FCS Weekly announcements 4/23 – 4/29

FCS Weekly announcements 4/23 – 4/29

 

Mother’s Day event at FCS – Saturday May 13th

Sign up for our Mother’s day paint event by Saturday 4/29 at Mother’s day event sign up

We need at least 15 participants by this week to reserve event.

 

No experience necessary, and you will end up taking home a wonderful masterpiece. Open to all parents (Dads, Moms, Friends and Family).

Note: Early registration is required to participate. Sorry we will not be able to take any walk ins or last minute enrollment.


Passport to Taiwan Festival in NYC Volunteer Recruitment

We are seeking volunteers to help with the FCS booths at Passport to Taiwan Festival in Union Square Park, NYC. The event is on Sunday May 22, 2017. We will be helping to sell traditional Taiwanese food (肉圓 & 碗粿), and collecting donations for the school. FCS will also have performances by FCS Chorus at 12pm to kick start the event and the Chinese YoYo performance at 2pm. The YoYo team will also provide demonstrations and instructions in the 2nd booth throughout the event. If you’re interested to volunteer for this event please contact alantai@gmail.com before 4/29/2017. Volunteers will receive a free T-Shirt and lunch. Student will also receive a volunteer certificate from the committee. We will also be selling the raffle tickets at PA desk.


 

FASCA 青少年文化大使協會 is recruiting high school students between age 14-18.

FASCA will help qualified students to attain The President’s Volunteer Service Award.

2017年僑務委員會「海外青年文化志工培訓班」(FASCA) 將於2017年7月8日至9日在Days Hotel (195 Route 18 S East Brunswick, NJ 08816)辦理,歡迎14-18歲青少年踴躍報名參加。 此活動以「服務、文化、領導、傳承」為四大培訓主軸, 分為研習培訓及全年持續性培力計畫, 學員訓後可以加入福爾摩沙青年文化大使協會〈簡稱FASCA〉 參與後續培力計畫,積極透過僑社活動的服務與學習, 培育成為具有文化涵養與領導長才的華裔青年。

研習培訓內容精彩可期,涵括文化尋根與體驗課程, 賦予傳統藝術新意象,並安排團隊組織帶領與行政規劃課程, 教學與實務兼備。培訓班師資陣容堅強,深獲歷屆學員高度肯定, 讓您的孩子在精進實力的同時,也可拓展人際關係、 結交更多相同背景的夥伴。

每位學員培訓結業後,即具有加入福爾摩沙青年文化大使協會(FA SCA)資格,並可參與僑委會提供之全年度培力計畫,若參訓學員 服務時數累積超過100小時,將由相關單位協助申請「 美國總統志工服務獎」,使未來升學之路更加寬廣。

歡迎14-18歲華裔青少年加入,一起學習成長, 晉升華裔菁英行列!

報名詳情請至新澤西中文學校網站(http://www. anjcs.org/)查詢

有任何疑問請洽:

David Chen(chen.david66@gmai.com)

Monica Lee(mohchunleechen@yahpp.com

Peter Jen(ptjen@yahoo.com)

紐約華僑文教服務中心鮑小姐luling0704@gmail. com,電話:718-886-7770 ext 106。


 

PA Announcements

Lunch box will be supplied by 川園 Empire Szechuan this Saturday, 4/29.

The order form can be accessed via https://www.njfcs.org/lunch-order

No food vendor is coming.

PA refunds will be issued on 6/10/17 based on fulfillment of both PA Weekly and Event duties.

There is still time to fulfill your PA requirements either weekly or for year end picnic

You can sign up at http://signup.com/go/qtbsjP

If you have questions regarding your refund status please reach out to PA@njfcs.org or see PA Desk.

 


Event Calendar

 

April

01-30

Calligraphy & Painting Display @ Monmouth County Library

Last week to see artwork by Amanda Eng and Chloe Eng!

Now – May 12th

Remember to Help FCS Taiji program win grant

Needs your vote to win up to $100,000 in grant from USA Today. Our Taiji teacher, Don Tow has created a video on “A Community Thrives (ACT) Initiative.”

