Weekly News [10/07/17]

Dear RCLS Families,




Thank you to RCLS families who donated food, toiletries, and goods for hurricane Maria relief effort.  As of 10/2, 75% of the ports in Puerto Rico are fully functioning and 50% highways have been reopened.  All donations will make it to their destination and will make it to families in need.


Here are the announcements:


If you have not voted in the Board of Directors Special Election, please visit: http://www.lotsidea.com/runable/ncrcls2017F.pl?action=voting




October 7: Academic Conference in room 213; the conference will begin at 9:45 AM and is a chance for parents to ask any questions they may have about the curriculum, procedures, or other academic concerns. If you are new to RCLS, this conference is a good place to learn more about what to expect from your child's classes.




October 11: Winners of the Dictionary Translation Contest will be notified. Prizes will be give out by Principal Lin on October 14th. She will come to the classes during lessons to bring the prize and take a photograph. Thank you to all who participated in the contest.


October 14: Mid-term Exams, your teacher will have sent this information regarding testing. 


Also, PTA Bake Sale: come join us for good eats and fellowship. Volunteers who signed up for this duty, please watch your email for a Sign-Up-Genius to bring items or set-up/break-down.


October 21: Storytelling Contest: all students should receive more information and guidance about this event from their teacher. In addition, the rules are attached to this email. Please be ready to participate in this contest on October 21st.


Academic Affairs is in need of parent volunteers to help judge the storytelling contest. You must be fluent in Mandarin. Training in how to judge the contest will be given the morning of the 21st. Please contact Academic Affairs or come by their table on Saturday to volunteer!! 




Advertising Opportunity: The RCLS directory will be published and given to each family at RCLS later this semester. If you own a business, please consider advertising in our directory. Any business is a great business. You can include deals and/or coupons to invite you to your place of business. Please email PTA@ncrcls.org for pricing and details.


Other Events


Submit an essay for a chance to win a scholarship of $200.00 from NC Taiwanese Cultural Arts.  Essays must be between 300-500 words.  Please see: https://sites.google.com/site/nctwca/current-events/asset-contest/essay-contest-2017 


Those are the announcements for this week. I look forward to seeing you on Saturday, October 7th.


Amy Lin

Principal, RCLS 2017-2018