Middle school students open up about the Second Harvest support program, in which a small group of students go to work with Second Harvest Japan to help them feed needy people in Tokyo. Students work with the group once a month and can sign up for any or all of the three work sessions: set-up, distribution and clean-up. Continue reading
Libi Savion (Grade 6) reflects on the Middle School Student Leadership Team’s (MMSSLT) recent trip to teach in Ofunato City, an area still feeling the impact of the 2011 earthquake subsequent tsunami. Continue reading
Animal rights experts visited campus on January 21 to facilitate an Animal Advocates Seminar in the high school library. Over 30 students from ASIJ, Sacred Heart, YIS, Junten and Yamate Gakuin attended the seminar to explore animal rights issues with the visiting experts and brainstorm ideas on how to make a difference in the areas of animal rights and protection. Members of ASIJ’s Animal Advocates Club and club advisor, Linda Hayakawa, cover the event. Continue reading
‘Twas the night before Winterfest, when all through the campus
not a creature was stirring…not even a mustang.
The backdrop was hung behind Santa’s red sleigh,
everything was quite ready for the school’s big day.
Kaitlyn Wu (Grade 10) reflects on the Tohoku Virtual English Class’ (TVEC) October 13-15 trip to Iwate, where they met with and taught their students in person. Continue reading