April 10th 2020
ZOOM Coffee Morning 9 April
NEXT WEEK'S (ZOOM) Coffee Morning 16 April:
The Coronavirus explained for the younger years:
Closure of Kyoto Schools
The following message was posted on the Kyoto City Council website Monday 6 April
Exciting news from the Yearbook Committee! This year you can pre-order your 2019-20 Yearbook from the school website.
Don't miss out on the memories of this year:
- Meet The Teachers
- Winter Concert
- Distance Learning (a special addition!)
- Plus much more!!!
Shipping options will be available both domestically and international.
Grade 9 in 2020-21
KIS recently announced, on social media, the re-introduction of Grade 9 to the school. It gives the school great pleasure in confirming Grade 9 will be offered in 2020-21 academic year.
This has been made possible through the availability of experienced high school teachers, as of next academic year.
So please, get the word around that KIS is an Early Years to Grade 9 school!!!
Families And Books (FAB) time
FAB will return Thursday 7 May
Enjoy FAB time with your children:
- choose books with them
- borrow up to two books
- take some time to read together
Day: every Thursday
Venue: KIS Library
Time: 3:00 to 4:00
Requirement: Every Child has to be accompanied by a parent.
Book borrowing: Students can borrow up to two books at a time
Weather Warnings - Update
Adjustments to the school day may be necessary in the case of inclement weather or other situations which may endanger the students and faculty. In general, KIS is guided by warnings issued from the Japan Meteorological Agency.
In specific circumstances KIS applies the following guidelines:
Heat Stress Index- KIS is guided by the Ministry of Environment Heat Illness prevention guides Heat Illness Prevention Guides. KIS applies the guides for temperatures in Kyoto Prefecture found at Heat Stress Index (Kyoto) This may result in a change of normal activities and routines for school that day.
Hazardous Wind Watch- KIS is guided by the Japan Meteorological Agency. KIS is guided by the warnings for Kyoto Prefecture found at Hazardous Wind Watch Kyoto. This may result in a change of normal activities and routines for school that day.
Thunderstorms- KIS is guided by the Japan Meteorological Agency.
KIS is guided by the warnings for Kyoto Prefecture found at Weather Warnings/Advisories (Thunderstorms) : Kyoto-shi If a warning is then outdoor activity must be suspended and students and staff must take shelter.
- 29th April Showa Day (Showa no Hi) school closed
- April 16th: 10am - Parent Coffee Morning (TELL Counselling & Support Services)
- April 23rd: 10am - Parent Coffee Morning (Assessment)
- April 29th: 10am - Parent Coffee Morning (Parent sharing session)