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Weekly Reminder 2016-09-07
by Admin User - Thursday, September 8, 2016, 7:07 AM
Weekly Reminder 2016-09-07
Good morning, Hua Xia families,

I am very excited to welcome all of you back to San Diego Hua Xia Chinese School !  2016-2017 school year begins on this coming Sunday, September 11. I hope you are all well-rested and prepared, and ready for the big day!
Here are some notes for the 1st school day:

1) By Now, all students and parents should have received a welcome letter from your teacher, informing you the grade level, class ID, classroom number, class schedules, as well as instructions for the first day.You may also find out this information by logon to your student account using student's username and password. Forgotten password can be easily retrieved online.
For new students, you may contact your teacher for username and password, or send request to:   yicai@sdhxcs.org (Regular Program), or jfyu@sdhxcs.org (Credit Program).

2) If you haven't registered, I strongly recommend you to complete the online registration at home to avoid long waiting line in the office. All information can be found on school website. We are also happy to answer your question via email info@sdhxcs.org or over the phone 858-720-1110.

3) Safety. Opening day is always busy and exciting. Safety is our #1 issue. Please arrive a little earlier than normal days, drive slowly and carefully on campus (15mph ), pay close attention to the pedestrians.

4) Finding your classroom. Please refer to the campus map to locate these highlighted buildings: H (Regular classes), S5 (Credit classes), I (2 credit classes and BL2-2). You may also ask our safety patrols (wearing orange vest).
   Student list will also be posted in the hallway of H building (for Regular classes), and on the wall of S5 building for your convenience.
5) Office is located in F-209. Dance studio is in J-2 (start from 9/18).

6) Parking. You may use student Lot 1, Lot 2, and Lot 3. Please Do Not park in the Reserved or Handy Caped space unless you have a permit.  Do Not park in the small parking lot in front of the office for however quick is of your stop. Absolutely No Parking on the road side. Campus Police can issue violation tickets just as anywhere else.

7) Drop off. Pull forward as much as you can to drop off, and leave as quickly as possible to reduce traffic jam. Be courteous to others as you would like others to you. Never drop off students in the middle of the street. 

8) Mandatory parent meeting in class at the beginning of the 1st period. Meet your teachers, understand regulations and expectations, and submit required paper works (credit class).
9) Textbook are available for purchase in the classroom during the 1st period. Remember to bring a check.

10) Enrichment class begins in the 2nd week, Sept. 18. Course schedule and video intro are available on our website. Each class may have limited seats, and it is first come first served.
      In order to attend enrichment class without delay, you must complete online enrichment class registration before 9/18. No refund, prorate, or change of class once 1st class meet begins. 

Please remember to pick up your students right after Chinese class this Sunday!
11) Visa service. If you used our service on 8/28, please come and pick up your passport in the office at 12 noon. Next visa service day is on October 2.
12) Parent service starts day 1. It is a very important part of the school operation. Service schedules is arranged by VP Tina Zhang, and channeled to parents via room parents or teachers. Please refer to the attached Safety Patrol Duty and Safety Patrol Checklist, they help you understand what is expected for the service. 
13) Are you interested in English Writing, Reading and Speaking? Join Dr. Joe on 9/18 for an introduction, in PTA room.
     2 sessions:  9:45 am-10:45 am;     1:45 pm-2:45 pm. 
In order to help your children attain their goal of study Chinese, it is very important that parents volunteer at Hua Xia. Be involved ! Stay informed through school website and your teacher's webpage.
Enjoy rest of the summer vacation!  
I look forward to see you all on September 11.


Xing Bin