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State Senator Anna Kaplan (left) honors World War II veteran Leonard Finz (right) during a ceremony last month. (Photo courtesy of the Senator’s office) BY JOAQUIN CONTRERAS Although two years from his 100th birthday, Leonard Finz does not look so far into the future, preferring to live as presently as possible. “To think that in …

The Footmark Corp. “Shine Guard” Long Sleeve Swimsuit is seen in the Sumida district of Tokyo on July 7, 2022. (Mainichi/Maki Nakajima) TOKYO — As swimming lessons have resumed in many Japanese schools for the first time in three years, parents are confused about some schools’ rules regarding …

July 27, 2022 Joyce Mann, director of USC Price’s International Program in Public Policy and Management (IPPAM), died unexpectedly on June 27 as she prepared to leave her home for work. She was 65 years old. We remember her here in photos and quotes from some of the many people who knew and loved her. …

Leonard Finz could have remained a group musician in the US Army during World War II, but he put down his saxophone and instead joined his comrades overseas. On Saturday, the decorated veteran was formally inducted into the U.S. Army Officer Candidate School Hall of Fame, earning a spot alongside dignitaries including former Senator Bob …

Leonard Finz could have remained a group musician in the US Army during World War II, but he put down his saxophone and instead joined his comrades overseas. On Saturday, the decorated veteran was formally inducted into the U.S. Army Officer Candidate School Hall of Fame, earning a spot alongside dignitaries including former Senator Bob …

AISHO, Shiga Prefecture–Residents here have launched a crowdfunding campaign to help a school affected by COVID-19 that was created as a lifeline for Brazilian children struggling to adapt to life in the Japan. About 80 children from Shiga Prefecture of all ages up to 18 now attend Colegio Santana in Ashio. The school is not …

House ” General ” Crime ” Okinawa Japan mourns lives lost in US military plane crash into school Tokyo, July 1 (SocialNews.XYZ) An elementary school in Okinawa prefecture, Japan’s southernmost prefecture, held a memorial service to remember the lives lost when a US military plane crashed into the school 63 years ago, killing 18 people …

BOISE, Idaho — Shiva Rajbhandari describes himself as a student leader. He advocated for climate education. He has spoken out publicly against elected officials in Idaho, who have championed indoctrination and critical race theory in K-12 schools. And he pushed the Boise School District to adopt a clean energy commitment. × This page requires JavaScript. …

According to the results of the latest national census, about 20,000 foreign nationals living in Japan have not completed lower secondary school and have only completed primary school, prompting the government to call on municipalities to strengthen measures to promote evening school. According to the census released at the end of May, a total of …

What happened to just spit?! Back when I was a college student, I remember huffing over the cooked food in the cafeteria during lunch and picking up pre-packaged food instead. I admit it might not have been the healthiest choice for a growing boy, but with recent news from Okazaki City, Aichi Prefecture, I’m starting …

schoolgirls; Or, African nasty girls play is on stage at Thalian Hall at the Ruth & Bucky Stein Studio Theater this weekend from tonight through Sunday and next weekend, June 23rd through the 26e. Fracaswell Hyman directs the show and says it’s produced by the Big Dawg Theater Company and features incredible talent. Hyman says …

We had a lively discussion on my Tuesday schedule on how to make schools on the South Coast safer from mass shooters. The discussion focused on arming teachers and other school employees, who are licensed, trained and ready to defend their schools if they come under fire. There was never a consensus in favor of …

A woman who was evacuated from Lviv in western Ukraine following the Russian invasion of her country has been hired to work as an assistant English teacher at a public high school in Kyoto, Ukraine. western Japan. “I want to do my best,” Anastasiia Horoshko told the town hall as she attended a June 6 …

IKEDA, Osaka Prefecture – Children at an elementary school here vowed on June 8 to continue to cherish the preciousness of people’s lives on the 21st anniversary of a series of gun attacks which killed eight students and injured 15 others, including teachers. At a memorial service held to mark 21 years since the attack, …

