*WELCOME * BIENVENIDOS * BIENVENUE * いらっしゃいませ!*

Contact Sensei using the following email address: dbhssensei@gmail.com

Not sure whether to study Japanese or another language?  Having difficulty convincing your parents why you should study Japanese?  Consider reading this presentation: "Why study Japanese?"  (A special thanks to Ambassador John R. Malott for use of this presentation he made to the delegation of Japanese teachers at the 2014 National Japan Bowl!)

Here is Sensei's Story - An Interview that was part of the Summer 2020 "Sensei! Why Japanese?" Project by the Japan Foundation Los Angeles

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ANNOUNCEMENTS & NEWS


District & School COVID-19 & E-Learning Updates


For a more complete update on the district's directives and preparations regarding COVID-19, please click hereBCPS Instruction is conducted through Teams meetings, with work to be completed on Canvas; students are required to "attend" scheduled classes via these Teams meetings on Red Days (Periods 1-4) and Gold Days (Periods 5-8), whether in person at school or remotely at home.

Here is the BCPS Calendar for 2020-2021 (December Update)

Here is the DBHS Red & Gold Calendar for 2020-2021 (March Update - including PSD Cancellations)


SCHEDULE FOR THIS WEEK

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3/8 (M) - Red Day Schedule - Periods 1-4 --- IB Japanese Oral Interviews

3/9 (T) - Gold Day Schedule - Periods 5-8 --- Tutoring @ 3:40pm

3/10 (W) - Red Day Schedule - Periods 1-4

3/11 (Th) - Gold Day Schedule - Periods 5-8 --- HW HELP @ 3:40pm

3/12 (F) - Red Day Schedule - Periods 1-4


SCHEDULE FOR NEXT WEEK

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3/15 (M) - Gold Day Schedule - Periods 5-8 --- Japan Club Membership Mtg

3/16 (T) - Red Day Schedule - Periods 1-4

3/17 (W) - Gold Day Schedule - Periods 5-8

3/18 (Th) - EARLY RELEASE DAY - Periods 1-4

3/19 (F) - NO SCHOOL --- TEACHER PLANNING --- END OF 3rd QUARTER


~~~~~~~~SPRING BREAK WEEK~~~~~~~~

*** 3/20/2021 - 3/28/2021 ***



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Japan Club Update


We will continue to conduct our meetings virtually through the end of the school year.  Meet with us and learn a little something about Japanese culture and language you may not already know!


MARCH MEETING

Teams Virtual Meeting on Monday, March 15th @ 3:40pm

Information Flyer PDF


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Spring 2022 Trip to Japan Update


Planned trip for Spring Break of 2022Contact Sensei directly to find out more about activities, pricing/payments, and scholarship opportunities.



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Kakehashi Project - Summer 2019 - Reports


November 2019:  Kakehashi participants were busy sharing their experiences in Japan in the months after the trip, in an effort to follow through with our After Action Plan.  We discussed our experiences and answered questions about the Japan Trip with students through our Freshman Round Up Orientation in August, through the Japanese classes in Japanese, and through our Japan Club in our most recent meeting on November 4th.  We hope to expand our activities to include a culture day activity with local elementary schools, and possibly even Deerfield Beach Middle.  And we will be hosted Consul General of Japan in Miami on November 26th to discuss our Kakehashi experiences and to develop further projects to promote Japanese cultural learning in our community.  We were honored to have him visit us!


Collazo-sensei thanking Consul General Hirata for his recommendation that Deerfield Beach High School participate in the 2019 Kakehashi Exchange Project



August 2019:  We are proud to have participated in the 2019 Kakehashi Exchange Project sponsored by the Ministry of Foreign Affairs (MOFA), Japan International Cooperation Center (JICE).  We traveled to Japan from July 29th through August 6th this summer.  20 students and 5 teachers participated in a series of meetings, exchange activities, and travel experiences that each of us chronicled through social media platforms, including Twitter, Instagram, Snapchat, and Facebook.  We presented our reflections and our plan for sharing Japanese culture when we returned at a reporting session with MOFA and JICE officials in Tokyo at the end of the trip.  I would like to thank all who participated in representing DBHS well throughout the entire trip.  All of you conducted yourselves well, compassion and sensitivity to this wonderful culture, and many of you provided formal greetings, presentations, and remarks of appreciation in Japanese when requested.  I'm so proud of all of you.  よくできましたよ!お疲れ様でした!


Deerfield Beach High School participants in the 2019 Kakehashi Exchange Project (in front of Sensoji in Asakusa, Tokyo)


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