WellesleyWeston Magazine

SUMMER 2017

Launched in 2005, WellesleyWeston Magazine is a quarterly publication tailored to Wellesley and Weston residents and edited to enrich the experience of living in two of Massachusetts' most desirable communities.

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who have another profession during the rest of the week. They see that the parents and school's facilitators find this to be an important enough goal to dedicate so much time on the weekends. They also see role models. Jianmei Kochling is a science director at a pharmaceutical company and Helen Fang is a principle systems manager at a financial services company." The school also provides children with leadership opportunities. For example, they are expected to host one of the Chinese New Year's events. There are also opportunities for students to become teachers' assistants as they progress through their studies. "But I also want to emphasize that this is a fulfilling commitment for all of us," Lin adds. "It has provided me, as a board member, with greater leadership opportunities. It is really a wonderful community and there are so many different ways that this school has enriched the students, the school community, and the great Wellesley community. I feel lucky to be part of it." One can thank the founders and board of the WCLS for having the foresight to set a lofty goal that included incorporation into the community. WELLESLEY CHINESE LANGUAGE SCHOOL Wellesley Village Church 2 Central Street, Wellesley www.wellesleychineseschool.org top: Students from MLPK class performing the Children's poem "Animal world". bottom left: WCLS Moms Dance Group performing the Chinese folk dance "the Moonlight" bottom right: Kids performing Chinese Talk Show "San Ju Ban" P H O T O S C O U R T E S Y O F W E L L E S L E Y C H I N E S E L A N G U A G E S C H O O L W e l l e s l e y W e s t o n M a g a z i n e | s u m m e r 2 0 1 7 165

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