SEP Working Group had an annual meeting on August 7, 2022, at Newton Auburndale Park. Attendee: Helen Cao, Shirley Chen, Faith Hu, Nan Liang, Ling Zheng, Qionglin Zhou, Naizhong Qiu
Reviewed all activities that SEP has organized and participated in the past year
Discussed two new programs, tutoring and financial aid. The Tutoring program has been running for two years and it’s a success. We will start the financial aid program in Fall 2022. The program needs more broadcasting.
Explored channels communicating with students in China to increase the understanding of both sides.
Would resume the trip to Sichuang Daqiao School if permitted.
All working group members will keep contacting with different schools to explore the possibility of corporation
The NCLS Support Education Program (SEP) offers financial assistance to needing families by providing partial or full scholarships to cover NCLS tuition. Scholarships are funded through grants, donations, and fundraisers from SEP. Application and Grant Process: Step 1: Please register the NCLS courses at www.newtonchineseschool.org. Please note: the financial aid application will not be considered without the course registration. Step 2: Fill out and sign the application form (to be completed by parents/Guardians of the household). The deadline for the Fall semester is the last day of July. The deadline for the Spring semester is the last day of December. Step 3: Once receiving the application form, the SEP Financial Aid Committee will review the application. The approval process usually takes about 1-2 week. Please note: The Committee may ask the applicant to provide more information or documents if needed. Step 4: The applicant will be notified through email about the financial aid decision. If approved, the tuition in the registration system will be deducted based on the approved amount. Please send the form to email@example.com and email us should you have any questions.
2020-2021 新学年支教活动小组负责人： 组长 – 高红， 副组长 – 曹景雁， John Lin.
The NCLS Support Education Program (SEP) 2020-2021 Team Recruitment Starts Now! Please click the link to sign up : https://goo.gl/forms/6pXh9nZKVWb0ucd83 The 2020-2021 will be the 15th year for NCLS SEP. The program runs various fundraising events, such as bake sale, talent show, tennis tournament, culture fair, dance party, etc. to raise funds for underprivileged students in rural areas in China. In April spring break, a group of NCLS students will go to China and bring the funds to the scholarship recipients. They will visit the recipients’ families, teach English class at the school and participate cultural activities with Chinese students. Covid-19 disrupted 2020 SEP’s activities and prevented the trip to China. However, in these challenging times, help and support could be needed and appreciated more than ever. Students here and in China could continue to learn from each other and support each other in different ways, including but not limited to, online communication and cultural exchanges, and in-person visit situation permitting. We welcome NCLS students 8th grade and above to join SEP team for 2020-2021.
The 2019-2020 will be the 14th year for NCLS SEP. The program runs various fundraising events, such as bake sale, talent show, tennis tournament, culture fair, dance party, etc. to raise funds for underprivileged students in China rural areas.
In April spring break, a group of NCLS students will go to China and bring the funds to the scholarship recipients. They will visit the recipients’ families, teach English class at the school and participate culture related activities with Chinese students. For 2018-2019, SEP had a fantastic year with record fundraising and our China trip team had a successful trip to Jiangxi Fengyi School.