SGH Study Trip to Santa Clara

                    Sixteen students of Comprehensive Course visited Santa Clara from 23rd to 29th of January 2016 as a SGH Study Trip. Santa Clara Sister Cities Association (SCSCA) kindly helped to arrange the homestay families and ten families including Wilcox students’ families hosted our students during their entire stay. Saturday Jan. 23rd: After arrived at San Jose International Airport, they visited Japanese American Museum to learn the history of Japanese immigrants. SCSCA kindly arranged a welcome party for Izumo students and their host families. The students enjoyed their Sunday with each host family. Monday Jan. 25th; They visited Wilcox High School and

Campus Workshop at Shimane University

The 1st grade Math & Science Class went to Matsue campus of Shimane University on December 5th to join the following classes at Science & Engineering Department. 1) Into the world of metal complex (chemistry) by Assis. Prof. Yusuke Kataoka 2) How to make soft ware (informatics) by Assoc. Prof. Tetsuya Hirotomi 3) Basic and applied research on superconductivity (physics) by Prof. Kenji Fujiwara   They have learnt about the professors’ research field as well as its application to our daily life. The scientists also told them how they enjoy their researches. This was the 2nd study visit for them and was a good experience to think about their futu

SSH Study Trip to Singapore for the 2nd graders at Science & Math Course

 Thirty-nine students of Science & Math Course visited Singapore as one of the SSH’s projects from 26th to 30th of January 2016. *At Institute for Infocomm Research, the students received a lecture by a Japanese scientist         *They had interacted with the students at Swiss Cottage Secondary School and discussed on the presentations with each other.         * At Nan Yang Technological University         * At National University of Singapore         * At Singapore Botanical Garden         They could discuss on the advices and/or the questions given by the specialists with their own words.They learned

Ambassador of Slovak Republic came to Izumo High School

Ambassador of Slovak Republic came to Izumo High School

The 4th SG Power-up seminar was held on November 10th inviting His Excellency Mr. Michal Kottman, Ambassador of Slovak Republic.  In the lecture entitled “Japan and the world from European Union”, he introduced his country and the history of EU with its various activities in international society.  He also referred to his professional role as a diplomat which drew much attention of the audience. The speech was all in English with Japanese translation and the students could learn the current condition of the world. Twenty-five students had a chance to have a round table with Mr. Kottman after the lecture. That was a precious experience for the students to learn

Christmas Chakai by Tea Ceremony Club

Christmas Chakai by Tea Ceremony Club

Tea Ceremony Club held a Christmas Chakai (Tea Ceremony) inviting the principal and Casha, an Assistant Language Teacher at our school. The ceremony was carried all in English. The tea room was beautifully arranged with Christmas decorations and the students prepared an enjoyable surprise for the two guests; on the wall of Toko-no-ma (a kind of alcove), Jiku with letters of Holy Night written by the priest at Daitokuji temple in Kyoto, Kougou (box for incense) with a cross on the lid.