The Ballgames Sports Day was held for junior high school students at Komazawa Olympic Park. They played soccer, basketball, and volleyball in the inter-class tournament separated by girls and boys. They were energetically chasing after balls in the pitch. After they went back to school at lunch time, a rice cake wrapped in an oak leaf was given as a present to them to celebrate Boy's Day from Mr. Kondo, the President-Principal. The bond among the classmates and other class members was strengthened throughout the day. After Golden Week, the students had an enjoyable return to their school life.
For 12th grade students who are on their way to becoming mature adults, the police officers of the Himonya Police Station spoke about fraudulent practices, shady business, and criminal activities through SNS."Young people sometimes got into unexpected trouble. It is important for you to protect yourself. Be careful not to become involved in any kind of criminal activity. If you have trouble, quickly tell the adults around you."President-Principal Akio Kondo remarked, "Be careful not to get into any trouble. For now, the most important thing is to study for your future career."After the speech, the students looked determined.
The entrance ceremony was held in the warm spring sunshine. President-principal Akio Kondo remarked, "Welcome to Yakumo Academy. Our educational doctrine is to treasure your life and others' lives. Serious situations are continuing in the world. Don't forget the feeling of gratitude to others. Be strict to yourself and kind to others in your daily school life. After the ceremony, the new students' homeroom teachers were introduced and they received the first homeroom guidance from the teachers. The students looked nervous, but they are full of hope for their new school life. Congratulations on entering school!
Cherry blossoms at Yakumo Academy are in full bloom. There are many other good places to see cherry blossoms around the school. Why not take a walk and enjoy the beautiful displays? But be sure to follow the infectious disease measures.
The beginning of cherry blossom season was announced in Tokyo and the cherry blossoms around the Yakumo Academy have gradually begun to bloom. At school, 5 days of spring supplementary classes are now being held. The students can choose from the subjects of English, Japanese and math and classes are divided according to their proficiency level. They are taking classes seriously in preparation for the new school year.
The graduates talked about their experiences for 10th and 11th grade students. They mainly explained about how they studied for the college entrance exam and managed their time and their reasons for choosing the university they decided to attend.
One of the graduates said, "I had a chance to listen to the graduates like you, and that was a decisive factor for me in choosing a university." It seems that by listening to the graduates' valuable experiences, the students became even further motivated to begin preparing for the exam.
The 74th graduation ceremony was held. In a solemn address to the students, President-principal Akio Kondo remarked, "Now, many people are struggling through this tough situation. I want you all to realize that you are living in a safe and favorable environment. Please think about it and do your best. Don't forget to always be kind to others and strict with yourself." The graduates will set out on a new path with the pride of Yakumo in their hearts.
8th graders had a speech contest at school. Students talked not only about their dreams or goals, but also shared their own ideas on environmental problems all in English. They started writing scripts during summer break, and had been practicing so hard since then. As a result of all their hard work, they were able to present very confidently.