PCLS newsletter 11/27: Happy Holidays! Congrats to poem recital winners!

Congratulations to the winners of ANJCS poem recital contest: 低年級組 第二名  普林斯頓          蔡旻軒  高年級組 第一名  普林斯頓          楊宸   See a press release from World Journal on our winner 楊宸 Chern Yang Speech contest videos need to be submitted by December 1 via the Google Link here. Winter enrichment: Fun Drawing and Learn Chinese through Culture Stories. If you are interested in having your child(ren) enrolled in these classes, please complete the Registration Form by 11/29. Both classes are open to students 4 years of age and older and will 8 weeks with a cost of $100. ·         Learn Chinese through Read More …

PCLS newsletter 11/20: Happy Thanksgiving! Speech Open Invitation, CNY and Enrichment details

Whatever your plans for Thanksgiving – please be safe and stay well. And do take note of the CDC guidance to celebrate the holiday in our own homes and to connect virtually with loved ones! No school next Sunday, 11/29 for Thanksgiving Break! Messages from the Academic Director, Molly Yang Please work with your child(ren) to submit a video for speech contest. This is a great way for them to showcase their talents. All videos need to be submitted by Read More …

Short Video Contest, Chinese e-books, and video submissions for Speech and Chinese New Year

LAST CALL  A copy of the school directory will be available for pick up around mid-December, please fill out the Google Form by tomorrow 11/14 NOON to specify your pick up location. If you do not fill out the form, we will assume you do not need a copy. Short Video Contest The North American Chinese School Association is hosting a video contest to encourage students to understand the importance of mental health during this Covid-19 pandemic. October is the National Depression and Read More …

PCLS newsletter 11/6

No school this Sunday! Enjoy your time off! Gentle Reminders: As we approach the holiday season, help make a difference by shopping for gifts at smile.amazon.com/ch/22-3357519 to generate donations for PCLS!  For every dollar you spend, Amazon will donate a small percentage at no additional cost to you.  This is a great way to assist our school and support the events we organize for the students. A copy of the school directory will be available for pick up around mid-December, please fill out the Google Form here to Read More …

PCLS newsletter 10/31

Some recap from the meeting: §  A recurring theme always; we need YOU! We need more parents to join our teaching and admin team. Please contact me and I would love to chat with you and have you more involved in school operations. §  Virtual competitions (e.g., Speech, see Academic Director message below) will become Open Invitations to encourage more participation and engagement in learning. §  Do NOT change your parent duty sign up at this time. Planning is underway for various activities. §  We need Read More …

PCLS newsletter 10/23 Parent Meeting @1:30pm via zoom – Join Us

Zoom in and Join us for 1st Parent Meeting of the school year! We will have our Welcome Parent meeting at 1:30 pm-2:30 pm this Sunday October 25. Google calendar invites were sent on Wednesday evening with the Zoom meeting invites from the principal’s email. Please join us to learn more about PCLS, plans for this year , and the future. Cross posting for TECO: 僑務委員會為促進僑台商對「六大核心戰略」產業及新創事業之瞭解,並因應新冠肺炎疫情,及依據海外僑臺商對經貿之需求,提供跨國遠程共學課程,本次課程共4項主題各規劃2小時線上課程,於「tms教育訓練系統」進行,以期提升僑臺商之企業科技應用實力。採線上報名方式,請有意參加課程之僑臺商於2020年10月31日前上網填表報名(報名網址https://forms.gle/xZwEPEUwTWMy1Mwg9) 因登入課程學員總額有限,完成線上報名並經核錄為學員者,僑委會將以電郵檢送登入課程網址暨帳號、密碼,若未經核錄者亦將以電郵回覆,機會難得,報名從速! Messages from the Academic Director, Molly Yang Stay tuned for a redesigned Chinese speech “contest” this Read More …

PCLS newsletter – 10/16: Drawing Contest extended to Tuesday 10/20

Mark your calendar  PCLS will host its first Welcome Parent meeting at 1:30 pm-2:30 pm, next Sunday, October 25 virtually via Zoom. Please “zoom” in to learn more about the school. Zoom invite will be sent separately next Friday. So much of your child(ren)’s success in Chinese language learning depends on your involvement!  Join us! Messages from the Academic Director, Molly Yang 2020 ANJCS Poem Recitation Contest (校際線上個人詩歌朗誦比賽) will be: 9:30 AM 11/15/20 (Sunday). See the attachment for details. We strongly encourage our students to participate in Read More …

Weekly Newsletter: Happy 109th Birthday, Taiwan!

This Saturday, the tenth of October is Taiwan’s 109th birthday. Happy Birthday, Taiwan! It is a day when Taiwanese pride takes precedence over everything else, and Taiwanese people celebrate all over the world. There’s usually a parade or a gather but due to pandemic, only smaller group gatherings have been happening in New Jersey. Here is a link to the news report from 世界日報. The Overseas Community Affairs Council, Taiwan has released a distance learning program for youth age 12 to 24 years old. 2020 Language Read More …

PCLS newsletter – 10/02

The past few weeks have been very busy for us as we improve upon our remote learning experience for both language and culture classes. By now, all students should have settled into their classrooms. Thanks to all volunteers, the medical masks we pre-ordered from Taiwan have been distributed. Over the next few weeks, we will be updating PCLS website. At this time, weekly newsletters are posted under What’s New. You will also be able to subscribe to our 2020-21 Google calendar here. Read More …