Representatives from the Suwanohara Bon Dance group came to the NIS Summer Program to teach students how to dance the traditional Japanese Bon Dance.
The Class of 2017 graduated on June 3, 2017 at the 50th NIS Commencement Exercises, representing 11 nationalities - Australia, Brazil, Indonesia, Korea, Pakistan, Philippines, Sweden, Thailand, U.S., Vietnam and Japan. We wish the class the best of luck as they embark on their future paths!
Grade 3 students welcomed Viola from the Japan Service Dogs Association (JSDA) into the classroom to present a donation of funds raised as part of their Unit of Inquiry about Economics
NIS grade 11 students collaborated with DP students from Fukuoka International School. For two weeks they planned their projects on a dedicated Haiku website, and during the action phase, they performed their experiments while monitoring the work of FIS students over Skype.
The 5th graders traveled to Toyooka-city in Hyogo Prefecture on May 25-26, 2017 to study the importance of biodiversity and the impact human interaction with the environment can affect the balance of systems.
Many thanks to everyone for a great day on May 21 at the 26th ACCJ/NIS Walkathon. Special thanks to the many students who volunteered to organize the walk and game stations on what turned out to be a great but hot day! All for a great cause.
Celebrating Keith Dixon's many years of service to the community as a teacher and Athletic Director, NIS unveiled a sign on May 19 commemorating the NIS field as "Keith Dixon Field". Many thanks Mr. Dixon!
NIS students worked across all divisions in multiple-age groups on April 5, 2017, discussing and collaborating at "Community Health Day" - a day of whole-school learning for students in preschool through Gr. 10.