Friends of MIP will celebrate Spring and the Year of the Rabbit with our upcoming Spring Gala! The event will be on Saturday, March 25, 2023, so mark your calendars now. We are looking for volunteers (graphic design, planning / coordination, day of) as well as donations and sponsorships - please contact Isabella Yiu at firstname.lastname@example.org if you can help!
If you have an incoming Kindergartener (must be age 5 by September 1, 2023) and you are interested in the Mandarin Immersion Program, you must attend one of the below orientation sessions at Bergeson Elementary School. Call 949-643-1540 to reserve your spot. Learn about the program and meet other parents/caretakers interested or already have children in the program.
Mandatory Informational Meeting Times
The deck presented at the MIP Mandatory meeting is linked below for those who were unable to attend.
Get excited for both our Mandatory MIP Meeting before Back to School Night at Bergeson, as well as the Welcome Back Social! Be sure to check out the important info below, including what to expect for each even and how to RSVP to the social:
Back to School Night - Mandatory MIP Meeting
Thursday, Sept 15 at 5:00 PM
Bergeson Multi-Purpose Room
Join us as we:
IMPORTANT: Both the MIP meeting and Back to School Night are for parents and caretakers only, but luckily the YMCA is offering childcare for the night! Please reach out to email@example.com for more information.
Welcome Back Social - Please RSVP
Friday, Sept 16 at 4:30 PM
Rancho Niguel Recreation Club
Bring the family for an evening of refreshments, fun, and friends. New MIP families can chat with established ones and learn more about each others' experiences. Come meet your kiddo's new best friends (and maybe yours too!).
Please RSVP by Thurs, Sept 15 at https://forms.gle/pQQT1qkyALa4KVrU6
Can you volunteer your time and/or lawn games? Click here to sign up!
4:30 PM - Doors open
5:00 - Games for kids
5:30 - Light refreshments/food (need your RSVP for an accurate count!)
6:30 - MIP Board introductions and general program overview
If you have any questions, please reach out to firstname.lastname@example.org. Looking forward to seeing all of you!
Cultural Enrichment Day 3/24 (Thursday) 1:00 – 2:00 pm
Please join us for the 2022 Cultural Enrichment Day brought to you by Friends of MIP this Thursday 3/24 @ Marian Bergerson Elem., after school from 1:00 – 2:00 pm at the front lawn.
· Peking Opera Performance
· Chinese Yo-yo Demonstration
· Hands-on Yo-yo Experience
· Arts and Crafts
· MIP Gala Tickets Sale
· Summer Camp Enrollment (Operated by Global Chinese Education Foundation)
Students must be accompanied by a parent/guardian to participate.
In order to run this event smoothly, we are also asking for volunteers to help in various stations in arts and crafts and keeping order while the kids take turns to try the Chinese yo-yo. If you would like to volunteer, please reach out to email@example.com.
Marian Bergeson Elementary School
All Tours will be in Person
8 a.m. — MPR
Please Call to Reserve your Spot
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Thursday, January 20, 2022
Attendance at one Informational Meeting is Required:
December 8, 2021 to January 29, 2022
Tutorial and instructions: https://www.madewithhappy.com/chinese-dragon-puppet-2/? utm_source=pinterest&utm_medium=social&utm_campaign=social-pug
Traditional foods and recipes for CNY:
The most important meal of the year! Try these lucky foods for your new years eve dinner celebration with family: https://blog.atlastravelweb.com/special-interests/traditions/chinese-new-years-lucky-foods/