HS DAILY – Monday, September 25, 2017

MIDDLE & HIGH SCHOOL

  • Students leaving drink bottles and food wrappers on playground

MS/HS Students, There are issues with students leaving empty drink bottles / food wrappers on the playground during morning break, at lunch, and after school. Please respect the space and make sure you clean up after yourselves. Teachers on duty will be especially vigilant in making sure this happens, but really, we want students to take responsibility to make sure the playground and picnic tables are left clean. (Mr. Redlich)

  • Cross Country Running

Congratulations to all the runners who braved the, well really nice weather in the end, on Saturday. Notable runners were:

MS
Mia Mijatovic who came 35th in her first race (97 runners)
Ryo Abe – who took 71 seconds off his time

HS
Nao Fujisawa who has trained excellently and took 45 seconds off her best time
Kento Riendau – who passed awhole bunch of runners with an excellent finish and improved his time by 13 seconds.

Times will be posted today. (Mr. Brown)

  • Personal Project Survey

For my personal project I am looking into Social Media Use. It would be greatly appreciated if you could take 5 minutes to fill out this survey. All students and teachers can answer this.
Survey Link : https://goo.gl/forms/Z0GC8Qz8UbyFDt6u2
Thank you, (Rei)

  • Lunchtime Coding Workshop

Mr. Broughton and Ms. Katy will be in the library today during lunch to help students learn how to code the Sphero. Will you be able to successfully navigate the maze? (Ms. Katy)

  • Creative Space Workshop (Repeat)

Interesting in coding? Like a challenge? Join Mr. Broughton in the library during lunch on Monday to learn how to navigate a maze by coding the Sphero.

Thanks, (Ms. Katy)

HIGH SCHOOL ONLY

  • ARC Meeting

All Animal Relief Club members, please meet today in M208 at 1:30 – you can bring in your lunch! 🙂

See you there!! (ARC)

  • HS Athletics/Activities

Dragon Council – Meeting Thursday at 1:30 in the Dance Studio for those helping with IB Conference and Senior Council members. (Mr. Tananone)

  • Tutor Period Rotations – Tuesday, September 2 (Day 6)

Grade 11 (P0):

Group 1 – Mr. Harrison + Tutors
Cafeteria
Intro to CAS / What’s in a Reflection?
Daily / SC Announcements / by Mrs. Maeda

Group 2 – with Tutors
Tutor Rooms

Grade 12 (P0):

Group 1 Ms. Hewins / Mr. Pitter / Tutors
Tutor Rooms
University Counseling:
Application Work Period

Group 2 Mr. Redlich / Tutors
M404
CAS – Check in and overview of G12
Daily / SC Announcements / by Mr. Castro

  • HS Book of the Day

Elise is biding her time in books, waiting to flee her lakeside town. That is until Chiara, Miguel & a gypsy carnival arrive #hsbookoftheday (Ms. Katy)

HS DAILY – Friday, September 22, 2017

MIDDLE & HIGH SCHOOL

  • Creative Space Workshop

Interesting in coding? Like a challenge? Join Mr. Broughton in the library during lunch on Monday to learn how to navigate a maze by coding the Sphero.

Thanks, (Ms. Katy)

  • Watch found

A white watch (SORRISO QUARTZ) was found in Room M106 yesterday. Please collect it at the Secondary School Office. (Ms. Shiina)

  • Stress Amongst Teenagers Survey (Repeat)

Hello,
I’m Haruna in grade 10 and I am doing my personal project about stress. If students AND teachers can take a few minutes during tutor to fill this survey, it will help a lot.

Thank you! (Haruna D)

HIGH SCHOOL ONLY

  • Personal Project Survey

Hi guys, I have created this survey for 9-11th graders to conduct research for my personal project on Iaido. I will be very grateful if you could take some time to answer my survey as it will help shape my final product.

Thank you, (Anna T.)

