NCLS Weekly Newsletter 24-April-2016

Dear all:

-School Break

NCLS won’t have school this coming Sunday, April 24. Hope everybody have a wonderful spring break. The school will resume on May 1.

-Chinese Brush Painting Demo in MFA

应波士顿Museum of Fine Arts (MFA)邀请,我校国画班谭嘉玲老师和她的学生Yuexiao Mimi Yang, Meiling Zhao, Helen Xiao, Selena Liu, Erik Zou, Alyssa Chen,Angela Lai 于四月十三日和十七日 在Museum of Fine Arts of Boston (MFA)举办国画画展。谭老师现场作画,并同时向观众介绍了国画的一些基本技巧 和所用材料,激发了很多首次来参观中国画观众的兴趣。学生们也为观众现场展示如何使用  “free-hand brush stroke style” 技巧来创作竹子,花草及盆景。两天的活动吸引了众多的观众,均为中华文化的博大精深赞叹不已。

-Speech Contest


-NewtonSERVES Day

The 15th annual NewtonSERVES is going to kick off on the May 1st. It is the day of Community Service for all Volunteers. Newton Mayor Setti D. Warren is encouraging religious organizations, schools and non-profits to identify service projects that need volunteers. He is also asking citizens, businesses and civic organizations to volunteer and make a difference in the community.

As the responsible family member of Newton community, NCLS has been actively participated the Day middle serve day for many years. For this year’s Day school serve day,  on the May 1st, from 12:00 to 3:00pm, we encourage NCLS parents and students to join Day school PTA to contribute. The projects generally include to clean leaves, paint the wall, clean the hallway, pick up branches, put fresh soil on the side line, etc.

If you or your kids have interest to participate, please click the following link to submit your registration or send email to PCC Chair:

-Community News

-2016 FCC College Seminar

A panel of college-bound seniors will share their experiences in their high school studies and college applications. This is a great opportunity for you to ask questions in person to some of the successful students so that you can better help your kids pave the way to college.

Cost: $5/pp, or $10/Family (to cover  rental cost)

Target  Audience:

Curent 7-11th grade students and their parents

 When:   Saturday,   May 21, 5:00-8:00pm

Where:  Hyde Community Center, 90 Lincoln Street, Newton Highlands, MA 024161

 Organizer: Friends  of  Chinese Culture (FCC)

-NECINA 2016 Financial Technology Conference

Financial Technology Conference – 4/23

2016 NECINA Financial Technology Conference
Riding Technology and Innovation Wave in Finance Industry

Apr. 23rd (Sat.), 9:00AM- 1:30PM
ConstantContact Innoloft, 1601 Trapelo Rd, Waltham, MA 02451


In the Financial sector, cutting-edge technologies such as mobile application, machine learning and cloud computing are being utilized to enhance efficiency and reduce costs for mainstream companies to better serve their customers. At the same time, these same technologies are enabling innovators to disrupt the industry with innovative business models. Recently, there has been a strong demand for IT skillsets in the industry. Financial companies are aggressively hiring talents from red chip companies such as Facebook, Google, etc to integrate emerging technologies into their businesses.
For this Fintech Conference, we have assembled a group of distinguished speakers consisting of visionary technology executives, seasoned and innovative Fintech entrepreneurs, and technology experts.
If you are an IT or financial professional, or if personal finance is an important part of your life, we invite you to join us at this event.  Take advantage of the excellent opportunity to dialogue with our distinguished speakers, discuss with audiences across IT and financial domains, and network with like-minded audiences. Let us inspire each other, embrace the impacts, and improve the quality of our life together!
09:00 AM
Registration & Breakfast
09:20 AM
Welcome & NECINA Intro (John Wang)
09:30 AM
Keynote Speaker: David Saul, SVP/Chief scientist, State Street

“Do You Know Where Your Data Is? How FIBO Makes Data Smarter and More Governable”
10:00 AM
Presentation: Mitchell Dong, Managing Director, Pythagoras Investment

“Fintech: Is It an Art or a Science? – A Serial Entrepreneur’s View”

10:20 AM
Presentation, Albert Ma, Chief Innovation Officer, Insigma Hengtian

“Apply Machine Intelligence to Software Engineering”

10:40 AM
Presentation: Natty Hoffman, Chief Operating Officer of Prattle
‘What Robots are Reading: Sentiment Analysis in the Financial Markets” 
11:00 AM
Presentation: Cherry Zhang, Director, Fidelity Investments
“Mobile in Financial Industry:  Today’s Landscape, Technology, Challenges and Future”
11:20 AM
Conference Break
11:40 AM
Panel Discussion (Moderator: John Wang)
12:30 PM
01:30 PM
Conference Adjourns


Conference Organizers

John Wang
Joan Ni
Fan Wu 



Li and Ming

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