School Address:SUNY Purchase, 735 Anderson Hill Rd, Purchase, NY, 10577         Email:
Sep 142013
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All-Parent Meeting This Sunday 10:00am — 11:40am

Teacher Training This Sunday 12:30pm – 3:30pm (Cafeteria)

Parking Lot Update

Recap – First Day of School
Registration Announcement
Special Announcement for Culture Class
Adult Classes/Clubs Online Registration Open
HXGNY Mid-Autumn Festival Party
Reminder: “中华之夜” Mets Baseball Pre-game Show
TA Recruiting
Student Corner (小语世界)Positions Open
Sports Club News
2013 2nd HXGNY Club Cup Tennis Open Tournament
2013 OCA Student Leadership Award Announcement‏

All-Parent Meeting This Sunday
Principal Jun Lin and Executive Vice Principal Zuojun Cao will host the first All-parent meeting this Sunday 09/15/2013 10:00 am-11:40 am at Auditorium. They will introduce Board and Administration team members, update parents on status of our school operations, and share their vision on education reform, faculty development and much more. Please come, listen and share.

Class parents will have a meeting at the auditorium right after the all-parent meeting at 11:40 am.
Direction to Auditorium: From B building, cross the hall way to C building, go downstairs and follow the sign.

Teacher Training This Sunday 12:30pm – 3:30pm (Cafeteria)
本学年第二次教师培训会将于本周日 09/15/2013 12:30-3:30在Cafeteria举行。包雷将对老师作IT专题培训 – 如何使用 smartboard,如何自主管理网页作业信息等。本校经验丰富的教师代表作专题报告。各教研组展开小组学习继续完善教学计划。

Parking Lot Update

With the joining of many new families, we are running out of parking space close to the main entrance quickly. The administration team worked on this issue and now the west parking lot is added. School staff will open the entrance facing the west parking lot between 9:20 to 9:50 AM for your convenience. Other time please keep this entrance closed for safety issue.  Parents are encouraged to use this big parking lot.

由于学生人数增加,原有停车场不够用。请大家使用学校西面的大停车场。早上9:20 到 9:50 有管理人员开专用进口,方便大家从C翼 进入教室。

Recap: First Day of School


Registration Announcement

A registration desk will be setup again this Sunday in cafeteria to help parents register onsite. Afterwards, new registration/transfer will be accepted only via email ( until the end of September.
Starting from 09/15, unpaid students for language classes need to have the payment status cleared before attending classes.
Fees for certain cultural classes will be collected on Week 3 (Sunday 09/22). Registration team will communicate with parents via email about method of payment.
Special Announcement for Culture Class

领导才能俱乐部和辩论俱乐部将合并。领导力俱乐部是为高年级同学设计,锻炼学生组织活动的能力,为学生领导俱乐部做准备。 由于今年报名学生年级偏低,本俱乐部活动和辩论俱乐部合并。 辩论俱乐部使用华夏总校自2005年来的辩论题目,培养学生的语言能力和思辨能力,为华夏年度辩论赛培养人才。欢迎希望提高语言表达能力的同学特别是四到六年级的同学参加。

Adult Classes/Clubs Online Registration Open

Adult classes/clubs will start the 3rd week of school (9/22) and online registration is now open. Here is a list of available adult classes/clubs:

Chess Club 棋类俱乐部
Line Dance 队列舞
Latin Dance 拉丁舞
Folk Dance 民族舞
交谊舞 Adult ballroom Dancing
Meditation and Health 禅修与健康
武术 Martial Art (G4+ and Adult)
成人太极拳 Adult Tai Chi
Yoga 瑜珈
English Class for Grandparents 老年英语
中国画 Adult Brush
油彩画 Advanced Drawing
古典音乐欣赏 Music Appreciation

Please click here to view class placement, teacher and room.

Senior can take English Class for Grandparents and/or Taichi class free after paying $40 registration fee. No further discount for other classes.

HXGNY Mid-Autumn Festival Party

Dear HXGNY families, you are all cordially invited to the Mid-Autumn Festival party on September 22, at Croton Point Park from 12:30 PM to 4 PM. We will provide lunch, drink plus moon cakes for everyone.

The Croton Point park has a big pavilion with tables (rain or shine, it is a perfect location). There are some performances, lots of fun activities for the kids, as well as playground close by. Please bring blankets to sit on during picnic. It will be a great opportunity to meet new friends and catch up with old friends, relax and enjoy the afternoon.