  • HS Book of the Day

Malcolm X: Muslim minister & human rights activist. This is a biography-cowritten by his daughter- of his formative years. #hsbookoftheday (Ms. Katy)

  • GCD Review Dates (Repeat)

Review dates have been set for the GCD for this academic year. You can find them on the GCD Website.
The next date is this Friday 22 September, a key date particularly for seniors hoping to complete their GCD before early university applications.
The following review date will be Friday 10 November.
We look forward to reviewing your posts and witnessing your learning stories. (Mr. Pitter)

  • HS Games this week (Repeat)

1. Varsity Girls Volleyball against BST @ YIS on Wednesday, September 20th
2. HS Tennis Boys @ St. Marys on Saturday, September 23rd
3. HS Boys and Girls Cross Country @ Tama Hills on Saturday, September 23th

Good luck to all athletes competing this week! (Dragon Council)

  • Tutor Period Rotations – Friday, September 22 (Day 4) (Repeat)

Grade 9 (P6): Expedition Week (Initial Planning) – Mr. Thomas + Tutors + Expedition Leaders / Cafeteria
Grade 10 (P6): Time with Tutors / GCD Planning + Reflection – Tutors / Tutor Rooms

HS DAILY – Thursday, September 21, 2017

MIDDLE & HIGH SCHOOL

  • Stress Amongst Teenagers Survey (Repeat)

Hello,
I’m Haruna in grade 10 and I am doing my personal project about stress. If students AND teachers can take a few minutes during tutor to fill this survey, it will help a lot.

Thank you! (Haruna D)

HIGH SCHOOL ONLY

  • Mario Kart Tournament

“The High-school Mario Kart Tournament is closing in! The event will be held today (Thursday) in the auditorium after school, so if you haven’t signed up yet, please fill it out now!

https://goo.gl/forms/Plt4DW3qwM3E7OO72

Food and drink will also be available to purchase for those who wish not to play, but to spectate. Please join us at the auditorium tomorrow! (High School Student Council)

  • HS Athletics/Activities

Dragon Council – Meeting today at 1:30 in the Dance Studio.

HS Boys/Girls Tennis Meeting – Meeting today at 1:15 in the Dance Studio.

(Mr. Tananone)

  • Personal Project survey

Hi guys, I have created this survey for 9-11th graders to conduct research for my personal project on Iaido. I will be very grateful if you could take some time to answer my survey as it will help shape my final product.

Thank you, (Anna T.)

  • Tutor Period Rotations – Friday, September 22 (Day 4)

Grade 9 (P6): Expedition Week (Initial Planning) – Mr. Thomas + Tutors + Expedition Leaders / Cafeteria
Grade 10 (P6): Time with Tutors / GCD Planning + Reflection – Tutors / Tutor Rooms

  • HS Book of the Day

Fantasy worlds, kidnapping, wayward children, magical lands, a boarding school + one woman with something to hide & protect. #hsbookoftheday (Ms. Katy)

  • GCD Review Dates (Repeat)

Review dates have been set for the GCD for this academic year. You can find them on the GCD Website.
The next date is this Friday 22 September, a key date particularly for seniors hoping to complete their GCD before early university applications.
The following review date will be Friday 10 November.
We look forward to reviewing your posts and witnessing your learning stories. (Mr. Pitter)

  • Calling out to all G9 to G12 girls!! (Repeat)

High School Girl’s Basketball preseason starts this Friday at 7am in the gym! Please come by if you’re interested in joining the team this year or would just like to play some ball!

Hope to see you then! (Megan M)

  • HS Games this week (Repeat)

1. Varsity Girls Volleyball against BST @ YIS on Wednesday, September 20th
2. HS Tennis Boys @ St. Marys on Saturday, September 23rd
3. HS Boys and Girls Cross Country @ Tama Hills on Saturday, September 23th

Good luck to all athletes competing this week! (Dragon Council)

HS DAILY – Wednesday, September 20, 2017

MIDDLE & HIGH SCHOOL

  • MS and HS – Student Ambassadors

Would the following Student Ambassadors please meet me at 10:40 for a very short meeting about Back to School Night:

Eric Asakura
Awaiz Jalal
Theodore Sloan
Rina Anshina
Aurianne Lanctot
Kiya Smith
Pia Krickhahn

Please come to my office at the beginning of break – I have chocolate!

