Milpitas October 2023 Newsletter
Updated: Oct 17
1. School Holiday
Monday online class: 10/9
Friday online class: 11/10
Friday Rancho/Sinnott in-person class: 11/10
For 2023-2024 MLCC academic calendar, please go to
2. Safety Concern
1. To prevent injury, please remind your child there is no running in the hallways at any time.
2. Please slow down when driving in the parking lot during student pick-up and drop-off.
Please be mindful of other motorists and do not block traffic.
3. To protect the image rights of both teacher and students, please be sure to obtain the
teacher’s permission before filming in the classroom.
3. School Activities
1. To view the recording of Dr Shuling Chen 9/30 online speech “ Help Your Children
Prepare for Future Challenges”, please click the link below
2. Halloween Trick or Treat on 10/27. Students are welcome to wear costumes to school on
10/27. Treats will be handed out to students on campus after school.
3. Please help your child review the 100 Phrases from the previous level. 100 Phrases
Evaluation will take place on 12/1, 12/8 and 12/15.
4. Please encourage your child to continue reading in Chinese at home; those who have
logged 10 books by 1/19 for fall semester and 5/17 for spring semester will receive a reading
certificate. You may consider alternatives such as audio books, e-books, and other online
resources. It’s important to provide an environment where students can get as much exposure
as possible, whether by reading or listening, to the Chinese language.
5. Ap Chinese Test Prep has started on 10/3. This online prep class is designed for students
who plan to take Chinese AP Test next May. Currently there are 31 students enrolled.
6. MLCC Teacher Training Program is now taking applications. Our 5-month training
program consists of language teaching pedagogy. classroom observation, and student
teaching, and the program fee is $500. Participants will participate in the observation forum,
submit observation report and develop lesson plans. Priority will be given to candidates who
have experience in teaching, or major in Chinese or foreign languages. Please email your
resume to email@example.com if interested.
4. Sinnott Fall Festival on 10/27
Sinnott Elementary is holding Fall Festive on 10/27 from 5-8:30pm. Parking on campus that
evening will be tight and parents are encouraged to carpool to school on 10/27.
5. El Camino Health Webinars on Emotional Well-Being
Chinese Health Initiative at El Camino Health will offer webinars on anxiety/anger
management on Oct.18, 2023 and Nov. 8, 2023. The webinars are free of charge and
conducted in Mandarin via Zoom. Please see the attached flyers for more details.
6. Next newsletter will come on 11/2
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