2016/09/12

Daich got 1st prize.

Daich got 1st prize
English Speech Contest by Junior high school students held on Sep 11


The English Speech Contest by junior high school students held on 11th of September.
12 students gathered and spoke about there hobbies, club activities, favorite subjects and other themes.

Mr. Kazunori Miyazawa the Superintendent of educational affair, Ms. Chieko Aoyama Practical professor of Honan Collage, Ms. Mary Aruga Lecturer of Suwa Science University of Tokyo, Anthony Gordon ALT of Tatsuno Town and Akira Kakiuchi the Chairman of TIA judged.  
And,3 students got the honors.
1st prize Daich Omori
2nd prize Honoka Hiroshima
3rd prize Ayana Kamijima





2016/05/20

The Meeting with The Mayor

The 21st Home Stay Program Members had a meeting with the mayor of Tatsuno.



Mr Kasuga and 8 students explained about the program.

I've herd that the program was quite different from the other times, so I was very wondering about their experiences before hearing them.
But now I'm sure understood they got flexibility from the program.


After the meeting many questions were given for them from news writers.





2016/01/23

Pizza Party of T.I.A.

We had a roll play English study and pizza party on Saturday Jan. 23.
We got some native speakers' help for it.








We  made 5 groups with all foreigners and students, and TIA directors joined in the groups and they had conversations together.
In each groups the foreigners pretended as a school teacher , host father , shop master or others.
Each 2 students were rotating around groups for conversation training.

After lessons we had a pizza party.

We do thank you to Mary Aruga, Anthony Gordon, Shaneece Johnson, Alex Theeack, Nigel Hay.

2015/11/25

Tatsuno International Association  the 20th Anniversary Ceremony


Tatsuno International Association had the 20th anniversary ceremony in the Tatsuno Town Hall on 23rd Nov.






 TIA was started for the purpose of the friendship interchange with Waitomo District in NZ and the citizen-based town planning appropriate for the gloalization era in April 1995. We continue carrying out a wide activity like Junior high student home stay program (at Waitomo in NZ). The video of the recording scene for the CD  20th anniversary memory song that Tatsuno Junior High School chorus sings was shown.


The panel discussion was performed with three home stay experienced students.




2015/09/26

English Speech Contest ~by Junior high school students


The English Speech Contest by junior high school students took place on 26th of September. That is the 14th in the period to this year.

 Students who practiced for this day spoke out about there hobbies, club activities, favorite subjects with enthusiasm.
And,3 students got the honors.
1st prize Ryoske Ozawa
2nd prize Issei Komatsu
3rd prize Aimi Nebashi


After the contest, there was the interview for the Home Stay Program. We will disclose the result soon.

2015/06/14

The Delegation from Waitomo


We welcomed 22 person from Waitomo NZ. We sheared rooms for THE WAITOMO DELEGATION 2015.Tatsuno Town and T.I.A. planed many activities for them.
We could have wonderful times with them.
Let me explain  by some photos.




We had the welcome party on Jun 10.




Welcome party again on Jun 11 at the SHIDAREGURI FOREST PARK.

Mayor Brian Hanna greeted at the commemorative ceremony.

Ka kite ano
See you again !!


2015/03/08

The Cheer Meeting for Exchanging Students

We T.I.A. Tatsuno International Association had the cheer meeting for exchanging students in March 7.



The 8 Jr-Hi Students were cheer greeted by Mayor Kashima and the VIP of the town and Principals.


The students greeted by English and Japanese.
They explained what do they want to do in Te-Kuiti.




And showed the performances: chorus and dance.

They'll leave Tatsuno on May 20.