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Osaka International School Kwansei Gakuin May 26, 2017

OIS Community Bulletin

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Music is in the Air

The shared Two Schools Together music
department will be putting on several concerts this
trimester. Parents, students and friends are invited
to attend! Great music is always relaxing and

On Wednesday May 31 at 4:00 PM in the SOIS

theatre, the middle school (MS) beginner band,
middle school intermediate band and the high
school (HS) concert band will be performing.

On Thursday June 1 at 4:00 PM in the SOIS

theatre, the MS chorus, MS beginning, MS
intermediate and MS performance strings will
perform. The HS concert strings are also
participating. For the grand finale, over 100 strings
students will be on stage performing the theme
from Jurassic Park.

On Tuesday June 6 at Maple Hall in downtown

Minoh at 6:00 PM, the HS chorus, HS concert Author Visit Tad Hills
strings, HS winds ensemble and the SOIS
Symphony Orchestra will be performing. New York Times bestselling childrens book
author Tad Hills will be spending the day with
our elementary students on Monday May 29 in
the 3F conference room. Kindergarten through
grade 5 students will be having workshops with
Asian Art Night him at different times throughout the day. A
Local visiting artists and OIS visual arts teachers special thanks to the OIS PTA for supporting the
will be conducting workshops on Wednesday visit.
June 14 from 3:30 - 5:30 PM. More information
will be forthcoming soon. Please note in the
Educator last week, the date was mistakenly
publicized as June 12. Game Inventor Haim Shafir Is
Coming to OIS
Enrollment Update The Israeli game designer will be speaking to OIS
If you know you are not returning for the students in grades 5 - 10 about creativity and thinking on
2017-2018 school year, please pick up a Monday June 5 at 2:30 PM in the SOIS theatre. There
withdrawal form from the business office. is limited seating available for parents to attend as well.
Enrollment is tight in several grades and we need
to know if any more spaces will be available.
Osaka International School Kwansei Gakuin May 26, 2017

Upcoming School Events

HS Athletic Awards Ceremony & Banquet - Friday June 2 4:00 PM theatre - banquet afterwards in the

SAT exams - Saturday June 3

OIS Elementary School Student-led conferences - Thursday June 8 (no classes for elementary school

OIS Graduation Ceremony - Friday June 9 7:00 PM in the SOIS theatre

OIS PTA Monthly Meeting Wednesday June 14 9:00 AM in room 334

OIS grade 11 exams - June 14 - 16 in the 3F conference room

World Scholars Cup Global Round - June 26 - July 1, 2017 in Hanoi, Vietnam

The grade 5 students presented their

research finding in the PYP exhibition last
week to an engaged group of parents and
students. Congratulations to Mr. Jones and
the grade 5 students! (top right)

Shiho Tanaka from the Japan Refugee

Association talks with OIS grade 10 students
after her talk. We were inspired to help
asylum seekers in Japan. (bottom right)

SOIS administrators give the Star Trek sign

while they dress for Time Travel Day during
Fushigi Week. (bottom left)

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