HS DAILY – Wednesday, November 8, 2017


  • Tech Days 2017-18 (Grades 6-10)

Next week you will have a chance to explore technology in a way that we usually don’t have time for in our classes.

Please complete this form to indicate your preference in workshops. This needs to be completed by Thursday, November 9th. Based on numbers, your selections are not guaranteed, but we will try our best! (Mr. Broughton)

  • Volleyball Tournament of HOPE – Thank you!

Thank you to all those who participated by playing or watching the first ever “Volleyball Tournament of HOPE”!

The title of “Best Volleyball Team of YIS” goes to the Nekoma Team with Grace, Kaori, Saya, Satono, Shaun, & Junryu from junior year! They were undefeated!

The Karasuno Team with Ryu, Kai, James, Artin, Alex, Tsuyoshi, & Williams from sophomore year scored the most total points during the tournament playing very tight games!

Thank you to all the YIS staff that came out to support this event. The event would not have been the same without you all there!

A special thank you to Mr.Pomeroy, Mr.Tananone, and Ms.Hill for all their help planning and/or helping out during the event!!

Through this event we raised over 40,000 yen overall with the participation fee and the bake sale!

Thank you so much for participating & looking forward to seeing you at the next HOPE sports tournament! (Krysta)


  • HS Book of the Day

Dani adores the kid she babysits, but she’s having thoughts about harming him. Fascinating tale of psychology, society & OCD #hsbookoftheday (Ms. Katy)

  • HS Athletics/Activities

Uniform Return – In an effort to better coordinate Season 1 uniform returns, we will designate a specific date for each team to return their uniforms to the cafeteria, so please check out your respective teams date below. (if you miss the date, please bring it to the PE office)
– HS Boys and Girls Volleyball: today, November 8th, in the cafeteria during Lunch
– HS Boys and Girls Tennis: Friday, November 10th, in the cafeteria during lunch
– HS Boys and Girls Cross Country: Monday, November 13th, in the cafeteria during break.

Season 2 Tryouts Next Week-
– HS Boys V and JV Basketball Grade 9 and 10 ONLY today, November 8th @ YCAC please see Coach Ken, Mr. Murray or Mr. Tananone if you have questions
– HS Girls V and JV Basketball on today, November 8th @ the Gym please see Coach Hauet, Coach Hill or Mr. Tananone if you have questions
– HS Girls Field Hockey today, November 8th @ YCAC please see Mr. Lorimor, Mr. Brown or Mr. Tananone if you have questions
– HS Boys V and JV Basketball ALL Grades on Friday, November 10th @ the Gym please see Coach Ken, Mr. Murray or Mr. Tananone if you have questions

GO DRAGONS! (Mr. Tananone)

  • HS Dance

Hello HS students, the dance is coming up soon on Friday the 10th! It will be held in the Auditorium, from 6:00 to 8:30. The theme this time will be Masquerade, and we hope to see you there! (HS Stuco)

  • Design Festa (Repeat)

Hello HS,

Design Festa is coming up this weekend – 11th & 12th November 2017 at Big Sight.

In preparation for this the Design Festa Activity will now run on the following days this week;

Tuesday 7th November in M403B from 4:05pm-5:00 pm

Wednesday 8th November in M403B from 4:05pm-5:00 pm

Thursday 9th November in M403B from 4:05pm-5:00 pm

If you haven’t signed up yet and would like to join the YIS Exhibition Booth or join in with Live Painting at Design Festa come by and sign by 4:00 pm Tuesday 7th November OR if you just want to ask some questions about what is involved come and see me. (Art & Design Department – Mr. Kumamoto)

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