MS DAILY – Thursday, April 27, 2017

MIDDLE & HIGH SCHOOL

  • Quidditch (Repeat)

That’s right! Everyone’s favorite sport is back! MS & HS school students are invited to join us on the turf starting this Friday at 4 pm to play Quidditch. We’ve got brand spanking new set of Nimbus 3000s and Firebolts to choose from, so come on out for a test fly. (Ms. Katy)

  • HOPE Cambodia Service Club FIFA Tournament (Repeat)

Hi everyone! This Friday (the 28th), the HOPE Cambodia service club will be running a FIFA tournament open to Middle and High school, from 4:15-5:30 in the cafeteria. All you have to do before Friday is sign up and you will be paired with someone from your grade to face your opponents in a 2v2 FIFA match. Each participating member will have to pay an entrance fee of 500Y. All funds and donations collected will be going towards our cause in Cambodia. If you have any questions/concerns please email Arunansu, Christian, Akihiro or Erin from Grade 11.

Please sign up with this document:

https://docs.google.com/a/yis.ac.jp/forms/d/e/1FAIpQLSdXzz7Mzl1BcNefXi7eJpUA9nw9qfzJd8JSnSIeGI9foctR2A/viewform?c=0&w=1

Thank you and we hope to see you there 🙂 (Erin)

MIDDLE SCHOOL ONLY

  • MS Book of the Day

An epic adventure love story that is also HILARIOUS: what will become of farmer Westley and beautiful Butercup? #msbookoftheday (Ms. Katy)

  • Mathematics Competition

Grade 6/7 Students – some of you will be participating in Mathematics Competition today. You are expected to first go to your normal class and then proceed to these classrooms:

During period 1/2

Class

Students doing review session should go to:

Students doing the competition should go to:

6M

P104

M106

7K, 7W, 7M

M201

M208

6H and 6E – you will be doing the math competition/review during your math class. (Ms. Latve)

HS DAILY – Thursday, April 27, 2017

MIDDLE & HIGH SCHOOL

  • Quidditch (Repeat)

That’s right! Everyone’s favorite sport is back! MS & HS school students are invited to join us on the turf starting this Friday at 4 pm to play Quidditch. We’ve got brand spanking new set of Nimbus 3000s and Firebolts to choose from, so come on out for a test fly. (Ms. Katy)

  • HOPE Cambodia Service Club FIFA Tournament (Repeat)

Hi everyone! This Friday (the 28th), the HOPE Cambodia service club will be running a FIFA tournament open to Middle and High school, from 4:15-5:30 in the cafeteria. All you have to do before Friday is sign up and you will be paired with someone from your grade to face your opponents in a 2v2 FIFA match. Each participating member will have to pay an entrance fee of 500Y. All funds and donations collected will be going towards our cause in Cambodia. If you have any questions/concerns please email Arunansu, Christian, Akihiro or Erin from Grade 11.

Please sign up with this document:

https://docs.google.com/a/yis.ac.jp/forms/d/e/1FAIpQLSdXzz7Mzl1BcNefXi7eJpUA9nw9qfzJd8JSnSIeGI9foctR2A/viewform?c=0&w=1

Thank you and we hope to see you there 🙂 (Erin)

HIGH SCHOOL ONLY

  • HS Book of the Day

NYC, summer of 1977: the serial killer Son of Sam is on the streets, but Nora is 17 and dying to get out of the house #hsbookoftheday (Ms. Katy)

  • Calculator survey (Repeat)

Good morning,

We are trying to find out more information about the type of calculator you are using at school. Can you please take a few minutes to fill in the following survey?

https://docs.google.com/a/yis.ac.jp/forms/d/e/1FAIpQLSfvi9IsMskrmXrMuDaYhmA6aTBCUatjUJChhsbJJbaR1pqhxg/viewform

Thanks, (Mr. Edwards)

  • Tutor Period Rotations – Thursday, April 27 (Day 6) (Repeat)

Grade 11 (P0): G11 Final IB Exams – Review of Regulations and Procedures – Mr. Redlich + Tutors / Cafeteria

  • Combating Human Trafficking announcement (Repeat)

Good morning high school!

