celebrated the Chinese Moon Festival in Albuquerque. Teacher Qiyun Li and the dance team brought us beautiful traditional Chinese dance performance. Students from Pinyin 5 (Teacher Yichun Wang) also told us the origin of Mid-autumn Festival. Furthermore, each of students and teachers ate the traditional moon cake, and they enjoyed all kinds of activities such as Play Chess, Idiom Solitaire, Pingpang game and so on. Some parents involved these interesting activities as well.

On February 3, 2019, New Mexico Chinese School of Arts and Language celebrated the Chinese New Year in Albuquerque. It was a joyful day filled with celebration and appreciation. The main highlight is the students' celebration performances. There are more than 8 kinds of performances, such as Drama, Puppet Show, Chorus, Flute duet, Dance, completing the Chinese Poetry, and so on. Every one of these performances was enjoyed by the audiences.

Past Events:

2018年夏季,本校马筱露老师参加了由俄亥俄州拖莱多大学举办的星谈中文教师领袖营的教师培训。Our school teacher, Ms. Annie Ma, participated in a teaching training of STARTALK-CHEIER holded by University of Toledo Ohio. It is a Chinese Leadership program for teacher training during the Summer of 2018.

2019 Chinese School New Year Celebration

2018 Chinese School New Year Celebration

2017 Chinese School New Year Celebration

2016 Chinese New Year Celebration Program

2015 Chinese New Year Celebration Program

2014 Chinese New Year Celebration

2014 Outstanding Service Award presented to two board members, two teachers, and one teacher assistant. New Mexico Chinese School of Arts and Language honored their dedication and commitment.

2013 Chinese New Year Celebration: Our school has successfully organized 2013 Chinese new year party on February 10, 2013 at Auditorium, Domenici Center for Health Sciences Education.

2012年夏季 本校谢飞亚老师参加了由国家侨办和厦门华侨大学举办的海外华文教师汉语言文化培训. Our school teacher, Ms Xie, attended "Oversea Chinese Language and Culture Education 2012 Summer Camp". Here is the presentation.

2012年1月10日 驻洛杉矶总领事邱绍芳会见新墨西哥州侨学界代表, 并捐赠新墨西哥州中文学校1000美元。

Links:

We are the members of Chinese School Association in the United States 全美中文学校协会