Category Archive: Elementary/小学課程

Jul 03

We closed out the term with 2 special days

Columbia Cares We picked up garbage in the Higashi-Tokorozawa Park area. The upper graders along with the kindergarteners did a great job in picking up a lot of garbage. Being good citizens is one of our 6 pillars.     Music performances The kindergarteners, grades 1, 2, 3, 4, 5 and some of the ukulele …

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Jun 15

PTSA Summer Party 2018

Our Summer Party was held on June 9th. We had lots of fun! Great food, drinks, and performances! Congratulations to all the lottery winners! They got a nice gift! Thank you very much for all the support from the PTSA!   PTSA主催によるサマーパーティが9日に開かれました。 おいしいお料理、飲み物、そして素晴らしいパフォーマンスが繰り広げられました。 くじ引きでは素敵な商品が贈られました。 PTSAの皆様、どうもありがとうございました。

Jun 01

Soccer Game CIS vs. ASIJ

The Columbia elementary soccer club travelled to the British School in Tokyo for the first tournament (of the school year) and followed that up with another tournament the next week at the American School Japan. Columbia played with amazing spirit and our new Grade 3 and 4 members gave a great effort against some very …

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May 18

Kinder and elementary Field Trip to Mt. Hiwada and Kinchakuda

  The Kindergarten and elementary school students went to Mt. Hiyori and Kincyakudna on May 11th. The kindergarteners and the first graders visited Akebono Mumin Forest Park. The upper graders climbed Mt. Hiyori. They met up at the riverside and had a wonderful time in the water.   5月11日(金)キンダーとエレメンタリーで遠足に行きました。 幼稚園生と一年生は、飯能市の「あけぼのムーミン公園」で遊んだあと、巾着田へ。 二年生から六年生は日和山へ登り、巾着田で低学年と合流しました。 好天に恵まれ、とてもたのしい時間を過ごしました。         …

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May 07

Assembly on April 27th

Kinder and elementary had the first assembly of the new school year on April 27th! Mr. Soulliere, woops, Captain ticket taught us how important the 6 pillars are. It is our goal to instill in our students the understanding of Responsibility, Respect and Caring for others, Fairness, Trustworthiness, and Citizenship. Teachers awarded their students with tickets …

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Feb 08

Book Swap Event📚

Our Kinder and Elementary students had “Book Swap” on Thursday February 8th. Students brought in and label the gently-read Kindergarten-Grade 6 books they do not want or need anymore to trade them with other students. コロンビアの幼小課程では、”Book Swap”(洋書交換会)が行われました。 このイベントでは、読み終わった洋書を生徒が持ち寄って、それらを交換します。 好きな洋書は見つかったかな?

Jan 26

Spelling Bee Contest In CIS

Our kinder and elementary had the CIS Spelling Bee Contest today. The winner is going to the 9th annual Japan Times Spelling Bee competition in March! All students have put their efforts!! Great job!!   幼小課程では、毎年行われている校内スペリングビーコンテストがありました。 (スペリングビーコンテストとは、出題された英単語のつづりを暗唱するコンテストです)   校内で優勝した生徒は、3月に行われる本大会に出場します。 みんなそれぞれ最善を尽くし、頑張った姿を見せてくれました!おつかれさまでした☺  

Jan 15

Columbia Has Character

Our kindergarten and elementary had an assembly in December and we talked about what we have worked on in 2017. Some students were working on homework which is related to “Responsibility”. Some students were helping others that could be “Caring”.   幼小課程では、昨年末に今年の振り返りをしました。 コロンビアで取り組んでいる「学習スキル(よりよい学習者になるための取り組み)」や「人格形成(より良い人になるための取り組み)」について話しました。 ある生徒は、宿題を熱心に取り組むことを通して、「責任」を育み、 ある生徒は、友達を助けることを通して「思いやり」を育みました。

Jan 12

Happy New Year

Happy New Year! CIS resumed on January 9th, and everyone is slowly getting used to regular school life after winter break. Today, we had an earthquake drill. The earthquake experience car came to the school, and some students got on the car and experienced different levels of earthquake. We hope this year will be an …

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Dec 08

We Are Ready For Fiesta!!

Our kinder and elementary students are ready for Fiesta!

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