FCS Weekly Communication 4/24 – 4/30/2016

Announcement

  • Ice cream day! Please join us for Ice cream this Saturday 4/30 at 11:00am in the main cafeteria. Everyone is welcome!!!
  • Mother’s day gift for purchase at cafeteria(Flowers $5, Chocolate $1). We have these beautifully made gift (see attached) available. It’s pre-sales this Saturday and pick up on 5/7.
  • The Monmouth County Chinese Summer Camp will be held from 8/22-8/26 9am-5pm at Holmdel high school. The fee for camper is $230 for the week and it’s including lunch. We will have two culture teachers from Taiwan. They will be teaching dance, art, craft, ping pong, sports. Please pick up the summer camp registration form, TA form at culture desk.
  • Senior fun day will be held on 5/14. We still need two adults and two youth volunteers. Please see culture director Sherry Yuen if interested.
  • Congratulations to Bonnie and the Calligraphy team! They came back from the ANJCS Calligraphy contest and won a ton of awards! Please see our Facebook page for details. Here are the winning results:
    • Group 2: Candace Luo 2nd place, Janice Lee 3rd place
      Group 3: Phiilippe Chao 2nd place, Sophia Hsueh 3rd place, Grace Wong honorable mention
      Group 4: Amanda Eng, Chloe Eng honorable mention
      Group 5: Jennica Lee 3rd place, Babette Chao honorable mention

Upcoming events

  • 4/30 regular class — ANJCS YoYo competition
  • 5/7 regular class — Mother’s day appreciation
  • 5/14 regular class — Word recognition contest
  • 5/21 regular class
  • 5/28 no class –Memorial Day
  • 6/4 final exam
  • 6/11 last day of school — closing ceremony — Picnic at Holmdel Park

Parent Association

FCS Weekly Communication 4/17 – 4/23/2016

Announcement

  • The Monmouth County Chinese Summer Camp will be held from 8/22-8/26 9am-5pm at Holmdel high school. The fee for camper is $230 for the week and it’s including lunch. We will have two culture teachers from Taiwan. They will be teaching dance, art, craft, ping pong, sports. Please pick up the summer camp registration form, TA form at culture desk.
  • Senior fun day will be held on 5/14. We still need two adults and two youth volunteers. Please see culture director Sherry Yuen if interested.

Upcoming events

  • 4/23 regular class — FCS internal YoYo competition
  • 4/30 regular class — ANJCS YoYo competition
  • 5/7 regular class — Mother’s day appreciation
  • 5/14 regular class — Word recognition contest
  • 5/21 regular class
  • 5/28 no class –Memorial Day
  • 6/4 final exam
  • 6/11 last day of school — closing ceremony — Picnic at Holmdel Park

Parent Association

FCS Weekly Communication 4/10 – 4/16/2016

Announcement

    • The Monmouth County Chinese Summer Camp will be held from 8/22-8/26 9am-5pm at Holmdel high school. The fee for camper is $230 for the week and it’s including lunch. We will have two culture teachers from Taiwan. They will be teaching dance, art, craft, ping pong, sports. Please pick up the summer camp registration form, TA form at culture desk.
    • Senior fun day will be held on 5/14. We still need two adults and two youth volunteers. Please see culture director Sherry Yuen if interested.
    • We need volunteers this Sat 4/16/16 to make flowers for Mother’s day event. Please come to PA desk at 11:30am to make some awesome bouquets.
    • 2016海外青年文化志工培訓班(FASCA)已開放報名 To register go to http://www.ocacfasca.org/.
      • Do you want to leave your comfort zone?
        Experience culture, seek identity, expand ability, and develop your own leadership
        Click FASCA! You will have an unforgettable growth this year!

        Within three days you will find yourself unlimited potential, within a year you will be given an abundant growth!
        Do you wish for any change in the status quo? Besides schoolwork, have you ever explored your other potential?
        Do not hesitate! Quickly find your Chinese/Taiwanese students together to participate in the training program specifically designed by the Overseas Community Affairs Council for the overseas Chinese youth.

        The project contains the three-day learning and training and a whole-year empowerment program. we have specially invited outstanding faculty members from Taiwan, Georgia, California and other regions together to constitute the tour lectures for both lively and vivid experience activities; after training, students may also be added into the Formosa Association of Student Cultural Ambassadors, referred to as FASCA, in participation of the “Follow-up Empowerment Program.” Through the service and learning of overseas Chinese activities, the Chinese youth have been cultivated and become a person possessing with strong culture senses and powerful leadership.

        Leve your comfort zone and choose a different summer. In a period of three days of solid training, you will learn diverse skills, i.e. leadership, teamwork, community service, cultural experience and administrative practice. You will not only have a macroscopic view, but also have a full play of your personal creativity. Your potential will be well explored.

