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posted Jun 9, 2017, 7:22 AM by Hiromi Takahashi   [ updated Jun 9, 2017, 10:08 AM ]

This contest is for children in grades 1 through 11 and JLD (Nihongo-bu) only. One entry can be submitted per person. Poster papers (11” x 17”) will be handed out in front of the 1st Floor Cafeteria this Saturday (10th) and next Saturday (17th).

Entries must have messages in writing for JLS students to actively speak Japanese at school. Any color and medium can be used. Any 11” x 17” papers can be used also. Be sure to write name, grade and classroom on the back of the paper.

Judging criteria

  • Using the right paper size (11” x 17”)
  • Efforts, Creativity
  • Effectiveness of the message


  • Participation Award will be awarded to all participants.
  • Saiyuushuu-sho (first place) will be awarded to one entry.
  • Yuushuu-sho (second place) will be awarded to entries qualified for Yuushuu-sho.

Entries will be judged by the school board members. Last year’s winners are here

Registration and exhibit details are the same as the Summer Contest 2017.