Weekly Newsletter: May 20, 2022, JOIN US for Fun Day this Sunday at NOON!

Fun Day – Taiwan Night Market 台灣夜市 May 22, 2022, noon to 4pm

Fun Day is finally here! This is the Sunday you don’t want to miss! There will be lots of Taiwanese food such as 肉圓, 油飯, 肉羹, 鹹酥雞, 肉燥飯, 炒米粉, 滷味, 茶葉蛋, 紅豆餅, bubble tea and lots lots more! There will also be Taiwanese night market games and karaoke!

Weather forcast for Sunday is 70 to 90 degrees sunny hot. Be sure to apply sunscreen, wear a hat/cap and perhaps bring extra clothes for kids in case they get soaking wet!

Location – Rosedale Park (424 Federal City Road, Pennington NJ 08534). Use this location pin which will take you to the parking lot and use the photo in this link as your guide to the overall layout of the picnic ground.


If you are bringing Food (check this link if you forgot what you are bringing.  You should also have received a Sign-up Genius reminder email on 5/19/2022), please

  • Label your container and utensil with your name beforehand

  • If the food you bring needs to be cut into individual serving size, please kindly do so beforehand

  • Arrive no later than 11:50AM.

  • Take a photo of the item(s) you bring at home. When you arrive, set your food down at the FOOD pavilion (see layout here).

  • Collect your ticket from the Ticket table. The photo will be matched with your sign-up on Sign Up Genius in order to receive the extra tickets. You will receive 6 extra tickets for each item you bring in the quantity specified for each item.

  • At the end of the event, please collect your container / utensils


  • There will be a table at the entrance for ticket pick up / purchase

  • Each student / teacher / TA / admin team member receives 4 tickets per person.  If you have multiple roles (i.e. you are a student and a TA), the maximum number of tickets is still 4.

  • Additional tickets are sold at the following denominations.  Please bring cash.

    • $5 for 5 tickets

    • $10 for 12 tickets

    • $20 for 25 tickets

  • Tickets may be used to exchange for food and TW night market games to win prizes

  • Most foods are 1 ticket per serving with the exception of 3 Taiwanese dishes.  Fruit and drinks are free!

  • For Taiwanese foods, please take only 1 serving per person each time so the others have a chance to enjoy them too!  You may line up again later for more.

Seating Area

  • There are tables and chairs under one of the pavilions.  If you are not comfortable with eating without masks in the pavilion, please feel free to bring your own picnic blankets / chairs.  There is a large field next to the pavilion that you can use.

Health & Safety Reminders

  • The weather will be HOT this Sunday.  Please take necessary precautions, ie. wear sunscreen, hats and stay hydrated

  • Please keep your mask on when you get food

  • Remind your child(ren) to sanitize their hands regularly.  Sanitizing wipes will be placed throughout the event venue

  • If you have any cold symptoms, please stay home

Any questions regarding Fun Day, please contact our culture director (culture@pcls.org).


Registration for next school year is now open. Details can be found on our school website at pcls.org under the registration tab. You also have the option to enroll in Taiwanese Conversation Class in registration system.  普林斯頓中文學校的台語課程自2016年開設至今,由教學經驗豐富的卓雅娟老師教授。歡迎加入。Taiwanese conversation class is prior to regular language class. Sunday 1:45 – 2:25 pm (40 mins) – follow PCLS school calendar

Instructor: Yachuan Chuo 卓雅娟老師 (wangtwo87@yahoo.com).

The last in-person registration will be Sunday 6/5 (last day of this school year) at the Library at Beth Chaim Library. Register early to receive an early bird discount ($40). After June 5, there will be no discount.

Messages from the Academic Director

Storytelling Contest

Congratulations to our winners! All participants will receive a coupon. The winners will receive an additional coupon and a certificate. Thank you all for your participation!

低年級第一組 (kindergarten and 1st grade)

任芃蓁 Sophie Jen           最佳儀態獎

任妍蓁 Charlotte Jen 最佳語調獎

Olivia Tsai                       最佳創意獎

黃芓逸 Toviah Wong 最佳勇氣獎

邱亮愷 Katherine Chiu 最佳表演獎

Ethan Tsai                       最佳內容獎

蔡佑澤 Ryan Tsai           最佳台風獎

中年級組 (2nd, 3rd and 4th grades)

黃品瑄 Sophia Huang 最佳儀態獎

邱亮瑜 Anna Chiu           最佳台風獎

黃凱睿 Kaleb Huang 最佳內容獎

吳捷暄 Kyle Wu           最佳創意獎

蔡宥萱 Claire Tsai           最佳語調獎

高年級組 (5th grade and above)

侯順恩 Samuel Holt           最佳語調獎

侯愛利 Allison Holt           最佳儀態獎

黃浩逸 Janoah Wong 最佳內容獎

施柏丞 Winston Shih 最佳創意獎

We need you!!

If you’re interested in teaching Chinese, we are actively recruiting language teachers. Please contact me (academic@pcls.org) for more information.

Messages from the Culture Director

2022-2023 TA (Language & Culture) Application now OPEN!

Eligible applicants are students in the 9th grade or higher and at least 14 years old by August 31, 2022.  Applications from family members of PCLS students and/or members of families who attended PCLS in the past will be considered; however, priority assignment will be given to the PCLS graduates and the 10th-grade students. Eligible candidates may register via this Google Form.

Messages from the PTA

Parent Duty

Taking a moment to thank all the parents and helpers throughout this school year. It truly takes a village to support our community and appreciate all the efforts provided in temp checks/ringing the bell, supporting duties, contests, and other events.

Please contact PTA@pcls.org if you have any questions regarding parent duty sign up while registering for the new year. If registering in person, please speak to the registration helpers who can also assist. Please feel free to sign up for more than the required 2 parental duties as more helpers are needed to fill in any gaps.

Thank you all for your continued support to our community!

RaiseRight formerly ShopWithScrip

To continue showing support to PCLS, we partnered with a fundraising organization, RaiseRight. A platform to purchase gift cards at no cost to you.  You should have received an invitation email to sign up from RaiseRight. 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!