Category: News

Outdoor Adventure Club – Hiking

The Outdoor Adventure Club is back in full swing this year! The most recent event was a relaxing day hike around the summit of Mt. Mitake. Please join us for the next adventure, SURFING lessons!  See Mr. Goldie’s homepage for details > go to OAC and click “Events” in September 2014.

Welcoming New Students!

    With the Cherry Blossoms steadfast and a brisk breeze in the air Columbia welcomed 50 new students from K1 to Grade 10.  It was a festive day with picture taking, homeroom orientations and computer and uniform purchases!  We wish all the new students luck on their educational journey with us and look forward …

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Congratulations to the Graduates!

On March 13th, Columbia International School held its Graduation and Commencement Ceremony seeing 13 students take the stage receiving the Ontario Secondary School Diploma.  Most students also received the Ontario Scholar award and one very hard working student received the prestigious Governor General Award!  For the graduates it was a day full of emotions, happiness …

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Outdoor Adventure Club – Snowboarding School

  The Outdoor Adventure Club (OAC) traveled to Nagano-ken on February 7 to 9, 2014.  We went to Norikura-Kogen and did snowboarding lessons with NORTHSTAR ( It was a perfect weekend for fun in the snow!  Friday was clear and sunny, then Saturday the area received 75cm of fresh powder snow! Students, Seijong Chu and …

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Merry Christmas and Happy New Year

December 20, 2013   Dear Columbia Supporters,   I would like to thank you all on behalf of the school and myself for your effort and support during the Christmas Fiesta. I think this was our most successful Fiesta yet. It was a very exciting day and I am sure a very busy day for …

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Columbia Cares

The elementary students decided to show that they care about their neighbourhood by spending a rainy morning picking up litter in the Higashi Tokorozawa area. Way to go Columbia.

Saitama Broncos pactice with Columbia Spirit Bears

The Saitama Broncos our professional basketball team worked out with the Columbia Spirit Bears. It seems to have paid off as the Spirit Bears have won their first 2 games. Go Spirit Bears

Christmas Fiesta

Merry Christmas. Christmas came early this year to Columbia International School. The school community got together and invited all of our friends to celebrate the Christmas season with us. It was a wonderful day full of singing, music, good food and lots of games and activities for everyone.   Dear PTSA and Parent volunteers and …

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More Fiesta Prizes Coming!! フィエスタ賞品準備中!

Original Handmade Gold and Diamond Jewelry Design and craft by Daisuke and Shunsuke Kayama, CIS Alumni at Ark Jewelry Studio   iMac Air Coach Bag Coach Sholder Bag iPad Mini Sony Mirrorless Digital Camera Disney Gift Certificates 30,000yen Raycop Cleaner Nikko Hotels Int’l & Hotel JAL City Voucher 15,000yen Sharp Brain Electronic Dictionary Coach iPhone …

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Winter Fiesta 2013 ウィンター・フィエスタ 2013

Columbia International School Winter Fiesta 2013 コロンビア・インターナショナル・スクール・ウィンター・フィエスタ December 15th, Sunday 2013 2013年12月15日(日) Gate Open at 10am, Close at 2:30pm 午前10時開場、午後2時終了 No Parking Available. Please use the school bus shuttle service runs every 10 to 15 min between JR Higashi-Tokorozawa station and the school. 当日駐車場は利用できません。東所沢駅と学校間のスクールバスによる送迎をご利用ください。 Stage Performance by Elementary students 小学課程によるパフォーマンス Homeroom activities: Film Festival by …

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