HS DAILY – Friday, October 13, 2017


  • Tombola

Come and try our Tombola today after school:
2:50-4:30pm in the Playground
Star Prize of this week: YouTube Studio Tour. Other prizes include movie tickets, ORBI coupons, US Land pass, science museum tickets and more.
1 draw: ¥300, 2 draws ¥500.


Showcase YOUR talent on the Food Fair stage for a max of 5 min. Sign up HERE for “YIS’s GOT TALENT”. (PTSA)

  • Journeys and Boundaries Exhibition

During the October break Ms Justice and Mrs Ralph will be having an exhibition of illustration, painting and ceramic work in Harajuku, Tokyo.

The exhibition will take place in the Design Festa East Gallery from Tuesday 24th October until Thursday 26th October.

The gallery is open from 10am-8pm each day and is an inspiring space where many other artists exhibit too. We hope you are able to stop by! (Ms Justice and Mrs Ralph)

  • USB lost

A student lost his USB on Tuesday, possibly in the library. It is in a black, piano shaped case. If you found it, please bring it to the Secondary School Office. (Ms. Shiina)


  • Pre Season HS Girls Basketball Practice

There will be a pre-season girls High School basketball practice on Monday October 16th. 7:00 AM warm ups. 7:15 start. All players welcome.

See you there. (Mr. Hauet)

  • Service Groups at Food Fair – FINAL DAY!

Are you a part of a service group or initiative and would like to participate in advocacy and fundraising at the Food Fair? If so, please read these Food Fair guidelines for service groups and Complete this application form. Due by 4pm TODAY (Ms. Urquhart)


Good Morning HS Students!!

Thank you for all those who came out to STICH last night, it was a success! Special thanks to Hope Cambodia and all the wonderful performers! Also a major shoutout to our lovely Stuco members, Helena and Kate, who organized the event! We hope to see you all again at our next STICH event!

We hope you have a wonderful Friday and safe travels to Grade 9 on their Field Studies! (HS Stuco)

  • Grades 9-12 Van der Poel

There will be a short meeting today at 10:40 in the Biology lab for all Van der Poel members who are planning to join the events on October 21 and 29. Please make sure to attend this meeting and bring your permission slips. (Mrs. Maeda)

  • HS Book of the Day

6 feet y’all w/ blue hair, Ramona’s bound for something bigger & better than her hometown, if her family would get it together. #hsbookoftheday (Ms .Katy)

  • Special Schedules Next Week (Repeat)

G10, G11, and G12 Students: Next week you will all be on special schedules as a result of seminar week for G12 and some special sessions for G10 and G11. We have done our best to make the week useful for all.
As an added bonus, we have moved the regularly scheduled HS lunch to the 12:35-1:15 slot, as it was last year so everyone will be able to eat a little earlier.

Please note, you may be in different classrooms than usual (even for registration). Here are the schedules for you to review:

Student Copy – G10 Student Copy – G11 Student Copy – G12

All students should consult with these schedules to determine where they should be and when. Your tutors will review these with you this week to make sure you know where you need to be and when you need to be there. (Mr. Redlich)

  • Volleyball Tournament during Seminar Week (Repeat)

Grade 10, 11 & 12 students and teachers

Hey dragons! Do you want to show-off your volleyball skills? Have you ever wanted to join the volleyball team but didn’t have the time to? Or just wanted to try the sport? Feel like you’ll need a break during seminar week? Want to relieve some stress by dominating a team of teachers?

The YIS Snow Club is hosting a volleyball tournament during seminar week on Thursday the 19th, so come on down and participate! To join, you must create a team of 6 players. The tournament will start at 4:15 in the Gym!

Entrance fee: 300 per person (6 player per team, minimum 2 boys or 2 girls per team)

There are limited spots and it’s first come first serve so hurry!

All proceeds will go to help Chill Japan, an NPO supporting Japanese children affected by natural disasters by teaching them how to snowboard!

Even if you aren’t participating, come over and cheer your friends! We will have food and drinks for sale!

SIGN UP HERE: bit.do/volleyball-tournament

Come show your school spirit and GO DRAGONS! (YIS Snow Club)

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