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Over 140 students performed in the play Happy Holidays Charlie Brown. The children relayed the story A Charlie Brown Christmas with a few changes to incorporate holidays celebrated around the world in December such as Christmas, Chanukah, Kwanzaa and Thre
Students in 2nd and 3rd grade have fun while following directions to complete a gingerbread house.
Special Delivery by PSCD Santas and their reindeer can be tiring, but fun. Students made creative calendars and delivered them to teachers and some base locations like the pediatric clinic.
Students from the Music Club performed for the Sasebo community on December 11 at Shimanose Park. Students performed on recorder and sang a variety of songs including their favorites, Feliz Navidad and Frosty the Snowman.
Several times throughout the year, families are invited to participate in a parent/child art activity. Families gather in the cafeteria where they learn how to make an easy craft project. Then they work together to make a masterpiece.
On November 18th 5th graders enjoyed a cultural exchange with students from the Myojo Japanese ES. One activity had students bridge the language barrier by using a petroglyphs template to create a legend and share it with their exchange student partner.
1st and 2nd graders have been invited by the Japan's Agricultural Association to a local rice farm for the past 2 years. The children help plant rice in the spring and harvest rice in the fall.
Farmers donated their rice, time and man-power to come and show all of the 1st & 2nd graders how to pound the rice into mochi. A great time was had by everyone involved.
7th graders sit in a parliamentarian seat at the Diet in Tokyo. Students make this trip to the capital building of Japan every year to learn about the Japanese government and its constitution.
Third graders sing proudly at the annual Christmas Tree Lighting Ceremony held on Misawa Air Base.
Students enjoy a performance by the Misawa Dragons Taiko Team. Many SES students are members of the team. The Dragons, currently the only All American taiko group in Japan, perform locally at festivals and other Japanese events.
Koto Club members perform beautiful music for the school. The students meet weekly to practice their instruments and learn the culture of playing the koto.