Thank you. (Ms Clifford)

  • Extended Tutor – Wednesday, September 20 (Repeat)

On Wednesday 20th Sept we will be having Extended Tutor to prepare for G6-9 Expeditions. All tutors will be with their tutor groups from 9am – 9:55am in the following locations:

Grade 6 – M102/103
Grade 7 – H110 (10P to move to M306)
Grade 8 – Cafeteria
Grade 9 – Dance studio
Grade 10 – Work on PP in tutor groups
Grade 11 – Study Hall in tutor groups
Grade 12 – Reflection and input about Graduation
12C and 12S – L104
12J – M403A
12H and 12L – M202

  • Stress Amongst Teenagers Survey (Repeat)

Hello,
I’m Haruna in grade 10 and I am doing my personal project about stress. If students AND teachers can take a few minutes during tutor to fill this survey, it will help a lot.

Thank you! (Haruna D)

HIGH SCHOOL ONLY

  • GCD Review Dates

Review dates have been set for the GCD for this academic year. You can find them on the GCD Website.
The next date is this Friday 22 September, a key date particularly for seniors hoping to complete their GCD before early university applications.
The following review date will be Friday 10 November.
We look forward to reviewing your posts and witnessing your learning stories. (Mr. Pitter)

  • Calling out to all G9 to G12 girls!!

High School Girl’s Basketball preseason starts this Friday at 7am in the gym! Please come by if you’re interested in joining the team this year or would just like to play some ball!

Hope to see you then! (Megan M)

  • Dude Be Nice!

Wednesday’s challenge
– please take a photo of yourself with as many people as possible today – send it to your HS student council member and tag it #yisevents

Make your photo creative, fun, and try to include people from lots of different grades. (HS Student council)

  • HS Book of the Day

Fighter, faker, student, spy. 17yo Reagan has been groomed for international espionage. Then she falls for the boy next door #hsbookoftheday (Ms. Katy)

  • HS Games this week (Repeat)

1. Varsity Girls Volleyball against BST @ YIS on Wednesday, September 20th
2. HS Tennis Boys @ St. Marys on Saturday, September 23rd
3. HS Boys and Girls Cross Country @ Tama Hills on Saturday, September 23th

Good luck to all athletes competing this week! (Dragon Council)

HS DAILY – Tuesday, September 19, 2017

MIDDLE & HIGH SCHOOL

  • Extended Tutor – Wednesday, September 20

On Wednesday 20th Sept we will be having Extended Tutor to prepare for G6-9 Expeditions. All tutors will be with their tutor groups from 9am – 9:55am in the following locations:

Grade 6 – M102/103
Grade 7 – H110 (10P to move to M306)
Grade 8 – Cafeteria
Grade 9 – Dance studio
Grade 10 – Work on PP in tutor groups
Grade 11 – Study Hall in tutor groups
Grade 12 – Reflection and input about Graduation
12C and 12S – L104
12J – M403A
12H and 12L – M202

  • Stress Amongst Teenagers Survey

Hello,
I’m Haruna in grade 10 and I am doing my personal project about stress. If students AND teachers can take a few minutes during tutor to fill this survey, it will help a lot.

Thank you! (Haruna D)

  • Cross Country Running

Congratulation to all the runners who represented YIS excellently at Tama Hills last Saturday.

Runners of the Day were:
Oliver Burke with an 18th (out of 138 finishers) place finish in his first meet
Elena Weidinger who overcame a nasty fall, to take 34 seconds off her PB time
Sayo Ogoshi with an excellent 16.0 minute time for the 3.3km race
and
Noel Murao-Rolufs with a PB time of 17.36 minutes for the 4.4km race.

