MS DAILY – Tuesday, April 24, 2018

MIDDLE & HIGH SCHOOL

  •  Paper Crane Making

Thank you to everyone who has contributed to the paper crane making effort to help support Nagoya International School and their recent loss. We currently have 715 cranes made so if we can make another 285 we will have reached our goal of 1000. Please stop by the library standing table across from Miss Katy’s desk to fold a few cranes this week to help us finish this meaningful project – The Mental Emotional Health Club (MEHC)

  • Ultimate Frisbee Club

As you may have heard the Ultimate Frisbee Club is back in season again and we are looking for members to join Thursday after school from 4:15-5:30 at the field in Sancho Park. If you are interested in joining please contact Mr. Clark via email by Wednesday lunch so we can add you to the roster and reserve you a place in a taxi to get there. Space is limited so get involved early! (Mr. Clark)

MIDDLE SCHOOL ONLY

  • Summer Opportunity (age 12-15)

An organization called Compass Education is running a summer programme CYC: Championing Sustainability for youth aged 12-15 years old at the Green Camp in Bali, Indonesia on July 17-21. This is a great programme if you are interested in global issues and want to be a leader and advocate for positive change. Click here for camp info. Applications due April 30th (Ms. Urquhart)

  • Reading Sessions

6E, I’ll see you tomorrow! Bring a book you LOVE with you, even if it’s not one you’re reading right now (but bring the book you’re reading too!). (Ms. Katy)

  • MS Book of the Day

An old red oak tree tells how he and his crow friend, Bongo, help their human neighbors get along after a threat against an immigrant family is carved into the tree’s trunk. #yislearning #msbookoftheday #esbookoftheday (Ms. Katy)

HS DAILY – Tuesday, April 24, 2018

MIDDLE & HIGH SCHOOL

  •  Paper Crane Making

Thank you to everyone who has contributed to the paper crane making effort to help support Nagoya International School and their recent loss. We currently have 715 cranes made so if we can make another 285 we will have reached our goal of 1000. Please stop by the library standing table across from Miss Katy’s desk to fold a few cranes this week to help us finish this meaningful project – The Mental Emotional Health Club (MEHC)

  • Ultimate Frisbee Club

As you may have heard the Ultimate Frisbee Club is back in season again and we are looking for members to join Thursday after school from 4:15-5:30 at the field in Sancho Park. If you are interested in joining please contact Mr. Clark via email by Wednesday lunch so we can add you to the roster and reserve you a place in a taxi to get there. Space is limited so get involved early! (Mr. Clark)

HIGH SCHOOL ONLY

  • Summer Opportunity (age 14-18)

An organization called Compass Education is running a summer programme
CYC: Leading for Change for youth aged 14-18 years old, hosting at the Traidhos Three-Generation Community for Learning in Chiang Mai, Thailand on June 20-29. This is a great programme if you are interested in student leadership related to community service, sustainable development and being a positive agent of change. Click here for camp info. Applications due April 30th (Ms. Urquhart)

  • HS Book of the Day

Today’s #hsbookoftheday is for our seniors: “You have brains in your head. You have feet in your shoes. You can steer yourself any direction you choose. You’re on your own. And you know what you know. And YOU are the one who’ll decide where to go…” #yislearning #classof2018 (Ms. Katy)

  • Tutor Period Rotations – Tuesday, April 24 (Day 4)

Grade 9 & 10 (P6): Elementary Visits #4 – Tutors / Various Locations

MS DAILY – Monday, April 23, 2018

MIDDLE & HIGH SCHOOL

  • BAKE SALE AND THE DONATION BOX

Good morning students and teachers!

Thank you very much for your support at the bake sale last Friday! We were able to raise ¥5550 in total, which will all go to funding a well in Cambodia.

Even after the bake sale, we will continue with the donation box in the foyer, so please donate any spare changes you have! We really appreciate your help!

(Sato and Airi from HOPE Cambodia Service Club)

  • Red Headphones

Found in M306. Please collect them at the Secondary School Office. (Ms. Shiina)

  •  Epic Arts – Visiting YIS! (Repeat)

At the end of May, YIS is hosting a group of visiting performers from a Cambodian-based organization called EPIC ARTS. EPIC Arts provides support and arts-based education to people in Cambodia with physical disabilities. They will be at YIS to share their message that ‘every person counts’ and will be running workshops for all MS and HS classes during their visit.
Watch this video to meet the performers and learn the sign language symbol for Yokohama International School! (Ms. Urquhart)

MIDDLE SCHOOL ONLY
  • MS Athletics/Activities

Season 3 Athletics News:

– MS Girls Basketball @ CAJ, Saturday, April 28th (CBA), games start at 1:00 pm.