On Thursday April 27th, the Combating Human Trafficking (CHT) group will host a Speaker Evening, with guests speakers Shihoko Fujiwara and Aiki Segawa from NPO Lighthouse (a support center for human trafficking victims in Japan) at the loft from 6:00~7:30pm. Grades 8~11 may have a brief speaker session during the day, but the evening will feature a more in-depth conversation on the unresolved issue of human trafficking in Japan.

Entrance is free for all, but donations of ÂĄ300 and more will reward you with an exclusive YIS CHT sticker, so mark your calendars for the 27th of April 6:00~7:30pm! This event is open to students and parents, so please talk to your parents about this.

We hope to see you there! (YIS Combating Human Trafficking)

MS DAILY – Wednesday, April 26, 2017

MIDDLE & HIGH SCHOOL

  • Quidditch (Repeat)

That’s right! Everyone’s favorite sport is back! MS & HS school students are invited to join us on the turf starting this Friday at 4 pm to play Quidditch. We’ve got brand spanking new set of Nimbus 3000s and Firebolts to choose from, so come on out for a test fly. (Ms. Katy)

  • Volunteers for HS Graduation (Repeat)

​Those student who put their names forward for volunteering on June 2nd (day before the HS graduation) and on June 3rd, the day of the HS graduation, please meet in Room M201 at recess this Wednesday for a very short meeting (tomorrow)​. Thank you, (Mr. Stanworth)

​The students involved:
​Friday set-up -gym (6): Sarah Brauer, Haruna Doi, Vienna Gallagher, Marleen Walther, Kiyoka Kim, Hana Chapman

Saturday usher​s​ -gym (7): Allison Barton, Tessa Coutts, Abbey Barton, Vienna Gallagher, Haruna Doi, Marleen Walther, Reina Kitamura

Saturday wait​resses​ – ​auditorium ​(9): Jess Love, Allison Barton, Tessa Coutts, Abbey Barton, Vienna Gallagher, Haruna Doi, Marleen Walther, Hana Chapman, Reina Kitamura

  • HOPE Cambodia Service Club FIFA Tournament (Repeat)

Hi everyone! This Friday (the 28th), the HOPE Cambodia service club will be running a FIFA tournament open to Middle and High school, from 4:15-5:30 in the cafeteria. All you have to do before Friday is sign up and you will be paired with someone from your grade to face your opponents in a 2v2 FIFA match. Each participating member will have to pay an entrance fee of 500Y. All funds and donations collected will be going towards our cause in Cambodia. If you have any questions/concerns please email Arunansu, Christian, Akihiro or Erin from Grade 11.

Please sign up with this document:

https://docs.google.com/a/yis.ac.jp/forms/d/e/1FAIpQLSdXzz7Mzl1BcNefXi7eJpUA9nw9qfzJd8JSnSIeGI9foctR2A/viewform?c=0&w=1

Thank you and we hope to see you there 🙂 (Erin)

MIDDLE SCHOOL ONLY

  • Sakura Medal Voting

Only two days left! You can squeeze in one more book over the next two days. After you finish your book, cast your vote for fiction books at http://bit.ly/SakuraMS2017 and for graphic novels at http://bit.ly/SakuraGN2017. (Ms. Katy)

  • MS Book of the Day

A young teen girl’s guide to basic health and hygiene–because it’s cool to know what’s going on with your body #msbookoftheday (Ms. Katy)

  • MS Movie Night

This Friday the MS student council will be hosting a movie night from 4:30 to 6:30 after school. We will have two different movies showing in two different rooms. The rooms will be announced in the daily later this week. We will be showing the movies Holes and Sing. There will be no food/drinks on sale but feel free to bring your own. We hope to see many of you there! (MS Student Council)

  • Red & White Results

Last week we had a great concert! The donations have been counted and for this concert we collected a total of 48,050 yen! All this money will be donated to Playground of Hope, thank you to everybody who donated! The winning team from this concert is the white team! Congratulations to all those on the white team! Once again thank you to all the performers and those who donated for making it the great concert that it was! (MS Red and White Committee)

HS DAILY – Wednesday, April 26, 2017

MIDDLE & HIGH SCHOOL

  • Quidditch (Repeat)

That’s right! Everyone’s favorite sport is back! MS & HS school students are invited to join us on the turf starting this Friday at 4 pm to play Quidditch. We’ve got brand spanking new set of Nimbus 3000s and Firebolts to choose from, so come on out for a test fly. (Ms. Katy)

