HS DAILY – Thursday, August 31, 2017


  • Natsu Matsuri

This Thursday after school there will be a Natsu Matsuri (Japanese Summer Festival) on the playground run. All ages are welcome! The Natsumatsuri summer festival will have lots of food, such as Chocolate Bananas, Shaved Ice, Drinks, Takoyaki, popcorn and more. There will also be games and activities such as the pie toss run by both the student council and service clubs. Please come along! (HS StuCo)


  • Prom Committee

Juniors Only

Prom Committee starts off today!
Drop by the M306 during lunch for details if you’re interested in planning the biggest formal event at YIS!

(YIS Prom Committee)

  • HS Athletics/Activities

HS Girls Volleyball– Second day of tryouts Friday (Sept.1) from 4-6 in the gym. Please see Mr. Tananone, Ms. Hill, or Mr. Claydon if you have any questions or concerns.
HS Boys Volleyball– Continue Monday (Sept. 4) from 4-6 in the gym. Please see Mr. Tananone if you have any questions or concerns.
HS Cross Country (Boys/Girls)– Practice again today (Aug.31) please meet with Mr. Brown, Ise-sensei and Suzuki-sensei at the gym after school

HS Activities– Online signups will open on Friday September 1st. All non athletics activities officially begin on Monday, September 11th. However, please check the daily as some will be meeting sooner. (Mr. Tananone)

  • HS Book of the Day

The dream chooses the dreamer. Lazslo Strange, war orphan & junior librarian, has always feared that his dream chose poorly. #hsbookoftheday (Ms. Katy)

  • Tutor Period Rotations – Friday, September 1 (Day 10)

Grade 9 (P2): Reflection on my first two weeks in HS – Tutors / Tutor Rooms
Grade 10 (P2): Goal Setting – Tutors / Tutor Rooms

  • Tutor Period Rotations – Monday, September 4 (Day 1)

Grade 11 (8:30 – 1:00):

Group 1 – Ms. Hewins + Tutors / LOFT
University Research Intensive
Introducing the University Workbook
Daily / SC Announcements / by Ms. Post

Group 2 – Mr. Pitter + Tutors / M311 TBC
University Research Intensive
Introducing the University Workbook
Daily / SC Announcements / by Ms. Latve

Grade 12 (P0):

Group 1 Mr. Redlich + Tutors / Cafeteria
IBDP Course registration
Daily / SC Announcements / by Mr. Lorimer

Group 2 Ms. Vance + Tutors / Library
EE – Citations + Referencing
Daily / SC Announcements / by Ms. Justice

  • Grade 10 (Repeat)

Please link your PP proposal conversation form to the PP proposal schedule by 9:10 am on Thursday. Check your email or see Ms. Katy if you have any questions. (Ms. Katy)

  • HS Musical (Repeat)
HS Students interested in participating in this year’s Musical Little Shop of Horrors in ANY way (as a performer, designer, or crew) should:
1. sign up through VeraCross by Sept 1st, AND
2. complete this Google Form (https://goo.gl/forms/gzQOs7RXd7loeE5w1) before end of school day Monday, Sept 4th.
  • Individuals interested in a lead role should join this Google Classroom page (code: tcqbpl) to find audition practice material AND attend Audition Sessions in Ms. Kimi’s Drama Room Tuesday, Sept. 5th & Thursday, Sept. 7th at 4pm.
  • Individuals interested in an ensemble role  should join Google Classroom and begin rehearsals starting Tuesday, Sept. 12th (same place & time).
  • Tech Roles & individuals interested in Other Responsibilities will be contacted by Ms. Kimi once they have formally expressed interest by completing the Google Form above.

(Ms. Kimi)

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