Sena Chang (grade 5) shares her essay on the ASIJ School in Cambodia—a school that from 2009-2012 ASIJ students raised $19,000 to help build. In April, as part of a social studies unit on global responsibility, Sena became interested in the UN global goal of quality education. The goal of the essays assigned in the social studies unit was for students to draw on what they learned about how people make a difference and come up with some ways they might help raise awareness and mobilize people to act. Continue reading
After a hiatus of three years, ASIJ’s community magazine is at the printer. Emily Colosimo, communications intern, tells the story of the relaunch and the thinking behind the new look of The Ambassador, which ships this May. Continue reading
Petting zoo professionals, Doubutsu Mura, visited ASIJ on Friday, April 14 and brought with them a whole host of enthusiastic critters. Continue reading
Jody Fuller (elementary music teacher) congratulates taiko teacher Moko Igarashi for her recent feature in a Dutch magazine covering her other, non-taiko passion.
Early Learning Center teachers share details on four class field trips. In March, various nursery, pre-kindergarten and kindergarten classes ventured away from school for trips to see art, miniature cityscapes, kabuki and learn about recycling. Continue reading