  • Volunteers for HS Graduation (Repeat)

​Those student who put their names forward for volunteering on June 2nd (day before the HS graduation) and on June 3rd, the day of the HS graduation, please meet in Room M201 at recess this Wednesday for a very short meeting (tomorrow)​. Thank you, (Mr. Stanworth)

​The students involved:
​Friday set-up -gym (6): Sarah Brauer, Haruna Doi, Vienna Gallagher, Marleen Walther, Kiyoka Kim, Hana Chapman

Saturday usher​s​ -gym (7): Allison Barton, Tessa Coutts, Abbey Barton, Vienna Gallagher, Haruna Doi, Marleen Walther, Reina Kitamura

Saturday wait​resses​ – ​auditorium ​(9): Jess Love, Allison Barton, Tessa Coutts, Abbey Barton, Vienna Gallagher, Haruna Doi, Marleen Walther, Hana Chapman, Reina Kitamura

  • HOPE Cambodia Service Club FIFA Tournament (Repeat)

Hi everyone! This Friday (the 28th), the HOPE Cambodia service club will be running a FIFA tournament open to Middle and High school, from 4:15-5:30 in the cafeteria. All you have to do before Friday is sign up and you will be paired with someone from your grade to face your opponents in a 2v2 FIFA match. Each participating member will have to pay an entrance fee of 500Y. All funds and donations collected will be going towards our cause in Cambodia. If you have any questions/concerns please email Arunansu, Christian, Akihiro or Erin from Grade 11.

Please sign up with this document:

https://docs.google.com/a/yis.ac.jp/forms/d/e/1FAIpQLSdXzz7Mzl1BcNefXi7eJpUA9nw9qfzJd8JSnSIeGI9foctR2A/viewform?c=0&w=1

Thank you and we hope to see you there 🙂 (Erin)

HIGH SCHOOL ONLY

  • Chiku Announcement

Chiku meeting for the fundraising and awareness group in M201. (Julia)

  • Sakura Medal Voting

Only two days left! You can squeeze in one more book over the next two days. After you finish your book, cast your votes for this year’s Sakura medal winner at http://bit.ly/SakuraHS2017. (Ms. Katy)

  • HS Book of the Day

For questions you don’t want to ask anyone: expert information & personal stories on a wide range of women’s health topics #hsbookoftheday (Ms. Katy)

  • Calculator survey (Repeat)

Good morning,

We are trying to find out more information about the type of calculator you are using at school. Can you please take a few minutes to fill in the following survey?

https://docs.google.com/a/yis.ac.jp/forms/d/e/1FAIpQLSfvi9IsMskrmXrMuDaYhmA6aTBCUatjUJChhsbJJbaR1pqhxg/viewform

Thanks, (Mr. Edwards)

  • Tutor Period Rotations – Thursday, April 27 (Day 6) (Repeat)

Grade 11 (P0): G11 Final IB Exams – Review of Regulations and Procedures – Mr. Redlich + Tutors / Cafeteria

  • Combating Human Trafficking announcement (Repeat)

Good morning high school!

On Thursday April 27th, the Combating Human Trafficking (CHT) group will host a Speaker Evening, with guests speakers Shihoko Fujiwara and Aiki Segawa from NPO Lighthouse (a support center for human trafficking victims in Japan) at the loft from 6:00~7:30pm. Grades 8~11 may have a brief speaker session during the day, but the evening will feature a more in-depth conversation on the unresolved issue of human trafficking in Japan.

Entrance is free for all, but donations of ÂĄ300 and more will reward you with an exclusive YIS CHT sticker, so mark your calendars for the 27th of April 6:00~7:30pm! This event is open to students and parents, so please talk to your parents about this.

