FSA organizes a variety of events and activities which draw our community together socially, including:
- Mid-Autumn Moon Festival/Back to School Potluck
- Fall and Spring Family Camping Weekends
- Holiday Faire
- CAIS’s participation in the San Francisco Chinese New Year parade
- End of Year Potluck
FSA meets on the 2nd Thursday of the month on Zoom from 9:15-10:15 a.m. The dates are included on the FSA view of the CAIS School Calendar. Please join us!
FSA Leadership 2022-2023
Melanyann Garvin and Jaime Hersh
Grace Ramos Wong
FSA Liaisons 2022-2023
Parents are welcome to email firstname.lastname@example.org at any time. In addition, FSA has a network of parent grade liaisons who volunteer to facilitate communication between their grade and the FSA leadership.
Many thanks to the 2022-2023 grade liaisons:
- 8th Grade – Christine Wan
- 7th Grade – Samantha Westien
- 6th Grade – Gina Chang
- 5th Grade – Karine Serra
- 4th Grade – Andrew McClelland
- 3rd Grade – Connie Lin
- 2nd Grade – Didem McCollum
- 1st Grade – Charlie O’Leary
- Kindergarten – Fanny Zha
- Preschool – Eileen Horng
|Mid-Autumn Moon Festival||Erick & Josephine Tai, Kat Fang, Monica Louie, and Tracy Moeller|
|Fall & Spring Camping||Dan Risman Jones, Michael Lee|
|Holiday Faire||Connie Lin|
|Gingerbread House||Kris Lin|
|Teacher & Staff Appreciation, Winter||Denyse Langdoc|
|LNY Parade||Lucy Almers|
|Teacher & Staff Appreciation Week, Spring||Kris Lin and Lisa Lin|
|End of Year Potluck||Eileen Horng|
|Room Parent Coordinators||Eleanor Chen and Lidiya Lukashova|
|Lost & Found||Alice Naranjo and Jenny Su|
|CAIS Spirit Wear Boutique||Pauline Ang|
|Community Events||Samantha Westien|
CAIS Spiritwear Boutique
Shop the new CAIS Boutique for items emblazoned with your favorite Chinese immersion school! For a limited time, CAIS-branded Year of the Tiger swag is also available for purchase.
Help raise money for CAIS FSA while you shop on Amazon.com. Bookmark smile.amazon.com*. On your first visit to AmazonSmile, you are prompted to select an organization, search for and select “Chinese American International School” and you’re set! Amazon will donate 0.5% of the purchase price from your eligible AmazonSmile purchases to CAIS.
* Here are instructions for how to use AmazonSmile via the Amazon Mobile App: AmazonSmile Mobile App Instructions @ Amazon.com.
Shoppers must enroll in the Basementeers Program in person to receive 10% off purchases and ensure that 10% of profits go to the FSA. CAIS FSA is listed in the Sports Basement program as “CAIS Chinese American.”
Book after school and weekend activities, and the FSA will receive a percentage of your purchase.
A San Francisco-based, woman AND CAIS PARENT-owned, full-service virtual art experience company specializing in corporate team building & events, client appreciation, life’s special occasions and art classes for adults and children. CAIS families will receive a 10% discount off their orders while CAIS FSA receives a portion of the proceeds to support our community activities. Use code CAISFSA. Check out all the ways you can take advantage of this great partnership:
- In-person birthday parties
- Deluxe DIY gift boxes (need a useful idea to share with grandparents? These can be gifted, wrapped and delivered!)
- Virtual classes with supply kits (on-going and one-offs with live teachers)
- On-demand classes with kits (take these on school break trips so kids are occupied when YOU need them to be!)
- Adult Gatherings (sip some wine, hang with friends, be creative!)
- Corporate Team Building events (work for a company that’s looking to plan a unique virtual event? You can even get 10% off this!)
OneHope is proud to offer the CAIS community and our extended families and friends the opportunity to purchase wine and donate 10% back to CAIS FSA. Additionally, the more you buy, the more you save. When you buy 4 bottles you get a 5% discount, 6 bottles 15%, and 12 or more bottles a 25% discount. Visit our fundraising page and purchase your summer celebration wines while supporting CAIS FSA!
Need labels for your child’s belongings before sending them off to camp? Consider ordering from Oliver’s Labels! They give 20% of your purchase back to CAIS FSA for all orders made through our link. Oliver’s Labels offers a variety of labeling options for all your child’s clothing, bags, shoes, water bottles, etc!