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CS Weekly: NO School on 2/17, Logo Contest Winner List 02/17/2019 - 10:05pm

大家好!

1.本周日2/17没有中文学校。
NO Chinese School on 2/17.
2.

学校Logo设计大赛在PTA孙鹏博的组织下,经过一段时间的收集、整理、网上公开投票和评审,46幅作品的分数请看附件,这次朋友和家长的积极参与,作品充分展示了良好的设计理念,构思新颖,丰富多彩,最终诞生学校的新LOGO,同时恭喜以下获奖人,请2/24或2/3到学校行政桌领奖!

中文学校Logo比赛获奖名单
Logo Contest Winner list
一等奖(奖金$200):
Logo43(仇一茗)
二等奖(奖金$50):
Logo23(张奇)
Logo21(Jade Sun)
Logo29(Joel Wong)
三等奖(奖金$20):
Logo17(余思成)
Logo18(余思佳)
Logo1(余鸿)
Logo3(徐子涵)
Logo36(Alice Zhang)
谢谢大家!祝大家冬假愉快!2/24学校见!
王洁
中文学校校长

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CS Weekly: Congratulations to Chinese School Math Team! 02/08/2019 - 11:26am

大家好!

1.头版头条:我们中文学校数学班4位同学由陆群老师带队参加数学竞赛,十月份去Math
open at Andover(MOAA), 一月份去的是Math open at Exeter(EMCC).
这二个都是很competitive
初中数学竞赛。参赛者来自全美和中国。特别是EMCC有来自清华附中三个队,人大附中三个队,北京101中学和北京联大六个队,
都是国内的顶尖学校。还有美国加州的,MIT的以及新泽西的BCA强队。整个比赛有七十个强队。但是我们乡下奧巴尼的中文学校队在二次比赛中一次赢第三名一次赢第四名。而且Alan

二次都进入前十名。我们的这些孩子都是我们中文学校自己数学班教出来的!为四位参赛的同学大声喝彩!同时感谢陆群老师多年来为中文学校数学班所付出的巨大贡献和大量时间和精力的投入!也感谢我们数学班的各位小老师,数学明日之星就在你们班上啊!辛苦了!

2.只报第三节兴趣班的同学,如果上周没领红包,请本周务必到行政桌领取你的红包,祝你们新年快乐!
3.对话当代画家季云飞活动25人已经报满,感谢PTA,特别是主席鲁娜的帮忙,订车发通知和组织都是她和PTA团队在做。收到报名成功确认信的家长,如果临时有变化,请及时通知学校和PTA,以便waiting list的人可以补上。
4.我们鼓励大家参加本周六的华社春晚 CCC Chinese New Year Celebration
Date and time: Sat 2/9 @2-5pm
Address: The egg @1 Empire State Plaza, S Mall Arterial, Albany, NY 12203
5.请注意2/17 winter break, NO Chinese School.
周日学校见!
王洁
中文学校校长

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CS Weekly: Happy Chinese New Year 02/01/2019 - 10:39am

Dear all,

Happy Chinese New Year!

1. Welcome Ms Yu Chen to join us and be our bookkeeper!

2. 2/3 CNY celebration in Chinese school
- Red Envelopes are gifts presented at social and family gatherings such as such as Chinese New Year. The red color of the envelope symbolizes good luck and is a symbol to ward off evil spirits. PTA will send the red envelopes to each classroom based on the registered head count.
The students only registered for culture classes, please come to School Admin table to get your red envelope.
- PTA invites all the students to come to cafeteria to watch a short Chinese New Year video during the break at 1:45-1:55pm.
- CNY classroom activity. We encourage the language teachers to organize the CNY activities in their classroom, parents are welcome to help and join.

3. Meet with artist Yun-Fei Ji on Wednesday, February 20, 2019 at 1:00-3:00pm. Please see the attachment for details.
You will have the unique opportunity to meet talk with Yun-Fei Ji! After the artist talk, we will work on our own art project, inspired by our conversation with Ji using a variety of media! Here is some information about the artist:

Yun-Fei Ji was born in Beijing, China, and now lives and works in New York, Ohio, and Beijing. Using traditional Chinese painting techniques and addressing contemporary social, environmental, and political issues, Ji’s work marries history with the present. As Ji states, “I use landscape painting to explore the Utopian dreams of Chinese history, from past collectivization to new consumerism.”

Please Event Timing: Wednesday February 20th 1:00pm~3:00pm
Event Address: Skimore College, Tang Museum, 1632, 815 N Broadway, Saratoga Springs, NY 12866
Age Requirement: 3rd grade and up
Registration Deadline: February 10th 2019 or registration is full.
Bus Departure & Return Location: Chinese Community Center, 11 Avis Drive, Latham, NY 12110
Bus Departure Time : Wednesday February 20th 11:45pm

4. Clifton Park Library CNY celebration co-organized by Xiaoqing Zhang.
Date and time: Sat 2/2 @11-12pm
Address: 475 Moe Rd, Clifton Park, NY 12065

5. UAlbany Confucius Institute invites you and your family to join 2019 Chinese New Year Fair.
Date and time: Sat 2/2 @2-5pm
Address: UAlbany Campus Center Ballroom
PROGRAM:
2:00-3:00 pm: CNY Celebration Performance
3:00-4:30 pm: Display and Activities (Paper-cutting, Chinese calligraphy,
Couplet writing, Chinese chess and guessing lantern riddles and games etc.)
4:30-5:00 pm: Chinese Food

6. CCC CNY Celebration, you may buy tickets at cafeteria.
Date and time: Sat 2/9 @2-5pm
Address: The egg @1 Empire State Plaza, S Mall Arterial, Albany, NY 12203

Wishing you a happy, healthy New Year!
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CS Weekly: 新年快乐! 02/01/2019 - 10:36am

大家好!