        After three days of learning, you can join the “Formosa Association of Student Cultural Ambassadors”, referred to as FASCA. In future, there will be a series of the “Empowerment Programs” planned by the Chinese Cultural Center, providing the opportunities in multiple learning, community services, etc.
        When student service hours are accumulated more than 100 hours, we will assist you in the application for the President’s Volunteer Service Award (Currently not yet provided in Canadian region), giving you a broader road to your future studies.
        Is your heart being tempted? Do you want to know more Chinese/Taiwanese youth?
        Join the FASCA, it is your best choice! Why not act now!
        You will have a wonderful summer! Make more like-minded friends!

  • Location
  • Seattle
  • Vancouver
  • Chicago
  • Washington
  • date
  • 6/27-6/29
  • 7/1-7/3
  • 7/4-7/6
  • 7/8-7/10
  • Location
  • New York,
  • Houston
  • Los Angeles
  • San Francisco Bay
  • date
  • 7/12-7/14
  • 7/15-7/17
  • 7/22-7/24
  • 7/26-7/28
    • “Training costs are provided by the R.O.C Overseas Community Affairs Council, you are kindly requested to cherish valuable resources by observing the following regulations.
      Qualifications:
      (1) Ethnic Chinese youth aged 14 to 18
      (2) Academic performance above Overall GPA3.2
      (3) Basic Chinese listening and speaking capabilities.

      Registration and Precautions:
      1. Once accepted, students must participate in all training courses and activities, no single choice available.
      2. Students with the hours of attendance more than 90% shall be given a training certificate of completion.
      3. Deposit $ 100 (CDN $ 100) will be refunded on May 1, the following year on the condition that students shall have completed more than 90 percent of study courses, and after training, having participated in at least 3 items of the follow-up empowerment program by the end of April next year; after having participated in more than 3 items of the follow-up training activities, the deposit will be refunded on May 1 or later. Those who fail to meet the above demands, the deposit will not be refunded.

      4. If students unable to participate in the training for some reason shall submit the application 20 days before the class starts (including the date of start) 20 days before the application; otherwise, the deposit will not be returned.

Upcoming events

  • 4/16 regular class
  • 4/23 regular class — FCS internal YoYo competition
  • 4/30 regular class — ANJCS YoYo competition
  • 5/7 regular class — Mother’s day appreciation
  • 5/14 regular class — Word recognition contest

Parent Association

FCS Weekly Communication 4/3 – 4/9/2016

Announcement

  • Welcome back everyone! Hope you all had a fun and exciting spring-break.
  • This summer, the Monmouth County Chinese Summer Camp will be held from 8/22-8/26 9am-5pm at Holmdel high school. Just like previous years, it will be joint sponsored by Jersey Shore Chinese School. We’d like more people to participle in this event! If you are a 9th grader or higher, you can join the summer camp as a counselor. Please stop by culture desk for details including registration form.

Upcoming events

  • 4/9 regular class
  • 4/16 regular class
  • 4/30 regular class
  • 5/7 regular class

Parent Association

FCS Weekly Communication 3/20 – 3/19/2016

Announcement

  • No school on 3/26 and 4/2….spring break.
  • Duet Dance by Melanie Zhang and Lucy Gao will be performed at New Jersey folk Festival on Saturday, April 30 at Rutgers Cook/Douglass campus. Please come out and support this event. Over 10,000 people are expected to attending this annual event.
  • YoYo internal competition will be held on 4/23. And ANJCS YoYo competition will be on 4/30.

Upcoming events

  • 3/26 No Class…Spring Break
  • 4/2 No Class…Spring Break
  • 4/9 regular class
  • 4/16 regular class
  • 4/30 regular class
  • 5/7 regular class

Marlboro Learning Center Seminar March 19th 2016

Marlboro Learning Center Seminar March 19 2016

www.marlborolearningcenter.com

Summary of talk:

 Summer Program Planning

 Step-by-step Timeline from Elementary to High School

 College Admission Evaluation Criteria/Factors

 College Selection

 Strategy for AP/SAT Tests and Preparation

 Extra-Curricular Activities and Community Services

 College Financial Planning

Speaker:Charles Lin, PhD

Owner of Marlboro Learning Center for over 10 years on devising academic programs and

advising college application to help students to get to good and top colleges.

