Guanghua Weekly Newsletter No.4, August 16, 2020

Updates: 1. Early registration is still open for 2020-2021 School year; 2. Please update your email/contact info of your account; 3. 我校蔡陈林老师的团队将承担费城新落成的Crane大楼整体外墙壁画项目, 

将美丽留在费城的天际线上; 4. 光华摄影讲座系列; 5. Introduction of new teachers

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1. Early registration is still open for 2020-2021 School year; 

  • • 光华2020-2021学年注册正在进行中; 
  • • 秋季学期的课程将通过虚拟Zoom教室进行教学; 
  • • 新学期将于9月13日开学; 
  • • 8月27日前注册可免交注册费 Registration for the coming school year has started on July 12. Our new school year will kick in on September 13th. Early registration will end by 08/27 and registration fee will be waived before that. For students' safety, the fall semester (from September to January/2021) will be taught by Zoom virtual class. We will evaluate the situation by the end of the year and see what's the best option for students. If the pandemic doesn’t get better and there is concern regarding students’ health, we will not take the risk to resume classroom education. We may continue to do zoom class until we are confident that it's safe for students to come to campus for traditional classroom education. 

Be sure to know student’s safety is always our top priority. 

Please visit our school website for registration. http://www.guanghuachinese.org/joomla3/index.php?option=com_content&view=article&i d=58&Itemid=242 Notes: 1. Fall Semester will start on Sept 13; 2. No Priority registration for current students for existing classes; 3. Registration fee ($25) will be waived if registered before 8/27; 4. Students taking Summer Chinese class should register for next grade in the fall semester. 

We are looking forward to another wonderful year with our students.

2. Please update your email/contact info of your account; 

光华一般使用电子邮件和微信和学生/家长/社区保持联系,交流信息。基于最近的形 势,在美国能否继续使用微信存在一定程度上的不确定性。电子邮件将成为我们的主要交流方式。请大家登录自己的账户,更新电子邮件地址和电话。如果需要联系 学校,我们的邮件地址是: This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it. Guanghua uses both e-mail and WeChat to keep in touch with students/parents/our communities and exchange information. Due to recent political unease, there is some uncertainty that WeChat service may not be available in US in the near future. Thus, email will become our main communication channel. Please log in to your account and update your email address and phone number. If you need to contact the school, our email address is: This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.

3. 我校蔡陈林老师的团队将承担费城新落成的Crane大楼整体外墙壁画项目, 将美丽留在费城的天际线上; 这个项目是庆祝明年费城中国城150周年活动的一部分。将用壁画来讲述费城华人的 历史和对未来的展望(壁画主题“承前启后”)。项目第一阶段是收集社区和华人 群体对壁画的期望和对历史的记忆。将邀请在费城的华人们来参与这个项目,通过 口述历史和举办针对青少年的网络研讨会来集思广益。完善艺术家对壁画内容的构 思。 此外,光华学校的学生们也能通过参与此项目而增加对中华文化和费城中国城 的文化认同感。也是一个很好的平台来帮助他们来了解费城中国城和华人的历史。 同学们也有机会能体验壁画的创作。

4. 光华摄影讲座系列

光华摄影讲座系列 -《匠人之旅》 特邀:著名自由摄影大师梅慈敏女士 时间: 2020.08.14 周五 7:30-9:30pm 介绍: https://b.xiumi.us/stage/v5/3Dr6p/229216001#/ 

Guanghua is inviting you to a scheduled Zoom meeting. https://us02web.zoom.us/j/2159176902?pwd=bUo1OHBwK3V2enhZMmdETitWU0liQT09 Zoom Meeting ID: 215 917 6902 Passcode: 867618 

光华摄影讲座系列之二 -《鹤之旅》 特邀:著名自由摄影大师梅慈敏女士 时间: 2020.08.21 周五 7:30 - 9:30pm 介绍: https://b.xiumi.us/stag/v5/3Dr6p/229216001#/ 

Guanghua is inviting you to a scheduled Zoom meeting. https://us02web.zoom.us/j/2159176902?pwd=bUo1OHBwK3V2enhZMmdETitWU0liQT09 Zoom Meeting ID: 215 917 6902 Passcode: 867618

5. Introduction of new teachers 

Daniel Luo is a rising 11th grade high school student of Upper Dublin High School. He took Chinese AP class in 2018 and got 5 on his AP exam. Daniel was also a teaching assistant for the class of CML. He answers students questions and substitutes for the teacher if teacher is absent. He worked in Franklin Institute and answered questions and provided more in depth information about the topics in the exhibits. He loves teaching with his warm heart. He will be the teacher for CES3A. 

Selina Lin is a rising junior at Lower Moreland High School. She has participated in various clubs and activities at her school, and she has been in many different positions where public speaking skills come in handy. She first learned about how to debate in middle school and has since then experienced debate in many different settings, from informal classroom debates in middle school to competitive policy debates in high school. As an active member of her school’s mock trial team, a secretary in her school’s student government, and a captain of her school’s Mini-THON, she understands the importance of being an example for others and hopes to help her students build character, develop leadership skills, and gain confidence about public speaking and debating in this class. 

Daniel Li is a rising sophomore at Julia R. Masterman School. He is an active member of the math club, robotics team and student government. He enjoys teaching chess at GuangHua Chinese School. He has been involved with MathCounts since elementary school and started participating in MathCounts competitions in 6th grade. In 2019, he placed first at the Philadelphia Chapter Competition and top 25 at the Pennsylvania State Competition. He wants to share his passion for math with other kids and help them prepare for MathCounts competitions. Introduction of other new teachers can be found at the following site; https://www.guanghuachinese.org/joomla3/index.php?option=com_content&view=article&id=158&Itemid=221

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