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Weekly Notes

Dear ACLS families, welcome back and hope you had a memorable winter break. ACLS will start 2020 Spring semester this Sunday, Feb. 23, 2020. Other Chinese Schools in New England area have started or will start their semester soon.

A few notes below:
1. ACLS will continue monitoring and evaluating the developments of the coronavirus in US, especially in New England and Massachusetts. For this week, each class teacher has options to go to school or continue with virtual classroom via internet. Next week all teachers will have class in school.
2. If you or your family members have just returned from China (after Feb. 09), please quarantine yourself at home for 14 days. Please do not come to school before the end of your quarantine time. Thank you for your understanding.
3. If you have fever, cough, or other cold symptoms, please wear a mask and quarantine yourself at home, please do not come to school. Thank you for your understanding.
4. ACLS joins force with ACACS (Acton Chinese American Civic Society) to hold donation, please see attached flyer for details.
5. For 2020 Spring tuition, late fee will be applied only after 5pm this Sunday, Feb. 23, 2020. Cancellation of class will be fully refunded before the Feb. 23, 2020.
6. We will start to process refund of Spring festival dinner ticket on this Sunday.

Please observe the use facility policy below. Come to us at Room 409 if you have any questions.

Best regards,
Shu Wang/Xiaoping Ao
ACLS Principals


Please strictly follow Use Facility Policy to reflect ourappreciation to both schools' and Community Education's long-term support.Please be aware that any violation could jeopardize ACLS's rentalprivileges.

Use Facility Policy:

· Do not use or remove any suppliesas well as personal belongings in the classroom;

· Latex is strictly prohibited in ParkDamon Building. Citrus products (such as oranges and orange juice) are strictlyprohibited in JH building.

· No solicitation allowed during schoolhours.

· No food/beverage in the classroom/corridorsanytime during the school except in big cafeteria and the designated places;

· No running/chasing/screaming/sport inthe corridors/lobby/cafeteria;

· Do not mark on theWall/smart-Board/Desk in the classroom;

When and Where:

· Jr High and Parker Damon building willopen to ACLS families at 1:45 pm.

· Admin office is in Room 409.

· Help desk/Parent Duty Sign-in Desk: inthe Jr High front lobby.

· Parents on duty will meet at theParent Duty Sign-in Desk at 1:45pm. Please ensure that you have signed in withour security personnel before you perform your duty.



Chinese As A Second Language


Why Choosing CSL at ACLS?


  • Over the years, more than a dozen students from this program joined Chinese classes at Acton-Boxborough Regional High School. These students take leadership role in class discussion and cultural activities.
  • Seven CSL students graduated from ACLS. Four of them have been studying Chinese for 9 - 12 years. One continued to study Chinese at Columbia University. Another minored in Chinese in College.
  • Through years of efforts, CSL students have learned to speak, read, and write Chinese, and type Pinyin.
  • CSL students have taken Youth Chinese Test (YCT), and passed Level 3 or Level 4.
  • Student Age 518
  • Level: Level I - V

                  Advanced II and IV

                 Adult beginner I

                 Adult beginner II

  • Class time:   2:00 - 3:35pm Sunday afternoons
  • Address:Acton’s R.J. Grey junior High School
  • Questions: Email Dean of ACLS Language Program: This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.
  • Visit Our Website:
  • Visit Us: Room 409 R.J. Grey Junior High 2:00-4:45pm (Sundays)


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