A YFU short-term student came to our school. She is from the Republic of the Philippines. She is going to study as a member of 1-6 until February the 6th, Thursday.
Edvin, an exchange student from Finland, is leaving Saijo. He has been in Saijo for about ten months, learning Japanese, enjoying Saijo High School, and local events. At the assembly, on December 20th, he made a speech and expressed a thankful feeling to teachers, classmates, teammates and all the people who have shared time together here.
On September 11th, Wednesday, two exchange students who are studying at the graduate school of Kyoto University visited us. They are now staying at Kanbe and Senjo respectively for their research study. A student from Vietnam is studying Japanese culture, and a French student is working on local resources. ESS international understanding club students introduced popular sweets shops in Saijo. They had a pleasant interaction.
Last July we accepted short-term exchange students from the US.
Two students from New Jersey paid a visit on July 9th. They had PE and calligraphy classes with the students in 1-7 and an English lesson with 1-6 students.
Three YFU exchange students spent two weeks at Saijo high school and experienced a Japanese high school life. They took part in club activities, a group match and cheering for the Saijo baseball team.
On June 27th, YFU short-term exchange students had a field trip around Saijo Senior High School. They visited Kodomono-kuni, and had a close look at the Danjiri, Mikoshi, and Taikodai, all of which are decorated floats for Saijo Festival held every autumn. Then they visited Saijo's Local Museum and they learned about some of the collection there. They also paid a visit to Suito Market, looked at the local fruits and vegetables and tasted Uchinuki, Saijo's underground spring water.
YFU short-term exchange studetns have arrived from US. They are going to stay in Saijo for about a month and experience high school life with us.