MFCS – Summer Newsletter – August 2020

Registration is Open.  You Still have time to Register!  Go to Register Now!
http://reg.njfcs.org/reg/


Online School Starts September 12th.  2020-2021 School Calendar Available!
https://www.njmfcs.org/calendar/  


Culture Class Registration Now Open!!!! – Please Register Your Culture Class!

It is with great pleasure and excitement that we announce the opening of our Culture class offering for the upcoming semester!   We treasure your continued support, and we hope you will register for one of the Culture classes.  Culture class fees have been reduced by 50 percent.  Culture class registration is only $25 per student.  This is less than $1 a class. 

Please see the details of each Culture class offering below. 

Chinese Brush Painting & Chinese Calligraphy (國畫 & 書法)

Lead by Ms. Hua Jiang 姜華 – Classes presented via Zoom – Minimum age requirement: 10 yrs old 

With Chinese Brush Painting instructions, Students will learn to make simple brush strokes to create vivid images of flowers, birds, fish, bamboo, and more while also practicing how to incorporate texture and unique wash techniques. With Chinese Calligraphy instructions, students will learn how to correctly hold and use a brush to write words in traditional Chinese in forms of poems, short scrolls, characters, and word pairings ideographs.  This way they may transform everyday Chinese characters into beautiful works of art using traditional brushes and paper.
 

Chinese Traditional Dance (中國傳統舞蹈)

Lead by Ms. Kara Lui – Classes presented via Zoom – Minimum age requirement: 8 yrs old
 
Student will learn a variety of Chinese traditional dancing using ribbons, fans, swords, long sleeves, baskets, etc in many different ethnic styles.
 

Chinese Folk Dance (中國民俗舞蹈) 

Lead by Ms. Kelly Chin 陳杰蓮 – Classes presented via Zoom – Minimum age requirement: 8 yrs old 

Student learn a variety Chinese Folk Dance techniques and routines, include Tai Chi Fan Dance, Chinese Ribbon Dance and Chinese Sword Dance
 

Chinese Yo-Yo (扯鈴)

Lead by Mr. Lam Kevin 林智誠 and Mr. Jared Chiou 邱杰倫 – Classes presented via Outdoor Session – Minimum Age requirement: 10 yrs. 

This class will be presented in an outdoor setting, weather permitting, with social distancing enforced.  Each instructor will oversee 3 to 5 students.  Student must maintain 12 foot distance and wear a mask throughout the session (instructors will enforce this policy).   This class will start at 11:45AM and end at 12:45PM.  During inclement weather, classes with by held via Google Classroom and pre-recorded tricks videos will be assigned for students to review.

Students learn how to spin the yo-yo and then increasingly challenging tricks. They will be required to practice at home to master their tricks. Students are encouraged to participate in a variety of performances. Depending on their skill levels, they might be invited to a variety of competitions. Yo-Yos will be needed every class. If your child needs a yo-yo, please ask the teacher about where to buy one.

Chinese Chess (象棋)

Lead by Mr. Peter Tan 陳世俊 – Classes presented via Zoom & applicable Chinese Chess software – Minimum age requirement: 10 yrs old 

Students learn strategy as well as improve their skills in the ancient game of Chinese chess.


Useful Registration Links!
To register online:

Go to the registration link
http://reg.njfcs.org/reg/
Enter Username
The username is the primary email address that you registered with the school.
Enter Password
The password is the same as previous year 

Forgot My Password.  Click link below to get receive your password via email
http://reg.njfcs.org/reg/fcs_login?action=to_get_family_password

Forgot My Username.  Clink link below to get your username
http://reg.njfcs.org/reg/fcs_login?action=to_lookup_guardian_username

Instructions how to register online.  Click link below for detail online registration instructions
https://www.njfcs.org/registration-process-reg-njfcs-org/

Please also make sure to review and update if needed your family details such as contact details and student info.

Any questions regarding enrollment, classes, or registering online please send an email to MFCSPrincipal@gmail.com or call 917-224-9364 for assistance.


MFCS Open Positions

We are looking for current parents of MFCS to fill the following open positions.  For those who have not served and have been with the school for 3+ years, please sign up, as we want the volunteer efforts to be equally distributed amongst the families.  Remember this is all for our students and community.

Please click the position to get details of each role. 

Open Board positions

Non-Board open positions

If you are interested in applying for one of the open positions or have questions about any of these roles please send an email to MFCSPrincipal@gmail.com or call 917-224-9364.


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為促進藝術市場更為健全,透過購藏,扶植具潛力青年藝術家,讓藝術作品進入公共空間,增加青年藝術家被認識、被看見的機會,文化部委託國立台灣美術館執行藝術銀行徵件計畫,期透過該計畫之推展,擴充潛在收藏族群,營造多樣的藝術欣賞環境,行銷台灣優秀的藝術家及作品。
凡具中華民國國籍持有國民身分證者,均得參與徵選。徵件時間自即日起至9月10日止,詳細辦法、報名方式、簡章及契約書,請至藝術銀行主題網站(https://artbank.ntmofa.gov.tw/news.aspx?NID=MSM8MD ) 查閱下載或逕洽承辦人張小姐(886-4-2223-2220分機212)。

 

Please stay safe and healthy and I look forward to seeing you for the 2020-2021 semester.


Sincerely,
Herbert Gordon

Principal, Monmouth Fidelity Chinese School
355 County Rd 520
Marlboro Township, NJ 07746
https://www.njmfcs.org