We hope to see you there! (YIS Combating Human Trafficking)

MS DAILY – Tuesday, April 25, 2017

MIDDLE & HIGH SCHOOL

  • Quidditch

That’s right! Everyone’s favorite sport is back! MS & HS school students are invited to join us on the turf starting this Friday at 4 pm to play Quidditch. We’ve got brand spanking new set of Nimbus 3000s and Firebolts to choose from, so come on out for a test fly. (Ms. Katy)

  • Volunteers for HS Graduation

​Those student who put their names forward for volunteering on June 2nd (day before the HS graduation) and on June 3rd, the day of the HS graduation, please meet in Room M201 at recess this Wednesday for a very short meeting (tomorrow)​. Thank you, (Mr. Stanworth)

​The students involved:
​Friday set-up -gym (6): Sarah Brauer, Haruna Doi, Vienna Gallagher, Marleen Walther, Kiyoka Kim, Hana Chapman

Saturday usher​s​ -gym (7): Allison Barton, Tessa Coutts, Abbey Barton, Vienna Gallagher, Haruna Doi, Marleen Walther, Reina Kitamura

Saturday wait​resses​ – ​auditorium ​(9): Jess Love, Allison Barton, Tessa Coutts, Abbey Barton, Vienna Gallagher, Haruna Doi, Marleen Walther, Hana Chapman, Reina Kitamura

  • HOPE Cambodia Service Club FIFA Tournament

Hi everyone! This Friday (the 28th), the HOPE Cambodia service club will be running a FIFA tournament open to Middle and High school, from 4:15-5:30 in the cafeteria. All you have to do before Friday is sign up and you will be paired with someone from your grade to face your opponents in a 2v2 FIFA match. Each participating member will have to pay an entrance fee of 500Y. All funds and donations collected will be going towards our cause in Cambodia. If you have any questions/concerns please email Arunansu, Christian, Akihiro or Erin from Grade 11.

Please sign up with this document:

https://docs.google.com/a/yis.ac.jp/forms/d/e/1FAIpQLSdXzz7Mzl1BcNefXi7eJpUA9nw9qfzJd8JSnSIeGI9foctR2A/viewform?c=0&w=1

Thank you and we hope to see you there 🙂 (Erin)

  • YIS Magazine (Repeat)

YIS Magazine is looking for submissions! Each Monday we will put a new prompt in the bulletin. You can submit poetry, prose, essays, artwork, photography, music–anything you’ve created. If you have something that’s not related to the prompt you can send that along too. Please send submissions to [email protected] by Friday.

This week’s prompt is: Fear
Coming up next week: Empty/Full
(Ms. Barbour)

  • Glasses Found (Repeat)

JINS red rimmed glasses were found near Room M103 last Friday. Please collect them at the Secondary School Office. (Ms. Shiina)

MIDDLE SCHOOL ONLY

  • MS Movie Night

This Friday the MS student council will be hosting a movie night from 4:30 to 6:30 after school. We will have two different movies showing in two different rooms. The rooms will be announced in the daily later this week. We will be showing the movies Holes and Sing. There will be no food/drinks on sale but feel free to bring your own. We hope to see many of you there! (MS Student Council)

  • MS Book of the Day

Friendship, mystery, puzzles, books, adventure & attempted murder? Great for Mysterious Benedict Society/Lemony Snicket fans #msbookoftheday (Ms. Katy)

HS DAILY – Tuesday, April 25, 2017

MIDDLE & HIGH SCHOOL

  • Quidditch

That’s right! Everyone’s favorite sport is back! MS & HS school students are invited to join us on the turf starting this Friday at 4 pm to play Quidditch. We’ve got brand spanking new set of Nimbus 3000s and Firebolts to choose from, so come on out for a test fly. (Ms. Katy)

  • Volunteers for HS Graduation

​Those student who put their names forward for volunteering on June 2nd (day before the HS graduation) and on June 3rd, the day of the HS graduation, please meet in Room M201 at recess this Wednesday for a very short meeting (tomorrow)​. Thank you, (Mr. Stanworth)

​The students involved:
​Friday set-up -gym (6): Sarah Brauer, Haruna Doi, Vienna Gallagher, Marleen Walther, Kiyoka Kim, Hana Chapman

Saturday usher​s​ -gym (7): Allison Barton, Tessa Coutts, Abbey Barton, Vienna Gallagher, Haruna Doi, Marleen Walther, Reina Kitamura

Saturday wait​resses​ – ​auditorium ​(9): Jess Love, Allison Barton, Tessa Coutts, Abbey Barton, Vienna Gallagher, Haruna Doi, Marleen Walther, Hana Chapman, Reina Kitamura

  • HOPE Cambodia Service Club FIFA Tournament

Hi everyone! This Friday (the 28th), the HOPE Cambodia service club will be running a FIFA tournament open to Middle and High school, from 4:15-5:30 in the cafeteria. All you have to do before Friday is sign up and you will be paired with someone from your grade to face your opponents in a 2v2 FIFA match. Each participating member will have to pay an entrance fee of 500Y. All funds and donations collected will be going towards our cause in Cambodia. If you have any questions/concerns please email Arunansu, Christian, Akihiro or Erin from Grade 11.

