NCLS Weekly Newsletter 31-Oct-2013

Dear parents,

Leaves are falling and mornings are chilly. It’s that time of the year that we sip some hot ciders and bake some cookies with our kids. Maybe we can read a story in Chinese when we have the sweets. If we cannot make learning Chinese easier, at least we can make it more fun.

This coming Sunday 11/3 is the end of Daylight Savings. Don’t forget to turn you clock back for an hour. That means we get one more hour for sleeping.  After so many late nights with Red Sox games.  It’s a good time to rest.  Yes, we won!

Student Rules:

We would like to remind our students and parents of NCLS Student Rules again:, as we noticed a few students and parents are still not clear with some of the rules, such as no eating in the classroom and informing teacher of absence.  Please read them carefully and we hope all families can follow our rules.

Parking Reminder:

Last Sunday we heard some parents got parking violation tickets.  Here is the parking rules again:

1) It is illegal to block someone’s driveway.

2) It is illegal to park within 5 ft of a driveway opening, on either side  (yes … this renders some streets with next to no parking)

3) It is illegal to park within 15 ft of a street corner.

4) SPECIFIC TO NEWTON, there are some areas that are  posted NO PARKING (one stretch is along the Crafts/Linden/Walnut St  triangle)

Talent Show:

This coming Sunday we will have Talent Show from 4-7pm at the second floor auditorium.  The talent show is  one of the support China Education  fundraising events. There will be pizza for sale in the cafeteria after the first class on Nov. 3.  You still have time to register your child for this event.

报名办法: 请填好报名表 于11月3日前投入报名箱. (报名箱放在中文学校入口处) 或网上报名,请电邮

售票办法: 票价: 个人 $10,家庭 $20 (欢迎其它捐款, 数目多少不限)

Thanksgiving Party:

When:  Nov.23   7-11pm

Where: ACAS Center in Woburn

See details in this flyer:

We hope you can join us to celebrate this wonderful holiday.


Boston: “Music For Food” Benefit Concert

Time: November 2, 2013 Saturday 7PM – 8:30PM

Place: Grace Episcopal Church

Address: 76 Eldredge Street, Newton, MA

There will be many grand baskets for raffle tickets, all proceeds will be donated to the Newton Center Street Food Pantry.


For details, please go to:

See you all this Sunday.

Guangsong and Ling

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