Tzu Chi Academy Long Island

2018-2019 School Calendar (1st semester)

School Address: Oyster Bay High School        Mailing Address: Tzu Chi Foundation Long Island, ℅ Chwen Best

  150 East Main Street                                    60 East Williston Ave.

  Oyster Bay, NY 11871                                    East Williston, NY 11596

                                                    Tel: 516-873-6888        Fax: 516-746-0626

Principal:                Chwen Best         516-316-9543

Assistant Principals:        Edward Tong         917-226-6302          

Ken Tan             917-691-5481  

Richard Chuang 516-554-7779

Counselor:                Lillian Kuo         516-578-1080

Week

Date

Core Virtues

Events

1

9/09/18

Diligent/Giving

1. Opening ceremony 2. Cultural class / Adult class registration 3.  Parent meeting (11-12) (12:00 dismissal)

2

9/16/18

Diligent/Giving

1. Fire drill (10:00) 2. Cultural class / Adult class registration 3. Class mom/Ai Xin dad meeting 4. Staff meeting.  (12:00 dismissal)

3

9/23/18

Diligent/Giving

1. Cultural class / Adult class registration 2. Teacher’s Day event for both AM & PM sessions (11:45-12:45) 3. Group photo (12:45) (1pm dismissal)

4

9/30/18

Diligent/Giving

1. Parent-teacher meeting (starts) 2, Humanity class for K/pre-K

5

10/7/18

Timeliness/Manners

1, Teachers’ meeting 2. Humanity class (1) 3. Parenting workshop 4. Cultural class / Adult class (1) (1 pm dismissal)

10/14/18

School closed (Oyster Festival)

6

10/21/18

Timeliness/Manners

1.Teachers hand in mid-term exam 2. Cultural class / Adult class (2) 3. Class mom / Ai Xin dad meeting 4, Humanity class (2) (1 pm dismissal)

7

10/28/18

Timeliness/Manners

1. Cultural class / Adult class (3) 2. Staff meeting (11-12) 3. . Dictionary Look-up competition (3rd, 4th, 5th grades, AM 11:15-12) (1 pm dismissal)

8

11/4/18

Content/Manners

1. Daylight savings time ends. 2.Teachers’ meeting 3. Humanity class (3) 4. Cultural class / Adult class (4) (1 pm dismissal)

9

11/11/18

Content/Manners

1.Mid-term 2. Reward coupon redemption 3. Cultural class /Adult class (5) 4. Parent-teacher meeting (ends) 5. Parenting workshop (1 pm dismissal)

10

11/18/18

Content/Manners

1.Class mom/Ai Xin dad meeting 2. Staff meeting (11-12) 3. Cultural class / Adult class (6) (1 pm dismissal)

11/25/18

School closed (Thanksgiving)

11

12/02/18

Vegetarianism/Manners

1. Teachers’ meeting 2. Humanity class (4) 3. Cultural class / Adult class (7)

(1 pm dismissal)

12

12/09/18

Vegetarianism/Manners

1. Cultural class / Adult class (8) 2. Parenting workshop (1 pm dismissal)

13

12/16/18

Vegetarianism/Manners

1. Cultural class / Adult class (9) 2. Class mom/Ai Xin dad meeting  (1 pm dismissal)

12/23/18

School closed (Christmas)

12/30/18

School Closed (New Year)

14

1/06/19

Cooperation/

Manners

1. Teachers’ meeting 2.Teachers submit final exam 3. Humanity class (5) 4. Staff meeting (11-12) 5, Cultural class / Adult class (10) (1 pm dismissal)

15

1/13/19

Cooperation/

Manners

1.2nd Semester adult class registration 2. Class mom / Ai Xin dad meeting (11-12)

(12 pm dismissal)

16

1/20/19

Cooperation/

Manners

1.Finals 2.2nd Semester adult class registration 3. Parenting workshop 4. Tzu Chi song singing contest (12 pm dismissal)

 Tzu Chi Academy Long Island

2018-2019 School Calendar (2nd semester)

