Our Head of English, Krista Quint, writes about this opportunity to build community, nurture self-growth and reflection and deepen one's connection to nature through service learning and adventure in the islands of Hawai'i.
News and Updates
There's always something interesting going on at YIS. Check this space for the latest news on school events and activities, messages from the head of school and principals, notices of upcoming events, and much more.
Charles Jack, Chair of the YIS Board of Directors, provides a brief summary of the 2022 Annual General Meeting held in early November.
The process of crafting a successful production takes an army of people - both students and teachers - all contributing the unique creative skill set of their role in the production.
We took a walk around campus to see where some of our staff and students like to spend time.
The YIS Community is invited to join us for our first Food Fair on the Honmoku Campus, and the first one since 2019.
After a three year hiatus, our largest community event is back! The YIS community is invited to Food Fair on Sunday, November 6, on the Honmoku campus.
Gr. 10 students are engaging directly in the Amnesty International Write for Rights Campaign through their current unit in Language & Literature, focusing on Advocacy, Fairness & Development.
The Japanese Culture Program has an important role to play in student learning and in developing a self-identity at YIS.
Class of 2019 alum, Kent Ichikawa, wins Best Documentary and Best Student Film award for work on artists of color.
A pillar of the experiential development of our koto musicians is participating in the Fukuyama Koto Festival open to all elementary and junior high schools across Japan every summer.
All parents are invited to this information session on aspects of the international education industry hosted by educational consultant Pam Harper.
It is with immense relief and excitement that we can announce that our athletic teams are on the road back to familiar turf with the resumption of interschool games and tournaments!
Several programs across the school provide opportunities and possibilities for students to truly develop the skills, knowledge, understanding and dispositions to be active, compassionate and responsive global citizens
Counselor Monna McDiarmid and Individuals & Societies teacher Ben McKeown, who both worked at the Yamate campus several years ago, return to work at YIS for a second time.
Starting our first full school year in our new home ignites us with optimism and opportunity to plan for the full spectrum of experiences our learning programme can provide for our community.
Together, we have endured the rollercoaster ride the 2021-2022 school year has been, and are excited about what we have achieved and what is ahead of us.
Parents of students in Gr. 8 are invited to join us for the Middle School graduation ceremony of the Class of 2026.
This summer, we invite you to unlock new worlds with your holiday reading choices.
Join us for the livestream of our 50th graduation ceremony, and the first on our Honmoku campus, Sat., June 4 at 4:00 pm - 6:00 pm.
The Lidcombe Program for stuttering intervention has gained significant traction in Japan since first offering the training at YIS in December 2013. Since then, over 400 Japanese Speech Language Pathologists have been trained in the program at YIS.
Prepare yourself for an adventure for all ages.
Our new Visual Art and Design learning space enables students to inquire, understand and respond to the world around them through authentic project-based learning experiences.
The new facilities of our music program are designed to develop professional skills, attitudes and approaches in students and teachers.
Service Learning Team Sukui No Te asks our parent community to extend a helping hand in the team's efforts to address the growing issue of homelessness in Yokohama.
YIS Adventure Days in the month of May are designed for our students to explicitly learn in wilderness settings and adventure - because nature is good for children.