GO DRAGONS!
(Mr. Tananone)

  • MS Reading Sessions

Today! Bring your books. 🙂 6H, period 3; 7K, period 4; 8H, period 8. (Ms. Katy)

  • MS Book of the Day

Matthew has loved Ariel from the moment he found her in the tunnels, blond hair shining & bee’s wings falling away. They live in Safe, an underground refuge for those fleeing Above. But 1 terrifying night an old enemy invades & they’re forced Above… #yislearning #msbookoftheday (Ms. Katy)

HS DAILY – Monday, April 23, 2018

MIDDLE & HIGH SCHOOL

  • BAKE SALE AND THE DONATION BOX

Good morning students and teachers!

Thank you very much for your support at the bake sale last Friday! We were able to raise ¥5550 in total, which will all go to funding a well in Cambodia.

Even after the bake sale, we will continue with the donation box in the foyer, so please donate any spare changes you have! We really appreciate your help!

(Sato and Airi from HOPE Cambodia Service Club)

  • Red Headphones

Found in M306. Please collect them at the Secondary School Office. (Ms. Shiina)

  •  Epic Arts – Visiting YIS! (Repeat)

At the end of May, YIS is hosting a group of visiting performers from a Cambodian-based organization called EPIC ARTS. EPIC Arts provides support and arts-based education to people in Cambodia with physical disabilities. They will be at YIS to share their message that ‘every person counts’ and will be running workshops for all MS and HS classes during their visit.
Watch this video to meet the performers and learn the sign language symbol for Yokohama International School! (Ms. Urquhart)

HIGH SCHOOL ONLY

  • HS Athletics/Activities

Season 3 Athletics News:

HS Sports Awards today at 9:10 am in the auditorium. All HS students please make their way over at the conclusion of tutor group.

GO DRAGONS!
(Mr. Tananone)

  • HS Book of the Day

Were you a fan of “Between Shades of Gray” or “Salt to the Sea”? Then try this novel by Sepetys with characters just as captivating as her other books. It’s a rich story of secrets, lies and the haunting reminder that decisions can shape our destiny. #yislearning #hsbookoftheday (Ms. Katy)

MS DAILY – Friday, April 20, 2018

MIDDLE & HIGH SCHOOL

  • Kanto Plain Film Festival

The entry deadline for the Kanto Plain Film Festival is TODAY. Enter your Non-Fiction, Dramatic Fiction, Comedic Fiction or Expressive film using the entry form on the KPFF website. Films you have made for fun or class or Personal Project or service learning could all be entered. Please check the Eligibility criteria on the website and be sure to add credits to your film (there are resources about how to credit your film on the site too). All the details are available on the website at bit.ly/KPFF2018. We are excited to see your films! (Mr. Pitter)

  • Bake Sale At the Spring Concert

Good morning, students and teachers!

Today, the HOPE Cambodia Service Club members will be hosting a bake sale at the spring concert! There will be cookies, chips, cakes, and so on. If you would like to buy some, come join us in the Auditorium from 6:40 pm!

All the money raised will be used to build a well in Cambodia for families without access to clean water. By having access to clean water, families would be able to become more healthy, increase their income, go to school, and so on. So all of your help would be appreciated! Thank you.

(HOPE Cambodia Service Club – Sato & Airi)

MIDDLE SCHOOL ONLY

  • MS Athletics/Activities

Season 3 Athletics News:

– MS Girls Basketball @ ISSH, Saturday, April 21st (CBA), games start at 9:00 am.

– MS Boys & Girls Track and Field @ Fuchu, Saturday, April 21st, starting at 9:00 am

GO DRAGONS! (Mr. Tananone)

  • Reading Sessions

7P, I’ll see you today after the assembly if there’s time.

6H,7K, and 8H, I’ll see all three of you on Monday! What a fabulous day of reading it will be.

(Ms. Katy)

  • MS Book of the Day

#msbookoftheday selected by Mr. Parker: Soccer player Brian borrows a pink Easyflow pen at school & suddenly finds himself possessed w/ writing flowery, romantic love stories. He’s about to return the pen when he discovers Cassandra’s interested in his work #yislearning #msbookoftheday 😍
https://twitter.com/yislibrary/status/987099742076207104 (Ms. Katy)

HS DAILY – Friday, April 20, 2018

MIDDLE & HIGH SCHOOL

  • Kanto Plain Film Festival

The entry deadline for the Kanto Plain Film Festival is TODAY. Enter your Non-Fiction, Dramatic Fiction, Comedic Fiction or Expressive film using the entry form on the KPFF website. Films you have made for fun or class or Personal Project or service learning could all be entered. Please check the Eligibility criteria on the website and be sure to add credits to your film (there are resources about how to credit your film on the site too). All the details are available on the website at bit.ly/KPFF2018. We are excited to see your films! (Mr. Pitter)

  • Bake Sale At the Spring Concert

Good morning, students and teachers!

