MFCS Weekly Newsletter – 10/17/2021 – 10/23/2021
Saturday Oct-30 – Monmouth Fidelity Chinese School Annual Halloween Party – To be Held Outdoors in the School Courtyard
Thank you for the many generous donations, adult volunteers, and TA and student volunteers we have received so far. We still need your help with donations and adult volunteering to make our Halloween party a success for our students and families. You can make a difference!!!
Please select one of the sign-up links below to donate, volunteer and to register to attend the Halloween party with your family.
Halloween donations and volunteers – This link is for donations, adult sign-up, and parent volunteers
TA and Student volunteers – This link is for TA and Student volunteers
Family Members Attending the Halloween Party – Please use to link to confirm your attendance and indicate how many family members will be attending so the Parent Association can plan accordingly
All families are welcome to attend and to come in their costume. Parents, please arrive 30 minutes before the start of the party.
Saturday October 23 – Preventing Asian-American Hate Crime – Marlboro High School
Mayor Jon Hornik, Council President Jeff Cantor and Chief of Police Peter J. Pezzullo invites the families of Monmouth Fidelity Chinese School to join them in a discussion on safety & security of Asian residents in our community. They will also take questions or concerns that you may have. Please see below for additional details.
Sunday October 24 – 2021 Making Strides Against Breast Cancer Walk
Please join Monmouth Fidelity Chinese School as we walk in support of the
2021 Making Strides Against Breast Cancer. Please see below for registration details.
Adult MFCS Clubs – Cha-cha-cha Dance Class
This new MFCS adult class started on Saturday Oct-16 and they are still accepting registrations. Please see below for registration details or to get additional details about this exciting new adult class.
Due to the annual Halloween Party, there are no culture classes scheduled on Sat. Oct 30th. All students are welcomed to come in and participate in the Halloween party outdoors in the school’s protected courtyard.
PA Duty SignUp
The PA department is using SignUp to organize our upcoming activities.
All Families with enrolled students please sign up for your MFCS weekly PA duty!
Here’s how it works in 3 easy steps:
1. Click this link to go to our invitation page on SignUp: https://signup.com/go/dUTMhSE
2. Enter your email address: (You will NOT need to register an account on SignUp)
3. Sign up! Choose your spots – SignUp will send you an automated confirmation and reminders. Easy!
Note: SignUp does not share your email address with anyone.
2021-2-22 MFCS School Calendar
For details on MFCS-specific events and closure date, view the online calendar page.
Announcements & Special Events
Preventing Asian-American Hate Crime
Sunday October 24 – 2021 Making Strides Against Breast Cancer Walk
Below is the information for the walk this Sunday. Right now the forecast says about 63 degrees and sunny to partly cloudy on Sunday.
Please wear your dark grey with pink t-shirts and gather around for a group picture at 9:30am by the stage. We plan to arrive earlier so the traffic and parking situation will be better. Look forward to seeing you all on Sunday, 10/24/21.
Monmouth Fidelity Chinese School
American Cancer Society | Making Strides Against Breast Cancer
Making Strides Against Breast Cancer Central New Jersey
Sunday, October 24, 2021
Registration & Tents Open: 9:00 a.m.
Walk Start Time: 10:00 a.m.
Important Event Information
WALK ROUTE – Here is the 2021 CNJ Walk Route. The loop is a little over 1 mile. It’s up to you how many times you want to go around – once, twice or three times!
PARKING – Parking is available at Lot 1 and Lot 2. The closest entrance is from Mill Road. Below is an overall map.
*Cash and checks made out to the American Cancer Society will be accepted. You can also make credit card donations at the Registration Tent.
BEFORE THE WALK (9:00am-10:00am)
SPONSORSHIP ROW – Be sure to stop by our Sponsors. Our sponsors have fun activities and goodies at their tents for walk participants.
SURVIVOR TENT – The Survivor Tent is a special area for survivors. Survivors will enjoy some snacks, coffee, receive their Survivor Sash, and participate in safe activities—all while creating great memories in the tent. Be sure to stop outside and grab a photo too!
It is important to note that the American Cancer Society defines a survivor as anyone who has heard the words “you have cancer”, so if you are recently diagnosed, currently going through treatment, or are in remission, this tent is for you!
TRIBUTE GARDEN – Tribute Pinwheels, sponsored by Procure Proton Therapy, honor every life touched by cancer.
STRIDES SHOP TENT – We have a unique opportunity to allow you to purchase a selection of limited vintage Making Strides gear at the walk. Unfortunately, we won’t have the new event shirts at the walk but you will be able to order current strides gear by visiting 2021 Strides merchandise on our virtual store.
KIDS TENT – Be sure to bring our littlest Striders to the Kids Tents to grab some goodies and do some fun activities!
PACESETTERS – INDIVIDUALS who have raised $2,500 or more are exclusive members of the Pacesetter Club. Pacesetters be sure to visit the stage to receive your gift and snap a photo with the Pacesetter frame.
