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1. 为了选出节目参加大颈公园区Sunday@2的文艺表演以及给广大会员/大颈华人提供一个展现才艺的舞台,大颈才艺演出将在4月23日下午2点在Great Neck House举办。参加方法及活动细节请参考http://www.gnca.org/index.php/events/74-4-23

2. 5月16日是大颈学区学区预算,发行债券,学区委员改选三项的投票日,此次投票非常重要,关乎大颈学区未来,大家一定要充分行使自己的权利,请及早注册,如果5/16当天不能投票,可以用Absentee ballot提前投票。为了帮助大家更好的了解这次参加竞选的学区候选人,GNCA与SHAI将于4月24日在大颈图书馆合作举办BOE候选人和公投讲座,详情请参考http://www.gnca.org/index.php/events/73-shai-boe

3.GNCA第二届“王张莉莉社区服务奖”提名开始,欢迎大家积极提名今年在社区活动中的积极志愿者。提名方法请参看:http://www.gnca.org/index.php/newsletter
 
1.GNCA and Great Neck Park District Talent show is on 4/23 2pm in Great Neck House. Detail and registration: http://www.gnca.org/index.php/events/74-4-23
2.GNCA and SHAI co-sponsor BOE Presentation of Budget and Bond and BOE Candidates Panel Discussion .Date: 4/24 7pm. Location: Great Neck Library(159 Bayview Ave. Great Neck, 11023)
3. Nomination for  “Great Neck Community Service Award " open now. Please refer to
http://www.gnca.org/index.php/newsletter/72-gnca-community-service-award-nomination for the detail.
 
附: Absentee ballot投票方法:

1. 填写“absentee ballot application” (https://storage.googleapis.com/pt02/messages/attachments/8acd53897ff15049de2a762bf64a9c153bdb8b74/AbsenteeBallotApplication.pdf
2. 将填好的申请表邮寄到或者送到the Office of the District Clerk, Great Neck Public Schools, Phipps Administration Building, 345 Lakeville Road, school days。(工作时间9:00 am - 4:00 pm,截至日期Tuesday, May 9th)
3. 您会通过邮件收到absentee ballot,
请填好并在投票当日下午五点以前寄到或者送到the Office of the District Clerk(地址同上)。
 
Reminder:
The GNPS Budget Vote and Bond Vote will take place on Tuesday, May 16th from 7:00 am to 10:00 pm at E. M. Baker School and South High School.   If you might be away or unable to vote on that day, you can vote by absentee ballot. To obtain an absentee ballot, you must complete the “absentee ballot application”(https://storage.googleapis.com/pt02/messages/attachments/8acd53897ff15049de2a762bf64a9c153bdb8b74/AbsenteeBallotApplication.pdf), and mail or deliver it to the Office of the District Clerk, Great Neck Public Schools, Phipps Administration Building, 345 Lakeville Road, school days, from 9:00 am - 4:00 pm no later than Tuesday, May 9th. You will receive an absentee ballot by mail, which then must be received by the District Clerk no later than 5:00 p.m. on the day of the budget vote.

为了纪念大颈华人协会前董事会成员王张莉莉女士,继续发扬莉莉热心社区活动,积极促进大颈华人社区和其他社区的融合的精神,第二届王张莉莉社区服务奖”提名开始

此奖项是为了表彰和鼓励在自己本职工作外,付出大量时间心血,对社区建设做出显著贡献的人。希望这个奖项能促进我们大颈社区成员对社区志愿活动,互帮互助的热情,将大颈建设成为一个更美好的家园。

 参选资格

所有居住在大颈校区(Great Neck Public School District)范围内年满21岁的居民。(GNCA董事会成员除外。)

 评选标准

提名的候选人需要在最近一年内有持续为社区服务的热情和志愿行为。这些活动可以是在一个社团或者组织中的,也可以是在多种类型的活动和社团中的。作为评选考量的志愿者活动或者社区服务不能是候选人本职工作的一部分。

 提名流程

请在5月3前将您的提名提交在以下网址:

https://goo.gl/forms/yl2GJkI5dUXx2n9g1

最终获奖者将在6GNCA的年末BBQ活动上公布。

  

GNCA LIly  Wang Community Service Award

 
The “Great Neck Community Service Award " was developed to honor persons who are making significant contributions to their community through their time, actions, talents and dedication (outside any volunteer work done for their employer).  The honoree selected should serve as a role model for compassion, and service and be striving to make Great Neck a better place. He/ she should have a passion for helping others in his/ her community.
 Eligibility
 
Any resident of the Great Neck Public School District and over the age of 21 may be nominated with the exception of members on the Great Neck Chinese Association Board.
 Criteria
 
Persons being nominated for this award will have consistently demonstrated qualities of compassion, and service to either one organization or a variety of volunteer activities in one year. The charitable activities / events or service listed on the application cannot be part of the nominee’s job description or duties and the individual cannot receive any monetary or personal benefits from their involvement. 
 Please submit your nomination forms at https://goo.gl/forms/yl2GJkI5dUXx2n9g1 no later than May 3, 2016. Award Winner will be announced at the GNCA Annual BBQ Event.