19-year-old arrested after Enumclaw school district closures The Black Diamond resident was arrested with throwing stars, a BB gun and a compound bow with an arrow. 3:43 p.m. UPDATE: The Enumclaw Police Department has released information about the young man who caused the modified lockdown of four local schools. Police say a 911 call was …

June 01, 2022 Although Livia Livengood is a career educator who can speak four languages, her multi-talented background established over the years did not include being an expert baker. However, that has changed in recent months with the Russian invasion of Ukraine, which has been accompanied by the local resident spending a lot of time …

With lots of tour-like features and educational experiences, you’ll learn a lot and have fun too! You may already know that in Japan, schools hold a “shugaku ryokofor their students: a long-term trip to historic places like Kyoto or Nara. On these school trips, classes as a whole travel together, stay in hotels, and visit …

It is ironic that in order to defend freedom, a soldier must give up much of his own freedom. Troops understand this cognitively, but it still has a big emotional impact. Young military personnel adjusting to military life soon realize that they have very little control over their lives, schedules, and surroundings. The result is …

Gonzalo Garza — educator, student advocate, decorated veteran and namesake of Garza Independence High School in East Austin — died May 17 at age 95. “Gonzalo was a beautiful human being,” said his partner, Judy Barnes. “I always thought of him as a ‘holy man’. He was always sweet and kind and truly loved his …

More than 130 students graduated from Nile C. Kinnick High School at Naval Base Yokosuka, Japan on Thursday, May 26, 2022. (Alex Wilson/Stars and Stripes) NAVAL BASE YOKOSUKA, Japan — More than 100 high school students accepted their diplomas Thursday at Berkey Field in Yokosuka, a scene set to be repeated across the Indo-Pacific next …

Colonel Matthew W. Tracy’s eyes widened with excitement and a big smile appeared on his face when the principal of a Nago City kindergarten visited him on March 1. The reason for her smile was due to receiving a muuchii gift from the kindergarten children. Muuchii is a traditional Okinawan rice snack wrapped in a …

CHESTERFIELD COUNTY, Va. (WRIC) – Chesterfield County Public Schools is now accepting applications for pre-kindergarten for the 2022-23 school year. Pre-K serves the 4-year-olds who need it most, helping them learn skills and prepare for kindergarten. Free full-time preschool with transportation is available at: Chester Early Childhood Learning Academy for children zoned to attend Bellwood, …

The gunman who massacred 19 children and two teachers at a Texas elementary school had warned in online posts minutes before the attack that he had shot his grandmother and was going to shoot a school, said said the governor on Wednesday. Salvador Ramos, 18, used an AR-15 type semi-automatic rifle in the bloodbath on …

Nineteen boys got off the school bus, walked down the hill to Butler Stadium and prepared for a renovation. After playing 11-a-side football since at least 1959, Quantico High School now planned to compete in 8-a-side football. Low enrollment and constant turnover, staples of life at the base Marine Corps school where military families move …

Kamigori Kindergarten exudes safety and openness Katsuhiro Miyamoto & Associates shares his latest educative project, the Kamigori kindergarten, located in the Japanese Hyogo Prefecture. The set reveals a set of four wooden buildings organized around a courtyard, creating an open but highly secure educational space for children. ‘From the outside, children’s activities can be seen …

Chamisa Primary School student Evelyn Stupka dressed up as Sacagawea for the annual wax museum event on Wednesday. Third and fourth grade teachers presented the event with third graders portraying famous people from around the world and fourth graders featuring famous people with a connection to New Mexico. Sacagawea was a Shoshone Indian who accompanied …

Cannabis possession can result in up to five years in prison under Japan’s cannabis control law. (Akifumi Ishikawa/Stars and Stripes) CAMP FOSTER, Okinawa — A teacher and a nurse at the Okinawa Department of Defense schools were arrested by Japanese police this week for suspected possession of cannabis. John R. Gouldman, 59, and Holly A. …

June 01, 2022 Although Livia Livengood is a career educator who can speak four languages, her multi-talented background established over the years did not include being an expert baker. However, that has changed in recent months with the Russian invasion of Ukraine, which has been accompanied by the local resident spending a lot of time …

