Weekly Newsletter September 23, 2023

Message from Principal

“Back to School” Meeting

The language class “Back to School” meeting with teachers will take place this Sunday, 9/24 at 2:30PM.  Parents – please take your kid(s) directly to the cafeteria between 2:25 – 2:30 PM and you can then head to your respective classroom for the meeting.  Students should sit with their classmates (tables will be marked by class).  After the meeting is over, the admins / TAs / T10 students will escort the students back to their classroom.

Zumba Open House

Zumba is a fun, energetic dance workout that makes you feel amazing!  Try one class for free this Sunday at the Lower Gym between 3-4PM.  Please wear appropriate exercise clothing / shoes and complete a waiver before class.

Upcoming Events


Language class Back to School meeting with teachers 家長觀摩大會

Zumba Open House (3:00 – 4:00) @ Lower Gym


School closed 學校停課


Drawing Contest 繪畫比賽 – Day  1


Drawing Contest 繪畫比賽 – Day  2


Important Reminders

  1. Parking – please don’t park in the closest 2 lanes to the building (see the yellow lines on the attached map) and use “Parents Parking” instead.  These spots are reserved for our teachers.  We will continue to enforce reserved parking. Thank you for your understanding and cooperation.

  2. PCLS Student Guidelines – PCLS strive to build a supportive, nurturing and safe learning environment. It is the responsibility of the parents to review the Student Code of Conduct with your child(ren) and make sure they understand the behavioral expectations.   NO LANGUAGE OR ACTS OF VIOLENCE will be tolerated.

  3. ABSOLUTELY NO EATING in classrooms or in the building except for younger kids during recess. Younger kids are allowed to eat at the cafeteria during recess time.

  4. Enter the building through only the Main Entrance (see attached map). DO NOT prop any other doors open.  Students who go out to play in the playground during recess should return through the Main Entrance.


Message from Academic Director


Language Class Changes

This Sunday, 9/25, is the last day your child(ren) can try a different language class, please email me (academic@pcls.org) your decision on which class to stay in by Friday, 9/29.


Taiwanese Class

If you’re interested in learning Taiwanese, we offer Taiwanese Class from 1:45-2:30 pm. Please contact me (academic@pcls.org) for more information.


Message from Culture Director


Culture Class Changes 

Culture class change request is now open. Each student has ONE CHANCE to request culture class change.  Please complete the Culture Class Change Request Google form by 9/22/2023. Requests will be processed between 9/18 – 9/22 in the order received. As class availability is subject to change, please provide at least 2 different choices in the form.  You will receive an email confirmation between 9/22 to 9/24.

Class Waivers

Students in the following classes are required to sign a waiver:  Taekwondo / YoYo / Dance / Basketball.


An email was sent to the students with a link to a Google form for electronic sign-off. Please take a moment to complete the waiver when you receive it.


Adult Activities

Please click on this link for more information and to register.


PTA Update


Welcome back PCLS family!

To ensure that all events and activities run smoothly throughout the year, please sign up for at least 2 parent duties. Only if the 2 duties are fulfilled, will the deposit be refunded. If you are able to spare more time to our community, we would be very thankful.

Please note, if any events/parent duty signups are canceled/moved, it is the family’s responsibility to sign up for another parent duty or the rescheduled time to fulfill the requirement in order to receive the deposit. It is also the parents’ responsibility to sign in at the event/duty to log the completion of your duty, otherwise, the deposit may not be refunded.

Any questions about your parent duties you can’t find on Sign Up Genius , please reach out to Suet Horhota, PCLS PTA Lead, while at school or at PTA@pcls.org.


Vendor Update


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 9/24(Sun) delivery–CLOSED
Pickup on 9/24/2022 (Sunday)
1:30 pm ~ 2:00 pm at 美東超市 parking lot (10 Schalks Crossing Rd, Plainsboro Township, NJ 08536)
2:30 pm ~ 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 at 732-762-0935 for questions


Linda’s Seafood 09/27/23 delivery —CLOSED

Minimum order $50 per order. Linda will confirm the final price with you in the morning of delivery
Pickup on 9/27/2023 (Wed)11:00 am ~ 11:30 am at Old Asian Food market 舊美東 Parking lot (660 Plainsboro Rd, Plainsboro Township, NJ 08536)
Home delivery option for Princeton / East Windsor / West Windsor / Plainsboro / Montgomery / Skillman area. Delivery date 9/27/2023, actual delivery time TBD.
Free home delivery with minimum order of $80. Less than $80 will charge a $5 delivery fee.
Payment: Zelle (via email lindajou2009@gmail.com); Check or Cash in exact amount in envelope.
Contact: Linda at 848-391-9018
(650 Great Rd, Princeton, NJ 08540)
Cash upon pickup. 只收現金.. Call or text at 732-762-0935 for questions



Lin’s Palace 林宫 2023/09/30 (Sat)  Delivery

Order link https://tinyurl.com/3dx6ckae

Ordering Deadline: 9/28/2023 (Thur) 10 PM

Pickup Date: 9/30/2023 (Sat) 3:30pm ~ 4:00pm

Pickup Location: Plainsboro Dollar Store Parking Lot

Payment: Cash or Check upon pickup

Contact: Mr. Lin at 973-727-3276


謝姐食堂 10/1/2023 (Sun)  Delivery

Order link https://tinyurl.com/r7z6bwah

Ordering Deadline: 9/24/2023 (Sun) 8 PM

Pickup Date: 10/1/2023 (Sun) 2:30pm ~ 3:00pm

Pickup Location:  Princeton Day School parking lot next to the main entrance (650 Great Rd, Princeton, NJ 08540)

Payment: Exact Cash Only  (Please put your Name , phone number, and amount $$ on the envelop)



Bao and Dumpling (渤海村) on Sunday 10/8/2022

11:30 pm – 1:00 pm at WWP-HS North, 90 Grovers Mill Rd, Plainsboro, NJ 08536.
No pre-order. Call 917-714-9993 for questions.


David Kao ZongZi 粽子10/10 & 10/11/2023 Delivery


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

Veronica Chen, 校長 Principal