2/5就过大年啦,春节活动精彩纷呈,请一一看完:

1.热烈欢迎陈昱加入学校行政团队,她将担任出纳一职,与陈蓬和李霞一起管好账为大家服务!

2.2/3中文学校春节庆祝活动:
- 领新年红包啦!
PTA会在第一节课把新年压岁红包按注册人数送到各班, 由各班上课老师发放给本班学生。
只上第三节课的学生, 可以来学校行政桌领红包。
- 为了弘扬中华传统文化,PTA将于课间时间1:45-1:55pm在餐厅播放春节介绍短片,欢迎孩子们过来观看。
- 春节班级活动:学校拨出专款鼓励语言班老师在班内组织春节庆祝活动,欢迎家长们帮忙和参加,具体听从各班老师安排!

3.对话当代画家季云飞,由Tang Museum 邀请和PTA组织,详见附件
- 日期:周三2/20 @1-3pm(during the winter break)
- 地址:Tang Museum at Skidmore College
- 活动形式:先与画家季云飞面对面交谈,然后画家指导现场每人完成一幅自己的作品。
- 年龄要求:三年级及以上
- 报名要求:只有25个名额,只限已注册的中文学校学生参加,请点击链接注册goo.gl/zvR2d7,先到先得。
- 报名截止:2月10日或报满为止。如果报名后去不了,请及时通知学校,可以把名额让给别人参加。
- 交通安排:
* 家长可以自己送孩子去Tang Museum参加活动,结束后自己接回家
* 集体搭乘bus, 请家长于11:45之前送到华社,4pm之前从华社接孩子回家

- 画家季云飞简介,当代艺术家及水墨画家。他的水墨画在美国、英国、意大利和巴西等将近10个国家展出过,得过16个奖项。2005年,他成为第一个获得美国罗马学院罗马奖的中国人。

更多请看:
个人简介:https://baike.baidu.com/item/%E5%AD%A3%E4%BA%91%E9%A3%9E
画作评论:http://www.randian-online.com/zh/np_announcement/yun-fei-ji-survey-to-open-at-wellin-museum-feb-6/

4. Clifton Park Library CNY celebration 前校长张晓清已经连续16年组织这个活动,欢迎大家参加。
Date and time: Sat 2/2 @11-12pm
Address: 475 Moe Rd, Clifton Park, NY 12065

5. 孔子学院黄友琴院长和帅建林院长邀请大家春节逛庙会!大家可以在周六下午2-5pm三个小时任何时段到达参加,形式灵活,欢迎走走逛逛!
Date and time: Sat 2/2 @2-5pm
Address: UAlbany Campus Center Ballroom
Program:
2:00-3:00 pm: 看:春节庆祝表演
3:00-4:30 pm: 玩:庙会活动(剪纸、写对联、画脸谱、品茶、棋艺、猜灯谜、夹弹珠、套圈……趣味游戏妙趣横生)
4:30-5:00 pm: 吃:中华美食品尝

6. 华社春晚
Date and time: Sat 2/9 @2-5pm
Address: The egg @1 Empire State Plaza, S Mall Arterial, Albany, NY 12203
本周日华社将在学校餐厅买票。

最后我谨代表学校向大家拜年了,祝大家新春愉快,家庭幸福,工作舒心、事事顺心!
王洁
中文学校校长

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CS Weekly: Back to normal on 1/27 01/25/2019 - 10:50am
大家好!
1.Back to normal on 1/27.
本周日1/27 中文学校照常上课。
2. Logo online voting:
中文学校Logo大赛前面有漏发的作品,现共有参赛作品46幅。网络投票截止1/25,请点击链接为你心目中最好的三幅作品投票。
3. Special CNY classroom fee: 
春节特别班费:春节作为华人传统里最重要的节日,是让学生直接感受中华文化的一个好机会,学校将给予我们的学生最大的支持,给每个语言班一笔春节特别班费,并鼓励家长们给老师出主意,和2/3到班上积极帮助老师组织与春节主题相关的活动,营造春节庆祝氛围,弘扬中华文化,增强孩子的参与感和文化认同。 
4.SAT Mock registration deadline by 1/27 for 8th grader and above
8年级及以上学生请向所在班级老师报名参加SAT Mock考试,报名截止日期本周日1/27,报名费用由学校统一支付,如果报名的未参加考试,需补交10元报名费。
5. Chinese language teacher training at B208@2:50-3:40pm.
月度教师培训本周日在B208@2:50-3:40pm,由李文奇老师讲解中文词汇教学。有家长有意当老师的,请联络刘大卫副校长i6liu@yahoo.com报名也可以参加教师培训。
6.中文学校现在急需几位志愿者家长,帮忙online保存学校的照片和制作yearbook! 有意者请联络曹洪波副校长apollocao@gmail.com
周日见!
王洁
中文学校校长

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