Please sign up with this document:

https://docs.google.com/a/yis.ac.jp/forms/d/e/1FAIpQLSdXzz7Mzl1BcNefXi7eJpUA9nw9qfzJd8JSnSIeGI9foctR2A/viewform?c=0&w=1

Thank you and we hope to see you there 🙂 (Erin)

  • YIS Magazine (Repeat)

YIS Magazine is looking for submissions! Each Monday we will put a new prompt in the bulletin. You can submit poetry, prose, essays, artwork, photography, music–anything you’ve created. If you have something that’s not related to the prompt you can send that along too. Please send submissions to [email protected] by Friday.

This week’s prompt is: Fear
Coming up next week: Empty/Full
(Ms. Barbour)

  • Glasses Found (Repeat)

JINS red rimmed glasses were found near Room M103 last Friday. Please collect them at the Secondary School Office. (Ms. Shiina)

HIGH SCHOOL ONLY

  • Calculator survey

Good morning,

We are trying to find out more information about the type of calculator you are using at school. Can you please take a few minutes to fill in the following survey?

https://docs.google.com/a/yis.ac.jp/forms/d/e/1FAIpQLSfvi9IsMskrmXrMuDaYhmA6aTBCUatjUJChhsbJJbaR1pqhxg/viewform

Thanks, (Mr. Edwards)

  • Award Update 25th April

All active Award participants please reply to the email sent yesterday “May 5/6/7 Last Chance”

If you were on last weekends camp please read the long email and respond fully by Monday

If you are planning on coming to 5/6/7 weekend and were not on last weekends camp then please come to a meeting this Thursday Morning at 08:30 P104. (Mr. Harrison)

  • HS Book of the Day

Identity crises & star crossed love in a dystopia where people connect to the internet via feeds implanted in their brains. #hsbookoftheday (Ms. Katy)

  • Tutor Period Rotations – Thursday, April 27 (Day 6)

Grade 11 (P0): G11 Final IB Exams – Review of Regulations and Procedures – Mr. Redlich + Tutors / Cafeteria

  • Combating Human Trafficking announcement (Repeat)

Good morning high school!

On Thursday April 27th, the Combating Human Trafficking (CHT) group will host a Speaker Evening, with guests speakers Shihoko Fujiwara and Aiki Segawa from NPO Lighthouse (a support center for human trafficking victims in Japan) at the loft from 6:00~7:30pm. Grades 8~11 may have a brief speaker session during the day, but the evening will feature a more in-depth conversation on the unresolved issue of human trafficking in Japan.

Entrance is free for all, but donations of ÂĄ300 and more will reward you with an exclusive YIS CHT sticker, so mark your calendars for the 27th of April 6:00~7:30pm! This event is open to students and parents, so please talk to your parents about this.

We hope to see you there! (YIS Combating Human Trafficking)

MS DAILY – Monday, April 24, 2017

MIDDLE & HIGH SCHOOL

  • YIS Magazine

YIS Magazine is looking for submissions! Each Monday we will put a new prompt in the bulletin. You can submit poetry, prose, essays, artwork, photography, music–anything you’ve created. If you have something that’s not related to the prompt you can send that along too. Please send submissions to [email protected] by Friday.

This week’s prompt is: Fear
Coming up next week: Empty/Full
(Ms. Barbour)

  • NEW SECONDARY PRIN VISITING

To all students, next year’s Secondary Principal, Ms Elise Vitty, is in school all this week. Please take the chance to say hello and give her a really good YIS welcome. (Mr Snowball)

  • Glasses Found

JINS red rimmed glasses were found near Room M103 last Friday. Please collect them at the Secondary School Office. (Ms. Shiina)

  • MS & HS Book of the Day

The 8th edition of the MLA handbook is here! Quotation, citation, pagination. All your answers in one place! #hsbookoftheday #msbookoftheday (Ms. Katy)

  • Library LockIn

It is time for another Library LockIn! On Friday April 28th starting at 4:30 until Saturday April 29th at 8:00 am, we will be locked into the library for an adventure themed night of fun. We have joined with the MS StuCo to kick off the evening with a movie night from 4:30-6:30. After that we will have survival themed activities, a glow in the dark capture the flag, a survival skills workshop and a “campfire”. Want to join us? Sign up on the survey in your email.