However – all are winners in this sport! (Mr. Brown)

  • Maths Challenge 2 on the wall!

Maths Challenge #2 is available now.

#2 is Due next Thursday 28th Sept (Friday is holiday for students)

The Answers to the first Challenge will be up on the wall shortly. Well done to all that tried Challenge #1. (Mr. Harrison)

HIGH SCHOOL ONLY

  • HS Chiku

Our first meeting is today in M201 at 12:45. (Ms. Latve and Mr. Hutton)

  • Dude Be Nice Week

Hello High School,

Next week YIS Dude. Be Nice. week. Each day we will have a challenge for you everyone. Please participate to take part in the week. More details will be sent later about each day.

Tuesday: Staff/Teacher Appreciation (positive note for teachers and staff)
Wednesday: Take a photo with the most people from different grades in it. #yisevents
Thursday: High five challenge
Friday: Write a positive note challenge (post-it note and put in someone’s locker(anonymous))
(Mrs. Harrison)

  • Grade 10 Personal Project

Your Action Plan is due today. Please submit it on ManageBac and share it with your mentor. See Ms. Katy if you have any questions. (Ms. Katy)

  • HS Athletics/Activities

Dragon Council – Meeting this Thursday at 1:30 in the Dance Studio. (Mr. Tananone)

  • HS Games this week

1. Varsity Girls Volleyball against BST @ YIS on Wednesday, September 20th
2. HS Tennis Boys @ St. Marys on Saturday, September 23rd
3. HS Boys and Girls Cross Country @ Tama Hills on Saturday, September 23th

Good luck to all athletes competing this week! (Dragon Council)

  • HS Book of the Day

Two half sisters, Effia & Esi are born into two different tribal villages & two very different fates in 18th century Ghana. #hsbookoftheday (Ms. Katy)

HS DAILY – Friday, September 15, 2017

MIDDLE & HIGH SCHOOL

  • Last chance to get the first Maths Challenge in TODAY

Today is the last chance to get the Maths Challenge in.
Please get it to Mr. Harrison before 14:00 today.

Challenge #2 Will be available soon… (Mr. Harrison)

  • Library at Lunch

Travel to exotic lands! Escape fiery dragons! Date a J-pop star! At lunch today, the library creative space is reserved for using the green screen. (Ms. Katy)

HIGH SCHOOL ONLY

  • HS Book of the Day

You can only have one genius in a marriage: a fictionalized account of the untold story of Albert Einstein’s first wife. #hsbookoftheday (Ms. Katy)

  • All HS Chiku Members (Repeat)

Our first meeting will be on Tuesday, Sept 19. We will meet in the M201 at 12:45 sharp during the lunch time (bring your lunch with you). We are looking forward to working with you this year. (Ms. Latve and Mr. Hutton)

  • Tutor Period Rotations – Friday, September 15 (Day 10) (Repeat)

Grade 9 (P2): Time with Tutors – Tutors / Tutor Rooms

Grade 10 (P1-2):

PP -Research / Citation / Action Plan (2 Groups)
Periods 1 (Design) and Period 2 (tutor)

Daily / SC Announcements by Ms. Barbour / Ms. Orihara SC Reps

Ms. Vance, Ms. Clifford, Tutors
H110: Barbour, Pichardo
Loft: Hill, Mejia, Orihara

  • Tutor Period Rotations – Tuesday, September 19 (Day 1) (Repeat)

Grade 11 (P0):
All Students – Mr. Redlich + Tutors / Cafeteria
Setting up your ManageBac Profile / IB Check In / SmartBacc

Grade 12 (P0):

Group 1 Mr. Harrison + Tutors / LOFT
CAS – Check in and overview of G12
Daily / SC Announcements / by Suzuki

Group 2 Ms. Hewins / Mr. Pitter / Tutors
Tutor Rooms
University Counseling:
Application Work Period

HS DAILY – Thursday, September 14, 2017

MIDDLE & HIGH SCHOOL

  •  MS/HS Maker Club (Repeat)

Dear Makers and tinkerers, creative dreamers and practical problem solvers,

Maker club starts on Thursday Sept 14th in Room M103 after school. This first week we will be here from 4:10 to about 4:50, looking for your ideas, plans, and wishes for what you want to do in weekly MakerTime. We will try to make it happen!

