MLCCC 2017-12-17 news letter

Dear Parents,

Hope everyone is staying warm in this wintry weather.

Our school is OPEN this Sunday until noticed otherwise, please check your email and Wechat message for any last minute notification before leaving for school. Thank you.

Parent On Duty/周日值班: This Sunday, December 10, Thank You!

1-3PM: Li Cao

3-5PM: Allison Lam

1.  Snow Day Notification Process:

If ever we need to close our school due to a Snow Day, we will notify via:


WeChat groups (one for Chinese-speaking families named “MLCCC明朗校方快讯” and one for non-Chinese-speaking families named “MLCCC-CSL-Montessori Families”)

Posting on our website homepage

Please join our WeChat groups.  If you know of anyone who is not receiving our weekly email, please encourage them to contact us to join our email list.


2.  Early Reminder for AP Chinese Test Takers

We have a strong AP Chinese class this year and some students are looking to tackle the AP Chinese test.  Link below has the test dates and details.  Please also consult with your high school counselor on the registration process.  There are a limited number of test sites in the Greater Philadelphia area.  Good luck to those who will be taking the test.

3.  Gala Performance Survey Link for Teachers (Language and Non-Language)

To teachers whose classes are performing on stage at the Gala, whether your class is CHL, CSL, or Non-Language, if you have not completed our Chinese New Year Gala survey, please do so as soon as possible with as much detail as possible about your class’s performances so that we can plan, arrange, and support. School is planning to have a Gala planning meeting soon. If you need assistance, please let us know.  Survey link is below

4.  New Board of Directors First Meeting

Dr. Zhongping Huang, the new Chairman of the Board of Directors of MLCCC, called the first board meeting on Monday, December 4.  Seven people attended.  Following introductions, Dr. Huang shared his agenda for the Board and principal Mr. Qunbin Xiong gave a presentation on the current state of MLCCC, our programs and undertakings, and where we need support.  It was a good meeting.  All the members were happy to join and are looking forward to being part of a productive Board in the coming years.  We are very lucky and grateful to these professionals who volunteer their time and efforts to support our mission.

We will keep you posted regarding where and how our Board of Directors has helped with our cause and our long-term missions.

5.  Chinese New Year Gala Planning and Sponsorship Campaign

Our Chinese New Year Community Gala will be on Feb. 18.  With the Performance Show, the Culture Fair, and free admissions for everyone, our Gala has become a local cultural staple.  We cannot do it without the generosity and sponsorship of the local companies, businesses and individuals.  Please introduce our Gala to your acquaintances or organizations who may be able to sponsor or assist.  Thank you in advance for your help.

6.  Upa Yoga and Isha Kriya Continues This Sunday, 4:10pm, 2nd Floor Hallway

12/10, 已经学过Upa瑜伽的朋友们可以来集体练习和纠正。4:10二楼见谢谢。

“Upa Yoga” essentially means “sub-yoga” or “pre-yoga”. This program offers a simple yet powerful set of 10 practices that activate the joints, muscles, and energy system, bringing ease to the whole system. Anyone who is 7yrs of age or above can practice Upa Yoga.

Benefits of Upa Yoga: Relieves physical stress and tiredness; Strengthens the joints and muscles; Rejuvenates the body after periods of inactivity; Negates the effects of jetlag and long travel.

All are welcome!

7.  PTO Sponsored Beijing Duck House Visits Again This Sunday at 2:30pm

8.  School Closed for Christmas and New Year’s on Dec. 24 and Dec. 31

Our school calendar is here:

Best Regards,

Qunbin Xiong - Principal

Julia Chou - Vice Principal

Sally Chen - Director of Academics

Lu Li - PTO President

MLCCC Chinese Weekend School

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Facebook "Main Line Chinese Culture Center"

Join Parent WeChat group: WeChat ID:

"MLCCC明朗校方快讯" and “MLCCC-CSL-Montessori Families”

WeChat Public [微信公众号]at “明朗公众”. QR code attached, scan and follow MLCCC.