Preparation for a Global Future

Yinghua Academy is the only full immersion Mandarin Chinese K-8 school in Minneapolis. It opened in 2006 as the first public charter Chinese immersion school in the U.S. and the first Chinese immersion school in the Midwest. Yinghua continues to be a national leader, offering an international perspective and outstanding results.

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新闻 | News & Events

December Dismissal Plan Form is Online

Please complete this form which communicates your instructions to the school regarding where you wish your child dismissed to every day of the month.

There are no enrichment classes in December. If your student is already confirmed for optional December music lessons, select Aftercare for music lesson days.

NOTE: THIS FORM MUST BE FILLED OUT EACH MONTH FOR EVERY STUDENT IN THE SCHOOL. THIS INFORMATION IS USED TO COORDINATE THE SAFE AND SECURE DISMISSAL OF OUR 670 STUDENTS EACH DAY.

Announcing the 2015 Chinese New Year Artwork Contest

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Gōng xĭ fà cái! It’s time to get ready for Chinese New Year, and we are holding an artwork contest for our program and other literature. It’s the Year of the Sheep, and our theme is: Magnificent beginnings to an auspicious and prosperous year! Entries due by 9 a.m. on Tuesday, December 2nd. For further details about the contest, see the attached flyer. Any questions, contact Wynee Igel at yaca-cny@yinghuaacademy.org.

Over $22,000 raised on Give to the Max Day 2014

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Thank you to our generous community who made nearly 200 donations on Thursday to support Yinghua students, totaling over $22,000. If you’d still like to donate toward our $35,000 goal, please make the gift directly to the school via check or use the Donate button on the Yinghua homepage.

All donations are tax-deductible and are invested in academic programs, teacher recruitment and retention, and technology. Thank you for your support! Xie xie!

 

Yinghua Featured in the New York Times!

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Yinghua is proud to have been featured in the Sunday New York Times and International New York Times from 10/26/14.  The article discusses the growth of Chinese immersion education in America. Check it out here!

 

 

Study Skills 101 Seminar Materials

For those parents/guardians who didn’t have a chance to attend the Study Skills 101 Seminar earlier in the month, please take a look at the Powerpoint presentation as well as the handouts for a review of the materials covered during the sessions.

21st Century Skills: Preparing Students for THEIR Future

Homework Tips From Ruth Straub

How to Encourage Good Study Habits in a Child

Study Skills 101: Strategies for School Success

Top 10 Study Tips from a Middle School Teacher

Webpage Links for Great Study and Testtaking Skills

2013-14 Annual Report Now Published

Yinghua’s Fiscal Year 2014 Annual Report is now available! Click to view the report, which recaps the past year and looks ahead to a bright future. Packed with information and analysis, it’s a worthwhile read for every parent, staff member, and community member who wants to get to know the school better.

Information for Prospective Families

If you are a parent of a soon-to-be kindergartner and would like more information about Yinghua and the enrollment process, you’re encouraged to attend a comprehensive immersion information session on either Tuesday, December 9, 2014, from 6:30 to 8:00 PM or Saturday, January 10, 2015, from 10:00 to 11:30 AM.  Please call the Main Office at 612-788-9095 or e-mail to dave.madsen@yinghuaacademy.org to register in advance for these informational sessions.

If you would like to join a guided tour of Yinghua Academy, please call the office to reserve a spot: (612) 788-9095. Most tours are conducted with a group of prospective families on Thursday mornings from 9:30-10:30 AM.

If you have further questions, please consult the Visiting Yinghua and Enrollment Process pages for more detailed information.