Hope to see you there! (Mrs Harrison and Mr McCreath)

HIGH SCHOOL ONLY

  • All HS Chiku Members

Our first meeting will be on Tuesday, Sept 19. We will meet in the M201 at 12:45 sharp during the lunch time (bring your lunch with you). We are looking forward to working with you this year. (Ms. Latve and Mr. Hutton)

  • Grades 10-12 Van der Poel

There will be a Van der Poel meeting today at 1:35 in room L202 in the Modern Languages Building for all returning Van der Poel members. Those students new to Van der Poel will not be required to attend this initial meeting and will be contacted shortly. (Mrs. Maeda)

  • HOPE Cambodia Service Club Meeting on Friday

The first meeting of the HOPE Service Club is tomorrow morning (Friday, Day 10) from 8:00 – 9:00 am in the Loft. See you there. (Ms. Urquhart, Mr. Schneer, Mr. Pomeroy)

  • HS Athletics/Activities

Good luck to the WJAA Boys and Girls Volleyball teams as they travel to Fukuoka and Kobe respectively.

Teachers please know the boys will be departing at 12:00 pm, while the girls will be departing YIS at 2:00 pm.

GO DRAGONS! (Mr. Tananone)

  • HS Musical

Please be reminded there will be a sing through/read through of the HS Musical Little Shop of Horrors today at 4:15pm in Ms. Kimi’s Drama Room – H110. Whole cast & crew should attend. Please bring a bottle of water with you. (Ms. Kimi)

  • HS Book of the Day

Gone Girl meets Girl with the Dragon Tattoo as Tina seeks revenge for her mother’s murder in this fast paced thriller. #hsbookoftheday (Ms. Katy)

  • Tutor Period Rotations – Friday, September 15 (Day 10)

Grade 9 (P2): Time with Tutors – Tutors / Tutor Rooms

Grade 10 (P1-2):

PP -Research / Citation / Action Plan (2 Groups)
Periods 1 (Design) and Period 2 (tutor)

Daily / SC Announcements by Ms. Barbour / Ms. Orihara SC Reps

Ms. Vance, Ms. Clifford, Tutors
H110: Barbour, Pichardo
Loft: Hill, Mejia, Orihara

  • Tutor Period Rotations – Tuesday, September 19 (Day 1)

Grade 11 (P0):
All Students – Mr. Redlich + Tutors / Cafeteria
Setting up your ManageBac Profile / IB Check In / SmartBacc

Grade 12 (P0):

Group 1 Mr. Harrison + Tutors / LOFT
CAS – Check in and overview of G12
Daily / SC Announcements / by Suzuki

Group 2 Ms. Hewins / Mr. Pitter / Tutors
Tutor Rooms
University Counseling:
Application Work Period

HS DAILY – Wednesday, September 13, 2017

MIDDLE & HIGH SCHOOL

  •  MS/HS Maker Club

Dear Makers and tinkerers, creative dreamers and practical problem solvers,

Maker club starts on Thursday Sept 14th in Room M103 after school. This first week we will be here from 4:10 to about 4:50, looking for your ideas, plans, and wishes for what you want to do in weekly MakerTime. We will try to make it happen!

