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Tuesday Highlights

Principal's Message

Dear Afterschool Parents and Guardians,

Happy holidays! 

You must have received the first issue of our Weekly Update series newsletters, Monday Program Update. Here I'm sending you our Tuesday Program Update. Check and see if your child is in the photos and what your child has learned from our program on Tuesday, November 30. 

We will continue taking pictures and videos and will send you the highlights from the other three days of the week in the near future. 

Incidentally, here are two links to the CCACC 5-11 Pediatric COVID Vaccine Clinic that I'd like to share with you, in case your child needs a vaccine shot:

12/10/2021 3:30-5:00 pm

Thank you all for your dedicated support! 



Gallery & Teacher Quotes

Tuesday, 11/30/2021

Chess Intermediate

Subject: Chess Intermediate
Teacher: Jacob Kempler

Aim of the Class: To Teach opening principles: Controlling the central squares with pawns & pieces; castling early to bring the King to safety. Also, converting a winning position.

Students Overall Progress During Class: Observed students during playtime. Intermediate students were better at adopting above principles than beginners, who need more review.

Optional Student Self Study or Homework Suggestion: Practise All of the Above.

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Learning to Cook Jr.

Subject: Learning to Cook Jr.
Teacher: Dawn Covington

Aim of the Class: The objective of the class was to prepare an Italian Dish called stuffed shells. 

Students Overall Progress During Class: Students worked in two groups to prepare the rellper. One group cooked Italian Sausage when they broke up the meat and added diced veggies to the dish. Students learned how to cook the meat thoroughly. The second group prepared the cheese filling by adding seasoning and multiple kinds of cheese. Both groups worked to fill shells and pour the meat sauce on top. Lastly, the dish was baked to perfection.

Optional Student Self Study or Homework Suggestion: Students can repeat the recipe at home using a different protein such as Chicken or Beef.

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Math Enrichment - 1 & Math Kangaroo L3-4

Subject: Math
Teacher: Ollie Hardy 

Aim of the Class:
4th Grade Students will be able to determine and understand how Decimal Place Works in Calculating Numbers and comparing numbers.
1st Grade students will be able to differentiate between even and odd numbers successfully.

Students Overall Progress During Class: Observed students during playtime. Intermediate students were better at adopting above principles than beginners, who need more review.

Optional Student Self Study or Homework Suggestion: 

4th Grade - Adding Decimal Numbers
1st Grade - Determine Odd, Even numbers between 20 - 50.

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Chinese (Non-Heritage)
Subject: Vocabulary, Pronunciation, Reading Comprehension, and Exercises
Teacher: Mr. Roger 
Aim of the Class: 
1. We studied American Chinese Book 2 Lesson 2, especially the new words, phrases, and exercises. 2. Pronunciation exercises. 3. Text reading. 4. Homework guidance offered individually for students of different grades.
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STEM II: Web Design

Subject: Web Design
Teacher: Mr. Kahari
Aim of the Class:  Students added a contact form at the bottom of their website. Students added a in their first Java Script and shall finish up the form in next week's class.

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Chinese (MLP-3)
Subject: Review of the semester's lessons
Teacher: Ms. Liu

Aim of the Class: In today's written test, all the students got a good score of more than 100 points because they had prepared carefully. The full score is 108 points. In the second period, we learned the text entitled "The Cook Egg (Part 1)."

Optional Student Self Study or Homework Suggestion: 
This week’s homework is based on the homework (including the online homework) of the odd-week for "The Cock Egg" in the blue book. Note that there are much more word dictation exercises after Unit 2. When we meet next week, I will dictate to the students the nine words/phrases on Question #5 on Page 23 -- give, to be going to, prepare, start out, fear, no fear, eat, fast, slow -- as well the 12 words from the text on Question #8. Come on, everyone!

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About CCACC Academy

Learning Today, Leading Tomorrow
CCACC Academy is a reputable nonprofit educational institution and community cultural and educational space with year-round STEAM & STEM programs, Reading & Writing, Chinese, performing art, fine arts, and sports programs for K-12 students and a stimulating bilingual early education center. Our Afterschool Enrichment program is one of the largest ones in Rockville, Maryland. Since 2015, we have provided children with a nurturing atmosphere for their afterschool experience with enthusiasm and professionalism, supervising homework, and providing a variety of enriching and creative activities they can participate in such as STEM, Chinese, Reading & Writing, music, and sports. We work hard to offer youth opportunities to develop leadership and decision-making skills, generate positive outcomes via a structured system for improved academic performance and offer the kind of flexibility that our families need.

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Phone: 301-978-3918
Address: 9400 Key West Ave, Rockville, MD 20850

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