Today, the HOPE Cambodia Service Club members will be hosting a bake sale at the spring concert! There will be cookies, chips, cakes, and so on. If you would like to buy some, come join us in the Auditorium from 6:40 pm!

All the money raised will be used to build a well in Cambodia for families without access to clean water. By having access to clean water, families would be able to become more healthy, increase their income, go to school, and so on. So all of your help would be appreciated! Thank you.

(HOPE Cambodia Service Club – Sato & Airi)

HIGH SCHOOL ONLY

  • HS Athletics/Activities

Season 3 Athletics News:

– HS Boys Soccer final game of the season today, the 20th of April vs St. Maur (JV/V) @ the YCAC. Kick off at 4:00 pm

– HS Girls Soccer finishes their season with the ASIJ invitational (JV/V) on Saturday the 21st of April @ ASIJ. Kick off at 9:00 am.

– HS Boys and Girls Badminton Invitational on Friday and Saturday the 20th and 21st of April in the gym. Matches will start at 1:30 pm on Friday.

GO DRAGONS!
(Mr. Tananone)

  • Exam Schedule

Here is the exam schedule for this year. More information is coming about rooming, but plan your study accordingly! (Ms. Madrid)

High School Exams – 2017/18 (HS Exam Protocols)

Monday, May 7th – 9.10 to 10.40am – Day 2

Grade 9

Grade 10

English

Math

Tuesday, May 8th – 9.10 to 10.40am – Day 3

Grade 9

Grade 10

Math

English

Wednesday, May 9th – 9.10 to 10.40am – Day 4

Grade 9

Grade 10

Languages

Languages

Thursday, May 10th – 9.10 to 10.40am – Day 5

Grade 9

Grade 10

I&S

Science

Friday, May 11th – 9.10 to 10.40am – Day 6

Grade 9

Grade 10

Science

I&S

  • HS Book of the Day

Today’s #hsbookoftheday is courtesy of Mr. Parker, resident Psychology expert @yis. How are stereotypes impacting your life and the lives of others around you? What can you do about their influence? #yislearning
https://twitter.com/yislibrary/status/987100096243183616 (Ms. Katy)

MS DAILY – Thursday, April 19, 2018

MIDDLE & HIGH SCHOOL

  • Maths Field Day

Congratulations to all participant of Maths Field Day – you were knowledgeable, you were communicators and risk-takers, you were caring and principled, and you were so much more. Thanks for your enthusiasm yesterday!

Big congratulations to Shoichi for the 2nd place!

Congratulations also to all who’s teams won in a team challenges. (Ms. Latve)

  • School Store

The school store is now selling popsockets for ¥1,200 – Japanese design and YIS logo design. (Mrs Coutts)

MIDDLE SCHOOL ONLY

  • MS Reading Sessions

7P, I’ll see you tomorrow! Bring your book if you’ve got one. (Ms. Katy)

  • MS Book of the Day

Twelve-year-old Akira must take care of his younger siblings after they are abandoned by their mother and left to fend for themselves in a Tokyo apartment. #msbookoftheday #yislearning (Ms. Katy)

HS DAILY – Thursday, April 19, 2018

MIDDLE & HIGH SCHOOL

  • Maths Field Day

Congratulations to all participant of Maths Field Day – you were knowledgeable, you were communicators and risk-takers, you were caring and principled, and you were so much more. Thanks for your enthusiasm yesterday!

Big congratulations to Shoichi for the 2nd place!

Congratulations also to all who’s teams won in a team challenges. (Ms. Latve)

  • School Store

The school store is now selling popsockets for ¥1,200 – Japanese design and YIS logo design. (Mrs Coutts)

HIGH SCHOOL ONLY

  • HS Book of the Day

Tokyo 1912. The closed world of the ancient aristocracy is being breached for the first time. Kiyoyaki has been raised amongst an elegant, privileged family, but he is not one of them. He comes of age, caught between old & new in a tragic love story. #yislearning #hsbookoftheday (Ms. Katy)

MS DAILY – Wednesday, April 18, 2018

MIDDLE & HIGH SCHOOL

  • REMINDER ABOUT DONATION BOX FOR WELLS IN CAMBODIA

Good morning, students and teachers!

As you already know, there is a donation box placed in the foyer to fundraise for wells in Cambodia. By receiving a well, Cambodian families will be able to improve their lifestyle drastically by breaking the poverty cycle.

We really appreciate your contributions so far. The donation box will still be placed at the foyer, so please contribute. Thanks! (HOPE Cambodia Service Club – Sato & Airi)

  • Bake Sale At the Spring Concert

Good morning, students and teachers!

On Friday, the HOPE Cambodia Service Club members will be hosting a bake sale at the spring concert! There will be cookies, chips, cakes, and so on. If you would like to buy some, come join us in the Auditorium from 6:40 pm!

