High School Jica Program (Organized by JICA Chugoku)

Our 2 students participated in High School Student JICA Program on Sat and Sun Jun 29&30 in HIgashi Hiroshima. There were 45 students participants  from Chugoku Regional High school.  On 1st day, there were former JICA staff talk and work shops were held to understand different culture.  At night time, they spend time with researchers from all over the world in Hiroshima International Plaza where we spent night in. On 2nd day, students were divided into groups and simulated where students were JICA member just got back from oversea project to Japan and how to develop and help oversea people living in Japanesen town. Our students said “I want to have deeper knowledge of different

Volunteer Tour Guide at Izumo Oyashiro

Monday July 17th, 14 volunteers from 1st and 2nd graders gatherd in Izumo Oyashiro to guide exchange students in Shimane Univeristy. The exchange students are here in Japan for Summer Program and there are 7 from the USA and China.  The students explained history of Izumo Oyashiro and how to pray in teh sthrine etc in English and their gestures.  The students experienced the challenges and joy of communications in Elighs.  After the walking around the Izumo Oyashir, they all had lunch in Kanko Center, Izumo had great time chatting. The half day went by really quickly and when it was about to go home they took photos and exchanged

Meeting with Deputy Mayor of Izumo

On Friday July 28th, 74 seniors students visited Izumo City Ofice to exchange opinions with Izumo City member on recreation of Izumo and made presentation to Deputy Mayor of Izumo Recreation of City, multi culture lifes, agricluture and environment, disaster difence and beautify Izumo city.  The students has been working on the project over the year and made their opinion. ・Beauty Social Worker for eldery people ・Music Attraction ・Muti Ethnic people work together ・Disaster Difence plan from name of local area Their ideas were for Izumo City as well as Shimane prefecture. After their presentation, Takehito Noguchi, Deputy Mayor gave us the feedback and he is looking forward for our students

Japan Science Council "Science Cafe"

Mon July 31, 12 student has met with Mr. Shigeo Kodama from University of Tokyo and discussed  ending of Center Test (testing system for High School student in Japan for entering to University) in 2020, voting age at 18 (It used to be 20 and it was lowered recently).  What should we do in Izumo. Mr. Kodama has explained the right of vote consisely and had simulated election  for city mayor.  Students were divided into groups and how to be elected over candidate who will be enforcing Multi culture union and opponent.  The students came up with unique opinion.  In addition, students asked many questions toward Mr. Kodama on Education and center

SSH Powerup Seminar

We held “Power Up Seminar” for 2nd grade (Juniors) Science course students on Monday May 29th. Our lecturer was Prof. Ken Urano from Shimane Medical School and he talked about “Research Ethics and point of view for research”. Based on this lecture we hope the students will be more active and work on their research activity, grow and contribute to society.

GSC(Global Science Campus)

Four of our students participated in Global Science Campus  Hop Stage in Hiroshima Univerisity on Sun. May 28th. This project has been established to educate future global specialist in science technology and organized by national Reserch and Development. About 240 enthusiastic students on science research listened to two lectures “Science Literacy” and “Reserach Ethics” We hope our participated students to work together with students from all over Japan and move on to next stage and become leader of science technology in near future.   

Santa Clara Exchange Students

Feb. June 13 to 14th, we welcomed 2 exchange students from Snata Clara with Santa Clara Sister City Association, President couple and vice president.  Students who attended the Santa Clara Oversea Trip welcomed the students and greeted each other and went back to the class room. Two students were enjoying the club activity and building friendship after school.   校長室にて   Students who went to Santa Clara Oversea Study in Jan. 2017 and Mr. Chahal, Mrs. Nicolai.    

SSH・SGH Faculty Training (2017)

Monday May 15th, Annual 1st training for SSH&SGH was held. Assistant Proffesor Mr. Yuichi Fujimura from Graduate School in Naruto University of Education Educational Research depeartment gave us the lecture on “How to use ICT equipment effectively”.  Our school implimented projector, screen and other devices in all of our class rooms in April and we are implimenting progressive communication with students to deepen our classroom lessons.  Our trainin was very meaningful to us for our future teaching. There were over 20 educators (from prefecture and other high school faculty members) came to attend our training.  After the training, 6 staff demonstrated how to use the equipment and explained how the class

Participaion on JICA program "What is Fairtrade?"

Sun. April 30th, our 23 stduents have participated in “What is fair trade?” at Sanpi-no Izumo hosted by Jica. Our SGH students has been reseaching on fairtrade and they wanted to contribute to their community.  Jica and our students has been coordinating for this event and finally happened. In the morning, session to make chocolate and in the afternoon some member of Japan Overseas Cooperation Volunteers spoke on their experiences in over seas and our student gave presentation. After that, we held fashion show and our students modeled in the show.  During the presentation, students tried their best to send out their message understood and smiled through fashion show. The students

Painting Gift to our Library

Our alumni and who taught art from 1997 to 2011 in Izumo High school, Mr. Masami Kitamoto donated his painting.  The name of the art is called “quatro” in canvas 63 inch square he had his exhibited this work on 81st Toko Exhibition in 2015.  He received a reward for other exhibition in 2016. His art work of 4 young people standing in a corner of Paris is displayed in library where SSH・SGH Activities are held many times.  This painting is blowing a global breeze to our school.