2017-2018 WCS Weekly Newsletter 14

Storytelling Contest

Each student is encouraged to participate in his or her class

Parents are encouraged to stay for the presentations, root for your child, and judge

NOTE!  The bell will NOT be rung for recess as this will interrupt the contest.  Students may NOT run or yell in the halls this Sunday

Seminar

Topic:  Stimulate Children’s Interest to Learn Chinese

WCS PTO邀请到了中文学校的许文俐老师和她的女儿顾嘉华Cindy Gu与大家一起交流怎样激发孩子学习中文兴趣的心得。

Presenters:  Hear from our experienced teacher Wenli Xu and her daughter Cindy Gu

Time: 10:30 – 12:00

Room: A119

For more details:  Stimulate Children’s Interest to Learn Chinese 011417

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Welcome back to semester #2 – January – June 2018 

Exciting News 

1st electronic issue of the WCS newspaper is available at

News Paper

If your child or student would like to publish a piece please send their contribution to wcsnewspaper@westwoodcs.org

This newspaper is managed and coordinated by Aiyan Jiang, one of our Teaching Assistants

Important Dates

1/7 – KTByte computer class, A115, 11:30 – 12:30

1/14 – Story telling contest.  We encourage all students to participate within their class

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Happy Holidays and Happy New Year to all of our families and friends!  

No School – 12/24 and 12/31

Book Sales

Much thanks to our book sale coordinators and their teams for successful sales.

11/19 – Faye and her team for coordinating the Chinese Book Sale

12/10 – Yuan and Hsiao-Ching for their team for organizing the English Book Sale

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2017-2018 WCS Weekly Newsletter 11

School Closing Notification

Please check the WCS website, www.westwoodcs.org, for any school closing notices.  We work with Westwood School Administration to determine the accessibility of the high school on Sunday mornings in order to make an informed decision.  We try to update the website between 7:30 – 7:45 AM.

KTBYTE

Computer Science Education Classes for Young Students.  They will be on site this Sun. to simulate a real class.  Students must bring a laptop and a headset with microphone to attend.  Space is limited. Email amyxu.us@yahoo.com if interested.

Place: A115

Time:  10:30 and 11:30

Format: Mini class, 30 mins, followed by Q&A with parents and students

English Book Sale

Dear WCS parents and friends,

In order to promote American culture and cultivate a love of reading English literature and poems, we will schedule ‘English Book Sale’ on December 10th, 2017.  Please donate your English books suitable for all ages below college level at the front desk. The sales will be from 9:15 am-11:30am.  All the books will be priced very low, from 25 cents to one dollar.  Please be motivated to donate your English books and buy some too for your little readers.

We sincerely appreciate your great support to help build a stronger community through fundraising events.  If you have ideas, feedback or comments, please don’t hesitate to share with us.  You are always welcome to support us by volunteering for our events.

Kindest Regards,

WCS PTO  

 亲爱的WCS 家长和朋友们,

 

希望您的家庭渡过了一个欢乐的感恩节和之后轻松的周末!

为了弘扬对美国文化的喜爱以及培养孩子们对英语文学和诗歌的兴趣,我们将于周日20171210日举行英文书籍的捐赠和义卖活动。请大家捐赠不需要的适合大学以下的学生阅读的英文书籍到学校前台。义卖时间是当天的915am-1130am。所有书籍将定价在25美分到1美元之间。请大家积极捐赠和购买英文书籍!

非常感谢大家支持和参与!如果您有好的建议和想法,请您一定来和我们分享,让我们今后把有益于丰富社区文化的工作做得更好。

 

此致

 

敬礼!

 WCS PTO

 

Mark your Calendars

No school, 12/24 and 12/31

 

 

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2017-2018 WCS Weekly Newsletter 10

Happy Thanksgiving to all of our families and friends

No School – 11/26

Chinese Book Sale

Dear WCS parents and friends:
Holidays are around the corner. WCS PTO wish you and your family a very happy holiday season.
In order to promote Chinese culture and cultivate a love of reading Chinese literature and poems, WSC will hold a ‘Chinese Book Sale’ on Nov 19, 2017.  The sales will be from 9:15 am-11:30am at front desk.  All the books will be priced from 25 cents to one dollar. If you have Chinese books which you don’t need anymore, please donate them to our event. Please stop by to shop the great Chinese books for your young readers.
We sincerely appreciate your great support to help build a stronger community through our fundraising events.  If you have ideas, feedback or comments, please don’t hesitate to share with us.  You are always welcome to support us by volunteering for our events.
Kindest Regards,
WCS PTO
亲爱的WCS 家长和朋友们,
佳节将至,WCS家长会在此衷心祝愿您和您的家人有一个快乐和美的假日季节。
为了弘扬中国文化以及培养孩子们对汉语文学和诗歌的喜爱,我们将于周日2017年11月19日举行中文书籍的捐赠和义卖活动。义卖时间是当天的9:15am-11:30am。所有书籍将定价在25美分到1美元之间。如果您家里有不需要中文书籍,请捐赠到学校前台。同时也希望您能来前台为您的孩子选购中文书籍。
非常感谢大家支持和参与!如果您有好的建议和想法,请您来和我们分享,让我们今后把有益于丰富社区文化的工作做得更好。
此致
敬礼!
WCS PTO
Parent Duty Checks
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2017-2018 WCS Weekly Newsletter 9

Book Sale

Much anticipated and successful fundraiser coming on 11/19

Code of Conduct and Disciplinary Action Policy

More details to come

 

Mark your Calendar

11/26 – No school – Happy Thanksgiving

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2017-2018 WCS Weekly Newsletter 8

2017 Halloween Pictures

Perfect Attendance Pursuit (PAP)

Attendance is key to learning.  To encourage regular attendance, Westwood Chinese School is implementing a Perfect Attendance program (PAP) which will go into effect this Sunday, 11/5. 

