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ASIJ Sakura Medal Trailer Contest

Every year ASIJ students participate in our Sakura Medal Book Trailer Competition.
Check out this year’s amazing work from the High School!

HS English Book Trailer Entries

HS Japanese Book Trailer Entries

Japanese MS & Chapter Book Trailer Entries

Some of the books the students chose.

HS Sakura Medal Voting Party

Students who qualified to vote in for Sakura Medal HS English and Japanese books and art gathered in the HS Conference Room to discuss the books, enjoy a pizza lunch and cast their votes! These votes will be added to those of all the other participating schools. We hope to hear the results soon!  Huge thanks go out to our Friends of the Library parent volunteers who decorated the room and served the lunch.  We also thank art teacher Brendan Sarsfeld for his support of the Sakura Medal Art Competition

HS students! Enter the Sakura Medal Art Competition!

March 20, 2018 Leave a comment

The library is looking for art submissions for the Sakura Medal Art Competition.
If you would like to enter please speak to your art teacher, or deliver your artwork as a hi res image (at least 1 MB) via email directly to Mrs. Hayakawa by April 9th.  We will choose six pieces to represent ASIJ. These pieces will then be voted on by all the schools participating in the Sakura Medal. The winning artwork will be sent to the author who wins the medal.
Artists who participate get a vote in the art competition and an invitation to the HS Sakura Medal Voting Party at the end of April.

Getting into the Spirit of the Season!

December 14, 2017 Leave a comment

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Exam Crunch Time and an ASIJ tradition!

December 14, 2017 Leave a comment

Exams today! For 50 years students have been rubbing the nose on the plaque of Dr. Fred Harris, our former headmaster, for good luck on their tests. Hence the shiny nose!!!!

Categories: ASIJ Students, Exams

A Holiday Kahoot! in the Library

December 7, 2017 Leave a comment

We had some fun today. More than fifty students played our Holiday Kahoot! Quiz inside the library after hot chocolate and holiday music in the HS lobby. We’re in the spirit of the season!! 

Chris Crutcher was AWESOME!!!

December 7, 2017 Leave a comment

Chris facilitated writing workshops in the HS and MS, and gave a very moving talk in the HS library about his work as a counselor for abused kids, and how that experience informed his writing.

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