See you there, (Library Council)

MIDDLE SCHOOL ONLY

  • Sakura Medal Voting

Have you read three or more Sakura medal contenders? Finish your books and cast your vote for fiction books at http://bit.ly/SakuraMS2017 and for graphic novels at http://bit.ly/SakuraGN2017. (Ms. Katy)

  • MS Athletics/Activities

MS Boys Baseball – Game on Tuesday, April 25th @ St. Marys. Those playing please know you are excused from class at 3:00 pm.

MS Girls Basketball – Game on Thursday, April April 27th @ St.Maur beginning at 5:00 pm.

MS Boys Baseball – Game on Thursday, April 27th @ Honmoku Field vs St. Maur. Those playing please know you are excused from class at 3:45 pm.

MS Sports Award Ceremony– All middle school students please make your way over to the auditorium at straight from tutor groups. Please know that you will miss periods 1-2.

GO DRAGONS!!! (Mr. Tananone)

  • Track and Field Resits

Congratulations to the MS Track Club for a great showing at the Fuchu Track Meet on Saturday Apr.22.

Individual finishers in the top 10 of their events included:

Gr.7 Robert Love Men’s 200meter dash 27.73 sec. (5th place out of 54 athletes)
Robert Love Men’s 400meter dash 61.93sec. (5th place out of 16 athletes)

Gr.8 Joshua Roberts Men’s 100meter dash 13.68 sec. (8th place out of about 80 athletes)

Gr.8 Hayao Kawasaki Men’s High Jump 1.4 meter (5th place)

Women’s Results

Gr.7 Auriane Lanctot Women’s High Jump 1.25meter (4th place out of 18 athletes)
Auriane Lanctot Women’s Long Jump 3.43meter (8th place out of 26 athletes)

Gr.8 Risa Nabari Women’s 800meter dash 2min. 59sec. (7th place out of 34 athletes)

Gr.8 Waka Fujiwara Women’s 800meter dash 3min. (9th place out of 34 athletes)

Gr.8 Amika Yamada Women’s 100meter dash 13.91 sec. (2nd place out of 66 athletes)
Amika Yamada Women’s 200meter dash 29.22sec. (4th place out of 57 athletes)
Amika Yamada Women’s Long Jump 3.58meter (6th place out of 26 athletes)

Well done teams!! (From your coaches)

HS DAILY – Monday, April 24, 2017

MIDDLE & HIGH SCHOOL

  • YIS Magazine

YIS Magazine is looking for submissions! Each Monday we will put a new prompt in the bulletin. You can submit poetry, prose, essays, artwork, photography, music–anything you’ve created. If you have something that’s not related to the prompt you can send that along too. Please send submissions to [email protected] by Friday.

This week’s prompt is: Fear
Coming up next week: Empty/Full
(Ms. Barbour)

  • NEW SECONDARY PRIN VISITING

To all students, next year’s Secondary Principal, Ms Elise Vitty, is in school all this week. Please take the chance to say hello and give her a really good YIS welcome. (Mr Snowball)

  • Glasses Found

JINS red rimmed glasses were found near Room M103 last Friday. Please collect them at the Secondary School Office. (Ms. Shiina)

  • MS & HS Book of the Day

The 8th edition of the MLA handbook is here! Quotation, citation, pagination. All your answers in one place! #hsbookoftheday #msbookoftheday (Ms. Katy)

  • Library LockIn

It is time for another Library LockIn! On Friday April 28th starting at 4:30 until Saturday April 29th at 8:00 am, we will be locked into the library for an adventure themed night of fun. We have joined with the MS StuCo to kick off the evening with a movie night from 4:30-6:30. After that we will have survival themed activities, a glow in the dark capture the flag, a survival skills workshop and a “campfire”. Want to join us? Sign up on the survey in your email.

