Weekly Newsletter May 25, 2024

Message from Principal   School is closed this week, enjoy your long weekend! Recognition Day 頒獎典禮 Our annual Recognition Day will take place at 1:30 PM in the McAneny Theatre (PDS) on 6/2!  If you child(ren) participated in contests this year and won the top 3 places or Honorable Mention, they will receive their trophy and award certificate during this ceremony. Please arrive by 1:20 so we can start on time.   SY24-25 Registration  Registration for SY24-25 school year is now OPEN!! Read More …

Weekly Newsletter May 18, 2024

Message from Principal   PCLS Family Picnic  PCLS families are welcome to join the Family Picnic on Sunday 5/19/24 at Rosedale Park between 11AM – 3PM.     Bring your own food, drink and games and join the other PCLS families for a relaxing afternoon at the park.  You are welcome to bring extra to share if you like!  Remember to clean up after yourself.   This invitation is for PCLS families and grandparents only. If there is over 40% chance of Read More …

Weekly Newsletter May 11, 2024

Message from Principal   Wishing all mothers Happy Mother’s Day! 祝各位媽媽們都有一個開心愜意的母親節!   Year-end Parent Meeting Year-end Parent meeting will be held in the cafeteria at 3:00 PM this Sunday 5/12/24.  Please join the PCLS team for a report on this school year and planning for next year.  We’ll talk about changes to parent duty, why Fun Day was canceled and alternate plan, let’s have an open conversation! SY24-25 Registration Begins Today! Registration for SY24-25 school year opens today!! By registering & paying between Read More …

Weekly Newsletter May 4, 2024

Message from Principal Fun Day – CANCELED Unfortunately, in the Fun Day participation survey that was released 3 weeks ago, we didn’t get responses from over 50 families who expressed interest in attending, so Fun Day will be canceled this year.   Those of you who signed up to perform parent duty on that day, please keep an eye out for email from the PCLS admin team on other alternatives.   PCLS YoYo Contest The contest will take place on this Sunday Read More …

Weekly Newsletter April 27, 2024

Message from Principal ALL FAMILIES – PLEASE RESPOND TO SURVEY by 4/30 PCLS is considering incorporating Test of Chinese as a Foreign Language (for students over 13 yo) and Children’s Chinese Competency Certification (for students 7-12) into the curriculum and make it a mandatory testing that students take once every 2-3 years.  This would be a great opportunity for: For students / parents:  to understand how the students are doing in learning Chinese. Parents can then plan their children’s future Chinese lessons Read More …

Weekly Newsletter April 20, 2024

Message from Principal   Incorporating TOCFL into Curriculum – PLEASE RESPOND TO SURVEY PCLS is considering incorporating Test of Chinese as a Foreign Language (for students over 13 yo) and Children’s Chinese Competency Certification (for students 7-12) into the curriculum and make it a mandatory testing that students take once every 2-3 years.  This would be a great opportunity for: Students / parents:  to understand how the students are doing in learning Chinese. Parents can then plan their children’s future Read More …

Weekly Newsletter April 13, 2024

Message from Principal   We are kicking off planning for the 2024-2025 school year.  If you are interested in becoming a language / culture teacher or participating in the school operation as an admin team member, please do not hesitate to reach out to me, Cindy (academic director) or Sophia (culture director).  This is a great way to support your child(ren) in their Chinese learning journey and parent duty would be waived for you! Early bird discount will be available Read More …

Weekly Newsletter April 7, 2024

Message from Principal Hope everyone had a nice & relaxing spring break! Upcoming Event 4/7 PCLS Storytelling Contest 看圖說故事比賽 4/13 ANJCS Chinese YoYo Contest 紐澤西中文學校協會 校際扯鈴比賽 (registration closed on 3/17) 4/21 PCLS Online Typing Contest 中文打字比賽 4/27 ANJCS Singing Contest 紐澤西中文學校協會校際歌唱比賽 (registration closes on 4/6)   Message from Academic Director   Chinese Story Telling Contest 看圖說故事比賽 (This Sunday) The “Chinese Story Telling Contest” is this Sunday from 1:25 – 2:25 pm at PDS upper gym! Please arrive on time to check Read More …

Weekly Newsletter March 23, 2024

Message from Principal   There are many internal & external contests coming up in April. Participating in the contests is a great way for the students to practice their Chinese, and they also earn coupons that they can use to exchange for prizes on Coupon Day on 6/9.  Please encourage your child(ren) to sign up!  If you don’t know how the coupon program works, please feel free to ask the admin team. School is closed next Sunday March 31, enjoy your spring Read More …

Weekly Newsletter March 16, 2024

Message from Principal The first PCLS singing contest last week was a big success!  Thanks to all participating students and families for practicing and sharing your beautiful voice with us!  To continue the fun, join our karaoke culture class teacher, Mr. Greg Tong, this Sunday 3/17 during culture class time at Room 225 and learn to sing “朋友 Friends” by 周華健. Parents and students are both welcome!   Students, please notify your culture teacher if you are going to join Read More …