Our Contributors

Shani Shih

Shani Shih

A BCS student of over 10 years, Shani is now a third year undergraduate student at the George Washington University, where she is pursuing a double major in International Affairs and Peace Studies and minors in Sociocultural Anthropology and Fine Arts. She studied abroad in Nepal and India with a Tibetan studies program in Fall 2013, and remains involved in the Tibetan community though her work with Machik, a Tibetan organization in Washington D.C.

Wen-Chiao O'Boyle

Wen-Chiao O'Boyle

Wen-Chiao is a senior in high school and a student in BCS. He has been studying Chinese for 6 years. This year he is both a TA and a student in CSL6 class at BCS. Last year he went to Taiwan for the Taiwan Summer AID program.

Ruby Chen

Ruby Chen

Ruby Chen (王文蓮)is a BCS parent alumni. Her daughter and son graduated from BCS some years ago. Ruby had taught culture classes in BCS for a number of years.

Charles Shyy

Charles Shyy

Charles Shyy (史訓智)is a BCS parent with two sons attending CSL classes. Charles had served as Dean of Students for two years. He is the BCS principal from year 2012-2014.

Emily Tu

Emily Tu

Emily is a sophomore at Princeton University where she is concentrating in Comparative Literature and pursuing certificates in East Asian Studies and American Studies. A former student of Bergen Chinese School, Emily continued her Chinese studies at Princeton and attended Princeton in Beijing last summer. On campus, Emily is the co Editor-in-Chief of The Stripes, Princeton’s first publication dedicated to issues of race, culture, and minority identity; a member of the committee for Asian American Studies; and a graphic designer for the Student Design Agency. She also serves as a staff writer for The Nassau Literary Review and as a member on the China Editorial Team of the Princeton Journal of East Asian Studies. In her spare time, Emily enjoys watching movies and television and reading.

Diane Dunleavy

Diane Dunleavy

Diane Dunleavy is a long-time BCS parent with a daughter currently attending CSL class. Diane is BCS PTA president since 2011-12 school year.

Chaopei Ting

Chaopei Ting

Chaopei Ting (丁兆佩)is a long-time BCS parent with two daughters currently attending CHL classes. Chaopei had taught language classes for a number of years; she is BCS academic dean this year.

Sharon Ma

Sharon Ma

Sharon is a long-time BCS parent. Her younger daughter attends CSL class now. Sharon has served the community in various roles: class mother, PTA president, (the old) CSC Summer Camp director, CSC Care committee chair, CSC Vice Chairperson and Chairperson. Last year Sharon co-founded MCCC, the re-imagined one-week sleep away summer camp. She is the chairperson of CSC USA this year.

琴老師

琴老師

琴老師 is a long-time BCS parent and volunteer. Among the many roles she had held were: BCS teacher, registrar, treasurer, advisor. Her son graduated from BCS two years ago and her daughter is currently working as a TA in BCS.

Renny Shih

Renny Shih

Renny Shih is a long-time BCS parent with a daughter currently attending CHL class. She is the CSC webmaster since Dec 2014.