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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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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SEMINAR – 10/1

KTBYTE Computer Science Academy of Lexington, Rm A115, 10:30 and 11:30

KTBYTE seminar 100117 1-pg

HALLOWEEN COSTUME SALE – 10/15

PTO fundraiser. Bring in gently used costumes on 10/1 and 10/15.

They will be sold on 10/15

MARK YOUR CALENDAR

No school on 10/8, Columbus Day holiday

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REMINDER

2nd Floor of Westwood High School – Off Limits to all WCS students, parents, staff, and faculty.  Westwood School Administration wants to remind all of our families and school personnel that the 2nd floor of the high school is off limits.  We do not want to be seen on the 2nd floor of the building.

SUMMER READ-A-THON

Submit your child’s reading log to his or her teacher by 10/1

WCS Reading Log Submission Summer 2017

SEMINAR – 10/1

KTBYTE Computer Science Academy of Lexington, Rm A115, 10:30 and 11:30

KTBYTE seminar 100117 1-pg

NOTICE

NO Creative Arts Classes on Sunday, 9/24.  Please take this time to try one of other extracurricular classes

MARK YOUR CALENDARS

No school on 10/8, Columbus Day holiday


 

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CHORUS CLASS

Welcome Christopher Janson, our new chorus teacher.  Try out his class this Sunday at 10:30 or 11:30!

Hi! My name is Chris Janson, and I will be taking over the chorus class at Westwood Chinese School this fall. I’m excited for my students to have an opportunity to partake in the joy of music making. My class will provide a space for my students to reinforce their language skills and cultural knowledge by engaging with popular songs and children’s music.
I am a first-year masters student at Boston Conservatory. I graduated from Williams College in 2016, majoring in Asian Studies. I have studied Chinese for four years, and in 2016 participated in the State Department’s Critical Language Scholarship, attaining an advanced certification from Dalian University of Technology.
大家好!我是章克群,英文名字是Chris。 我这个学期当威斯伍中文学校儿童合唱团的领导。 我希望我的学生会接触到音乐的快乐。 我们会一起唱一些儿童和流行的歌曲,让小朋友们练习中文。
我是波士顿音乐学院一年级的研究生。 我2016年从威廉姆斯学院毕业了,专业是亚洲研究。 我学中文学了4年了,2016年参加了国务院“关键语言奖学金” 的项目,得到了“中文高级能力”的资格。

 

BOOKS

If you have not purchased or you are waiting for books, please bring in check(s) this Sunday to purchase the books.  In general books range in price from $20 – $55+.  There are no books for the Bilingual kindergarten and MLP Pre-K classes.

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Welcome to Westwood Chinese School 2017-2018!


GREETINGS

Hope you enjoyed a nice summer!

Chinese School is starting this Sun., 9/10.  Language classes run from 9:00 – 10:30, extracurricular session 1 is 10:30 – 11:30 and extracurricular session 2 is 11:30 – 12:30.

LOCATION

Our school is located at Westwood High School, 200 Nathan St., Westwood.  The entrance is in the back across from the parking lot.  Enter the premises via the driveway where the track and fields are on your left.  Our entrance is the big one after the auditorium entrance.

CLASSROOMS

The grid below lists the rooms and other locations of your classes.  This gird may be subject to change.

Class Name Teacher Classroom Books
AP Chinese Guo-Ying Yan A147
Bilingual Level 1 Guo-Ying Yan A147 $20
Bilingual Level 2 Margaret Zai A145 $20
Bilingual Level 3 and Level 4 May Hon A143 Self purchase – Info available in class
Bilingual Level 6, Level 7, and Adult Ying Ling Hsu A141 Self purchase – Info available in class
Bilingual Kindergarten Vicki Ni A149
Chinese Calligraphy 1130 Michelle Yu A108
Chorus 1030 Chorus Rm
Computer Programming Jack Tseng A119
Chinese Culture Study group (Middle School) Wenli Xu A111
Dance for Beginner Shan Wang Hallway by A149
Adult Dance Sunday Clare Lee
Youth Dance Friday Clare Lee
Youth Dance Monday Clare Lee
Youth Dance Friday Clare Lee
Drawing for Beginner Michelle Yu A108
Drumming Thursday
English Writing Elementary School Sean Allan A105
English Writing Middle School Sean Allan A105
Martial Arts 1030 Todd Livingstone Cafeteria Hallway
Martial Arts 1130 Todd Livingstone Cafeteria Hallway
Grade 5 and Grade 6 Math Yongqin Hui A121
Grade 7 and Grade 8 Math Melissa Huang A113
MLP-Kindergarten Wenli Xu A111 $50
MLP Level 1A Shan Wang A113 $55
MLP Level 1B Sabrina Lee A115 $55
MLP Level 2 Jiwen Chen A117 $55
MLP Level 3 Catherine Qiu A119 $55
MLP Level 4 Xiaoyan Ni A121 $55
MLP Level 5 Rumei Dong A105 $55
MLP Level 6 Xin Li A103 $55
MLP Level 7 LiLi A139 $55
MLP Level 8 Kevin Liu A114 $55
MLP Level 9 Jie Ping Li A127 $55
Creative Arts Beginner (Grade 3+) Sam Valentino A103
Creative Arts (Learn from masters painting) Sam Valentino A103
Pre-Kindergarten Michelle Yu A108
Ping Pong 1030 Henry Hu Guidance Hallway
Ping Pong 1130 Henry Hu Guidance Hallway
Ping Pong Adult Henry Hu Guidance Hallway
Adult Sketching 900 李有恩 A144
Adult Sketching 1030 李有恩 A144
Tai Chi Zhantao Lin Library
Yoga Li Xu Auditorium Hallway
Yo-Yo 1030 Michael Chen Hallway by A121
Yo-Yo 1130 Michael Chen Hallway by A121
Zumba Li Xu Auditorium Hallway

BOOKS

Books for the language classes will be available for sale in the classrooms.  Please bring check(s) to purchase them.  A separate check is needed for each language class your child(ren) is enrolled.  Books will be sold as a priority to students who have registered for the class. We will not accept returned books which are not sealed wrapped.  There are no books for the Bilingual kindergarten and MLP Pre-K classes.

BAKERY

Chinese baked goods will be on sale each Sunday.  Please support this sale as it is a fundraiser for our students.

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School Calendar

http://www.westwoodcs.org/wp/calendar

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