Week

Date

Core Virtues

Contents

1

1/27/19

Cooperation/

Environmental protection

1. Teachers’ meeting 2. Staff meeting (11-12) 3. Humanity Class (1)   4. Cultural class / Adult class (1) (1 pm dismissal)

2

2/03/19

Mindfulness/

Environmental protection

1. Year End Blessing Ceremony / Oyster Bay Chinese New Year Festival 2. Reward coupon redemption

3

2/10/19

Mindfulness/

Environmental protection

1.Parent-teacher conference (starts) 2. Class mom / Ai Xin dad meeting 3. Cultural class / Adult class (2) 4. Pre-k & K Humanity Class 5 Humanity class (9.10 grade)

(1 pm dismissal)

2/17/19

Mindfulness/

Environmental protection

Winter Break No School  (snow make up day)/no cultural class

4

2/24/19

Mindfulness/

Environmental protection

1.Speech contest – school-wide 2. Cultural class / Adult class (3) 3. Parenting workshop 4. Staff meeting (1 pm dismissal)

3/03/19

No school (Oyster Bay School Musical Event)

5

3/10/19

Honesty/

Environmental protection

1.Teachers’ meeting 2. Teachers submit midterm exam 3. Chinese SAT II mock test (9th and 10th grades) 4. Humanity  class(K-8 grade) (2) (12 pm dismissal)

6

3/17/19

Honesty/

Environmental protection

1. Daylight savings begins 2. Parenting workshop 3. Speech contest (class representative) (12:10 - 1) 4 Cultural class /Adult class (4) 5. Humanity class (3) (1 pm dismissal)

7

3/24/19

Honesty/

Environmental protection

1. Chinese typing contest (6th to 10th grades) 2. Parent-teacher conference (ends) 3. Class mom / Ai Xin dad meeting (12 pm dismissal) (1 pm dismissal)

8

3/31/19

Honesty/

Environmental protection

1. Midterm test 2. Coupon redemption 3. Culture /Adult class (5)  4. Staff meeting(11-12)

(1 pm dismissal)

9

4/07/19

Honesty/

Environmental protection

1. Teachers’ meeting 2.  Cultural class / Adult class (6) 3. Blood Drive (1 pm dismissal)

10

4/14/19

Changed/Environmental protection

1. Registration for next school year begins 2. Summer camp registrations begin 3. Parenting workshop 6. Humanity class (4) (12 pm dismissal)

4/21/19

No school ( Easter)

11

4/28/19

Changed/Environmental protection

1. Registration for next school year 2. Summer camp registration. 3. Pre-K/K Humanity class 4. Staff meeting (11-12) 5.  Class mom / Ai Xin dad meeting 6. Cultural class / Adult class (7) (1 pm dismissal)

12

5/05/19

Changed/Environmental protection

1. Teachers’ meeting 2. Humanity class (5) 3. Cultural class / Adult class (8) 4. Parenting workshop 5. New student registration starts for next school year begin 6. Teachers submit Final exam (1 pm dismissal)

13

5/12/19

Filial Piety/ Environmental protection

 Global Tzu Chi Day 3-in-1 celebration (Location to be announced)

14

5/19/19

Filial Piety/ Environmental protection

1. Staff meeting 2. Cultural class /Adult class (9) 3. Final 4. Parenting workshop

(1 pm dismissal)

5/26/19

 School closed (Memorial Day)

15

6/02/19

Filial Piety/ Environmental protection

1. Teachers’ meeting 2. Cultural class /Adult class (10) 3. Final make up   4. Class mom / Ai Xin dad meeting (1 pm dismissal)

16

6/09/19

Gratitude/diligent

1. Closing ceremony 2. Reward coupon redemption

*School calendar is subject to change due to inclement weather, high school availability, and other activities. Please follow Principal’s reminders.

Chinese and Humanity Education: AM session 9-12.

Humanity education 30 minutes each session

Cultural class: 12-1.

Adult education classes: 12-1

Teacher’s meeting: 8:30-9:15

Staff meeting: 11-12

Parenting workshop: 11-12:30

Class mom / Ai Xin dad meeting: 10:50-11:30

New volunteer training: 11-12.

New teacher training 12-1