Category: Junior/中学課程

G7 and G8’s Futsal Tournament

Today during PE classes, we combined the grade 7 and grade 8 classes and played a big futsal / soccer tournament.  It is a nice chance for all the junior students to interact and get to know each other a little better.  It is also a nice way to wrap up our futsal / soccer …

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Open Campus 2019

We held our first Open Campus for 2019 this past Saturday. Our current students showcased the positive atmosphere of their learning environment. They also had a chance to have stories and advises shared from our alumni who have been successful around the globe. Thank you to the visitors who came in on the day. We …

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G8’s Field Trip to Ueno

The grade 8 class went on a trip to Ueno Zoo and the museum of Nature and Science. We had a chance to observe many animals up close and watched a couple of movies in a 360 sphere one of which was about human evolution, and the other about physical geography. After lunch the students …

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G8 and G7’s Japanese Class

 コロンビアインターナショナルスクールの中学部では、7・8年生が日本語(国語)の学習をしています。 春学期は、7年生が『野菜調べ』の単元で、好きな野菜一つについて、原産地や収穫の時期、食べる部位など細かく調べたものをポスターにしました。 8年生は、清少納言の『枕草子』を学習した後、自分流の枕草子を書き、季節ごとのイメージ写真と共にまとめました。  普段、何気なく口にしている野菜、何気なく目にしている風景や季節の移ろい、改めて見つめてみると新しい発見ばかりですね。充実した学びになりました。 Grade 7 and Grade 8 are learning Japanese at CIS. Grade 7 researched about vegetables on the internet and each student created a poster with information about the vegetable they found most interesting. Grade 8 learned about “Makura no Soshi” which is a classical literature written by Sei Shonagon. Afterwards, they wrote their own …

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G7 & G8’s Field Trip to Showa Kinen Koen

On Thursday, May 9th, Columbia’s Junior High students headed out to Showa Memorial Park to play some disc golf and enjoy a nice day in the park.  A great time was had by all as we had good weather on the day and a delicious hamburger lunch prepared by our wonderful cafeteria staff.  The students …

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G8 Science Class

In Grade 8 Science, the students looked at samples of living organisms as well as those found in a stream near the school using a compound microscope. 8年生の理科の授業の様子です。学校の近くを流れる川からサンプルを採取し、水中に棲む生物を顕微鏡で観察しました。  

New School Year!!

It’s a new school year at Columbia! Welcome back juniors and seniors! As cherry blossoms welcomed them, they’ve made a great start! Let’s make it a good one! 満開の桜に迎えられ、新年度がスタートしました!新しい仲間も加わった新年度初のアッセンブリーでは、学業優秀者の表彰式、クラブ活動の紹介などが行われました。一緒に充実した楽しい1年にしていきましょう!

Science Fair Prep

G7s and G8s are busy working on their project for the upcoming Science Fair. Many ideas and lots of hard work are put into those cardboard boxes!! We’ll see how they’ll turn out in February! 7年生と8年生は、来月のサイエンスフェアに向けて目下準備中です。大量の段ボールと格闘しながら、頭を使い、手を使い、徐々に形になってきています。さて、何が出来上がるのでしょうか!?サイエンスフェア当日のお披露目が楽しみです!

Last Day for 2018

Season’s Greetings from CIS! We have successfully finished the year 2018 with community chest donation, live music, and first screening of our drama club’s movie “Tangled”. See you all back in 2019! 2018年の授業最終日は、朝の募金活動にはじまり、生徒によるライブパフォーマンスや、ドラマクラブ制作の映画の上映会があり、特別な一日となりました。今学期も残り3か月、2019年も頑張っていきましょう!

Hong Kong Tirp/香港学校見学旅行

We went to Hong Kong during the break. We were blessed with great weather and it was a very pleasant day. The students became one day transfer students and spend the day at a similar Canadian international school in Hong Kong and now seem to have gained confidence to study abroad in the future. 香港旅行に行ってきました。天候にも恵まれ、とても過ごしやすい日々でした。生徒達は一日転校生となって、同じカナダ系のインターナショナルスクールで一日過ごし、将来の海外留学の自信になったようです。