Coinciding with our MS Carnival held on Thursday, April 23, the Middle School hosted 117 seventh-grade students from Meisei Gakuen, a large private school located in northwestern Fuchu city, a short drive from our campus. Their visit provided an excellent opportunity for many of our students to interact with their Japanese peers and put their … Continue reading A New Language and Cultural Exchange with Meisei Gakuen
ASIJ 5th-grade elementary classes welcomed students from Katoh Gakuen in Numazu yesterday for the 38th year of culture and language exchange. The morning started with welcoming ceremonies and outdoor activates from which students went to lunch for a language exchange period. Our students and guests then moved to the classrooms to do calligraphy and origami. … Continue reading Numazu: the 38th Annual Elementary Exchange
ASIJ fourth graders have been carrying on a school exchange with Fuchu Dai Ichi Elementary School for over twenty years. This year on November 14th, over 100 fourth graders from this local Japanese school visited ASIJ for a day of activities and bonding with our own fourth graders. From beginning and end of day gatherings with musical … Continue reading Grade 4 welcomes students from a local school for cultural exchange
Erin Nelson (director of advancement) and Brady Cline (learning innovation coach/personalized learning coordinator) write on the third annual Engage Innovators and Entrepreneurs Forum at the Tokyo American Club held on March 14. The American School in Japan and the American Chamber of Commerce in Japan (ACCJ) coordinated the event, providing an opportunity for ASIJ students … Continue reading The Third Annual Engage Innovators and Entrepreneurs Forum
Laura Faulk (elementary school teacher) details her fifth-graders’ recent language arts and social studies combination unit and how the high school debate team helped liven up the learning process.