Weekly Newsletter April 13, 2024

Message from Principal


We are kicking off planning for the 2024-2025 school year.  If you are interested in becoming a language / culture teacher or participating in the school operation as an admin team member, please do not hesitate to reach out to me, Cindy (academic director) or Sophia (culture director).  This is a great way to support your child(ren) in their Chinese learning journey and parent duty would be waived for you!

Early bird discount will be available for families who register by 6/9.  Stay tuned for more details about 2024-2025 registration.

Upcoming Event





External Events


Sound from Formosa (4/27/2024)

Featuring music and cultures of Taiwan, The OneSong Orchestra insists on playing two kinds of music: music written by Taiwanese composers and music taking inspiration from elements of Taiwan. The aim is to enrich classical music with Taiwanese culture and to revitalize the Taiwanese music with classical music practice. For more information, please see here.


FASCA Training Registration is now open (For 14 yo+)

2024年僑務委員會「海外青年文化大使(FASCA)新生培訓」將於北美及亞太地區共12個城市展開培訓活動,報名於即日起正式開跑。紐澤西場次:8月2日至8月4日在 Best Western Rutgers University Hotel(195 NJ-18, East Brunswick, NJ 08816)、紐約場次:8月6日至8月8日在紐約僑教中心(133-32 41st Rd, Flushing, NY 11355)辦理,名額有限,歡迎14至17歲的台裔青少年踴躍報名參加。For more information and to register, please see here.


Message from Academic Director


Congratulations to the Storytelling Contest Winners!!! 中文看圖說故事比賽得獎名單




Group 1

1st place

魏岑庭 Chloe Wei

Group 2

1st place

蔡依珊 Olivia Tsai

2nd place

任妍蓁 Charlotte Jen

Group 3

1st place

王璵臻 Louiessa Ocampo

2nd place

吳奕潔 Julia Wu


Chinese Typing Contest 中文打字比賽

We are excited to host the Chinese Typing Contest this year. Please find more information below.


  • Registration: Now to April 17, 2024. Please register using Chinese Typing Contest Registration Form

  • Practice period: Now to 11 am April 20, 2024

  • 24-hour Chinese Typing Contest Period: Starts at 12 pm April 20, 2024 and ends at 12 pm April 21, 2024.

  • Best score submission deadline: No later than 12:15 pm April 21, 2024. If you submit after 12:15 pm April 21, 2024, your score will not be accepted.

  • More information to be found in Chinese Typing Contest Brochure 中文打字比賽簡章


Message from Culture Director

Culture Class Open House

Culture class open house is coming on 4/28/2024!  If your child is interested in trying out any of the culture classes, please sign up here by Sunday 4/25/2024. Please note that culture class offerings may be different next year and some classes are subject to extra material fees and/or purchase of uniform/instrument if you decide to enroll next school year.

PCLS YoYo Contest – Registration now open!

The Google form to register for the 2024 PCLS Chinese YoYo contest is now open!  The contest will take place on Sunday 5/5/2024 during culture class time.  Students will perform a 3-3.5 minutes routine he/she put together to the music of their choice.  Registration will close on Sunday 4/28/2024. Please be prepared to submit an audio file for the music the contestant wants to use with your registration.

In order for the contest to start on time, the order to appear in each group will be determined by “Wheel of Names” beforehand.  The contest will begin with the beginners’ group.


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)


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OK Ryan 台灣好滋味 2024/4/21(Sun) delivery
Order link: https://tinyurl.com/mv855czz

台灣好滋味(福冕台菜) from Flushing, NY

Order will be canceled if the total amount is less than $1000.

Ordering Deadline: 4/19/2024 (Fri) 10 PM

Pickup Date: 4/21/2024 (Sun)

2:20 pm~2:50 pm at Princeton Day School parking lot next to entrance (650 Great Rd, Princeton, NJ 08540)

4:00 pm ~ 4:20 pm at 美東超市 parking lot (10 Schalks Crossing Rd, Plainsboro Township, NJ 08536)

Here is the link to dish pictures

Payment: Business Zelle(okokinctw@gmail.com) [OKOK INC] or Cash upon pickup. Zelle 付款,請先不要付錢,成團後務必在成團兩日內付款,商家需要時間確認你的付款,另外,訂戶姓名與Zelle 名不同者,務必在訂單上註明你Zelle Name.  不要為了省事結果費更多時間處理付款事宜。Zelle Payment do not pay until group qualified. Once qualified $$ must send out within 2 days upon qualified for group order (total order>$1000) . For people Order Name is not your Zelle Name, you must state clear on your Zelle name.


Lin’s Palace 林宫 2024/4/27 (Sat)  Delivery

Order link : https://tinyurl.com/44v622px

Ordering Deadline: 4/25/2024 (Thur) 10 PM

Pickup Date: 4/27/2024 (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


Golden Buns 金華包子 2024/4/28(Sun) delivery
Order link: https://tinyurl.com/h8mzapsr

Ordering Deadline: 4/25/2024 (Thursday) 10:00 PM

Pickup on 4/28/2024 (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.



5/5: Nuro 正中牛肉面


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

Veronica Chen, 校長 Principal