Voting starts today thru 5/12/17. Everyone can vote once per day. Come and show your support

Please use below link to cast the vote:

http://act.usatoday.com/submit-an-idea/#/gallery/60210300/ for his Taiji Proposal. It is very simple and only take a minute to complete.

April

30

ANJCS Calligraphy Contest 書法比賽

Select here for more details

May

13

Mother’s Day event at FCS

Wine & Design to host paint event @ FCS Cafeteria

Select here for more details

Come join us also for some refreshments and Raffle prizes!

May

21

Marlboro Township Memorial Day Parade

FCS Choir will be performing the National Anthem

May

28

Passport to Taiwan Event in NYC

Volunteers needed – If you’re interested to volunteer for this event please contact alantai@gmail.com before 4/29/2017. For more info go to this link: Passport to Taiwan

 

Help support your favorite charity! If you haven’t done so already, select Fidelity Chinese School as your charity of choice! No cost to you and your school gets to earn $$ when you shop on Amazon.

Just select link below to update your charity of choice.

https://smile.amazon.com/ch/22-3256707

FCS Weekly announcements 4/16 – 4/22

FCS Weekly announcements 4/16 – 4/22

School back in session this Saturday!

 

Join us this Saturday 4/22, for lecture from guest speaker Dr. Charles Lin, Marlboro Learning Center

Location: FCS Cafeteria @10 am

 

Select here if you are interested in attending the seminar.

主講人是Marlboro Learning Center Dr. Charles Lin. 主題是如何利用暑假期間為學校開學及以後申請大學做準備,並會談及自今年起美國大學録取門檻的改變,及對華人學生的影響和如何應對。申請大學巳經不再是高中十一、二年級再開始準備就Ok 了,愈早開始愈好。今年全美數一數二NJ 的High Tech High School 畢業生在Early Decision 被Princeton 大學錄取人數從往年的七、八人到今年Early Decision 只有的一人録取,還不是亞裔,NJ Holmdel 高中往年上Cornell University 平均都有三、四人,今年Early Decision 一個都沒有,這些都是警訊,華人若不警愓,從早做準備,以後美國大學的華裔比例將會明顯降低。Lin 博士,根據十餘年來幫助莘莘學子上理想大學的經驗,以及今年最新學生申請大學的 近況,和大家分享,請不要錯過

 

It’s not too early to start thinking. Come and take advantage of this wonderful seminar by Marlboro Learning Center, Dr Charles Lin, who will speak about university preparation, admission and threshold changes, and the impact on Chinese students. Dr. Lin, based on more than ten years to help students with the experience of the ideal university, and the latest students apply for college this year.


 

Mother’s Day event at FCS

Sign up for our Adult paint event! No experience necessary, and you will end up taking home a wonderful masterpiece. Open to all parents (Dads, Moms, Friends and Family). Registration required by 4/28.

 

For more details, click here.

Note: Early registration is required to participate. Sorry we will not be able to take any walk ins or last minute enrollment. To make this event happen we would need at least 15 participants.

Come join us also for some refreshments and Raffle prizes!

 


PA Announcements

Vendor Update Saturday 4/22 渤海村, Buns and dumplings

Lunch box will be provided by 林宮 Mr Lin’s Taiwanese Restaurant this Saturday, 4/22.

The order form can be accessed via https://www.njfcs.org/lunch-order

Tasty Bakery 甜心餅屋: May be a possibility

Upcoming Events

April

22

Free University Preparation Seminar

Guest Speaker Dr. Charles Lin , Location: FCS Cafeteria @

April

01-30

Calligraphy & Painting Display @ Monmouth County Library

Congratulations to Amanda Eng and Chloe Eng! Their art works have been

selected to display in Monmouth County Library for the entire of month of April!

Now – May 12th

Help FCS Taiji program win grant

Needs your vote to win up to $100,000 in grant from USA Today. Our Taiji teacher, Don Tow has created a video on “A Community Thrives (ACT) Initiative.”

Voting starts today thru 5/12/17. Everyone can vote once per day. Come and show your support

Please use below link to cast the vote:

http://act.usatoday.com/submit-an-idea/#/gallery/60210300/ for his Taiji Proposal. It is very simple and only take a minute to complete.

