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UNDOKAI (FIELD DAY)

posted Apr 28, 2017, 7:53 AM by Hiromi Takahashi   [ updated May 5, 2017, 7:16 AM ]
The Field Day may finish earlier if the weather is unsuitable for outdoor activities.
The 3rd floor cafeteria will be open during lunch time for those who wish to eat indoor.
Please pick up your child at the designated children’s seating area if your child is leaving early.

Big thanks to Yamato Transport USA for transporting the Field Day’s equipment for us this year again!



Participating grades: Japanese Language Division and Grades 1 through 11

1. Date: May 13, 2017
Attendance will be taken at 8:55am at the West Soccer Field.
Rain dates are May 20 & May 27.

2. Location: Medford High School West Soccer Field

3. What to bring: Water bottle, Hachimaki, Cap (hat) for sun protection

4. How to dress: Wear comfortable cloths and footwear for physical activities. (Cleats and spikes are not allowed.)

5. Field day cancellation
If the Field Day will be held as scheduled…The school office will post a notification at the “Urgent Announcement” on the school website at 6:00 AM on the Field Day. The notification will be sent to all JLS families via eBoston (email newsletter) also.

When it is difficult to decide whether or not to cancel… The school office will post a notification at the “Urgent Announcement” on the school website asking students to prepare for both the Field Day and regular classes. The notification will be sent to all JLS families via eBoston (email newsletter) also.

If the Field Day is cancelled on the day before the Field Day…The school office will post a notification at the “Urgent Announcement” on the school website after 6:00 PM. The notification will be sent to all JLS families via eBoston (email newsletter) also.

If the Field Day is cancelled on the day of the Field Day…The school office will post a notification at the “Urgent Announcement” on the school website at 6:00 AM. The notification will be sent to all JLS families via eBoston (email newsletter) also.

6. Requests and notifications from the school office
  • Please use the main and west parking lots. Upper parking lots by soccer fields are off-limits.
  • Please use portable restrooms by the field and restrooms by the school office. To enter the school building, please use the doors by the Japanese library.
  • Please do not enter the field during events for any reason.
  • No pets are allowed on the premises of Medford High School. (Guideline of the City of Medford)
  • Field Day Monitors (Safety Patrols) are not assigned during lunchtime. Please supervise your child during the lunchtime. Please do not let your child play with field day equipment.
  • Please respect our policy on peanuts/nuts and peanut/nut products. 
  • Please bring your garbage/trash home afterward.
  • The Japanese Library will be closed.
  • eBoston will not be published on the week of the Field Day.
  • Volunteer opportunities:
(1) Putting up canopies and flags from 7:50 am.
(2) Removing small rocks from the field to avoid unnecessary injuries. Please come and join us between 8:30 am and 8:50 am. Please bring a plastic bag for rocks.
(3) We are looking for families who can bring canopies from home and put them up in children’s seating area to provide shade for children in case of very hot weather.



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