Weekly Newsletter February 17,2024

Message from Principal

Our 2024 Lunar New Year celebration was a big success!  A big THANK YOU to teachers, students, volunteers and parents for the wonderful performances and for coming to support the event.

School is closed on 2/18.  Enjoy your President’s Day weekend!

PCLS 歌唱比賽 Singing Contest [Cash prize!!]

PCLS will hold our very first Singing contest on 3/1/2024 between 1:30pm – 2:25pm. Please encourage your child(ren) to participate and register by 2/24/2024 using this Google Form.


Find more details about this contest here.

PCLS LNY Performances at Local Libraries

On Saturday 2/17, PCLS students will participate in 2 local library LNY celebrations.  Please feel free to stop by and enjoy more LNY festivities and support PCLS students!

Cranbury public library (30 Park Pl W. Cranbury, NJ 08512)

  • 1 – 3 PM

  • Lion Dance and Chinese Yo-Yo performance

Princeton public library (65 Witherspoon St, Princeton, NJ 08542):

  • 2 – 4 PM

  • Dance / Chinese Yo-Yo performances

  • Chinese knotting / Chinese Yo-Yo demo

Upcoming Event


  • PCLS lion dance / Yo-Yo performance at Cranbury library LNY celebration

  • PCLS Chinese Knotting / YoYo demo at Princeton library LNY celebration


  • School closed


  • Singing contest registration deadline 歌唱比賽報名截止


  • Handwriting contest (in class) 寫字比賽

  • ANJCS Language Assessments and Seal of Biliteracy 新澤西中文學校協會 華語文能力測驗家長教師講座 (7:30 – 8:15 PM)

Message from Academic Director

華語文能力測驗 Test of Chinese as a Foreign Language (TOCFL)

PCLS will host a TOCFL session on April 14, 2024. This is a great way to learn about your child(ren)’s Chinese proficiency and to level set and gauge your progress.  ANJCS will be hosting an info session for parents on Language Assessments and Seal of Biliteracy to understand the benefits and importance of TOCFL on 2/25.  The meeting link will be announced next week.

PCLS 寫字比賽 Handwriting Contest

Participants: All students, except for preK and T10

Contest date and time: Feb 25, 2024 2:30-3 pm

Winners will get one extra coupon and certificates.

Message from Culture Director

See above.

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)


No Activities


Lin’s Palace 林宫 2024/2/24 (Sat)  Delivery

Order link : http://tinyurl.com/bddhw4jn

Ordering Deadline: 2/22/2024 (Thur) 10 PM

Pickup Date: 2/24/2024 (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

Nuro Beef Soup 正中台灣牛肉麵 2024/2/25(Sun) Delivery

Vendor on vacation, will not come in March!

Order link:http://tinyurl.com/5bvc64cr

Ordering Deadline: 2/22/2024 (Thursday) 10:00 PM

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

Pickup Date: 2/25/2024 (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 2024/2/25(Sun) delivery
Order link: http://tinyurl.com/5n7twpvn

Ordering Deadline: 2/21/2024 (Wednesday) 10:00 PM

Pickup on 2/25/2024 (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

OK Ryan 台灣好滋味 2024/2/25(Sun) delivery
Order link: http://tinyurl.com/3b39f7u4

Ordering Deadline: 2/23/2024 (Fri) 10 PM

Pickup Date: 2/25/2024 (Sun) 2:30pm ~ 2:50pm

Location: 2:30 pm ~ 2:50 pm at  Princeton Day School parking lot next to the main entrance (650 Great Rd, Princeton, NJ 08540)

David Kao ZongZi 粽子3/5 Delivery

Order link: http://tinyurl.com/2p3u7zx5

Ordering Deadline: 2/27/2024 (Tue) 10 PM

Pick up time: 3/5/2023 (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

Payment: NEW ACCOUNT!!!!  Don’t pay to David’s Old Account. He cannot verify payment. Zelle Only:  718-308-7057 (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.


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


Veronica Chen, 校長 Principal