April

30

ANJCS Calligraphy Contest 書法比賽

Select here for more details

May

13

Mother’s Day event at FCS

Wine & Design to host paint event @ FCS Cafeteria

Select here for more details

Come join us also for some refreshments and Raffle prizes!

May

21

Marlboro Township Memorial Day Parade

FCS Choir will be performing the National Anthem

May

28

Passport to Taiwan Event in NYC

Select here for more details

Performances by FCS Choir, Yo-Yo Team, and Parent volunteers to prepare Taiwanese food

 

Help support your favorite charity! If you haven’t done so already, select Fidelity Chinese School as your charity of choice! No cost to you and your school gets to earn $$ when you shop on Amazon.

Just select link below to update your charity of choice.

https://smile.amazon.com/ch/22-3256707

FCS Weekly announcements 4/9 – 4/15

FCS Weekly announcements 4/9 – 4/15

 

Congratulations to Justin Liu on winning the 2017 USA Dance National DanceSport Pre-Teen I & II Championships!

Justin Liu is not only an FCS student and but also grandson to our very own dance teacher, Mr. Ma.

 


Help FCS Taiji program win grant

Needs your vote to win up to $100,000 in grant from USA Today. Our Taiji teacher, Don Tow has created a video on “A Community Thrives (ACT) Initiative.”

Voting starts today thru 5/12/17. Everyone can vote once per day. Come and show your support

Please use below link to cast the vote:

http://act.usatoday.com/submit-an-idea/#/gallery/60210300/ for his Taiji Proposal. It is very simple and only take a minute to complete.


Free University Preparation Seminar

Guest Speaker Dr. Charles Lin , Location: FCS Cafeteria @10 am

 

Select here to sign up for seminar.

It’s not too early to start thinking. Come and take advantage of this wonderful seminar by Marlboro Learning Center, Dr Charles Lin, who will speak about university preparation, admission and threshold changes, and the impact on Chinese students. Dr. Lin, based on more than ten years to help students with the experience of the ideal university, and the latest students apply for college this year.

主講人是Marlboro Learning Center Dr. Charles Lin. 主題是如何利用暑假期間為學校開學及以後申請大學做準備,並會談及自今年起美國大學録取門檻的改變,及對華人學生的影響和如何應對。申請大學巳經不再是高中十一、二年級再開始準備就Ok 了,愈早開始愈好。今年全美數一數二NJ 的High Tech High School 畢業生在Early Decision 被Princeton 大學錄取人數從往年的七、八人到今年Early Decision 只有的一人録取,還不是亞裔,NJ Holmdel 高中往年上Cornell University 平均都有三、四人,今年Early Decision 一個都沒有,這些都是警訊,華人若不警愓,從早做準備,以後美國大學的華裔比例將會明顯降低。Lin 博士,根據十餘年來幫助莘莘學子上理想大學的經驗,以及今年最新學生申請大學的 近況,和大家分享,請不要錯過

 

Monmouth County Chinese (MCC) Summer Camp Registration starts now

8/21-8/25孟郡中文夏令營 報名開始了! Monmouth County Chinese (MCC) Summer Camp Registration starts now! TA form is also available online. 每位輔導員必須曾經是孟郡夏令營的學員.今年的輔導員一定要出席8/19輔導員訓練,缺席者將不予考慮. In order to become MCC Summer Camp TA, one must be a previous MCC Summer Camp student. TA is required to attend the orientation on 8/19, an absentee will not be considered. 謝謝大家支持!Hope to see you all at our 2017 MCC Summer Camp!

Date/Time: 8/21/17 – 8/25/17, 9am -5pm All campers MUST be picked up by 5:00 pm. The MCCSC will charge $10 per camper for every 15 minutes after 5:00 pm.

