Riverdance Performers Visit Saint Maur

Riverdancers with Irish Dance Club

On March 26, 2015, Saint Maur students practiced Irish Dance with two professional performers from the renowned Riverdance troupe, on tour in Japan for the 20th Anniversary World Riverdance Tour. Kingaid Stringer and Mitchell Hodges appeared on stage in the […]

International Children’s Day at JIES


April 18th was an important day for JIES as we held our annual International Children’s Day event. This year the event was a huge success. The theme this year was Sharing the Planet. Students, family members, schools, and the community, […]

Kailua Welcomes School Year 2015-2016 With The Aloha Spirit Of Joy

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The whole Kailua school community had a especially busy time in the first week of April as we worked together to ensure a smooth start of the new school year, aiming to further improve on the past school year’s over-all […]

TAIP Celebrates 10 Years

In March of 2005, a small group of international preschool administrators and owners sat down with a purpose: to create an organization that would help the many preschools in the Tokyo area with publicity and professional development. The idea was […]

The Next Big Thing?


AVEX is a power house in the domestic record and entertainment industry here in Japan. Until recently they have devoted their efforts to the domestic market – nurturing J-POP artists and ‘talent’. However, with Japanese culture experiencing a boom overseas, […]

Earth Day at Horizon Japan


The students at HJIS celebrated Earth Day a little early this month. On April 10th, the grades 1 to 8 classes participated in a number of activities intended to teach them about protecting the earth and the animals that we […]

Japan School News Turns Five This Month

When Caroline Pover began JSN back in May 2010, her vision was to create a platform to inform parents about what was going on within the international school community in Japan. She purposefully opted for a simple, back-to-basics newsletter style […]

Horizon Sendai Receives Article One Status to open Primary School in April 2016

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Horizon Japan International School opened a campus in Sendai in April 2012, a year after the Great East Japan Earthquake of 2011. It was easy to understand the reservations the Board of Directors had about such a project considering the […]

April 2015 issue #59

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Winners crowned in International Junior Football League

Under 10 Champions: Nishimachi FC

On Saturday 14th March the inaugural International Junior League (IJL) came to a thrilling finale at British School Tokyo. All 8 teams participated, 5 of which were in with a shout of being crowned champions. At the start of play […]

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