Please purchase actual event/lunch tickets in the White Plain High School cafeteria on Sunday 9/15/13, between 9:30AM till 12:30PM. Or you can purchase ticket online at
Please print out a copy of your online purchase receipt to school to exchange for lunch ticket and the BBQ.
The price of the tickets will cover the reservation fees for the park and parking fees, as well as all the food and drinks for everyone. We will prepare sufficient food and drinks for everyone based on the actual tickets sale.
If you purchase the tickets before 9/16, the prices are $8 for adults and seniors, $5 for kid 5 and above, and kids age 0-4 are free.
If you purchase the tickets on 9/22 (the day of the event), the prices will be $10 per adult ticket.
Park Location:
To check out the park, please see
When you enter the park, please inform the guard that you are with the group reservation since school will cover the parking fee so you do not have to pay the additional $5 fee.
For direction, please see:
Call for Volunteers:
We are also looking for volunteers who help us with set up, clean up, preparing food/drink, kids activities. Please let your kid’s class parent know if you can help out. We greatly appreciate it!
We look forward to seeing you on 9/22/13!


HXGNY诚挚邀请大家共度中秋节, 时间定于9月22日下午12:30点到4点,地点在Croton Point Park。我们预定了公园里的大亭子,以便活动风雨无阻。到时,孩子们会有一些精彩表演,还会组织许多有趣的活动,游乐场也在附近。请大家带上毛毯, 三五成群,在野餐时结识新朋友,与老朋友畅谈,放松和享受午后。我们会为大家提供午餐,饮料和月饼。期待与大家共度中秋!

门票:请在本周日(9月15日) 上午9:30-12:30于学校食堂购买午餐门票。你也可在网上购票 请您网购后打印一份收据,至售票处换取午餐券。门票的价格将涵盖公园和停车费的预订费用,以及为大家所准备的食物和饮料。请大家尽量事先购票,以利于我们准备充足的食物和饮料。
9/22活动当天购买, 成人票价为10美元。

志愿者招募:我们仍需要大量志愿者准备食品、饮料, 帮助烧烤,组织儿童活动。志愿者请发送电子邮件 报名,让我们一起行动,共建华夏社区!

Reminder:  “中华之夜” Mets Baseball Pre-game Show
An Evening of Chinese Culture & Mid-Autumn Festival


HXGNY dancing team  is honored to be invited to perform at Mets Baseball Pre-game show – An Evening of Chinese Culture& Middle Autumn Festival, at Cifi Field, NY, on 9/13. All the HXGNY families are welcomed to attend this great event  and celebrate Middle Autumn together.  We will cheer for our own school performers , enjoy the Chinese Culture show and watch baseball game afterward. Report on this event on Singtao Daily see here. ESPN will have live broadcating of the event.

Date:   Friday, September 13
Event: Pre-game Show- An Evening of Chinese Culture & Mid-Autumn Festival 6:30 – 7:00 pm
Baseball Game : Mets (New York ) Vs Marlins (Miami) 7:00 – 9:30 pm
Location: Citi Field , 123-01 Roosevelt Avenue, Flushing, NY 11368

大纽约华夏中文学校诚邀您全家相伴看歌舞,一起赏球赛,共度 2013中秋佳节。中秋之夜,流光溢彩,载歌载舞,追寻千年中华文化之魅力,精彩球赛,品味现代北美运动之活力!


应美中友好协会之邀,大纽约华夏中文学校将于9月13日(星期五)晚 6:30 -7:00 pm 在2013第五届“中华之夜”中秋晚会上表演舞蹈节目。地点为美国纽约大都会体育场 Citi Field (123-01 Roosevelt Avenue, Flushing, NY 11368)。大纽约华夏舞蹈队非常荣幸能参与这一盛会,在Mets 棒球队主场为近四万棒球观众和全国电视观众展示中华文化风采,欢迎各位家长和学生前去捧场助威。中秋晚会之后,是Mets (New York)与Marlins (Miami)的棒球赛 (7:00 -9:30 pm)。点击这里见星岛日报的专门报道。ESPN 会有实况播出。

TA Recruiting

We are in need of more teaching assistants. If your child is 14 years or older, please encourage them to sign up for volunteering at HXGNY. We also need 2 more adult TAs for Pre-K. Anybody who is interested in early childhood education can apply. Application Form link here.

Student Corner (小语世界)Positions Open

We are calling for editors, correspondents to HXGNY Student Corner – 小语世界. Please send your application to The deadline for application is 09/20/2013.

