2017 mid-year CAPA Progress Report

CAPA Progress Report

July 2016 - March 2017

Writing Program

This program is run by High School students (Tutors) with adults' supervision. Tutors are responsible for curriculum development, class arrangement, teaching and tutoring, and communicating with parents and students. Students are 2nd - 7th graders who are interested in improving their writing skills. The High School students not only teach writing but also set up a role model for the younger students. Comparing to adult teachers, the younger students feel more connected to the older ones therefore are more engaged to learn with fun activities.

Executive Team - Rachel Ma, Audrey Lin, Tess Yu, Judy Zhou

Adult Supervisor - Jean Xu, Hailing Zhang

Seminars

September, 2016 IvyLead Unlocking Leadership Potential, organized by Jean Xu

November, 2016 Gun Safety, organized by Linfeng Chen and Lingyu Chen

December, 2016 廖冰亲子关系讲座, organized by Sherry Chen and Jean Xu

January, 2017 Former BOE student member Rachel Ling, organized by Jean Xu

February, 2017 Two safety seminars by Howard County Police Department at Peiying and HCCS because of burglaries, organized by Chao Wu

March, 2017 Here I come, Middle School - panel discussion led by MS students , organized by Lan Deng

March, 2017 Boys and Girls’ Soccer in Howard Country – Information Session , organized by Hailing Zhang

Committee Representatives:

PTAC - Xuhui Zhao, Emily Yuan, Ran Wang

CAC - Tony Du

GTAC - Jean Xu

CDI - Jean Xu

CPAEC - Jean Xu

Operating Budget Review - Chao Wu, Jian Ni, Xining Yang

School Calendar Committee - Jian Ni

County Design Advisory Panel - Weiwei Jia

Civic Engagement

August 2016 Interview with BOE candidates

October 2016 BOE candidate forum

Advocacy

1. Enhance Language Program at HCPSS

Led by Chao Wu

2. HCPSS School Day-off on Lunar New Year

Led by Jian Ni, Linfeng Chen and Hongling Zhou

3. HCPSS School Start Time

Led by Chao Wu and Hongling Zhou

4. Signed joint statement on Justice for Mr. Jiansheng Chen

Led by Tony Du

5. Signed joint statement to support South Asian Americans' call for full investigation on possible hate crimes committed in Olathe, KS and Kent, WA.

Led by Jean Xu

https://docs.google.com/forms/d/e/1FAIpQLSeQ6GsWdvN9vUS5HC1tdoi-bqQOKR4K0H4sGYJ83jVCbVXmCw/viewform?c=0&w=1&winzoom=1

Community Outreach

1. Celebrated Chinese New Year with Peiying Chinese School in Jan. 2017

Led by Chao Wu and Jean Xu

3. Keep the community informed about the sanctuary Howard bill

Led by Jean Xu, Chao Wu and Hongling Zhou

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