Senior Lauren Sekiguchi and Junior Madoka Kumamaru reflect on their November 17-21 explorations trip to Nadi, Fiji. Lauren and Madoka, along with 25 other high school students, traveled to Nadi to construct houses as part of their explorations week trip and Habitat for Humanity club activities.
Every year, on the last week of November, ASIJ’s high school students take a break away from the classroom to explore, learn about, and experience a variety of cultural trips across Japan and in other parts of the world. This year, the Habitat For Humanity club took a one-week trip to the rural area of … Continue reading Habitat For Humanity Students Visit Cebu
At ASIJ, we have a student Habitat for Humanity group and they have been fundraising throughout the school year to support the cause of building homes for communities in need. In November, 21 students in grades 10-12 were able to travel to Sri Lanka and experience first-hand the difference that these building projects make. We … Continue reading Students in Habitat for Humanity build houses in Sri Lanka
High school teacher Ryosuke Suzuki writes on the biggest cultural and service excursion of the year, Explorations Week—a week when the whole high school heads out to all parts of Japan and beyond.
On the third floor of the Creative Arts Design Center there is a unique room. This is the Japan Center. Contrasting the industrial design of the CADC’s other spaces, the Japan Center features shōji doors, tatami flooring and a wholly Japanese decor.