September 2018 Newsletter

Upcoming events

Garage and Gift Sale

Date: Saturday, October 27th, 2018
Time: 8:30 am – 12:30 pm
Place: JIS parking lot

This is one of our fundraising events.  Donations will be used for administration of the school.  If you have anything to donate such as household items, books, DVDs, CDs, even clothing, please bring them to school (remember, these items are for donation only).   Please make sure you put price tags on each item and give them to your child’s classroom teacher.  We will start accepting items on October 6th and continue through the 27th.

On the day of the sale, please send some money with your child, about 10 ~ 15 dollars worth of quarters preferable.  We will have a lot of children’s items such as stationary, books, toys etc.
We are forming a committee to help organize this garage sale. Please let us know if you can help with the committee or during the sales. Thank you in advance for your support.

Halloween Costume Parade

Date: Saturday, October 27th, 2018
Time: 11:45 am – 12:30 pm
Place: JIS Auditorium

We will take class photos with students dressed in their costumes.  Please encourage students to wear their costumes, especially older students.  Let’s make another fun memory !!

2018/2019 Fundraising Schedule, Saturdays

2018 Schedule
September 8: Somen Sale
October 27: Garage and Gift Sale
November 3: Inari and Miso Soup Sale
December 15: Holiday Party & Raffle Ticket
January 19: Curry Sale
February 9: Pancake Sale
April 13: Gyu-Don Sale
May 18: Somen Sale

As you see from the above, we are having our Somen Sale this coming Saturday. Servings come in two sizes, the large size costs $5.00 each and the small size sell for $3.00 each.

We always need volunteers for the above events, so if you can help us, please let your child’s teacher know when you are available to help.

Open classes and individual meetings with your child’s teacher

We will open classes during the second and third periods (9:55 to 10:40 am and 10:50 to 11:35 am) on October 13th, 2018.  After the open classes, we will conduct individual parent/teacher meetings in your child’s classroom during the 4th periods (11:45 am to 12:30 pm) on October 13th and 20th.

It will a great opportunity for you to see the classroom environment while your child is studying and we are expecting many parents to attend.

Information regarding the times of individual meetings will be posted by the end of this month, September, 2018.