See you there, (Library Council)

HIGH SCHOOL ONLY

  • NO CHIKU MEETING TODAY

No Chiku meeting today. Group leaders we will meet on Wednesday and our next visit is May 12th. (Mr Snowball)

  • Sakura Medal Voting

Have you read three or more Sakura medal contenders? Finish your books and cast your vote for this year’s Sakura medal winner at http://bit.ly/SakuraHS2017. (Ms. Katy)

  • HS Athletics/Activities

HS Sports Award Ceremony– All high school students please make your way over to the auditorium at 11:00 am for the HS sports awards. Please know that you will miss periods 3-4.

Volleyball World Cup – Starts today at 4:15 in the gym. If your teams are playing make sure you head over to gym as soon as possible.

GO DRAGONS!! (Mr. Tananone)

  • VOLUNTEERS for HS GRADUATION (Repeat)

We are looking for several volunteers to help with the HS Graduation. Positions include:

  • 6 students to help on Friday, June 2nd 1:30-2:30pm. Students would help arrange the programmes and seating plan.
  • 6 students to help on Saturday, June 3rd 3:15-5pm. Students would serve as ushers, greeting guests and showing them their seating. Students would be required to be smartly dressed.
  • 8 students to help on Saturday, June 3rd 5:30-7pm. Students would hand out food at the graduation party. Students would be required to be nicely dressed in black and white.

If you are interested in helping with any or all of these tasks, please contact Mrs. Hill. (Mrs. Hill)

  • Combating Human Trafficking announcement (Repeat)

Good morning high school!

On Thursday April 27th, the Combating Human Trafficking (CHT) group will host a Speaker Evening, with guests speakers Shihoko Fujiwara and Aiki Segawa from NPO Lighthouse (a support center for human trafficking victims in Japan) at the loft from 6:00~7:30pm. Grades 8~11 may have a brief speaker session during the day, but the evening will feature a more in-depth conversation on the unresolved issue of human trafficking in Japan.

Entrance is free for all, but donations of ÂĄ300 and more will reward you with an exclusive YIS CHT sticker, so mark your calendars for the 27th of April 6:00~7:30pm! This event is open to students and parents, so please talk to your parents about this.

We hope to see you there! (YIS Combating Human Trafficking)

MS DAILY – Friday, April 21, 2017

MIDDLE & HIGH SCHOOL

  •  Kanto Plain Film Festival Entry Deadline

TODAY is the deadline to enter the Kanto Plain Film Festival. Films longer than 5 minutes should be accompanied by a 5 minute excerpt or trailer. See the website at http://bit.ly/KPFF2017 for details of eligibility, awards and how to enter. Ask Mr. Pitter if you have any questions. We look forward to seeing your films. (Mr. Pitter)

  • Math Field Day results

Congratulations to all the Math Field Day participants!

Special congratulations to Louis Doucet (grade 7) and Shoichi Ito (grade 9) for winning the THIRD Place in their grade level individual round Math competition.

And also, congratulations to Michael (grade 10) and Jinho (grade 10) for their work in team challenges.

Participants: if you want to know your individual score – come see Ms. Latve in M201. (Ms. Latve)

  • School Bazaar by Combating Human Trafficking Group (Repeat)

The Combatting Human Trafficking group is hosting a school bazaar on April 27th (Thurs) from 15:00 – 17:00, open to students, teachers and parents. This bazaar will be an opportunity to sell and purchase handmade goods created by members of our community. They may also sell drinks such as Tapioca or bought good/crafts if you wish. We will also be hosting several performances. If you are interested in selling goods or performing at this event, please respond to the following survey.

We are hosting this bazaar in order to support Lighthouse a Japanese organisation working to eradicate human trafficking in Japan. So we would like to ask for a small donation from the performers as well as the sellers in order to raise money and continue to support lighthouse.

Thank you, (Sam Coutts, CHT group)

MIDDLE SCHOOL ONLY

  • MS Book of the Day

This moody, cinematic retelling of a classic puts Snow White in the streets of 1920s NYC, surrounded by 7 street urchins. #msbookoftheday (Ms. Katy)

HS DAILY – Friday, April 21, 2017

MIDDLE & HIGH SCHOOL

  •  Kanto Plain Film Festival Entry Deadline

TODAY is the deadline to enter the Kanto Plain Film Festival. Films longer than 5 minutes should be accompanied by a 5 minute excerpt or trailer. See the website at http://bit.ly/KPFF2017 for details of eligibility, awards and how to enter. Ask Mr. Pitter if you have any questions. We look forward to seeing your films. (Mr. Pitter)

  • Math Field Day results

Congratulations to all the Math Field Day participants!

