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Response Time of Fires Truck - a possible project

Questions to be answered:

1) What is the response time at the current traffic situation?

2) What is the response time after a building is built?

Project:

1) review of literature

2) study design

3) Collection of traffic data

Data Type

- Type of Car

- Number of Cars passing by within a time limit (to be designed)

Locations:

  - Liberty Corner 4 way corner

 -  Firestation department front

 -  Front of the elementary school

Developing an environment catalyzing our children’s communication, organization and leadership skills.

Subject:  Developing an environment catalyzing our children’s communication, organization and leadership skills.   

Meeting minutes

Attendees- Xiaoyan, Yao Xiaodong, Bill Lu, flyingmeatball mom

The team unanimously agreed to adopt an approach similar to Toastmasters with careful and mindful modification for the younger age group.

Strategy for having Chinese Program at Mount Prospect School

No double we want Chinese taught at schools our kids go to.  But how?

1) Write letters to the principal.

2) Schedule parents' meetings with school - we should try to include parents from non-Chinese family; the treasuer of PTO of MP is our neibor, I should try to get her support.

3) Collect data for Chinese programs in the state and other states, do the data analysis and present the trend to the school (we have so many statisticians and SAS programmers who live on data analysis in our area!)

4) Present the benefits of setting up Chinese programs at schools.

Mid-Autumn Festival - Sept 8, 2014

A time of celebration, mooncakes, and family reunions, Mid-Autumn Festival falls on September 8th this year.  

There are many stories about the origins of Mid-Autumn Festival, and the one most associated with the festival is the story of Hou Yi and Chang’e, which itself has multiple versions.

One version goes like this: Once upon a time in ancient China, ten suns hung in the sky. The heat of the suns caused a drought and the harvest began to shrivel up. The emperor of China asked his master archer, Hou Yi, to shoot down all but one of the ten suns.

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