NewIS students learn to play the violin in just weeks


Yes, they can! Students in the New International School (NewIS) of Japan summer program learned to play the violin after only a few weeks of daily group lessons. The Suzuki Method has the students learn by ear, and they can all do […]

HYIS’s fall term campaign

Hitokoe Yokohama International School’s fall term campaign is still open throughout the months of September and October. Registration is open for the regular preschool for children aged 17 months to six years. The after-school and Saturday school English classes (ESL […]

AIDLC Water Fun Days


Aoyama International Daycare and Learning Center (AIDLC) held “Water Fun Days” at the end of July and again at the end of August. The AIDLC students had fun swimming at a nearby community centre while also sharing and making friends […]

Kailua “Summer’s Cool” assembly


Kailua Summer School attracted more than 125 children from ages 1 to 11 this year. Repeat enrolments formed the bulk of the attendees, with many of them encouraging friends and schoolmates to join. Enrolment increased throughout the program as some […]

Gregg International opens a new middle school


The Gregg International School staff have been working hard over the summer months preparing for what they hope to be an exciting year ahead. They have spent months planning a new curriculum and the introduction of an accredited British-based program (ASDAN) […]

Keyshots new services for schools


Kerry Raftis of Keyshots Photography has long been known by the international community for her magazine covers, individual portraits, and family photo shoots. She’s a familiar face on the Tokyo social scene, and has been photographing parties and other social […]

TELL’s October workshop on “Grief and Loss”

TELL’s Exceptional Parenting Program (EPP) is hosting a workshop on “The Other Side of Happiness  — Coping with Grief and Loss” on Tuesday, October 7, from 10am–midday. The workshop will be facilitated by TELL psychotherapist Sukanya Wignaraja, MSW, and held […]

New Hope Int’l open day

New Hope International Preschool, in Itabashi-ku, is holding a school information session on Saturday, October 11, from 2–3pm. Phone 03-5383-0421 or see or for more information. — JEREMY SEMINOFF

Back to school at St Alban’s Nursery


After a fantastic and rejuvenating summer, the St. Alban’s Nursery team is looking forward to starting the new school year and meeting lots of new friends. They have prepared a variety of new activities, songs, crafts, stories, and “show and tell” opportunities to […]

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