All the money raised will be used to build a well in Cambodia for families without access to clean water. By having access to clean water, families would be able to become more healthy, increase their income, go to school, and so on. So all of your help would be appreciated! Thank you. (HOPE Cambodia Service Club – Sato & Airi)

  •  Kanto Plain Film Festival (Repeat)

The entry deadline for the Kanto Plain Film Festival is THIS FRIDAY 20 APRIL. Enter your Non-Fiction, Dramatic Fiction, Comedic Fiction or Expressive film using the entry form on the KPFF website. Films you have made for fun or class or Personal Project or service learning could all be entered. Please check the Eligibility criteria on the website and be sure to add credits to your film (there are resources about how to credit your film on the site too). All the details are available on the website at bit.ly/KPFF2018. (Mr. Pitter)

MIDDLE SCHOOL ONLY

  • Roof

The roof is not available during MS lunch today as Elementary will be using the space for an activity. If you enjoy al fresco dining on the roof, please could you find somewhere else to have your lunch today. Thanks, (Ms Vitty)

  • MS Athletics/Activities

Season 3 Athletics News:

– MS Boys Baseball vs St. Marys, Thursday, April 19th, game starts at 4:00 pm.

– MS Girls Basketball @ ISSH, Saturday, April 21st (CBA), games start at 9:00 am.

– MS Boys & Girls Track and Field @ Fuchu, Saturday, April 21st, starting at 9:00 am

GO DRAGONS! (Mr. Tananone)

  • MS Book of the Day

It’s Rafe’s 1st year of middle school; Luckily, he’s got an ace plan for the best year ever, if he can pull it off. His best friend, Leonardo the Silent, awards him points, as Rafe tries to break every rule in his school’s oppressive Code of Conduct. #yislearning #msbookoftheday (Ms. Katy)

HS DAILY – Wednesday, April 18, 2018

MIDDLE & HIGH SCHOOL

  • REMINDER ABOUT DONATION BOX FOR WELLS IN CAMBODIA

Good morning, students and teachers!

As you already know, there is a donation box placed in the foyer to fundraise for wells in Cambodia. By receiving a well, Cambodian families will be able to improve their lifestyle drastically by breaking the poverty cycle.

We really appreciate your contributions so far. The donation box will still be placed at the foyer, so please contribute. Thanks! (HOPE Cambodia Service Club – Sato & Airi)

  • Bake Sale At the Spring Concert

Good morning, students and teachers!

On Friday, the HOPE Cambodia Service Club members will be hosting a bake sale at the spring concert! There will be cookies, chips, cakes, and so on. If you would like to buy some, come join us in the Auditorium from 6:40 pm!

All the money raised will be used to build a well in Cambodia for families without access to clean water. By having access to clean water, families would be able to become more healthy, increase their income, go to school, and so on. So all of your help would be appreciated! Thank you. (HOPE Cambodia Service Club – Sato & Airi)

  •  Kanto Plain Film Festival (Repeat)

The entry deadline for the Kanto Plain Film Festival is THIS FRIDAY 20 APRIL. Enter your Non-Fiction, Dramatic Fiction, Comedic Fiction or Expressive film using the entry form on the KPFF website. Films you have made for fun or class or Personal Project or service learning could all be entered. Please check the Eligibility criteria on the website and be sure to add credits to your film (there are resources about how to credit your film on the site too). All the details are available on the website at bit.ly/KPFF2018. (Mr. Pitter)

HIGH SCHOOL ONLY

  • HS Athletics/Activities

Season 3 Athletics News:

– HS Boys Soccer final game of the season this Friday, the 20th of April vs St. Maur (JV/V) @ the YCAC. Kick off at 4:00 pm

– HS Girls Soccer finishes their season with the ASIJ invitational (JV/V) on Saturday the 21st of April @ ASIJ. Kick off at 9:00 am.

– HS Boys and Girls Badminton Invitational on Friday and Saturday the 20th and 21st of April in the gym. Matches will start at 1:30 pm on Friday.

GO DRAGONS! (Mr. Tananone)

  • HS Book of the Day

Some days are harder than others, and there are a zillion ways to get through them. It’s no surprise that your librarian favors Good Poems for Hard Times. #yislearning #hsbookoftheday (Ms. Katy)

  • Tutor Period Rotations – Thursday, April 19 (Day 1)

Grade 11 (P0):

Group 1 – Ms. Hewins + Tutors / LOFT
Social Emotional – MBTI and Conflict Resolution
Daily / SC Announcements / by Mr. Bates

Group 2 – Mr. Pitter + Tutors / M201
Social Emotional – MBTI and Conflict Resolution
Daily / SC Announcements / by Mr. Hooker

Grade 12 (P0):

Time with Tutors – Last Tutor period