Location: Holmdel High School, 36 Crawfords Corner Road, Holmdel, NJ 07733

Registration and Fees: (Lunch and snack included)

1. Before 6/10: $230 per camper. Between 6/11–7/15: $250 per camper.

2. After 7/15: Late-registration; $270 per camper, if slots are available.

3. The camp fee includes a $50 non-refundable registration fee.

4. Camper acceptance is subject to final review of the Camp Committee. The Camp reserves the right to accept or reject an applicant based on prior experience with that individual.

FCS Weekly Announcements 4/2 – 4/8

FCS Weekly Announcements 4/2 – 4/8

FCS has just joined Smile Amazon!

Now every time you shop at Amazon and you can earn $$ for our school programs with no additional cost to you!

3 Easy Steps

  • Select link below to update Fidelity Chinese School as your charity on amazon

https://smile.amazon.com/ch/22-3256707

  • Once you’ve registered, you’ll see the screenshot show “supporting Fidelity Chinese School” in your page.

  • Every time you shop at Amazon, the AmazonSmile Foundation will donate 0.5% of the purchase price from your eligible AmazonSmile purchases.

It’s really that easy!!!

FCS Weekly Announcements 3/26 – 4/1

FCS Weekly Announcements 3/26 – 4/1

Book Donation needed

If you have any unwanted Children’s English books, please bring them to FCS language department help desk. We will donate those books to Taiwan’s K-H3 schools in New Taipei City, Taiwan.


Spring Break treats

Have your children stop by PA desk for some spring break treats!


Visit Monmouth County Library – Calligraphy and Painting Display

Amanda Eng and Chloe Eng have been selected to display their artwork at Monmouth County library through April month end. Congratulations on a great job! We are very proud of you!


FCS blowout wins at ANJCS Chinese Yo-Yo Competition led by coaches Peter Peng and Kevin Lam!

Congratulations to our Yo-Yo team and amazing coaches!

Senior Division:

1st place Jared Chiou

2nd place Preston Peng

3rd place Jonathan Yuen

Junior Division:

3rd place Janice Chao

Youth Division:

1st place Alexander Tai

Double Division:

1st place Jared Chiou and Jonathan Yuen

2nd place Stephanie Yuen and Tiffany Yuen


PA Announcements:

Lunch box will be ordered from聚福軒 Oriental Pan Asian Restaurant this Saturday, 4/1.

The order form can be accessed via https://www.njfcs.org/lunch-order

No Food vendor this week


Upcoming Events

FCS Weekly Announcements 3/19-3/25

FCS Weekly Announcements 3/19-3/25

Attention:

If your child is in Junior Dance (Ms. Jia) and Kung Fu Class (Master Gee), there will be no class this week, please make sure to either pick up child from their language class or cafeteria at 11:30am.

2017 ANJCS Chinese Yo-Yo Competition

Saturday March 25, 2017 – 9:30 am to 12:30 pm

Mid-Jersey Chinese School in East Brunswick

Located at Churchill Junior High School, 18 Norton Road, East Brunswick, NJ 08816

2017-2018 Cultural Board Recruitment

We are seeking parents to fill the following positions:

Cultural Director, Deputy Cultural Director, and Cultural Staff.

Culture Director – Role & Responsibilities

1. Act as liaison between culture teachers, TA’s, SI’s, students and parents

2. Prepare and supervise on/off campus events

3. Keep track of culture teachers & TAs times

4. Design culture programs and search for teachers

5. Communicate on/off campus events with public officials for time/space/availability and coordinate with event owners such as ANJCS

6. Assist in recruitment of parent volunteers for special events

Deputy Culture Director

1. Assist Culture Director in preparation of on/off campus events

2. Coordinate parents and students for the events

3. Recruit for qualified teachers

4. Assist in various school events

5. Assist in recruitment of parent volunteers for special events

Cultural Staff Support

1. Help coordinate the on-campus and/or off campus events ranging from event logistics, program flow to stage production

2. Assist in recruitment of student and parent volunteers, assignment of tasks to volunteers.

Upcoming Events:

3/25/2017 Regular Class except for Junior Dance & Kung Fu

3/25/2017 ANJCS Yo-Yo Contest ANJCS 扯鈴比賽

4/1/2017 Regular Class

4/1/2017 ANJCS Speech Contest 演講比賽

4/2/2017 ANJCS Multimedia Contest 多媒體簡報比賽

4/8/2017 Sprint Break No Class

4/15/2017 Spring Break No Class

4/22/2017 Tzu Chi Cup Speech Competition 慈濟盃演講比賽

4/30/2017 ANJCS Calligraphy Contest 書法比賽

5/21 Marlboro Township Memorial Day Parade and FCS Choir to perform National Anthem

5/28 Passport to Taiwan Event in NYC (FCS Choir to perform National Anthem, Yo-Yo Team to perform, parents to prepare Taiwanese Food)

PA Announcements:

Lunch box will be ordered from Koo Japanese Asian Restaurant this Saturday, 3/25.

The order form can be accessed via https://www.njfcs.org/lunch-order


Food vendor Tasty Bakery 甜心餅屋 is coming this Saturday.

Lost & Found

A pair of ear-phones found on the PA water station cart. They are brown. They will be kept by PA for 3 months.

FCS Weekly Announcements 3/12-3/18

FCS Weekly Announcements 3/12-3/18

FCS Chinese YO-YO Competition

Saturday March 18, 2017 – 11:30am – 12:30pm

Auditorium

All are welcome to view the competition..

2017 ANJCS Chinese Yo-Yo Competition

Saturday March 25, 2017 – 09:30am – 12:30pm

Mid-Jersey Chinese School in East Brunswick

Located at Churchill Junior High School, 18 Norton Road, East Brunswick, NJ 08816


2017-2018 Cultural Board positions applicants needed!

Interested in a rewarding position? Looking to meet with more parents? We are now seeking applicants for 2017-2018 school year for the following Cultural Board positions, please reach out to Suzie Tam (suzktam@gmail.com) or stop by PA Desk.

Culture Director – Role & Responsibilities

1. Act as liaison between culture teachers, TA’s, SI’s, students and parents

2. Coordinate and provide oversight for on/off campus events

3. Maintain tracker of culture teachers & TAs teaching/volunteering times

4. Design culture programs and assist with recruitment of teachers

5. Communicate on/off campus events with public officials for time/space/availability and coordinate with event owners such as ANJCS

Deputy Culture Director

1. Assist Culture Director in preparation of on/off campus events

2. Coordinate parents and students for the events

3. Recruit for qualified teachers

4. Assist in various school events

5. Assist in recruitment of parent volunteers for special events

Cultural Staff Support (4 openings)

1. Help coordinate the on-campus and/or off campus events ranging from event logistics, program flow to stage production

2. Assist in recruitment of student and parent volunteers, assignment of tasks to volunteers.


PA Announcements:

Lunch box will be ordered from Empire Szechuan 川園 this Saturday, 3/18.

The order form can be accessed via https://www.njfcs.org/lunch-order

The dish Smoked Chicken with Rice takes Empire Szechuan a few days to prepare, so pls order it no later than 1pm on 3/15. And the whole school has to order at least 5 orders.

Food vendor 渤海村 is coming this Saturday.

Tasty Bakery 甜心餅屋 has rescheduled to come on 3/25. Pls notice the change.


FCS Choir Members – Save the Dates!

FCS Choir members to perform National Anthem Performances for:

5/21st – Memorial Day Parade at Marlboro Townhall

5/28 – Passport to Taiwan event @ Union Square New York City.

The Passport to Taiwan Committee was so impressed by FCS Choir performance at the Nets Game and again has invited us to perform National Anthem to kick off this big event in NYC. FCS will also set up a booth to sell traditional Taiwanese Food. Our Chinese Yo-Yo Team will also get a chance to perform in front of the big crowd. Last year, an estimated 50,000 people went to the event.

