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Feb 282014
 
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2014大纽约华夏中文学校辩论赛第一轮选拔赛
Education Seminar – 教育规划和退休规划讲座
Lego Robotics Jr. Class Starts This Sunday
Important Note and Notice
Recap Education Seminar – Raising a Self-Motivated Child
Lost and Found
Student Corner
Community News: SCA5
Community News: 2014华夏之星
Community News: OCA 7th Rising Stars Concert
Community News: 2014年“中国寻根之旅”海外华裔青少年夏令营
Community News: Yinghua Summer Camp in Beijing
Community News: 中國經典民俗風情舞劇《十裏紅妝》
Community News: Summer Camp Counselors Needed


2014 华夏中文学校辩论
大纽约华夏中文学校辩论赛第一轮选拔赛

2014 华夏中文学校辩论赛将于4月27日在我校举行。欢迎广大四年级以上同学报名。报名采用网上直接填表。 请点击这里填妥报名表格。 如有疑问请电子邮件ye.y.tao@gmail.com.

4-6年级第一轮选拔赛
时间: 星期天 03/02 starting at 12:45PM
地点: 教师餐厅

辩论题目:
正方:孩子做家务应该向家长要报酬
反方:孩子做家务不应该向家长要报酬

7-9年级第一轮选拔赛
时间: 星期天 03/02 starting at 8:40AM
地点: 教师餐厅

辩论题目:
正方:孩子做家务,家长应该发酬金
反方:孩子做家务,家长不应该发酬金
第一轮选拔赛,每个参赛选手要求就自己的观点发表演说(不超过3分钟)。

 

Education Seminar – 教育规划和退休规划讲

PLAN EARLY SAVE SMART

When: Sunday 03/02  9:45AM – 11:45AM
Where: Cafeteria

This seminar aims to educate parents on education expenses and the financial aid process. It will also touch on different ways to save money in retirement accounts.

It will cover:

  • Benefits and pitfalls of popular college savings vehicles
  • What you should know about financial aid calculations
  • How to appropriately and legally shield your assets so your child gets the biggest slice of the financial aid pie they are entitled to
  • What you need to consider to set up your retirement accounts
  • How to balance your retirement funding
Where can you find a retirement vehicle that:
  • yields a high return?
  • has little or no risk?
  • has good timing?
ABOUT THE SPEAKERS:
Nancy and George Lu are licensed independent financial professionals with almost a decade of experience working with over 200 top financial companies. Together with their team, they have helped hundreds of families/individuals plan for their retirement. Nancy was also featured in the November 2012 issue of FORBES magazine for her work.

Lego Robotics Jr. Class Starts This Sunday

Lego Robotics Jr. Class is going to start this Sunday. The class will build more complex models than the fall semester. Full description is attached below. The class will have 12 lessons, at $20 each lesson, or $240 total. Interested students should send an email to registration@hxgny.org to register before Sunday or drop by the information deck in the h-room between 9:30-10:00 this Sunday to completed on-site registration.

WeDo Robots – Machines

Junior Technology Class – 11:30am to 12:30am Ages 6 to 8/Grade 1 to 3
(This class consists of more complex build than the pervious Robotic Jr class)

Our activities provide the opportunity for students to work together to build more complex models with working motors and sensors. These models include boats, airplanes, ferris wheel, race car, merry-go-round, crane etc. This class takes the STEM (Science, Technology, Engineering Mathematics) concept to the next level, extending the possibilities for creative problem-solving challenges and literacy connections.

*Students will not take the robots home. The robots can be purchased from Lego.

 

Important Note and Notice

1. Classroom Rules 
HXGNY Admin team would like to remind all parents, students and teachers to follow White Plains High School classroom rules. It’s imperative to leave the classroom the way it was.  Parents please inform your child/children:
  • Placing stickers on Smartboards, monitors, or any other place in a classroom is NOT permitted.
  • No writing on Smartboards at all!
  • No one is allowed to be in a teacher’s desk area or filing cabinet..
Teachers, please pay special attention to teachers’ corner to be sure you left everything the way they were.
2. Adult Culture Class Onsite Registration Open
We will offer onsite registration for adult culture class this Sunday in the H-Room by the information desk between 9:30-10:00 am. If you want more information about classes we offer, or plan to take a class, please drop by the Information Desk and we will assist you in completing the registration process.

