Weekly Newsletter October 28, 2023

Message from Principal


Halloween Event

Dress up for our annual Halloween event this Sunday for a chance to win a Lego set at our Best Costume contest!

Candy will be given during this event. If you have concerns about food allergies, please accompany your child(ren) to this event. You should have received the event time for your child(ren)’s respective class from their teacher.

華語文能力快篩 TOCFL- Speedy Screening

PCLS is hosting a “Test of Chinese as a Foreign Language” –  Speedy Screening Initiative in November. The screening is totally FREE and VOLUNTARY. After the online test, you will receive instant feedback to gauge your child(ren)’s progress in Chinese proficiency. Space is limited and is on a first-come, first-serve basis.  Click on this link for more detail and to register by November 3.  You’ll receive an email to confirm your registration.

Upcoming Events


  • Halloween Event

  • Drawing Contest 繪畫比賽 – Day  2


  • First semester welcome meeting with parents 家長大會


  • School closed (Thanksgiving break)


External Event

Rutgers Taiwan Study Association presents – “He’s Still Young” documentary 詩人吳晟的紀錄影片『他還年輕』. Please click on this link for more information & to register.


Message from Academic Director


ANJCS Poem Recitation Contest

Contest date and time: December 10, 2023, 11 am

Contest place: Woodbrook elementary school, (15 Robin Rd., Edison, NJ 08820)

Registration deadline: Nov 18, 2023 11 pm. Registered by school.

For see attached brochure for more details.


If your child(ren) is interested, please contact me by Nov 4, 2023. Once you’re registered, please make yourself available for all the practice sessions and contest.


Students will earn 2 coupons for participating in an external contest and another 2 coupons if placed in one of the top 3 places.  PCLS will also match any cash prize up to $20!


Message from Culture Director

Drawing Contest, Day 2 THIS SUNDAY

Students who registered for the drawing contest, please report to the PDS cafeteria at 1:20 PM to sign-in. The contest will start at 1:30 pm.

Pre-registration is required to participate and was closed last week.


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. There are still a few open slots left to sign up!

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.


Halloween Event 10/29/23


Please have your students come to school dressed in their costume for a chance to win the Best Costume contest. There is 1 prize, a kitty Lego set! As there are treats handed out, please feel free to come to the cafeteria to cheer on the characters and check for any allergens.


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)


謝姐食堂 11/5/2023 (Sun)  Delivery

Order link https://tinyurl.com/mmhtnfm5

Ordering Deadline: 10/29/2023 (Sun) 8 PM

Pickup Date: 11/5/2023 (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)



David Kao ZongZi 粽子11/7 & 11/8/2023 Delivery

Order link: https://tinyurl.com/9fawrbf8

!!! Attention!!! New Pickup Time and Location!!!

Pick up time: 11/7/2023 (Tue) and 11/8/2023 (Wed) 7:30 pm ~ 7:45 pm.

Pick up location: Parking lot in from of Woori Mart,   64 Princeton Hightstown Rd, West Windsor Township, NJ 08550


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

Contact:Send message on Line Group Chat or  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.


Nuro Beef Soup 正中台灣牛肉麵 2023/11/02(Sun) Delivery

Order link https://tinyurl.com/46u484jc

Ordering Deadline: 11/09/2023 (Thursday) 10:00 PM

Order will be canceled if the total amount is less than $800.

Pickup Date: 11/12/2023 (Sun)

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)

Payment: Cash upon pickup 只收現金

Contact: Call or Text Ken at 646-286-9288



渤海村, 11/12 (Sun) 11:30 北高中

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

Veronica Chen, 校長 Principal