JAPAN CLUB INFORMATION & MEETINGS
Generally meets every other Monday (check specific dates below); Our meetings last about one hour from 2:40-3:40pm, unless we have a special event that lasts longer.
NEXT MEETING - OCTOBER 15th, 2018 (Mon)
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***10/1/2018 - We made announcements and then continued the
meeting in different sub groups to play different traditional games: kendama, daruma-otoshi, karuta, paper sumo, and jan-ken-pon. The meeting lasted until 3:40pm.
***9/17/2018 - We spent the majority of the meeting in different sub groups learning different arts and crafts, including brush calligraphy, origami (folding paper), sketch drawing, and haiku poem writing. We had a lot of fun, and the meeting ran until close to 4pm.
2018-2019 Japan Club Officers
President: Veema Jhagru
Vice President: Ilene Reyes
Secretary: Aayushi Kini
Treasurer: Bradley Vincent
Historian: William Collazo
Sergeant-at-Arms: Leila Plummer
For more information about the club and and to get onto our email list, you can email the officers at email@example.com for more information.
General Agenda for business meetings:
- Learn about Japanese Culture - Hands-on Craft Activities, Cultural Presentations, Videos & Stories
- Field Trip planning (i.e. the Morikami Museum & Japanese Gardens) or Event planning (Japanese Cultural Showcase)
- Committee task meetings
List of 2018-2019 Meeting Dates:
1st Semester - 8/27, 9/17, 10/1, 10/15, 10/29, 11/19, 12/3 & 12/17 (Bounenkai)
2nd Semester - 1/14, 1/28, 2/11, 2/25, 3/11, 4/8, 4/22, 5/20 (Gakunenkai)
JAPANESE NATIONAL HONOR SOCIETY
Generally meets every week on Wednesdays to offer tutoring for Japanese students; one hour meetings from 2:40-3:40pm.
NEXT MEETING: October 10th, 2018 (Wed)
Qualifications for students in Levels 2, 3 & 4 include:
1) Maintaining a 3.5 GPA in Japanese classes and a 3.0 Overall GPA.
2) Must demonstrate dedication to teaching and learning about Japanese language and culture through a minimum of 10 hours in promotion of Japanese studies (through tutoring peers or active participation in Japan Bowl/Japanese competition or Japan Club, or some equivalent activity)
Our Japanese Honor Society active members are an exclusive, hard working group of students:
Kevin Grant (Grade 12) --- Level 4
Veema Jhagru (Grade 12) --- Level 3
Leila Plummer (Grade 11) --- Level 3
Bradley Vincent (Grade 11) --- Level 3
Anyone considering membership induction this year (Level 2 and above) are welcome to join us to help with tutoring and competition preparation.