MS DAILY – Monday, April 16, 2018

MIDDLE & HIGH SCHOOL

  •  Kanto Plain Film Festival

The entry deadline for the Kanto Plain Film Festival is THIS FRIDAY 20 APRIL. Enter your Non-Fiction, Dramatic Fiction, Comedic Fiction or Expressive film using the entry form on the KPFF website. Films you have made for fun or class or Personal Project or service learning could all be entered. Please check the Eligibility criteria on the website and be sure to add credits to your film (there are resources about how to credit your film on the site too). All the details are available on the website at bit.ly/KPFF2018. (Mr. Pitter)

  • Announcement from HS Student Council (HS & Gr. 8)

Welcome to your new home YIS!
Last year, we promised that on April 2018, we will have something huge announcing. The YIS App was developed by the PR team and app developer manager, Junryu Fu, from YIS HS Stuco, to create a new platform for student communication, by unifying all platforms in school into one place. Additionally, to make student life convenient, we have included different aspects of student life into this single web app. We will conduct a trial base within High School to try and see how this works out!
The YIS App is currently a developed web app, ready for all mobile usage by simply adding the app onto your home screen. Ask your stuco member for more information!
Please use the following link: https://yisdragons.weebly.com/
watch the video below to get a feel of the new YIS APP. Please help us fill in the “survey” section from the upper right hand menu button, so that we can develop this app to suit you best!
Our HOW TO HELP THE APP page has being updated, so that you can really understand why this app was made. We will publish a monthly report on the usage of the app to show how we are doing!

Thank you ! (HS Stuco )

  • White Earphones

Found in the hallway (2F Main Building) last week. Please collect them at the Secondary School Office. (Ms. Shiina)

  • Headphone adapter for iPhone 7

Found in the girls’ bathroom (2F Main Building) last week. Please collect it at the Secondary School Office. (Ms. Shiina)

MIDDLE SCHOOL ONLY

  • MS Athletics/Activities

Season 3 Athletics News:

– MS Boys Baseball vs St. Marys, Thursday, April 19th, game starts at 4:00 pm.

– MS Girls Basketball @ ISSH, Saturday, April 21st (CBA), games start at 9:00 am.

– MS Boys & Girls Track and Field @ Fuchu, Saturday, April 21st, starting at 9:00 am

GO DRAGONS! (Mr. Tananone)

  • Red and White Fundraising Concert to benefit the Chiku Center

Thank you to everyone who participated in the Red and White Fundraising Concert to benefit the Chiku Center just before Spring Break. We raised an incredible ¥43,403 with the White Team coming out ahead with the total raised to help the Chiku Center. The acts were all incredible but special congratulations are in order for all of the white team performers. The total amount raised is a new Red and White record and opens up possibilities to help that we haven’t been able to consider before. We are currently discussing with the Chiku Center how this money can most benefit people living in poverty in the Kotobuki-cho area of Yokohama. Thank you to everyone who contributed and supported this effort. We will keep you updated on how the money is put to good use. (Mr. Clark)

  • MS Chiku

There will not be a MS Chiku Center meeting this week (April 17th). Our next meeting will be on Monday, April 23rd and the next Chiku Visit on April 27th. Have a good week everyone. (Mr. Clark)

  • Reading Sessions

6M, see you in the library to read during period 6 today!
7E & 8U, I’ll see you tomorrow. Don’t forget your book!
(Ms. Katy)

  • MS Book of the Day

7th grader Georges is adjusting to moving from a house to an apartment, his father starting a new business, his mother’s extra shifts as a nurse, being picked on at school, & Safer, a boy who wants help spying on another resident of their building. #yislearning #msbookoftheday (Ms. Katy)

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