Weekly Newsletter January 21, 2023


Wishing all PCLS families Happy Lunar New Year!   May this year bring you blessings, growth, peace, and a winning raffle ticket! 祝福大家在新的一年裡, 動如脫兔,兔飛猛進,兔年行大運,事事吉祥如意!

No school this Sunday (1/22).

Upcoming Events


School closed


LNY rehearsal #1 (more details to come) / Raffle ticket pre-sale


Lunar New Year celebration (in-person)


Chinese Typing Contest (online)


僑委會海外青年英語服務營 English Teaching Volunteer Service Program for Overseas Youth

活動時間於2023年7月8日至8月3日止. 有興趣以及符合以下報名資格者, 請聯繫校 principal@pcls.org 索取詳細報名資料.


報名者需持有僑委會i僑卡,且報名時已就讀11年級以上 且於2023年11月30日前年滿17足歲,但未滿25足歲(以護照所載年齡為準),現居英語系國家,並能以簡單中文溝通者。


The Taiwan Overseas Community Affairs Council (OCAC) is offering an English Teaching Volunteer Service Program for overseas youth. The program takes place between July 8th to August 3rd, 2023.  If your child meets the eligibility requirement below and is interested in applying, please email principal@pcls for additional details.


1. Applicants should hold an I-Compatriot Card when applying for the program.

2. Applicants must be in the 11th grade or above at the time of application and between the ages of 17 and 25 (as shown on passport) by November 30, 2023, and live in an English-speaking country.   Applicants must have basic communication skills in Mandarin.


Application Deadline – April 28, 2023



ANJCS Singing Contest 紐澤西中文學校協會唱歌比賽

2023 ANJCS Singing Contest will be held at Edison Chinese School 12 pm on March 4, 2023. Please find more details in the attachment. If your child(ren) is interested, please contact me (academic@pcls.org) by Feb 4, 2023.

Registration Deadline:  2/11/2023 11PM

Contest Location:  John Adams Middle School (1081 New Dover Road Edison NJ 08820)

AP Chinese Prep test

2023 National preparation test for AP Chinese language and culture will be held online on March 11 or 12, 2023. Please find more details in the brochure

  • Eligibility: 6th – 12th grade students

  • Registration period: Feb 15 – Feb 28, 2023. Because the registration has to be done by school, if your child(ren) is interested in taking the exam, please contact me (academic@pcls.org) by Feb 19, 2023 to ensure that we have enough time to complete the registration.

  • Registration fee: $10 per student. Please send in your check within 1 week after you notify me. I will not register your kid until I receive the check.




報名表: https://tinyurl.com/jden69rk
有任何問題, 請連繫文化主任 culture@pcls.org


Parent Duty

To check or change your parent duty sign ups, please click this SignupGenius link.  Should you have any questions on your signup, please reach out to Suet Horhota, PCLS PTA Lead, while at school or at PTA@pcls.org.

Additional ways of support

There are 2 ways to continue supporting our community through our partnership with:

  1. RaiseRight (formerly ShopWithScrip)

  2. AmazonSmile (will be discontinued on Feb 20, 2023)

Please click on this link to get more info.  Thank you for your continued support and Happy Shopping!



Join us at LINE group: “PCLS – Food and Vendors 普林斯頓中文學校美食團” to get the latest information about food ordering and delivery.  http://line.me/ti/g/uefDIBC_L5  (click the link to join)


Golden Buns 金華包子 2023/01/22 –CLOSED
Ordering Deadline: 01/18/2023 (Wednesday) 8:00 PM
Pickup Date: 01/22/2023 (Sunday)
1:30 pm ~ 2:00 pm at 美東超市 parking lot (10 Schalks Crossing Rd, Plainsboro Township, NJ 08536)
Payment: Cash upon pickup 只收現金
Contact: Call or Text at 732-762-0935

Next Week

Nuro Beef Soup 正中台灣牛肉麵 2023/01/29 Delivery

Order link https://tinyurl.com/3chsxxwd

Spicy Beef Soup 川味紅燒牛肉湯 $15
Tomato Beef Soup (Non-spicy) 蕃茄牛肉湯 $15
不含麺, 附酸菜
Order by 1/26/2023 (Thur) 10:00 pm
Pickup on 1/29/2023 (Sun)
1:30 – 2:00 pm at 美東超市 parking lot (10 Schalks Crossing Rd, Plainsboro Township, NJ 08536)
2:30 – 3:00 pm at  Princeton Day School parking lot next to the main entrance (650 Great Rd, Princeton, NJ 08540)

Cash upon pickup. 只收現金.. Call or Text Ken at 646-286-9288 for questions



David Kao ZongZi 粽子02/07 & 02/08/2023 Delivery

Order link https://tinyurl.com/2s475zpk

Will stop accepting orders when the total amount reaches $1,200.

Pick up time: 2/07/2023 (Tue) and 2/08/2023 (Wed) 5:10 pm ~ 5:30 pm.

Pick up location: Parking lot behind CVS, 4 Shalks Crossing Rd, Plainsboro Township, NJ 08536

Payment: Zelle:  718-666-0177 (David Kao) or Venmo: @Amy_kao (Please do not leave any note on payment)

Contact: Eric at mydeareric@gmail.com


NOTE:  * All Zongzi contain peanuts. No peanuts version upon request. However, no-peanuts version is prepared with other zongzi and may have contact with peanuts. Not recommended for those who are allergic to peanuts.

* Vegetarian version upon request.

Spread the word for Princeton Chinese Language School.  Invite your friends to visit our school and join our community!!

Veronica Chen, 校長 Principal