 

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1. OCA长岛分部和大颈华人协会联合主办的新一期中学生领导力培训现在开始接受报名,欢迎初中8级生和高中学生踊跃参加注册截止日期3/14/2017 详情请参考这个网页 


2. 2016-2017
年度已经过去大半,GNCA这一年中做了很多工作,也有很多需要总结提高的地方。为此我们发起一个调查问卷,请大家花几分钟时间填写一下,对我们的工作提出宝贵意见,促进我们的进步,谢谢大家!

  

3. 学区2017-2018学年的预算讨论已经提上BOE议程了。以下是一些相关消息。有关会议请大家尽量出席。

 初步经费预算 2017-18

 2017-2018 预算细节

 2017-2018 预算会议日历

  

  1. The OCA Long Island Chapter and GNCA will jointly host an Asian Pacific American Youth Leadership Training Program on Saturday March 18. This event will be free and is specifically designed for high school students and 8th graders.  The registration deadline is 3/14. For more information, please click here.

  2. We are soliciting feedbacks and suggestions on the events organized by GNCA during the past year. You are invited to spend a few minutes to complete a survey. We appreciate your help!

  3. The 2017-2018 School Budget for the Great Neck Public Schools District is on the agenda of the BOE now. Please find below some useful information about the proposed budget. If possible, please attend some of the meetings listed on the Budge Events Calendar. 

 Preliminary Working Budget 2017-18

  2017-2018 Budget Details

  2017-2018 Budge Events Calendar

 

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刚过完一年一度盛大的农历新年庆祝活动,我们迎来了新春二月的一些列精彩安排:

2/7 由大径华人协会联手学区主办的教育讲座:学前教育(Prekindergarten):教学过程和对低龄学前孩子的影响, 具体信息请参考以下网页。

http://www.gnca.org/index.php/events/67-prekindergarten

 

2/11 正月十五元宵佳节,继续我们农历新春的庆祝,大径华人协会将会在GN house举办猜灯谜和丰富多彩的的手工活动以及献上生动的传统节日表演, 具体时间地址如下:1:30pm Lunar New Year Celebration in Library, 我们稍后也会传发活动传单

 

2/14 星期二情人节,大颈学区将进行债券公投。这个债券的发行直接影响到我们学区今后20年有足够的资金维护校舍和完善教育项目。所以我们大部分孩子上公立学校的家长要积极投票,支持公立教育,保证大颈房产的价值。

 

最后提醒各位,本年度申请减免地税的截止日期是三月一号。

以下是近期关于减免地税的讲座

Wed, Feb 22, 2017 6:45-8:45pm Shelter Rock Public Library

Mon, Feb 27, 2017 11am-1pm    Mineola Public Library

 

 

GNCA just hosted and celebrated another successful Lunar New Year Show in the past January and we are very looking forward to the upcoming exciting events in the new spring month of February

 

Feb. 7th, UPTC and GNCA will together host an education event talking about prekindergarten specifically. The forum will go through the impact of prekindergarten learning and its approach to teaching and learning.

Please check details on this website

http://www.gnca.org/index.php/events/67-prekindergarten  

 

Feb 11th, The fifteenth day of the new year according to Lunar calendar. GNCA will host a special event in Great Neck House including traditional Chinese Performances, Calligraphy, Arts and Crafts, Lantern riddles, Raffles, Photo Booth and More.

 

Feb 14th, Valentine's day is also the GNPS Board of Education 2017 Bond Issue vote date. The issue of the bond will directly affect how we will build our schools in the district and will also indirectly affect the value of our houses in the area. So please go to vote on Feb 14th.

 

At last, we would like to remind you that the deadline for submit property tax reduction application is March 1st, and below are the near future dates for related workshop.

Wed, Feb 22, 2017 6:45-8:45pm Shelter Rock Public Library

Mon, Feb 27, 2017 11am-1pm    Mineola Public Library