Weekly Newsletter November 4, 2023

Message from Principal

First Semester Welcome Meeting with Parents

Come and meet the PCLS admin team next Sunday 11/12 at 2:50pm in the cafeteria.  We’ll give an overview of the school operation and events we have planned for this school year.  If you are new to the school, there’ll be lots of useful information and you’ll have a chance to ask questions.

華語文能力快篩 TOCFL- Speedy Screening – Registration closing on Nov 3

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.  You’ll receive an email to confirm your registration.

Best Costume Winner

Congratulations to Chloe W. (T2) for winning the Best Costume contest at last week’s Halloween event!

Upcoming Events


  • First semester welcome meeting with parents 家長大會


  • School closed (Thanksgiving break)


  • Speech Contest 演講比賽

Support PCLS – Place an Ad in 2023-2024 Directory

  • Create your own lasting family memory in the PCLS 2023-2024 directory to support and encourage your child(ren) in their Chinese learning journey!  It would be a great way to recognize special milestones (such as commencement), wish your child good luck or congratulate on his/her achievements! Click on this link for more information.

  • If you have a business you would like to showcase in our Directory, please click on this link or contact Ya-ping Su at chairperson@pcls.org for more information.

The directory will be distributed to all PCLS families in January 2024.



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』on Nov 4th. Please click on this link for more information & to register.

Message from Academic Director

ANJCS Poem Recitation Contest Registration closing on Nov 4

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 Winners

Congratulations to the winners of the drawing contest!

Categories/Place Winners
Age group 年齡組: 7-year-old and blow
1st place 魏岑庭 Wei, Chloe
2nd place 蔡汭颖 Tsai, Ethan
3rd place 高立芛 Kao, Daelynn
Honorable mention 林育旬 Lulu, Lin
Age group 年齡組: 8 – 9-year-old
1st place 蔡依珊 Tsai, Olivia
2nd place 任芃蓁 Sophie Jen
3rd place 任妍蓁 Charlotte Jen
Honorable mention 洪浩緯 Hung, Evan
Honorable mention 魏煦恆 Wei, Mitchell
Age group 年齡組: 10 – 11 year old
1st place 李紫嫣 Lee, Juanita
2nd place 袁童潔 Yuan, Elizabeth
3rd place 陳恩德 Chen, Aidan
Honorable mention 王璵臻 Ocampo, Louiessa
Age group 年齡組: 12 year old and above
1st place 張筑茜 Chang, Kara
2nd place 李紫萱 Lee, Alicia
3rd place 成安芃 Seng, Elizabeth

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.

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 – Closed

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 Delivery – Closed

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

Pick up time: 11/7/2023 (Tue) 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


Linda’s Seafood 11/08/23 delivery

Order by 11/05/2023 (Sun) 10:00 PM

Order link https://tinyurl.com/5tstem8n

Minimum order $50 per order. Linda will confirm the final price with you in the morning of delivery
Pickup on 11/08/2023 (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

Nuro Beef Soup 正中台灣牛肉麵 2023/11/12(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

Golden Buns 金華包子 11/19(Sun) delivery

Order by 11/15/2022 (Wed) 8 pm

Pickup on 11/19/2022 (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

阿扁美食團 11/12/2023(Sun)Delivery


Order by 11/08/2023 (Wed) 10:00 pm

Pickup on 11/12/2023 (Sunday) 3:30pm ~ 3:45pm at Princeton Day School parking lot next to the main entrance (650 Great Rd, Princeton, NJ 08540)

4:30 pm ~ 4:45 pm at 美東超市 parking lot (10 Schalks Crossing Rd, Plainsboro Township, NJ 08536)

Every order will pay for a 8% handling fee + $5 toll charge when “Princeton” location is selected.

When placing the order, please leave a note of ’普林斯頓中文學校‘ or ‘Princeton chinese Language school’ at comment field for reference

Contact: text or call Mr. Lin at 347-827-7226

Payment: Venmo: @sumingling 347-827-7226 (頭像 8:13 3人)

Zelle Pay, 347-827-7226 (JS import  BOA), or Cash


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