Please note this Sunday is the last day for adult class registration. After that there will be $20 late fee. If there are less than 7 registered students by Sunday, it will be subject to cancellation per Admin’s discretion.

Recap Education Seminar – Raising a Self-Motivated Child
Last Sunday we had a great turn out for Dr. Caffrey’s education seminar – Raise a self motivated child. Here are some highlights from the seminar:
  • Increasing Risks and Encouraging Accomplishment to Build Confidence
  • Decreasing Comfort and Scheduling to Build Flexibility and Resiliency
  • Delaying Gratification and Decreasing Rewards to Build Patience and Work Ethic
  • Using Positive Peer Pressure to Build Motivation
There were a lot discussion and interaction during the seminar. A lot of parents stayed after the seminar to ask questions. Dr. Caffrey is very kind to offer our parents her email here:
janinecaffrey@gmail.com

If you have more questions regarding motivating your child, you can send her an email directly.

The seminar was recorded in case some of you missed the seminar and want to listen to it ( There was background noise but overall clear):

https://www.dropbox.com/s/wy9rfqpe1l9nstd/RaiseSelfMotivatedChild20140223.m4a

Here is Dr. Caffrey’s presentation for your reference:

https://www.dropbox.com/s/5ltxeomdzvewah4/motivated%20child.ppt

Please click here for seminar photos.

Lost and Found
Lost and Found box is in the H-Room besides the information desk. Please drop by if you have lost items to claim.

A parent lost a girl’s coat in rose red color. It was put on a chair in the second row on the left facing the stage during the New Year Gala performance. Another parent left a white paper bag with some kids’ costumes and 4 Rainbow belts in the front row during the New Year Gala. If you found it, please turn it to the information desk at the H-room.

 Best Regards,
大纽约华夏中文学校校委会
hxgnyadmin@googlegroups.com

2013-2014

Student Corner 15th Issue (小语世界第十五期)

编者的话

大家好!时间过得真快,一晃儿已经是三月份了。我们的小语世界也已经是第十五期了。感谢老师、家长和同学们对小语世界的支持,也期待着更多同学为小语世界投稿。本期编辑林伊茗,娱乐推荐陈钰瑶,人物专访林亦勤,采访大纽约华夏大型活动主管何清,对本次新年联欢会作了专题访问。

小语世界第十五期请点击这里

希望大家积极投稿。请老师们鼓励学生积极投稿。稿件请寄:hxgnystudentcorner@gmail.com谢谢大家的支持!

Community News:   SCA5

As you might already heard about SCA5, and it will greatly impact Asian kids UC system admission ratio. We need to act to protect out next generation’s rights.

To know more about this, check the link below:

To sign the petition, click the link below:
https://www.change.org/petitions/california-state-assembly-vote-no-to-sca-5

Community News:   2014华夏之星通知

2014华夏之星定于2014年4月5日(周六,下午3点至5点)在华夏中部分校(HX Montgomery) 举行。
报名从即日开始, 如感兴趣请电子邮件 hxgnyactivities@googlegroups.com。 截止日期:3/10/2014.

表演时间:2014年4月5日(星期六)下午3点至5点
表演地点: HXCS at Montgomery, 375 Burnt Hill Road, Skillman, NJ 08558

具体细节请点击报名细节规则

Community News:   OCA 7th Rising Stars Concert

OCA is organizing its 7th Rising Star concert.

Concert Date and Location
Saturday April 26th, 2:00 – 4:00PM
CHAPPAQUA LIBRARY 195 South Greeley Ave, Chappaqua, NY 10514 Phone:(914) 238-4779

Audition Date and Location
Wednesday April 2nd, 6:00 – 8:30 PM
216 Central Avenue, Room 218, White Plains, NY 10606

Please click here for concert details and click here for application form.

Community News: 2014年“中国寻根之旅”海外华裔青少年夏令营

今年上海夏令营的名额十分有限。有意参加者,
请下载报名表
https://drive.google.com/file/d/0B-k0OjyRI3qdbkYzT1EwZmJKdzdEdjhYTHpCMkJDOHdOQ1NZ/edit?usp=sharing
报名:
hxgnyadmin@googlegroups.com
2014HXsummercamp@gmail.com

早来早报,报满为止。以下是有关本次夏令营的介绍。如有疑问, 请电子邮件ye.y.tao@gmail.com.

