MS DAILY – Tuesday, April 18, 2017


  • Hijirizaka comes to visit YIS

Today Grade 8 is hosting 10 students and 4 teachers from Hijirizaka, a school nearby for students with additional needs to have fun at YIS and participate in some activities. If you see thee guests around YIS (especially in the main building) then please be kind, say hello and welcome them to our school! (Ms. Urquhart)

  • Math Field Day participants

Please come to room M201 (Ms. Latve’s room) for a short meeting at recess. The Competition day is tomorrow! (Ms. Latve)

  • Lip Dub Project

This is Lea Kawashima (10) informing the participants of the official YIS Lip Dub Project that filming starts TODAY!

Today, I will be filming at ICJC from 2:40 to 3:15pm. Please check to this document know which sections you are responsible for, so that you can memorise your lines in advance.

Please check this document to remind yourselves which classes you need to get permission to leave a little earlier and which teacher(s) you will need to email in advance about your absence in class.

  • No before or after school sessions
  • Please leave the class on time
  • Please e-mail your teacher(s) in advance when you know which class you will be miss due to your participation in the video.
  • You will be released after 45mins (You will have to skip class for one whole period maximum)
  • If you signed up to lip sync and are unable to skip class for the scene(s) you’re in, either e-mail me in advance if you really would like to lip sync, or please participate in the background.
  • There can’t be enough background participants, so if you would like to goof around and be a part of making an amazing promotional video, please feel free to participate on the day.

Happy Tuesday! (Lea K)

  • Ring Found

A gold ring was found on the stairs in the Main Building yesterday. Please collect it at the Secondary School Office. (Ms. Shiina)


  • MS Track Club

Congratulations to the MS Track Club for another great showing at our second meet at Oi Futo on Saturday.
Individual finishers in the top 5 of their events included:

Connor Adams, 5th in 3000m
Kim Hansen, 3rd in Long Jump
Kai Hartman, Hayao Kawasaki, Kento Riendeau and Joshua Roberts, 3rd in 4×100 Relay

Auriane Lanctot, 3rd in High Jump and 4th in Long Jump
Amika Yamada, 1st in 100m, 200m and Long Jump
Auriane, Amika, Risa Nabari and Ayako Maeda, 1st in 4×100 Relay

Well done team! (From Your Coaches)

  • Friday’s Assembly – Cancelled

Just a note to let you know that assembly on Friday has been cancelled. Please go to your normal homeroom on Friday morning. (Ms. Madrid)

  • Movie Night

Movie night has been rescheduled to April 28th. Stay tuned for movie information. (Ms. Madrid)

  • MS Book of the Day

You’re stranded and starving: Would you eat human flesh in order to survive? What if it’s your family? friends? #msbookoftheday #donnerparty (Ms. Katy)

  • Red & White Concert

The Red & White Concert is just one day away! We are excited for a great show tomorrow! However the most important part is you, please make sure to bring donations to support this charity concert. All donations will be used to support Playground of Hope, to help rebuild communities affected by the 2011 earthquake and tsunami. Make sure to bring your donations to contribute to this charity! (MS Red & White Committee)

  • MS Athletics/Activities

MS Girls Basketball – Game on Saturday, April 22nd @ YIS against CAJ beginning at 10:00 am.

MS Track and Field – Third meet of the season @ Fuchu track on Saturday, April 22nd, beginning at 9:00 am.

MS Sports Award Meeting
– All presenters, and those making videos please meet Mr. Tananone in the gym tomorrow at lunch for 15 minutes.

GO DRAGONS!!! (Mr. Tananone)

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