Students, faculty and parents recently participated in our 19th Annual Fun Run. Coordinated by Dan Smith (middle school teacher), this year’s Fun Run was in support of the Autism Research Institute. Continue reading
The seventh-grade teachers write on a recent interdisciplinary study, during which students took to their courses with the Olympics in mind. Continue reading
Move over The Thing, back in your coffin Dracula, get out of the way Fay Wray, there’s a whole parade of horror hitting ASIJ. Talk about double feature—from the ELC to Chofu, the school was plagued with unusual and terrifying sights this Halloween. Continue reading
The Elementary School once again unpacked the oversized oodama, prepped the beanbag nets and untangled the extra-long tug-of-war rope for a deep-rooted ASIJ and Japanese tradition. Elementary schoolers had a chance to try out some popular undokai (Japanese Sports Day) games in a unique and less competitive twist on the event. Continue reading
From October 2-6, eighth-graders took a trip to Lake Sai, where they experienced nature and faced both individual and team challenges. Students set up camp near the base of Mt. Fuji and participated in challenges that included cooking their own meals over campfires, rock climbing, orienteering, raft building and maneuvering their team over a 15-foot wall.
This year, in addition to the Lake Sai Trip the eighth grade also participated in Tokyo Culture Days—two days of activities coordinated by the Japan Center.