Guanghua Chinese Association Weekly Newsletter for Sunday May 20 2018

Weekly Briefing:

  1. New classes and new teachers
  2. GHCS Summer camp information updates 5/20 meeting
  3. Textbook orders for the 2018-2019 school year
  4. Certificates exchanging trophies Deadline 5/20
  5. TAs gift cards to pick up at school office 345 2:00pm-4:30pm
  6. GPCCC activities
  7. US International will be in the school #317 from 2:30-3:30pm for visa and travel services


 1. New classes and teachers:

1)Photography 101 by Joshua Cheng on Tuesday night, 7:00pm-9:00pm at GPCCC

Photography 101 is the perfect all-in-one class for anyone who wants to jump into the world of photography. This course provides practical instruction in the fundamentals of digital SLR format camera operation. You will make the transition from fully automatic to fully manual shooting: this includes the fundamentals of cameral-use and optimize lenses, exposer, and focus to expand your creative potential.

We will also discuss the work of great photographers alongside your own photographs in order to better understand the fundamentals of composition and lighting to create compelling imagery. Like a great storyteller, you will develop a keen sense of eye that express your photographic storytelling.

About instructor: 

Joshua Cheng grew up in Lansdale, Pennsylvania. After obtaining BRE in Religious Education, he went on to pursue an MDiv at Calvary Baptist Theological Seminary. He has done additional studies at Yale University and University of Pennsylvania.

Photography is one of his many passions in life. He’s been shooting since the age of 16. As an amateur photographer, he focuses on portrait and travel photography. Joshua’s unique blend of illustrations, photographs and group discussions make learning photography engaging and fun.

2) Aerobic Fitness by Susan Cong @2:00 pm

丛姝娟(Susan 丛)喜欢健身运动已有多年,在光华中文学校参加过Zumba ,Yoga 等课程训练,同时也坚持去GPCC(Gtester Plymouth Community Center)做运动多年,现在想义务为光华中文学校做点力所能及的事情,同时也想和喜欢运动的朋友们一起切磋交流,分享运动带来的快乐。

课程安排是:运动前的伸展拉筋热身,然后针对小腹,腰部及臀部做些健身操,最后以简单的垫上运动结束。温馨提示:请带Yoga Mat。

2. GHCS Summer Camp information meeting this Sunday May 20 at office 345 @2:10. Agenda:

1)  名师团的培训授课安排和注意事项

2)  《寻根之旅》北京团和上海团的注意事项 All the participants should have one family member in the meeting.

3)  答疑

3. Purchasing textbooks for the 2018-2019 school year:

It is time to order the new textbooks for next school year.

1)    For 《马立平教材》:MaLipingTextbook

-      For new Kindergarten students (学 前班), the orders will be handled by the school.

-      For classes that have more than 5 students, the textbook orders should be handled by their parent representative. Order site:

-      For classes that have less than 5 students, please let Weiqin Luan know ASAP.

2)    Lang Lang《朗朗中文》

-      The school will place its orders for these classes. Please let school know how many books and which volume you need.

3)    《美洲华语》MeiZhouHuaYu

-      Teacher and parent representative are responsible to purchase the  textbooks for students. Order site:

-      For classes that have less than 5 students, please let school know and school will order the textbooks for you

4)    《暨南中文》ZhongWen

-      The Zhong Wen《暨南中文》will be  handled by the class itself. Order site:

If you have any questions, please contact Weiqin Luan /267-864-6854 /:This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.

4. URGENT!!! If you haven’t submitted your child’s certificates, this Sunday (1-4:30) will be the last chance. Don’t miss it. The last day for collecting certificates to exchanging trophies. Please submit the certificates with students English name and Chinese name, Class and phone numbers.

5. School appreciates all of our teacher assistants (TA) for their hard work and help. As a small token, each TA should receive a gift card from our school as our appreciation. Please come to the school office #345 to pick up the gift card and certificates. Thanks.

6. GPCCC’s Activities:

  • 护肤和美妆:5/18 Friday night 7:00-9:00 Cultural Center。美女们有福了,来自香港的美妆顾问将于5月18日晚来中心为大家讲解化妆技巧和护肤常识。Annie Lee——10年美容化妆经验;曾在香港的法国叶露芝当美容师和美容顾问;曾在纤体中心当顾问;在大型连锁店当美容顾问(销售护肤品,化妆品,名牌香水,训练新人,解答客人疑难等);来美11年,在美期间,曾做过一些新娘化妆的工作。本次授课内容有:1. 讲解如何护肤和日常化妆;2. 介绍护肤品,化妆品;3. 临场演示化妆。有兴趣者,请sign up:
  • Cooking seminar: 5/19 Saturday night @7:00大费城文化中心再次请到做饭能手徐格老师来教我们发面,包包子,做花卷,并且演示做生煎包,欢迎美食爱好者报名参加。时间:5月19日晚7点,地点:文化中心(905 Lenmar Dr, Blue Bell) 欢迎大家踊跃报名
  • Flower Arrangement by Chen Ying on Wednesday May 23 @7:00pm. More information will be posted shortly
  • Guanghua 5k Run:

亲爱的朋友们,欢迎加入第二届光华5K Run/Walk ! Please sign up:

When: 6/2/18 (Saturday) The check-in time is 7:30 am, the race will begin at 8am. RAIN OR SHINE

Where: Peace Valley Park (New Galena Rd & Myers Rd, Chalfont, PA 18914). We will be meeting at Sailor's point. Cost:  $15 each person

7. If you need visa and travel services, please come to Room 317 @2:30-3:30, US International agent will be there to serve you.

GHCS Management Team