Upcoming Events:

3/18/2017 FCS Yo-Yo Contest FCS 扯鈴比賽

3/25/2017 ANJCS Yo-Yo Contest ANJCS 扯鈴比賽

4/1/2017 ANJCS Speech Contest 演講比賽

4/2/2017 ANJCS Multimedia Contest 多媒體簡報比賽

4/22/2017 Tzu Chi Cup Speech Competition 慈濟盃演講比賽

4/30/2017 ANJCS Calligraphy Contest 書法比賽

5/21 Marlboro Township Memorial Day Parade and FCS Choir to perform National Anthem

5/28 Passport to Taiwan Event in NYC (FCS Choir to perform National Anthem, Yo-Yo Team to perform, parents to prepare Taiwanese Food)

FCS Weekly Announcements 3/5-3/11

FCS Weekly Announcements 3/5-3/11

 

  • FCS Chinese Yo-Yo Competition is on 3/18, please let Peter Peng know if would like to participate and submit your MP3 music. Below are the level of competitions

Individual:

Senior – Grade 9 – 12 高年級組:公立學校學生9年級至12年級,每校以4位學生為限

Junior – Grade 6 – 8 中年級組:公立學校學生6年級至8年級,每校以4位學生為限

Youth – Grade 1 – 5 低年級組:公立學校學生1年級至5年級,每校以4位學生為限

Double (any mix) 雙人賽

 Performance Time: 2 minutes 30 seconds – 3 minutes – 30 seconds.

比賽時間: 以兩分半鐘至三分半鐘為準,超過三分半扣分,請自行準備音樂CD.

Please submit your mp3 music or CD to Peter Peng

 Scoring system: Overall 20 pts Difficulty 30 pts Artistry 20 pts Fluency 20 pts Creativity 10 pts

比賽內容:個人賽 (無指定動作) 融入自選曲,配合成熟的技巧及美感表現之。

雙人賽 (無指定動作),以彼此的默氣契及美感為主。

評分標準: 結構(動作變化)佔20分,難度佔30分,熟練佔20分,優美佔20分,創意佔10分。

 Top 3 winner of each competition will receive a trophy and special gift.

 

  • 2017 ANJCS Chinese Yo-Yo Competition is on 3/25 from 9:30 – 12:30 at Mid-Jersey Chinese School in East Brunswick. Address is Churchill Junior High school ,18 Norton Road, East Brunswick, NJ 08816.

Please let Peter Peng know if you would like to compete in the state level competition.

  • Marlboro Township has invited FCS Choir to perform National Anthem on May 21th after the Memorial Day Parade at Marlboro Townhall. FCS Choir members please save this day.

  • Passport to Taiwan event is scheduled on May 28th in Union Square New York City. The Passport to Taiwan Committee was so impressed by FCS Choir performance at the Nets Game and again has invited us to perform National Anthem to kick off this big event in NYC. FCS will also set up a booth to sell traditional Taiwanese Food. Our Chinese Yo-Yo Team will also get a chance to perform in front of the big crowd. Last year, an estimated 50,000 people went to the event.

  • We are seeking parents to become FCS board members. Please see Suzie Tam for next year’s opening for volunteer positions.

Upcoming Events:

 Please note: ANJCS and FCS Yo-Yo contests dates have been changed.

 3/11/2017 ANJCS Karaoke Contest 卡拉OK比賽

3/18/2017 FCS Yo-Yo Contest FCS 扯鈴比賽

3/25/2017 ANJCS Yo-Yo Contest ANJCS 扯鈴比賽

4/1/2017 ANJCS Speech Contest 演講比賽

4/2/2017 ANJCS Multimedia Contest 多媒體簡報比賽

4/22/2017 Tzu Chi Cup Speech Competition 慈濟盃演講比賽

 5/21 Marlboro Township Memorial Day Parade and FCS Choir to perform National Anthem

 5/28 Passport to Taiwan Event in NYC (FCS Choir to perform National Anthem, Yo-Yo Team to perform, parents to prepare Taiwanese Food)

PA Announcements:

 

 Lunch box will be ordered from Oriental Pan Asian Restaurant 聚福軒 this Saturday, 3/11.

The order form can be accessed via https://www.njfcs.org/lunch-order

As per request of the kitchen of 聚福軒, we ask you to consider ordering lunch online. Thank you!

Tasty Bakery 甜心餅屋 is NOT coming this week because it is short-handed. It is trying to come on 3/18 instead. Sorry for such a short notice of change.

FCS Weekly Announcements 2/26-3/4