INFO & SOCIETY CENTRAL – Stop by Society Central and learn more about what the American Cancer Society and American Cancer Society Cancer Action Network are doing to help people facing cancer in our community. Here you can learn more about the American Cancer Society’s programs and services, events and volunteer opportunities. You will also have the opportunity to become an ACS CAN member and help advocate for our mission to make cancer a top national priority.
REFRESHMENT TENT – Snacks and water will be available for all walkers at the Refreshment Tent courtesy of our friends at Herr’s. No coffee will be provided.
WALK STARTS (10:00am)
At 9:00am the walk route will open with a ribbon cutting. We kindly ask that everyone SLOWLY enter the walk route and allow distance between other groups. This is not a race! Stop whenever you want or need to. You absolutely do not need to complete the entire walk if you are unable. The walk concludes when the final walker crosses the finish line.
BATHROOMS – For your convenience, toilets are inside the Student Center.
FIRST AID – First Aid will be available for minor injuries in the main event area. Please report any injury needing attention to an American Cancer Society event staff member located at the Information Tent.
WHAT NOT TO BRING – Please do not bring dogs, bikes, picnics, scooters, wheelies, skateboards, rollerblades and skates (strollers and wagons are permitted). Solicitation is also not permitted. This is a non-smoking/vaping event.
COVID-19 EVENT GUIDELINES – We will be following all CDC and NJ State guidelines to make sure the event is safe for our attendees.
The health and safety of all our guests and participants is our number one priority. Please see below for important details which will continue to be updated based on our unique needs and review the COVID-19 Waiver.
We appreciate your understanding and if you are unable to attend, we hope you will continue to support our mission by donating.
CHECK LIST FOR THE WEEK LEADING UP TO THE WALK:
• Follow-up with the people you have asked to support you and have not heard back from.
• Plan to dress in layers! It can be a little bit chillier in the morning and warmer as the day goes on.
• Wear comfortable shoes!
• It’s not too late to email your Making Strides webpage link or mail your personal fundraising letter.
• Make sure that you get your matching gift form from your Human Resources Department and turn it in with your cash/check donations the day of the walk.
• Post on Facebook this week and share that you are Making Strides on October 24th along with your fundraising link.
• You can send your cash/check donations to the American Cancer Society office located at 2310 Route 34, Suite 1D, Manasquan, NJ 08736 (Attn: MSABC CNJ) for all donations that you receive after the walk. Make sure to include your name and team name along with each cash/check donation you mail to our office.
2021 CNJ Making Strides Sponsors
Thank you for making the Annual Making Strides Against Breast Cancer of Central New Jersey walk a success! Whether you are a team leader, individual walker, or are volunteering the day of, your dedication and hard work are greatly appreciated! Because of you, we are moving closer to a day when no one has to hear the words, “You have breast cancer.” Thank YOU!
Adult MFCS Clubs – Cha-cha-cha Dance Class
We are now accepting Registration for the adult MFCS clubs Cha-cha-cha dance class. This elegant and structured rhythmic dance style class is a popular class for adults. The instructions and choreography will be meet weekly from 9:30am to 10:30am and led by our long time and experienced teacher Mr. Ma.
If you are interested in joining this adult MFCS clubs, please click the link below, complete the registration form and email it to email@example.com.
Sunday October 24 – Marlboro Township’s Trunk or Treat
SAVE the DATE: Sunday, October 24th is Marlboro Township’s Trunk or treat @ the Marlboro Recreation Center.
Trunks and Tables needed! Families, business and organizations are welcomed to participate. If you would like to bring a decorated trunk or have a table please email firstname.lastname@example.org
Trunk or Treat begins at 2:00pm (parade registration at the same time) the Halloween Parade steps off at 3:45pm with Mayor Hornik leading the way.
Prizes are awarded for the best costumes in many categories.
Candy donations for the participating ‘Trunks’ are welcomed.
Any questions please call the office 732-617-0100
AmazonSmile for MFCS
Did you know that when you shop during the on Amazon using the smile.amazon.com/ch/22-3256707 link, AmazonSmile donates 0.5% of the purchase price from your eligible AmazonSmile purchases to Monmouth Fidelity Chinese School? Please show your support for MFCS by using the MFCS AmazonSmile link when you shop on Amazon.
Accessing AmazonSmile from a web browser in 3 Easy Steps
∙ Select link below to update Fidelity Chinese School as your charity on amazon
∙ Once you’ve registered, you’ll see the screenshot show “supporting Fidelity Chinese School” in your page.
Accessing AmazonSmile from the Amazon App
∙ First register with AmazonSmile as described above
∙ In the Amazon App search window, enter Amazon Smile
∙ Click the AmazonSmile logo
∙ If you registered as described above you will see donations going to Fidelity Chinese school on this page
∙ Press continue to start shopping
Upcoming Events – October & November
October 23, 2021
Preventing Asian-American Hate Crime – 2:00pm
October 24, 2021
2021 Making Strides Against Breast Cancer Walk – 9:30am
October 30, 2021
MFCS Annual Halloween Party – 11:15am thru 12:30pm
November 06, 2021
School Closed – Fall Break
November 13, 2021
Mid-Term Exam 1
November 27, 2021
School Closed – Thanksgiving Recess