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2020 PARENT SURVEY

posted Jan 24, 2020, 8:29 AM by Hiromi Takahashi

Please submit the “2020 Parent Survey” by 2/15/2020. The information gathered by this survey is vital for planning and matching parents with committee roles and determining Classroom Parents. For details, please refer to the information sheet.

ITO EN NORTH AMERICA NEW HAIKU GRAND PRIX 2019 CONTEST SCHOOL PRIZE

posted Jan 24, 2020, 7:20 AM by Hiromi Takahashi

JLS won the SCHOOL PRIZE for the ITO EN North America NEW HAIKU GRAND PRIX 2019 Contest two years in a row! The contest was organized by New York Seikatsu Press, INC. and ITO En (North America) INC.

TALENT SHOW

posted Jan 24, 2020, 7:08 AM by Hiromi Takahashi

Date: Saturday, February 1st, 2020
Time: 1:00 PM – 3:00 PM (Doors will open at 12:15.)
Location: Medford High School Caron Theater (auditorium)

Please read our requests to parents/guardians carefully and enjoy the show!

SAVING SEATS
The doors will open at 12:15 PM.
We reserved seats for the family members of the performers in front of the stage to take videos and pictures. These seats are limited; please leave your seats immediately after the performance and give them to the next performers’ family members. Please note saving seats in the morning is not allowed.

LUNCH
No food and drinks in the Theater. Please eat your lunch at the cafeteria.

PROGRAM
We will not print programs to save resources this year again. The Talent Show’s program will be available for download next week via eBoston.

For details, please visit our website: https://sites.google.com/view/jls-talent-show/home


Talent Show Committee
Tsuyoshi Okamoto, Shunsuke Matsuoka

JAPAN OVERSEAS EDUCATIONAL SERVICES CONTEST

posted Jan 17, 2020, 6:04 AM by Hiromi Takahashi

Japanese Overseas Educational Services holds a contest annually in the areas of essay, poem, haiku, and tanka to promote the learning of the Japanese language. Many of JLS students submit their works every year. Two of our students were awarded this year. Congratulations to Reo Akino (3rd Grade) and Himari Ashina (7th Grade). Read their entries HERE.

JAPANESE LANGUAGE DIVISION INFORMATION SESSION

posted Jan 16, 2020, 8:38 AM by Hiromi Takahashi

Japanese Language Division Information Session is scheduled for February 1, 2020. If you are seeking admissions information, internal transfer information from other JLS divisions, or any additional information, please attend the Information Session described below. If you are seeking advice for internal transfer, please ask your child's homeroom teacher or contact the school office by February 1, 2020.

(1)Information Session
When: February 1, 2020, 11:10 – 12:00 (3rd Period)
Where: 2nd Floor Lecture Hall
Overview and Curriculum

(2)Open House
When: February 1, 2020, 9:15 – 10:50
Where: J1, J2, J3, J4 & J5 (C101, C103, C105, C203 & C201)

*Pre-registration is not required.
*If your child will attend the open house, please notify your child’s homeroom teacher by January 25, 2020.

SY2020-2021 KINDERGARTEN 4-YEAR-OLD INFORMATION SESSION

posted Jan 9, 2020, 7:38 AM by Hiromi Takahashi

We finished accepting applications at 5:00 PM on January 8 for the SY 2020-2021 4-year-old kindergarten classes. We will have Information Session and Open House tomorrow, January 11 as follows:

1. Information Session
Time: From 10:15 AM. (the door opens at 10:00 AM.)
Location: 2nd Floor Lecture Hall

2. Open House
Time: 9:15 – 9:50 AM

SY2020-2021 1ST GRADE INFORMATION SESSION & OPEN HOUSE

posted Jan 9, 2020, 7:37 AM by Hiromi Takahashi   [ updated Jan 9, 2020, 7:38 AM ]

Information Session and Open House will be held on February 8 as follows: 

1. Interviews for new students entering the 1st grade
Time: Group 1 from 9:00 AM, Group 2 from 11:10 AM. 
Location: C117 (waiting room: C119)
Students currently enrolled in 5-year-old classes will not have interviews.

2. Information Session for new students entering the 1st grade 
Time: From 10:10 AM
Location: 2nd Floor Lecture Hall
Pre-registration is not required.
Current Nencho (5-year-old classes) parents/guardians are required to attend the information session.

3. Open House for new students entering the 1st grade
Time: From 9:10 AM to 9:50 AM and 11:10 AM to 12:00 PM
Location: 1st-grade classrooms
Pre-registration is not required.
The Open House is for the new students entering the 1st grade in April 2019 and their parents/guardians. The parents/guardians of the children who are currently enrolled in the 5-year-old kindergarten classes are welcome to observe the 1st-grade classes during the Open House and strongly encouraged to attend the Information Session. 5-year-old kindergarten classes will visit the 1st-grade classes with their homeroom teachers.

USE OF CAFETERIAS ON JANUARY 11TH (TOMORROW)

posted Jan 3, 2020, 6:54 AM by Hiromi Takahashi   [ updated Jan 9, 2020, 7:30 AM ]

Cafeterias are not available after school tomorrow due to school activities.
On regular school days, the 2nd-floor cafeteria is open until 12:30 PM for lunchtime.

Parents/guardians are responsible for the safety and wellbeing of their children after school hours. Please follow the school rules on the use of the leased school building described on page 46 of the school guidelines when you remain in the school building and be sure to leave the school building after 12:30 PM. We would appreciate your cooperation very much.

PTA NEWSLETTER Vol. 103

posted Dec 20, 2019, 6:01 AM by Hiromi Takahashi

PTA Newsletter Vol. 103 is now available online.

This issue covers Bunkasai, Book fair and Kanji Kentei.

PTA NEWSLETTER Vol. 102

posted Dec 20, 2019, 6:01 AM by Hiromi Takahashi

PTA Newsletter Vol. 102 is now available online.

This issue covers the second PTA General Meeting held on October 12, 2019. 

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