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SFUSD Students Honored at 15th Chinese Language Bridge Cup Awards Ceremony

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WHAT 
San Francisco Unified School District (SFUSD) students will be among 250 awardees recognized at the 15th Chinese Language Bridge Cup Awards Ceremony. A reception for all winners and their families, judges and volunteers will take place at the Consulate General of the P.R. China after the ceremony. 

WHEN/WHERE 

Friday, April 12 / 5:30 p.m. - 7 p.m.

Marina Middle School / 3500 Fillmore Street

 
WHY 
Speaking more than one language is critical for students to succeed in the 21st century. Multilingualism and multiculturalism are assets that SFUSD aims to develop and nurture in students, and are an essential part of the SFUSD Graduate Profile. 

WHO 

SFUSD Deputy Superintendent Enikia Ford Morthel

SFUSD Assistant Superintendent David Wong

Board of Education Commissioners

Jiaxin Xie, Director of the Confucius Institute at San Francisco State

Students and families


ABOUT CHINESE LANGUAGE BRIDGE CUP CEREMONY 
Launched in 2005, the contest aims to provide Bay Area Chinese-learning students with a chance to show their Chinese proficiency and cultural skills, which helps to grow their interest in Chinese language and culture. This year’s competition includes brush calligraphy, pen calligraphy, drawing and painting, Chinese composition and Chinese poetry recital. Now in its 15th year, more than 1,100 students from more than 100 local schools participate in the competition. 

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