[WDCTS] Feb. 1, 2015 Announcement
Dear Families, Teachers, Students and Staff,
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Basketball camp info:
The first meeting time will be this coming Sunday, 2/1 from 4:30-5:30pm in the gym
For the remaining meet time schedule, please refer to the Snack and Patrol link
(Extracurricular Activities column).
Cost for the camp will be $20 per students for the whole semester.
For interested students, it would be best for them to bring a basketball of their own and to dress appropriately ie. no jeans, no open toe shoes.
We would like to survey on parents/adults who are interested in a Mandarin adult conversation class.
We will be able to form the class if we get enough interested participants.
Please come to speak with David or Chia-Yu at the front desk on Sunday if you are interested.
Dr. K.C. Liang’s 2015 Summer Day Camp
Open for registration: Online Registration and Program DetailDate:
The week of 6/15 – 6/19/2015Time:
• Daily drop-off between 8:30am - 9am.
• Daily pick-up between 4:30pm - 5pm.Eligible ages:
From Kindergarten through 8th gradeFees:
• $230 before the cut-off date of March 1, 2015
• After March 1st, it will be $280 for WDCTS students / $300 for non-members
• Checks should be made payable to “TYAF”Location:
Taiwanese Presbyterian Church of Washington
(7410 Needwood Road, Derwood, MD 20855)
Art class for Spring 2015
Chi & Health Class (養生氣功)
Open for registration: Online Registration Link
STARTS Next WEEK (Feb. 8)!
Please pay at the front desk.
What’s your new year’s resolution? Wanting to become healthier and get in shape? Not ready to train for a marathon or join a gym to pump irons?
Why not join a class that’s easy and fun!
Chi-Gong(氣功) has been around for millennia, and millions are practicing it daily around the world. Chi-Gong has been time tested and proven to improve health and well being.
Why not experience the benefits for yourself. You don’t have to wait until retirement to “do it”, just come join the fun every school Sunday from 3:30 pm to 4:30 pm
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[KANO - Film Screening]
followed by Q&A with Director Umin Boya and Producer Wei Te-Sheng
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The Taiwanese Association of America, Greater Washington Chapter (TAA-GWC), is proud to present the Washington Metropolitan Area premiere of ,"KANO", a 2014 Taiwanese film based on the true story of a baseball team defining all odds to represent Taiwan in the 1931 Japanese High School Baseball Championship, when the island was under Japanese rule.
"KANO" is the directorial film debut of Umin Boya (Cast of "Warriors of the Rainbow: Seediq Bale" and "Together" and is co-produced by Wei Te-Sheng (Director of "Warriors of the Rainbow: Seediq Bale" and "Cape No. 7")
This event is FREE. Q&A with Director Umin Boya and Producer Wei Te-Sheng will follow the screening.
Tickets can be reserved: online
Ticket holders must check-in before 6:30 PM. Seating will be available to non-ticket holders at a first come first served basis following that time period.
KANO | Director Umin Boya | Producers Wei Te-Sheng and Jimmy Huang | Taiwan, 2014 | 185 Minute Running Time
Watch the Trailer: here
Jen-Jen Chen, President
），將於2月6日，星期五，晚上6點半在Fairfax的Angelika Film Center & Cafe Movie Theater 放映（2911 District Ave, Fairfax, VA 22031）。名導演魏德聖 是KANO的製片人之一， 此次應同鄉會之邀，也將出席這次的電影放映會，來回答觀衆們的問題。
我們希望有滿滿一戲院的鄉親和留學生們，來觀賞這部感人肺腑、激勵人心的185分鐘影片，所以我們決定免費招待所有認同臺灣的鄉親朋友們。不過，我們會非常感謝大家的隨意捐款，以便讓我們能有能力，在以後舉辦更多有意義的活動。 您假如有興趣觀賞這部影片的話，請立即上網預訂免費票，以免向隅。持有入場券的人，請在6點30分以前進場，6點30分以後將開放給沒有入場券的觀衆進場。 Register
A Presidential initiative, the Strategic and Economic Dialogue (S&ED) is an ongoing and intensive mechanism for addressing the challenges and opportunities that the United States and China face on a wide range of bilateral, regional and global areas of immediate and long-term strategic and economic interest. The S&ED consists of two "tracks," an Economic track, chaired by the Secretary of the Treasury, and a Strategic track, chaired by the Secretary of State. As the President's Special Representative for the Economic Track, the Secretary of the Treasury is responsible for taking the leading role in developing and driving U.S.-China economic policy for the U.S. government and is responsible for all Economic track-related preparations associated with the S&ED. The S&ED mechanism also provides a forum for ongoing and productive bilateral engagement between U.S. and Chinese officials who have diverse responsibilities for both economic and strategic issues. Specifically, the S&ED is a key part of our ongoing efforts to promote free trade, open markets, and foreign investment opportunities and to protect global economic and financial stability and press for market-determined foreign exchange rates. An S&ED office intern will help support these goals.DESCRIPTION OF RESPONSIBILITIES:
The Treasury Department's Office of the U.S.-China Strategic and Economic Dialogue (S&ED) is seeking 2-3 summer interns. The intern will work both independently and collaboratively to: Plan, edit, and organize briefing materials for senior U.S. government officials. Assist in preparing for and monitoring policy negotiations with Chinese government officials. Assist and support Treasury staff with ongoing projects as needed; including a variety of logistical tasks related to hosting the S&ED. Monitor U.S. and Chinese press for pertinent S&ED commentary Juggle a variety of tasks with a sense of humor, collegiality, and humility.EXPERIENCE DESIRED:
A secret-level (or higher) security clearance is preferred but not required. Chinese language skills are also a plus. Candidates should have experience: Operating in a fast-paced, deadline-oriented environment. Working on both short-and long-term projects and being involved in the entire lifecycle of a project. Writing and editing memoranda, briefings, and talking points. Collaborating closely with multiple offices. Following economic developments in China and in the U.S.-China bilateral relationship. POINT OF CONTACT:
Interested candidates should apply by sending a short statement of interest, resume and writing sample to A. Greer Meisels (amy.meisels at treasury.gov
) and Matthew Sullivan (matthew.sullivan at treasury.gov
[TAP-DC College Student Mentorship Program]
Call for Participation
TAP-DC introduces college student mentorship programDESCRIPTION/PURPOSE
The Taiwanese American Professionals mentorship program is intended to provide DC-area college students with the opportunity to network, develop their professional skills and build their personal brands while expanding their exposure to young professionals in the Taiwanese American community.
Mentees from DMV area schools will be matched with mentors from TAP-DC based on similar professional and personal interests. As part of the program, mentees and mentors will agree to meet in person at least twice during each, maintain regular phone or email communication and attend the program's pillar events each semester. ELIGIBILITY
In order to be accepted to the program, you must:
-be a rising sophomore, junior, or senior in college
-be Taiwanese American or active in the Taiwanese American community
-commit to in-person meetings with your mentor at least once every two months and have regular phone/email communication in addition to attending pillar events during September and mid to late-April in Washington, DC
TYAF & WDCTS PTA