Weekly News [8/19/17]



Dear RCLS Families,

 

親愛的中文學校家長們:

 

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.


大家晚安,時間過的真快,暑假即將接近尾聲,希望大家都能有個愉快的假期,隨著開學日接近,學校有些事情是需要大家注意及配合,公告如下:


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.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.


如果家長選擇停靠Rowan Road,僅限停靠學校同側街道旁,嚴禁停靠學校後方附近鄰居街道處.如不遵守規則導致車子被拖吊或開罰單,學校一慨不負責.      

                          
Please do not park in the space marked "Rector" and other reserved spaces.


註記Rector或其他特定保留區,請勿停車.

 

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.


我們很幸運的可使用St,Timothy遊樂場,為了避免被取消使用同也基於安全考量,小孩於遊樂場所玩耍時, ,必須要有大人陪伴,勿讓小孩單獨留在遊戲區     

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

目前體育館使用的班級有:

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.  

SNEAKERS ONLY!

We do not want our gym access revoked!

請所有在體育館上課的學生只能穿sneakers,嚴禁著高跟鞋,硬底鞋及打赤腳,懇切希望大家能配合,我們不希望因個人不小心或疏忽,導致我們場地的使用權被取消.      

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.

#142教室, 嚴禁攜帶食物跟飲料進入       

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.

請各班教師及學生注意,保持教室環境清潔,課桌椅使用完畢,務必恢復原位

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
Password: Titans#1


Registration 註冊


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 registration@ncrcls.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
(
registration@ncrcls.org)


ADDITIONAL REMINDERS

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.

 

UPCOMING EVENTS

 

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.

Amy Lin

Principal, RCLS 2017-2018