Weekly Newsletter: April 17, 2022, No School This Sunday! Happy Easter!

No School This Sunday April 17, 2022. Happy Easter!

Parent meeting 家長大會

Mark your calendar for the End of Year parent meeting 家長大會 on May 8, 2:45-4pm, in-person at Banquet Hall at Beth Chaim


Registration for next school year will start in-person on May 8 at Banquet Hall. Stay tuned for details on how to register for in-person learning next school year.

Fun Day 2022 – Taiwan Night Market 台灣夜市 – Flyer here

Fun Day will return this year on 5/22/2022 at Rosedale Park. To assist us with planning, please kindly take a moment to complete this Google Form. There will be food, Taiwanese night market games, karaoke and field games.  Mark your calendar, come out and have fun with other PCLS families! You don’t want to miss this!!

We are also looking for additional volunteers to help with set up, food distribution, TW night market games and clean up.  If you can spare 1 hour sometime between 12-4 to help out, please email culture@pcls.org

General Guideline:

  • This event is limited to PCLS students/parents/grandparents, teachers and TAs.  Extended families are excluded.

  • Each student, teacher, TA and admin will receive a set number of tickets, which can be used to exchange for food or Taiwanese night market games.

  • Extra tickets may be purchased on that day of the event.

  • A Sign up Genius Form will be released in mid-April for attendees to sign up for food/drink to bring.  You will get extra tickets for bringing food to share.

Messages from the Academic Director

Upcoming Contest:

PCLS will host our 1st annual story telling contest on May 8th, 2022. “Story-telling” is a fun way to practice speaking and communicating in Chinese. Please use this Google Form to register by May 1st, 2022. More information about the contest can be found in the flier.

Messages from the Culture Director

Culture Class Open House (4/24/2022)

Thank you for signing up to participate in the Culture Open House this year, the registration is now closed.  If you signed up, you should have received an email from PCLS Culture Director during the week of 4/11/2022 .  Please check your spam folder if you don’t see it.  Otherwise, please send an email to culture@pcls.org as soon as possible.

On 4/24/2022, please go to the culture class you signed up for during normal class time.  The instructors have been informed of your participation on this day.

PCLS YoYo Contest – Registration now open!

The Google form to register for the 2022 PCLS Chinese YoYo contest is now open!  The contest will take place on Sunday 5/1/2022 during culture class time.  Students will perform a 3-3.5 minutes routine he/she put together to the music of their choice.  Registration will close on Tuesday 4/26/2022. Please be prepared to submit an audio file for the music the contestant wants to use with your registration.

In order for the contest to start on time, the order to appear in each group will be determined by  “Wheel of Names” beforehand.  The contest will begin with the beginners’ group.

Messages from the PTA

Parent Duty

If you are unsure of which parent duty you have signed up for, please check in the following link or reach out to PTA@pcls.org. If you have not signed up yet or did not complete your parent duty due to virtual classes, sign up here . If you are available for additional signups to support our community, please sign up for the remaining empty slots that are still available. PCLS appreciates your support.

We are in need of additional volunteers for the remaining open signups such as the PCLS Fun Day. Please sign up if you have not completed your parent duty or if you are able to spare more time to show your support. Thank you!

ShopWithScrip Fundraising

To continue showing support to PCLS, we partnered with a fundraising organization, ShopWithScrip.  You should have received an invitation email to sign up from ShopWithScrip. Please follow the instructions and make sure that you use the enrollment code to link your purchases to the PCLS account.

Enrollment code: JEGG74SPECAJ

Thank you for your continued support and Happy Shopping!