One thing our community does, and does well, is provide us with a sense of grounding through companionship and belonging.
In my wanderings around campus, it is not uncommon to hear students, teachers, and yes, leaders, talk about how busy they are. We are all very "busy" and at times, we are all guilty of wearing this busy-ness as a badge of honor.
Through this workshop, parents will gain an understanding of key beliefs about, and strategies to support, young writers.
A short walk from Ishikawa-cho Station is Kotobuki-cho, one of the three largest areas for day laborers in Japan. Many of its inhabitants are elderly, on welfare and too old to work. The Middle School Chiku Center Service Group makes a practical and useful contribution to easing the plight of the homeless there.
Join the Elementary EAL department for a session about what it means to learn in a second (or third) language, and how parents can support their child at home. Wed., Nov. 28, 10:00 am, The Loft.
Come listen to the fascinating stories behind the students, staff, parents and alumni of the YIS community in this interview-based documentary-style theater piece.
Grade 10 Drama and Grade 11 DP Theater students investigated documentary, interdisciplinary, and interview-based theatermaking with the goal of creating a community-based performance for this year's high school production
Our library vision is to create a space that encompasses reading, research, and community. The Creativity Commons reinforces this: it's an evolving space that is both student-driven and student-accessible.
Composed of YIS students and members of the wider community, The Tanner Community Ensemble will have their annual Fall Concert on Saturday November 10 at 3:00 pm in the auditorium.
High School Student
Last year, I developed a passion for cinematography and videography through experimenting and expanding on my former interest in photography.
Elementary School Student
I feel that learning here is more fun. We have more projects to do here and I like that very much.
High School Student
I enjoy music because it provides me with continuous opportunities to improve as a performer in the numerous public performances we have here.
Middle School Student
I would want to trade places with my English teacher, Mrs. Edwards. I love writing, reading, and especially words. I would love to help others expand their vocabulary, too.
My children do recognize that the IB is unique and feel very fortunate to be here. They are critical thinkers capable of self-reflection and assessment.
ParentIn our first year at YIS, I decided to become a class parent so I could get to know the community and help out. It definitely helped me to get to know other parents and kids.
We chose to live in Yokohama in close proximity to the school so we can enjoy the community living around the school.
YIS has changed somewhat since my time here, but the essence remains unchanged - especially the close community.
Science Lab Technician
Working with students of many different ages to plan and execute experiments, and to see them discover something they didn't know before, makes me very happy.
Teaching Assistant for the Art and Design Department
Everyday, I do a variety of tasks such as assisting in classes across elementary and secondary school, teaching digital skills to students, learning new skills like pottery and working with several teachers.
Learning Support Teacher
Training with colleagues for a Spartan race in early 2018 was demanding but full of laughs and camaraderie.
PYP and DP Japanese Language Teacher
I like to play and watch all kinds of sports, so coaching is really a wonderful opportunity for me to relive the excitement of competition and bring out that passion.
Class of 2013
I fondly remember my time at YIS after graduating and how much I enjoyed working with clay in the late afternoon when the winter light would fill the art studio and my only witness was Mount Fuji.
Class of 1985
The relationships I formed at YIS are unparalleled to any other I have formed since. Once a Dragon, always a Dragon.
Class of 2016
I live in New York, and attend an art school called the Pratt Institute.
Class of 2014
You're bound to fall and get hurt and that's completely fine. Dust yourself and get back up.