Effective this school year, 2017-2018, attendance will taken and each student must be in the classroom for at least 1-hr to be considered in attendance on the given day. In subsequent years this program will start on the first day of school.

 

Reminder

Set your clocks back – 11/5

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Halloween Parade – 10/29, 10:15 – 10:45

Looking forward to seeing all the costumes.  Each class will have a picture taken before the parade

Halloween Parade – Parent Volunteers

Dear WCS parents and friends

Halloween is coming and WCS will host Halloween Parade on Sunday (Oct. 29th, 2017).  In order to better arrange the event, we are looking for 1-2 volunteer parents to assist teachers to maintain order during the parade.  If you would like to help this event, please sign up here:

https://m.signupgenius.com/#!/showSignUp/4090845afa62babf94-westwood

Thank you so much for your support and participation!

 Kindest Regards,

WCS PTO

 

亲爱的WCS 家长和朋友们,

这个周日威斯伍中文学校将举办Halloween Parade动,为了能让活动井然有序的进行,每个班级需要家长志愿者协助老师维持秩序,有意帮忙的家长请在这里签名

https://m.signupgenius.com/#!/showSignUp/4090845afa62babf94-westwood

非常感谢大家的支持和参与!

此致

敬礼

WCS PTO

Halloween Costume Fundraiser – Thank you

Much thanks to Feixue and her team for coordinating a successful fundraiser!

Perfect Attendance Pursuit (PAP)

More details to come

Mark your Calendar

Day Light Savings Time – 11/5

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HALLOWEEN COSTUME SALE – 10/22

WCS PTO will continue the Halloween Costumes Sale fundraising event this Sunday from 9:00am to 11:30am. 

NEW TEACHER – BEGINNER DANCE CLASS

Welcome Ching Ying, Hsiao!  All young dancers are welcome to come and try out this class and meet our new teacher, 10:30, hallway by A149. 

HSIAO CHING YING履歷 2017 – 1 pg

We would also like to thank Shan Wang, our departing dance teacher, for all she has done for this class.

NEW ERHU CLASS

Coming in January 2018

二胡,亦名胡琴,有1500年的历史。二胡技巧丰富,音色优美,歌唱性强,长于表现富有民族韵味的音乐,模仿大自然的声音诸如鸟鸣马嘶等特技尤其独到,在中国民乐中是最具代表性的乐器之一。学习二胡对青少年、成人艺术素质的培养、毅力爱好的锻炼有积极的意义。                                                任教:林湛涛,原任广西艺术学院副教授,中国民族管弦乐胡琴专业委员会理事,北美音乐教师协会会员。一九九九定居波士顿以来频繁参加演出,如受邀参加马友友絲绸之路系列音乐会,由哈佛大学音乐系主办的个人二胡独奏音乐会音乐会,参加Waltham交响乐团29周年音乐会担任独奏;2016年夏受西班牙弦乐协会之邀赴欧洲讲学和演出等;林老师在波士顿创办二胡学校、青少年二胡艺术团多年,培养学生的演奏艺术,指导学生广泛参加社区活动和美国才艺比赛多次获奖,至今巳举办了十七届胡琴年度音乐会,及多场二胡师生音乐会。林湛涛老师具有丰富的二胡教学经验。                                                开课时间:星期日上午11:35-12:15

  开课人数:2人
MARK YOUR CALENDAR
10/29 – Halloween parade
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HALLOWEEN COSTUME SALE – 10/15

Dear parents and friends

WCS PTO is pleased to announce that our annual Halloween Costumes Sale fundraising event will be held this Sunday from 9:00am to 11:30am. 

If you have a used Halloween costume and would like to donate it, please bring it to the front desk on Oct. 15th.  If you haven’t purchased this year’s costume(s), please stop by to see if you can find something good for your children.

We are very grateful to everyone who contributed to the successful sale last year and we are counting on your continued support this year. 

Volunteers are needed, and please feel free to share your ideas with our event coordinator Feixue Tang and other PTO committee members.   

Best regards,

WCS PTO

亲爱的家长朋友们:

家长教师会将在10月15日上午9:00至11:30举行万圣节服装捐售筹款活动。

如果您有往年用过的万圣节服装可以捐赠,请把服装在10月15日早上捐送到前台。如果您还没有来得及购买今年的万圣节服装,那就请来我们的活动选购您合意的服装。

特此感谢去年参与这项筹款活动的家长和朋友们,期待今年继续得到大家的大力支持。

欢迎志愿者为这次活动服务。如果您有好的想法和建议,请随时联系活动组织人唐飞雪和其他家长会组委会成员。

再次感谢您的支持。

威斯伍中文学校家长教师会

SEMINAR – 10/15

College Application 101, perspectives from our very own Yenchu Chen and Sarina Huang Rm A115, 10:30 – 12:00

College Application 101

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