Hope to see you there! (Mrs Harrison and Mr McCreath)

HIGH SCHOOL ONLY

  • Grade 10

During your tutor period this morning, please do these three things:

  • Fill out this survey about your name (what’s on your passport), first nationality and first language. It is important the information is accurate as this will be forwarded to the IB.
  • If you have not emailed your mentor yet to schedule your 1st mentor meeting, you must do that this morning. That meeting is supposed to happen this week.
  • Log into ManageBac and edit your Personal Project Proposal underneath the Project tab.
  • Grades 10-12 Van der Poel

There will be a Van der Poel meeting on Thursday, day 9, at 1:35 in room L202 in the Modern Languages Building for all returning Van der Poel members. Those students new to Van der Poel will not be required to attend this initial meeting and will be contacted shortly. (Mrs. Maeda)

  • Sign-up for  Mario Kart Tournament

Sign-up for the first Mario Kart tournament to be held on the 21st of September (Thursday)!
Players may sign up through the form sent on email, or at the link below.
https://goo.gl/forms/586xG6VqL10E6IQ72

Entry fee for players will be 100 yen but if you wish not to play, but to spectate, entry will be free and there will also be food and drink available to buy. It will be from 4:10 pm to 6:30pm in the auditorium.
For more details, please check the description on the sign-up sheet! (HS Student council)

  • HS Book of the Day

Set in 1920s Berlin w/ crowded streets, thriving arts, passionate politics & seedy cabarets, this ones’s profound & intense. #hsbookoftheday (Ms. Katy)

  • Support the PTSA (Repeat)

If you are still looking to fulfill your CAS requirements and have an interest in supporting the PTSA, you may want to consider participating in the PTSA CAS Project!
Open to Grade 11 & 12, students signing up will help out with PTSA events and activities on a long term/regular basis as a way of fulfilling their CAS requirements.

Some examples of PTSA events and activities that students would be involved in are:

– Babysitting at various PTSA events (like the BBQ Fiesta on Sat. Sept. 23):
– Food Fair (Nov 5) – Set up, clean up, selling raffle/tombola tickets after school etc
– Headmaster’s Quiz (April) – Planning, set up etc:
– Bingo Night (Jan) – Planning, set up etc.

Please sign up here if you’re interested or email PTSA  if you have any further questions. (PTSA)

HS DAILY – Tuesday, September 12, 2017

MIDDLE & HIGH SCHOOL

  • Items left behind

Middle and high school students! Nobody likes losing their stuff. If you see an item left behind in a classroom (backpack, hat, PE kit, etc), please CHECK THE NAME TAG.

If their is no name on the item, it will go to Lost and Found.

If there is a name tag, it will either go to Lost and Found, or a teacher may send it to the owner. (Ms. Kaufman)

  • Library Closing at 3:30

The library will close at 3:30 today because of the whole school faculty meeting. (Ms. Katy)

  • Activities Reminder

Secondary activities will start right away after the 3:30 dismissal. (Ms. Katy)

HIGH SCHOOL ONLY

  • Room Changes

There are a couple of room changes for grade 11 &12 students:

Psychology w/ Mr. Parker will move to room M208
TOK w/ Mr. Edwards will move to M305

(Ms. Madrid)

  • HS Athletics/Activities

Dragon Council – Only need to meet with the Senior DC Members this week. Please meet in the PE office at 1:30 on Wednesday. (Mr. Tananone)

  • HS Book of the Day

Perry reluctantly takes Gobi, the Lithuanian exchange student, to prom. All is well until he learns she’s a trained assassin in need of a getaway driver. #hsbookoftheday
https://twitter.com/yislibrary/status/907369024681476096 (Ms. Katy)

  • Support the PTSA (Repeat)

If you are still looking to fulfill your CAS requirements and have an interest in supporting the PTSA, you may want to consider participating in the PTSA CAS Project!
Open to Grade 11 & 12, students signing up will help out with PTSA events and activities on a long term/regular basis as a way of fulfilling their CAS requirements.

