Dear RCLS Families,
I hope you have enjoyed your summer. With the first day of school closing in, there are a few things I would everyone to keep in mind.
Announcement from Administration校務公告
Saturday, August 19th, is the first day of school. All language classes will begin at 9:30am. All culture classes will begin at 11:30. Taichi will begin at 9:45am. Ballroom dancing will begin 10:30. If you have any questions, please come to the RCLS office located in the library on the 2nd floor so that our staff can assist you.
8/19 星期六是學校開學第一天,所有的語言課均為9:30am開始,文化課則為11:30am開始, 太極課為9:45am開始,國標舞.為10:30am開始.各位家長如有任何問題,可至二樓圖書館辦公室,學校幹部將會竭盡所能的協助.
Parking at St. Timothy’s School 停車要項
Staffs & Teachers: The spaces in front of the school will be reserved for teachers and school staff for ease of transporting equipment and teaching materials.
幹部及老師: 為方便教材器具取卸,學校前門的停車位,將保留給幹部及老師使用,不便之處 望請見諒.
Parents: Parking is available at the Landmark Office Center next to the school. There is a pathway that leads directly on campus. We will post a RCLS staff to direct you towards the pathway.
家長:家長可將車停於St.Timothy校區,但因停車位數量有限,我們鼓勵家長們儘可能將車停靠於臨近學校旁的Landmark Office Center,之後 利用小徑進入學校.
Parking is also available on one side (the school’s side) of Rowan Road. Please do not park in the side streets of neighborhood behind the school.
Please do not park in the space marked "Rector" and other reserved spaces.
PLAYGROUND RULES 樂場使用規則
We are fortunate to have access to the playground on campus. However, playground access must be supervised by parents. Please do not leave your children unattended at the playground area. We do not want our playground access revoked.
Gym Access 體育館使用
Classes that will be in the gym
Taichi 9:45am – 11:15am
Yoyo 11:30am – 12:30pm
Zumba 11:30am – 12:30pm
太極班 9:45am – 11:15am
扯鈴 11:30am – 12:30pm
倫巴 11:30am – 12:30pm
Please remember that gym access will be limited to only sneakers. They will not allow heels, hard-sole shoes or bare feet on their gym floor.
Please make sure that they are wearing sneakers or they may be excluded from participating in class. I cannot emphasize enough to please make sure you or your children wear appropriate footwear inside the gym.
We do not want our gym access revoked!
House Rules 教室使用
Food is not allowed in the multi-purpose room (Room# 142) . Please do not bring any food or drinks into that room.
Please do your best to return everything to its original state. We want to make sure we leave all items and furniture the way it was when we arrive.
Classroom Assignment 教室配置圖
Please refer to the attached map.
Internet Access 網路使用
We have access to St. Timothy’s internet access. You can logon to the network with the following login Id and password.
Login ID: STS GUEST
Online registration for Fall 2017 semester is still open. After registering online, you can pay your tuition fees (in cash or by check—payable to NCRCLS) on the first day of school on the first day of school in the library on the second floor. If you want further details on registration you can visit firstname.lastname@example.org.
學校2017秋季線上註冊仍持續開放. 線上註冊後, 請於學校開學第一天 (八月十九日)至二樓圖書館辦公室繳交學費. 有關的註冊詳情請見本校網站線上註冊
We would like to remind all parents to use the following link when you make online purchases at Amazon and shopping at the local grocery stores, including Harris Teeter and Food Lion. These school codes must be re-selected every August with Harris Teeter. Even if you selected our school last year, you will need to re-select our school again this year in order for us to receive the benefits. Please review the Harris Teeter and Food Lion website for more information. RCLS receives bonuses from these vendors which greatly benefit our school. The link and information are listed below:
Amazon Link: Go to smile.amazon.com and
search for “Raleigh Chinese Language School” to select
Harris Teeter: Link VIC card to School Code# 4101
Food Lion: Link MVP card to School Code# 213821
Academic Affairs has added an Origami class to the culture classes. Students will learn how to make creations with paper using origami techniques. Please let Academic Affairs know if you would like to register your child(ren).
Textbooks and workbooks will be provided to students who have registered and are listed on the roster. If you have not received books, please bring your receipt to Academic Affairs to receive your books.
For non-heritage classes (CC track), as with last school year, the Multimedia CD for the Go Series books are a self-purchase option. Academic Affairs recommends each CC track family using those books seriously consider purchasing the CD. Come to the Academic Affairs station in the RCLS office for more details and purchasing information.
August 26: Meet the Teacher
Sept 2: No School (Labor Day)
Sept 16: PTA Meeting
Sept 23: No School (Dragon Boat Festival at Koka Booth Amphitheatre)
Oct 7: Academic Conference
As you can see, there are a lot of things to remember and notice as the semester begins. If you are still reading this newsletter, congratulations on your persistence. Come see me on Saturday to receive your special sticker.
I look forward to this new exciting year of RCLS and
to seeing everyone this Saturday.
Principal, RCLS 2017-2018