Wednesday, October 9, 2013

NWCS 5th Weekly Briefings, 2013-2014 Fall Semester

Dear NWCS Fellow Members;
Dear All Parents, Teachers and Students;
1. 您知道吗?再过两年,西北中文学校就要庆祝自己的二十岁生日了!从1995年创建到现在已经十八年,从最初仅有三位老师,四十几个学生到现在成为拥有两千多师生的名校,这一路的风风雨雨,我们经历过了什么样的胜利,什么样的失败,什么样的痛苦,什么样的感动,让我们一起用文字记录下这一段成长的历史,让它成为我们共同的精神财富。学校现在面向所有曾经参与西北中文学校的师生家长征集稿件征稿的题目范围包括(但不限于):
·       我与西北中文学校
·       我对西北中文学校的记忆
·       西北中文学校趣事
·       我想介绍的西北中文学校的一位。。。
·       西北中文学校永在我心中

Do you know our Northwest Chinese School will celebrate its 20 year anniversary in two years since it was founded as a non-profit educational organization in 1995? To celebrate its growth and history our school is seeking essay submission from all members of our school to record their experiences or memories of our school. There will be no deadlines or word limits on the essays. And you can send your articles through email to: If your work is accepted you can receive a certificate and a gift from our school.

2. 本周是开学的第五周,仍未交纳学费的家长,请您尽早完成, 否则将每周累计附加五美元的延迟费。另外,本周起退课的家长将不再会有退款
If you have NOT paid the tuition by now, please do so on this coming Saturday at the Admin Desk during school hours (9:00am to 2:00pm). Starting from the 4th week, an additional $5.00/week late-fee will be charged to your account. Also there will be NO more refund if you want to withdraw from a class this week.
3. 今年六月前家长报送的公司 Volunteer Hours资金名单现在大部分已经出来,部分家长已经报知资金分配到班级的详细计划。以后出来的名单还会陆续发布。请下面一些家长发信到qiufang.yi@nwchinese.org或者周六来Bellevue 行政办公桌前报知资金分配到班级的详细计划:
Cao,Dong   Cao,Yi   Chen,Bin   Liu,Michael   Liu,Zhiqiang   Ma,Kenneth   Pan,Haihong Pauline

Shao,Li   Shi,Fang   Sun,Chenliang   Sun,Xiaowei   Tang,Lan   Wei,Cheng  Wu,Frank, Xiong,Yihua
Yang,Ji   Zhang,Yanan 

Microsoft Volunteer Hours matching fund has already arrived. Parents whose names are in the above list, please let us know where you would like to allocate the fund by sending email to or coming to the Bellevue admin desk on Saturdays.

4. 古筝老师Ivy 将在本周六1:30 pm -2:30pm西雅图分校免费表演古筝演奏,欢迎有兴趣学习古筝的学生和家长欣赏。
 Ivy, the Guzheng teacher will offer a free Guzheng performance at Seattle Branch from 1:30 pm -2:30pm. You are welcome to enjoy it if you have an interest to learn Guzheng in the future.

5. 祝贺我校美术老师张翔作为今年唯一的中国艺术家代表和其他28SammamishSeattle地区艺术家一道参加Sammamish一年一度的艺术节。详情请参考
Congratulations to our school’s art teacher Zhang Xiang, as the only Chinese artist representative among about thirty Sammamish and Seattle artists who contribute to Sammamish’s annual art festival this year. For details please see

6.我们学校所在的Bellevue市这几年的快速发展令世人瞩目。如果你们和我们一样为Bellevue拥有一位华裔市长而骄傲,那么你们一定会为下周六我们特意安排的我校居住在Bellevue的家长与李市长的见面会感到兴奋。见面时间为:Oct 19th Saturday (12:00pm --1:45pm)。地点:NHS 2119教室。座位有限,请尽早安排打算。
To provide a connection / interaction opportunity between Bellevue residents and Mayor Lee, there will be a  Meet & Greet with Bellevue Mayor Conrad Lee on Oct 19th Saturday (12:00pm --1:45pm) at Room 2119. Since the space is limited, please come as early as possible.

Thank you all!

NWCS Admin Team