PCLS announcement – Handwriting contest winners

Dear Parents/Guardians/Teachers: Attached please find the winner list for HW contest.   From our Academic Director: “The total winners are more than the previous years.  We would like to reward kids who demonstrate great handwriting in their non-native language in order to encourage them to continue making efforts in Chinese learning. We pick the winners based on the quality of handwriting and the number of class size.” The winners’ handwriting pieces will be displayed on Student Work Exhibition on 4/28.  Great job everyone.  Read More …

Handwriting contest winners

2018-19 寫字比賽 Hand Writing Contest Winners 基礎班 Kindergarten 1 st Place: 陳澤勵 Riley Chen 2 nd Place: 葉逸寧 Kaia Cox 3 rd Place: 許晏綾 Ivy Hsu 4 th Place: 許愷祐 Kyle Hsu 5 th Place: 田尚恩 David Tizn 6 th Place: 陳恩德 Aidan Chen 一年級 Traditional 1 st Grade 1 st Place: 廖蔚茗Audrey Liaw 2 nd Place: 吳永捷Evan Ng 3 rd Place: 曾凱樂Sophia Eby 4 th Place: 麥凱安Kaianne Mark 5 th Place: 王志海Adler Wang 6 th Place: 林以菲Sofia Lin Honorable Read More …

PCLS Newsletter 3/10 – PDS book fair, Daylight Saving Time

Dear Parents/Guardians/Teachers: Please remember to “spring forward” and move your clocks ahead one hour on Sunday morning for Daylight Saving Time. Last Sunday, PCLS is proud to have hosted the ANJCS (新澤西州中文學校協會) Annual Chinese Chess Competition.  There are 31 contestants coming from 7 Chinese Schools and 4 PCLS students (out of 9 winners) won the top three.   PCLS’ Christopher Tai (戴天惠) won 2nd place in the oldest group.  Ian Hsu (許益睿) won 3rd place, Logan Rolleri (孫智成) won 2nd place, and Jeffery Yu (游杰樺) won 1st Read More …

PCLS Newsletter 1/13

Dear Parents/Guardians/Teachers: How are you?  We will just have 3 weeks to rehearse for our Chinese New Year Celebration which is 2/3/2019 at Montgomery High School.  Please pay attention to the emails sent by your teachers or room parents regarding the rehearsal plan and performance details.  Your help will make the kids doing well in their CNY performance. This Sunday is the last day to donate the raffle prize.  We would greatly appreciate donations (value of $20 and above) of Raffle Prizes for the raffle during Read More …

PCLS Newsletter 1/6 – Recognition Ceremony

Dear Parents/Guardians/Teachers: 新年快樂!  Happy New Year!  I hope everyone has had a very pleasant and restful holiday season. This Sunday, we will have the Recognition Ceremony at 1:45 PM in the McAneny Theater on the main floor.  This ceremony is for the Drawing Contest and Speech Contest winners to receive their trophies and certificates.  Please note that all contestants will receive ONE extra coupon while the winners of each contest will receive TWO extra coupons on 1/20 coupon day.  (Congratulations to all the contest winners!  Read More …

PCLS Newsletter 12/16 – Last Class of 2018

Dear Parents/Guardians/Teachers: Please note that this Sunday, 12/16 will be the last PCLS class of 2018.  We will not have class on 12/23 and 12/30, so we will resume classes on 1/6/2019. Once we return in January, we will just have 4 weeks to rehearse for our Chinese New Year Celebration which is 2/3/2019 at Montgomery High School.  More details (the show, raffle ticket sales and prize, the dinner after the show, etc) will be announced in my newsletter in January. We would greatly appreciate donations (value Read More …

PCLS Newsletter 11/4 – Daylight Saving Time

Dear Parents/Guardians/Teachers: Don’t forget that Daylight Savings Time will change early on Sunday, so please “fall back” your clocks.  We have school this Sunday, then we are off next Sunday, 11/11, have school again on 11/18, and then off again on 11/25.   *** Special Presentation:  Don’t ignore game addiction 不要忽略電玩成癮!*** Time:     3:30-4:30 on 11/4 Place:    PDS Cafeteria   WHO (world health organization) recently released a ICD-11 (international classification of diseases),  Game Disorder is to be categorized under mental illnesses. 世界衛生組織最近發佈,國際疾病分類,已將遊戲成癮,列入精神疾病。 The speaker: Read More …

CHINESE CULTURE EXPO on 10/14

本校將於10/14邀請台灣好藝楊蒞臨進行民俗文化教學展演, 活動包括捏麵人、舞獅、書法、龍鬚糖、創意打包帶編織等, 精彩可期, 敬請期待! PCLS is going to invite Taiwan Lion Dancing Artistry Association (TLDAA) to our school on 10/14 for a spectacular demonstration for Lion Dancing (舞獅), Calligraphy (書法), dough figurines (捏面人), dragon candies (龍鬚糖), and weaving with plastic lacing (創意打包帶編織).  This Chinese Culture Expo will be held at PDS cafeteria on 10/14/2018 2:30 pm ~ 5:00 pm.  All PCLS students will visit this event in group.  PCLS lion dance team (T8, T9, and CSL8 students) will have a brief training with the lion dance teacher from Taiwan Read More …

Dear Parents/Guardians/Teachers: This Sunday, 9/30, is Picture Day.  Each class will take a class picture for our school directory, which will be given to all families later this year.As a reminder, language class is 2:30-4:15, with a 5 minute break in between.  Culture class is 4:20-5:00. Particularly for new and younger students, it is helpful if parents can walk their children from language class to culture class at 4:15.  Also, if your child needs to leave school during the class, Read More …

PCLS Newsletter – 9/23 Fire Drill and Happy Teacher’s Day

Dear Parents/Guardians/Teachers/TA:Happy Teacher’s Day (Confucius’ birthday is 9/28) – PCLS would like to thank all of the Language and Culture Teachers – without your dedication and commitment, PCLS would not be possible!  Please make sure to stop by the cafeteria this Sunday to pick up a cake as our token of appreciation. IMPORTANT – Fire Drill  (around 3:00)  Please listen for the whistles signaling the start of the Fire Drill.  Staff will guide classrooms in evacuating from the building during Read More …