Here are the open positions:
1. Editor-in-Chief: 要求: 有丰富的编辑工作经验, 有较高的文字编辑能力和沟通能力,善于领导与管理团队, 善于独立工作。要求在HXGNY G9或中文AP在读, 或者刚毕业于HXGNY, 仍担任TA工作。申请者须提交一份短文 (中英文俱可), 说明对这份工作的设想;一份五百字以内独立完成的中文作文, 提供两个推荐人信息。

2. Editors: 对主编负责, 根据选题征集稿源, 完成稿件的编辑工作, 在规定期限前提交给主编。要求:喜欢中文写作,有一定的文字编辑能力,能够在截稿期之前完成工作, 有较好的沟通能力。要求在HXGNY G6或以上在读(含中文AP) , 或者刚毕业于HXGNY, 仍担任TA工作。申请者须提交一份短文(中英文俱可), 说明为什么胜任这份工作; 一份五百字以内独立完成的中文作文. 如有可能,请附上中文老师的推荐意见。

3. Correspondents: 配合编辑, 负责稿件的征集或采写工作。要求:有一定的中文写作能力,有较好的沟通能力。要求在HXGNY G4或以上在读。申请者须提交一份三百字以内独立完成的中文作文; 如有可能,请附上中文老师的推荐意见。

Sports Club News

To make the time at our Chinese school more pleasant, our school has some sports teams open to all parents and friends. Please see below for the lead person and email of each team. Please email to the specific group for request to join, relevant information and suggestions. You can also use the Forum to coordinate sports activities. It’s under “Community–>Parents Corner–>Sports ->Club”.

Badminton: Gao Yong
Soccer: Huang Haibo
Basketball: Tao Shu
Tennis: Zhang Chen
For general sports related inquiry and suggestion, please use the following
Sports General: Zhang Li

The badminton and basketball teams play in the gym at the lower level in the back of C Wing. A fee will be charged for using the gym. The soccer team usually plays outside behind the building. The tennis courts are down the stairs at the end of the road in front of the main entrance to the building. All parents are welcome to join our sports teams. Please email to the team to request to join. For those without a google ID to request to join the groups, please enter the following in your browser’s address bar and replace GroupName by our group name such as soccer_hxgny:
In the pop-up window enter your email address and type the security characters. Then a confirmation email will be sent to your account. Make sure to check the spam folder.

羽毛球: 高勇
足球: 黄海波
篮球: 陶舒
网球: 张辰
体育: 张力
羽毛球和篮球队在C区底层的体育馆,对体育馆的使用学校会收取一定的费用。足球队一般在教学楼后面的球场,网球场在大门前路尽头的坡下面。欢迎大家积极参加我们的体育活动,请向相应的队发电邮申请加入。如您没有google ID, 可按如下方法申请加入相应的俱乐部群。在浏览器的地址栏输入

2013 2nd HXGNY Club Cup Tennis Open Tournament

HXGNY Tennis Club will host the 2nd HXGNY Club Cup Tennis Open Tournament starting on October 6th, 2013 at White Plains High School. The tournament features Men and Women’s singles. Regular matches and play-offs will be played on Oct 6th and Oct 13th, the finals will be on Oct 20th. The registration is open now and will be closed on Oct 3rd. Please email your name and contact information, all tennis fans are welcome. The details of match format and schedule will follow.

为丰富家长的业余生活增加家长之间的紧密联系,HXGNY Tennis Club将举办第二届HXGNY俱乐部杯网球公开赛。公开赛报名已经开始, 希望广大网球爱好者积极参与。报名请将姓名和联系方式Email给,截止日期为10月3日。本届公开赛设男子单打和女子单打两个项目,比赛将在White Plains高中网球场进行,常规赛10月6日开始,10月13日继续, 决赛定在10月20日。具体比赛规则和赛程安排将随后公布。

Community News: 2013 OCA Student Leadership Award Announcement

Dear Superintendent and Principal:

On behalf of OCA’s Westchester and Hudson Valley (OCA-WHV) Chapter, we are pleased to inform you that OCA-WHV will be sponsoring its 2013 Student Leadership Award. The award intends to honor outstanding high school students who have demonstrated meaningful involvement in serving the Asian American community and/or enthusiasm in learning Asian cultures, and who have a proven record in academic excellence and leadership in making a difference in their community.

The award is open to all high school students in their junior and senior years. Up to three awardees will be selected by a committee appointed by the OCA-WHV board. The awardees will be honored at our annual Dynamic Achievers Award Banquet on November 02, 2013, at the Double Tree Hotel in Tarrytown, alongside with four adult outstanding Asian American leaders from the greater New York area.

We would appreciate that you encourage your students to apply for this award, and nominate the deserving applicants for our consideration. The details on the award and the application and selection process are attached here for your information. Applications must be received by October 4th, 2013, either by mail at OCA Westchester/Hudson Valley, P.O. Box 541, White Plains, NY 10602, or via E-mail at

If you have any questions, please feel free to contact the award committee

Sincerely yours,

Jin Li, Grace Pan & Xin Zheng