*2014**年“中国寻根之旅”海外华裔青少年夏令营*

*(主题营)报名要求*
*主办单位*:国务院侨务办公室 上海市政府侨务办公室
*活动时间*:2014年7月01日—15日(7月01日报到,7月15日离开)
*营员要求*:2002年12月31日前出生,身体健康,有一定中文基础且有较强生活自理能力的海外华裔青少年。

*中华舞魂主题营:*

喜爱舞蹈,有一定的舞蹈基础,将参加专业舞蹈训练,跳舞鞋自备

*报名原则:*
10名学生以上安排1名领队,20名学生安排2位领队,以此类推,领队必须是成人(60岁以下为宜)。

*关于费用:*
1、每位营员需缴纳1500元人民币,含住宿、用餐、交通、门票、学习、交流、旅游意外保险等,不足部份由主办方承担。
2、领队免交以上费用。
3、营员的国际旅费、医疗费、个人费用自理。
4、费用以人民币结算。

*活动须知:*

1、为保障安全,夏令营期间营员及领队的食宿、交通、参观、游览等活动均由主办方统一安排(2-3人一间,有空调、卫生、热水洗浴等设施,24
小时卫生保健老师值班)。
2、主办方将免费提供统一制作的营服、营旗等,活动期间营员应自觉按要求着装和佩带胸牌。
3、*上海侨办提供每团一次接送机安排。*
4、所有参加夏令营的营员及其监护人、领队都须签订“家长同意书”、“营员须知”、“领队须知”,报到时由领队统一交主办方留存。
5、家长不参加夏令营活动,但欢迎观摩上海的闭营式活动。

*中华武魂主题营*

喜爱中华武术,有较强的运动细胞,将参加专业武术训练,运动鞋自备
*报名原则:同上*
*关于费用:同上*
*活动须知:*同上

Community News:   Yinghua Summer Camp in Beijing

Dr. Liao Bing gave us an education seminar a few weeks ago and many parents are very interested in her Summer Camp in Beijing.
Please click the link below for the detail information.
https://drive.google.com/file/d/0B-k0OjyRI3qdOTBETkx6RFk2MEo2Tkg5b3RQUVZnWEV1ZjBj/edit?usp=sharing
https://drive.google.com/file/d/0B-k0OjyRI3qddHF1bHBZYzJ3VkYzeFVnX3dIbk00UkluQi1V/edit?usp=sharing

Community News:

 中國經典民俗風情舞劇《十裏紅妝》購票信息

2014年3月3日-9日,中國經典民俗風情舞劇《十裏紅妝》將登陸紐約林肯中心大衛•寇克劇院,作為中國對外文化集團“中華風韻”品牌繼《牡丹亭》、《絲路花雨》後的又一力作,向美國觀眾展現來自中國江南的瑰麗春閨夢。與西方象征純潔的白色婚禮不同,古老的東方以妖嬈的大紅寓意著對女兒出嫁的祝福。《十裏紅妝》取材自中國江南一帶的婚嫁習俗,講述了一個哀婉又唯美的愛情故事:江南古鎮的少年阿甬和少女越兒自小青梅竹馬,在情竇初開的年紀許下了媒妁之約。阿甬對越兒許下了衣錦還鄉即迎娶的諾言,便外出闖蕩。時光流轉,同行的夥伴都已還鄉,阿甬卻歸期飄渺遙遙未定。越兒獨自在相思中憧憬著出嫁之日十 裏紅妝的喜慶歡愉,在美好的夢中繼續著沒有盡頭的等待。舞劇《十裏紅妝》不僅是展現江南民俗的舞臺,也承載著許多中國遊子的鄉愁。觀眾可以身在紐約就能近身感受到中國舊時女子一生中最輝煌隆重的時刻。伴隨著舞劇《十裏紅妝》的上演,花轎、嫁妝、器物這些珍稀的婚嫁物品將在繁華的現代都市紐約亮相,在古典與現代之間搭建起跨越時空的橋梁。華夏中文學校《十裡紅妝》購票專線:646-236-5008 小章 團體代碼:HUA2014 (需致電小章以適用此代碼)团体票(10张以上)30%off

Please click here for detail information on this event.

Community News: Help Wanted

Heart to Heart Summer Camps is looking for counselors.

Click here for details.

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