Some examples of PTSA events and activities that students would be involved in are:

– Babysitting at various PTSA events (like the BBQ Fiesta on Sat. Sept. 23):
– Food Fair (Nov 5) – Set up, clean up, selling raffle/tombola tickets after school etc
– Headmaster’s Quiz (April) – Planning, set up etc:
– Bingo Night (Jan) – Planning, set up etc.

Please sign up here if you’re interested or email PTSA  if you have any further questions. (PTSA)

HS DAILY – Monday, September 11, 2017

MIDDLE & HIGH SCHOOL

  • Lunch

Please be reminded that when we pay for a set lunch in the cafeteria it is for one person only and not for sharing with our friends. There is no limit to the quantity of food in the set lunch and this system relies on us all being honest. (Ms. Vitty)

  • Early dismissal

Tomorrow (Tuesday 12th Sept) MS and HS classes will finish at 3:20pm as teachers have an extended professional development session. Activities will start at 3:30pm and finish at 5:30pm when there is early dismissal. There are several dates during the academic year when classes finish early for staff development and these can be found on the calendar. (Ms. Vitty)

  • Cross Country Running

Congratulations to the 37 student who represented YIS on Saturday. Their effort was an inspiration to all. Special congratulation to
Waka Fujiwara who came 13th out of 100 MS girl runners
Elvinas Jonauskas who was 25th out of 149 MS boys
Momo Oshiba who was 32nd out of 78 HS varsity runners
and William Hannah who ran a PB of 17 minutes 40 seconds for the 4.4 km boys varsity race coming 39th out of 95.

Times are posted outside of Mr. Brown’s room.

Keep up the effort!!! (Mr. Brown)

  • Maths Challenge #1 Update 2017-18

MORE copies of the first Maths challenges for this school year is up on the maths notice board. Thanks for your patience, if you tried to get one and they were not there (This is opposite M103, outside Ms. Harding’s room)

These challenges are open to all students and staff.

Please complete this set of challenges by Friday 15th September and hand your answers to Mr. Harrison. (Mr. Harrison)

HIGH SCHOOL ONLY

  • HS Chiku

No meeting today. Wait for further announcements. (Ms. Latve)

  • HS Athletics/Activities

HS Activities– All non athletics activities officially begin this week! Please make sure you attend, or if you can not make your activity let the sponsor know.

Dragon Council – Only need to meet with the Senior DC Members this week. Please meet in the PE office at 1:30 on Wednesday.

(Mr. Tananone)

  • HS Athletics/Activities

HS Games this week:

1. WJAA Varsity Girls Volleyball @ Kobe from Thursday, September 14th
2. WJAA Varsity Boys Volleyball @ Fukuoka from Thursday, September 14th
3. HS Tennis Boys and Girls @ ASIJ on Saturday, September 16th
4. HS Boys and Girls Cross Country @ Tama Hills on Saturday, September 16th

Good luck to all athletes competing this week! (Dragon Council)

  • Support the PTSA

If you are still looking to fulfill your CAS requirements and have an interest in supporting the PTSA, you may want to consider participating in the PTSA CAS Project!
Open to Grade 11 & 12, students signing up will help out with PTSA events and activities on a long term/regular basis as a way of fulfilling their CAS requirements.

Some examples of PTSA events and activities that students would be involved in are:

– Babysitting at various PTSA events (like the BBQ Fiesta on Sat. Sept. 23):
– Food Fair (Nov 5) – Set up, clean up, selling raffle/tombola tickets after school etc
– Headmaster’s Quiz (April) – Planning, set up etc:
– Bingo Night (Jan) – Planning, set up etc.

Please sign up here if you’re interested or email PTSA  if you have any further questions. (PTSA)

  • HS Book of the Day

Listen to @johngreen read 1st chapter of Turtles All The Way Down, then re-read his other books to celebrate! youtu.be/D3QznppVuGU #hsbookoftheday
https://twitter.com/yislibrary/status/907007119257346048 (Ms. Katy)