Weekly Newsletter November 17, 2023

Message from Principal


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 see the document here or contact Ya-ping Su at chairperson@pcls.org for more information.


Submission deadline is Sunday 12/3/2023.  The directory will be distributed to all PCLS families in January 2024.


LNY Raffle First Prize – your vote please! 新年慶祝會抽獎頭獎 – 投下你的一票

Our biggest event of the year – LNY celebration is taking place on 2/11/2024!  Cast your vote for your favorite 1st Prize for the LNY Raffle by Saturday 11/25/2023– see this Google Form for more detail.

LNY Raffle Prize Donation 新年慶祝會 – 獎品捐贈

If you would like to donate any items for the Lunar New Year celebration raffle, please bring them to the PCLS admin team on any Sunday before 12/17/2023.  Tax receipts will be provided upon request.

Please consider the following criteria for your donation:

  • Retail value of $25 or more

  • Item should be NEW and UNOPENED

  • Items should be appropriate for the occasion and audience

  • Cash prize donation is also welcome

Thank you in advance for your generosity and support!

Upcoming Events


  • School closed (Thanksgiving break)



  • Speech Contest 演講比賽 Part 2


First Semester Welcome Meeting with Parents 家長大會

A big THANK YOU to all parents who came to the meeting last Sunday.  Language learning is a life-long process, and I look forward to working with you to build a strong foundation for your child(ren)!


Message from Academic Director

PCLS 校內演講比賽 Speech Contest

The Speech contest is a great opportunity for our students to practice public speaking in Chinese. We will hold our 2023-2024 speech contest next month. Please find more information below.


Contest date and time: Dec 10, 2023 and Dec 17, 2023 1:30-2:25 pm

Contest location: PDS Upper Gym

Registration deadline: Dec 3, 2023 11:59 pm. More information is in the attached brochure.

Please register through this Google Form. If you have any questions, please contact academic@pcls.org .


Message from Culture Director

Drawings from the Drawing Contest will be returned to each language class this Sunday.

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)


Golden Buns 金華包子 11/19(Sun) delivery –CLOSED
Pickup on 11/19/2023 (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 11/22/23 delivery –Thanksgiving Sale!!!

Order by 11/19/2023 (Sun) 10:00 PM

Order link https://tinyurl.com/397k8tzn

Minimum order $50 per order. Linda will confirm the final price with you in the morning of delivery
Pickup on 11/22/2023 (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


謝姐食堂 便當 禮盒 12/3/2023 (Sun)  Delivery

便當, 牛肉麵, 一吉膳頂級鮑魚佛跳牆, 台灣鳳梨酥禮盒, 花生酥

Order link https://tinyurl.com/nhh6yxar

Ordering Deadline: 11/26/2023 (Sun) 8 PM

Pickup Date: 12/3/2023 (Sun) 2:15pm ~ 2:45pm

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12/5 & 12/6/2023 Delivery

Order link: https://tinyurl.com/2jv9r3y3

Pick up time: 12/5/2023 (Tue) and 12/6/2023 (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: * No Venmo, only Zelle from 2024/1/1.  * 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.


Formosa Food 寶島 12/10(Sun) delivery

Princeton Chinese Language School fundraising event.

All profit will go to PCLS funds.

Ordering Deadline: 12/01/2023 (Friday) 10 PM

Expected Pickup Date: 12/10/2023 (Sun) 2:10pm ~ 2:40pm (Date may change depends on delivery)

Pickup location: PDS parking lot

Payment:  Zelle (862-485-3834 SenYing Huang)  or Exact Cash in envelope upon pickup



12/17 Nuro 正中牛肉面, 美東1:30 PM, PDS 2:30 PM


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


Veronica Chen, 校長 Principal