講題內容簡介﹕

暑期課程與活動的規劃

中小學到高中生的按部規劃與時間安排

申請大學的評估考量與各種審核因素

如何篩選適合的大學

選修大學先修課程AP/SAT 考試準備的策略

課外活動與社區服務

申請大學的財務規劃

講員﹕林博士Charles Lin, PhD.Marlboro Learning Center 負責人擁有十年以上經驗,在學業課

程設計以及咨詢申請大學,幫助您的孩子進入理想好大學

Continue reading “Marlboro Learning Center Seminar March 19th 2016”

FCS Weekly Communication 3/13 – 3/19/2016

Announcement

  • 4/30 will be a regular school day.
  • Senior-fun-day will be held on 5/14. We will provide 2 performances for the elders. This is an event organized by many local organizations and it’s free.
  • Please join this Saturday seminar from 9:30-11:30 in the Cafeteria. Joanna from MLS will be here.
    • Marlboro Learning Center:www.marlborolearningcenter.com
      學習中心,負責人林博士精湛的專題內容,
    • 包括:中小學,高中生暑期課程與活動的規劃
    • 申請大學的評估考量與各種審核因素
    • 如何從小建立優良品格,以及提早做好準備進入名牌大學
    • SAT考試準備的策略/AP選修大學先修課程
      “哈佛大學申請大學評估程序的改革報告分析及對策”

Upcoming events

  • 3/19 regular class (Internal YoYo competition is changed to 4/23)
  • 3/26 No Class…Spring Break
  • 4/2 No Class…Spring Break
  • 4/9 regular class
  • 4/16 regular class

Parent Association

PA Duty

Please report for PA Desk for Duty on Saturday 3/19. PA Desk is located at the first table in the cafeteria.

Amy Lai

Emily Tong

Yvonne Eng

FCS weekly communication 3/6-3/12/2016

Announcement

  • 4/30 will be a regular school day. We are using this day from our snow day earlier this year.
  • We will be having a breakfast meeting with Pre-K, K and new parents @10am on 3/12 in cafeteria.
  • Senior-fun-day will be held on 5/14. We will provide 1-2 performances for the elders. This is an event organized by many local organizations and it’s free.

Other information from ANJCS (Association of NJ Chinese Schools)

  • 本會集結近年陸續拍攝走巡國父在臺灣、海外之足跡,以及胡適、于右任等名人在臺故居(紀念館)等文宣影(短)片,並拷製「走尋國父足跡-國父 孫中山先生150歲誕辰紀念專輯」及「名人故居」等2張專輯,於「國家書店」(http://www.govbooks.com.tw/)及「五南書店」(http://www.wunanbooks.com.tw/)均有販售,或可於「宏觀網路電視」(ocacmactv.net)點閱及下載觀看。
  • 2016 AAEOY (美洲中國工程師學會大紐約區分會) Technical Symposium will be held in Hyatt Regency Hotel, New Brunswick, NJ. (click here for details)
  • 為鼓勵世界各地兒童經由藝術交流、增進相互間友誼與瞭解,中華民國兒童美術教育學會辦理之「中華民國第47屆世界兒童畫展」(The 47th World Schoolchildren’s Art Exhibition),歡迎有興趣參展之兒童(6歲至15歲)報名,意者請自即日起至4月25日前將作品逕寄The Association for Education through Art of the Republic of China, No.110, JI-Lin Road., Taipei, Taiwan, Republic of China (Taiwan)參展。該活動簡章及報名表等請至國立台灣藝術教育館台灣藝術教育網(http://ed.arte.gov.tw/ch/Index/index.aspx) 或該學會網站(http://www.kaearoc.org.tw/html/)下載使用。
  • Taipei 2017 29th Summer Universiade Volunteer Recruitment (click here for details)

Upcoming events

  • 3/12 regular class
  • 3/19 regular class (Internal YoYo competition is changed to 4/23)
  • 3/26 No Class…Spring Break
  • 4/2 No Class…Spring Break

Parent Association

FCS weekly communication 2/28-3/3/2016

Announcement

  • One of our culture teachers lost her $80 in school/class last Saturday. If anyone found the lost $80 in classroom or anywhere in FCS/MMS, please me know ASAP.
  • For CSL-A and CSL-C, please report to #235 on 3/5, 9:30 AM for Multimedia Contest.
  • Chinese SAT Mock Test for 8th and H1 class on 3/5 at #250.
  • 美東中文學校協會第四十三屆年會,將於今年五月廿八、廿九日兩天在新澤西 Renaissance Woodbridge Hotel (515 US Highway 1 South Iselin NJ 08830) 舉行。今年年會主題: 推動僑校多元轉型,創新教育終身學習,徵求講稿及講員演說,擬訂每位講員講題時間為五十分鐘,預定甄選截止日期為三月十五日。
  • For 4th-7th grade and CSL-A, pen pal project is due on 3/12/16, we will send back to Taiwan before Spring Break.

Upcoming events

  • 3/5 regular class (multimedia contest CSL-A/CSL-Conv)
  • 3/12 regular class
  • 3/19 regular class (Internal YoYo competition is changed to 4/23)
  • 3/26 No Class…Spring Break
  • 4/2 No Class…Spring Break

Parent Association