Special congratulations to Louis Doucet (grade 7) and Shoichi Ito (grade 9) for winning the THIRD Place in their grade level individual round Math competition.

And also, congratulations to Michael (grade 10) and Jinho (grade 10) for their work in team challenges.

Participants: if you want to know your individual score – come see Ms. Latve in M201. (Ms. Latve)

  • School Bazaar by Combating Human Trafficking Group (Repeat)

The Combatting Human Trafficking group is hosting a school bazaar on April 27th (Thurs) from 15:00 – 17:00, open to students, teachers and parents. This bazaar will be an opportunity to sell and purchase handmade goods created by members of our community. They may also sell drinks such as Tapioca or bought good/crafts if you wish. We will also be hosting several performances. If you are interested in selling goods or performing at this event, please respond to the following survey.

We are hosting this bazaar in order to support Lighthouse a Japanese organisation working to eradicate human trafficking in Japan. So we would like to ask for a small donation from the performers as well as the sellers in order to raise money and continue to support lighthouse.

Thank you, (Sam Coutts, CHT group)

HIGH SCHOOL ONLY

  • Come to Prom “City of Lights”! (For juniors only) 

1 DAY LEFT!

This year’s “City of Lights” prom is coming up! Create unforgettable moments with your fellow classmates, while enjoying good food, live music and dancing under the stars.

Tickets start at ÂĄ12,000 and go up to ÂĄ15,000 next week, so get yours today! Also, the promposal contest is still on- the cutest promposal receives a refund for both of their tickets! Buy a ticket now and get promposing!

Thank you, (Prom Committee)

  • Track & Field Result – Congratulations!

Congratulations to William Hannah for breaking the 5 minutes mark in the 1500 meter race.
William recorded a 4:59:08 at Oi Futo on Saturday.

Congratulations William for reaching your personal goal for this season! (From Your Coaches)

  • Amnesty International’s Petition

Good morning! As you all may know, recently hundreds of men have been reported arrested in Chechnya, Russia. They have been abducted, put in concentration camps and even killed for being suspected of being gay. Today at lunch in the canteen we will have Amnesty International’s petition against this available to sign. For more information about how to help, you can donate to support the cause here: https://www.lgbtnet.org/en/endonate. We will be sitting at the first table, please come and sign it to show your support and make a difference!

Spread love, (LGBTQ+ Human Rights)

  • HS Book of the Day

Insightful, hilarious & honest, Trevor Noah’s memoir of life in apartheid South Africa is a unique look into recent history #hsbookoftheday (Ms. Katy)

  • VOLUNTEERS for HS GRADUATION (Repeat)

We are looking for several volunteers to help with the HS Graduation. Positions include:

  • 6 students to help on Friday, June 2nd 1:30-2:30pm. Students would help arrange the programmes and seating plan.
  • 6 students to help on Saturday, June 3rd 3:15-5pm. Students would serve as ushers, greeting guests and showing them their seating. Students would be required to be smartly dressed.
  • 8 students to help on Saturday, June 3rd 5:30-7pm. Students would hand out food at the graduation party. Students would be required to be nicely dressed in black and white.

If you are interested in helping with any or all of these tasks, please contact Mrs. Hill. (Mrs. Hill)

  • Combating Human Trafficking announcement (Repeat)

Good morning high school!

On Thursday April 27th, the Combating Human Trafficking (CHT) group will host a Speaker Evening, with guests speakers Shihoko Fujiwara and Aiki Segawa from NPO Lighthouse (a support center for human trafficking victims in Japan) at the loft from 6:00~7:30pm. Grades 8~11 may have a brief speaker session during the day, but the evening will feature a more in-depth conversation on the unresolved issue of human trafficking in Japan.

Entrance is free for all, but donations of ÂĄ300 and more will reward you with an exclusive YIS CHT sticker, so mark your calendars for the 27th of April 6:00~7:30pm! This event is open to students and parents, so please talk to your parents about this.

We hope to see you there! (YIS Combating Human Trafficking)