J-LEARN held its monthly meeitng on May 21, 2017 to discuss the following topics:
- Results of 1st Annual Junior Japan Bowl
- Fall J-LEARN Seminar
- How the Government of Japan can add value to Japanese language education in the US
- Financial needs of regional Japanese language programs
Find full meeting notes below
Come to our annual end of year potluck for a chance to get to know other Japanese Immersion families and welcome new ones. This year we will be meeting at Leslie Moore’s house, 828 Constellation Dr. in Great Falls.
There will be crafts and games for the kids, organized and run by some of the older students. There will also be a chance to learn about committees you can be involved in to help make next year even better, such as: Japanese Art, Community Events, Classroom Cultural Celebrations, Social, Website/social media, Fox Mill Liaison, Fairfax FLAGS Liaison.
Sign up HERE to bring a dish to share.
On May 5, 2017, students from Great Falls ES and Fox Mill ES went head to head in Championship Round of the first annual Junior Japan Bowl Competition. Each school sent a three-person team to represent thier school in the Level 1 Division (Grades 1-3) and Level 2 Division (Grades 4-6).
GFES Level I J2B Team consisted of: Eric Loizeau (3), Maya Rodriguez (3) and Sana Rodriguez (1)
GFES Level 2 J2B Team: Claire Kim (5), Bahiyyeh Aghdasi (5) and Julia Moore (6)
After a heated contests, the Level 1 team took home the championship trohpy and the Level 2 team took home the runner’s up trophy.
Great job everyone!