DARLINGTON COUNTY, SC (WBTW) – More than 30 Darlington High School students broke into Darlington High School Thursday night and vandalized the property, according to Darlington County School District officials. School officials said the extent of the damage required “considerable work” from caretakers and school staff working from midnight to the start of the school …

RICHMOND, Va. (WRIC) — The Richmond Public Schools School Board voted on two proposals related to the Richmond Virtual Academy program during a meeting Monday night. The Board voted against the first proposal to put more teachers into the Academy and voted to approve the second proposal to cut the program in half. The first …

All schools in Hawaii, even those located on military bases, are administered by the Hawaii Department of Education. The U.S. Army in Hawaii said in a Facebook post late Thursday that base leaders only learned of the allegations against a teacher at an Army base school earlier in the day. That teacher has since been …

Kadena coach Sergio Mendoza, right, said of Panthers seniors Trent Fowler and James Wright: “These guys are emblematic of the type of person we want to develop here at Kadena.” (Heather Mendoza/Stripes Special) KADENA AIR BASE, Okinawa – Launching a football career is hard enough when your apprenticeship was at a DODEA school overseas. It’s …

When you enter Ronnie Lovick’s dojo, you come with respect. It’s a word that students at the New Bern School of Martial Arts, the oldest organized karate school operating in Craven County, hear over and over again. And as the school’s head instructor, or sensei, respect is a word Lovick has held dear since he …

After four or more years of intense study and specialized training, 119 medical students at Wright State Boonshoft School of Medicine received their medical degrees at the school’s May 1 graduation ceremony. After four or more years of intense study and specialized training, 119 medical students from the Class of 2022 at Wright State University …

Seniors take part in a ceremony to announce their post-high school plans at Yokota Air Force Base, Japan, Friday, April 20, 2022. (Juan King/Stars and Stripes) YOKOTA AIR BASE, Japan — In every celebration, rain sometimes falls, but it failed Friday to dampen the festive spirit of Yokota High School’s class of 2022. The annual …

A concept drawing shows the layout of a $120 million elementary school to be built at Marine Corps Base Hawaii, with a goal of completion in late 2026. (US Marine Corps) FORT SHAFTER, Hawaii — The Department of Defense on Monday announced a $96 million award to Hawaii for the construction of a new elementary …

In addition to graduation, the Boonshoft School of Medicine graduation ceremony on May 1 will include a “hood ceremony” in which graduates will receive traditional insignia denoting their status and profession. A class of 119 medical students from Wright State University Boonshoft School of Medicine will celebrate graduation on Sunday, May 1 at 4 p.m. …

Over its 100-year history, New Hanover High School has had its fair share of successful and well-known graduates. From its dozens of athletes who have gone on to perform professionally to actors, journalists and Medal of Honor recipients, New Hanover High School’s alumni base has represented the Wilmington community across the state, nation and the …

Service members, parents and school staff members greet children as they ascend the stairs of Ramstein Middle School at Ramstein Air Base, Germany, April 19, 2022. The Overreaching hospitality was part of the school’s celebration for Month of the Military Child. (Jennifer H. Svan/Stars and Stripes) Service members greet children as they ascend the stairs …

ASAHIKAWA, Hokkaido–A third-party committee investigating suspicions of bullying at a high school in this northern Japanese city has concluded that a 14-year-old girl found frozen to death had been the victim of blatant acts of harassment by older students. aged. Saaya Hirose was found dead from exposure in March 2021 after confiding in a friend …

SOUTH KINGSTOWN, RI — Mark Prince, who missed out on becoming South Kingstown School’s new superintendent more than two years ago in a close vote, will lead the district as the new chief administrator. The school committee chose Prince on Tuesday after months of research. The vote was 6-1 in favor; in 2019, the committee …

Legend Forrestella Taylor, principal of Douglass High School, plans to open a ninth grade academy next year. Courtesy picture Credit: document Credit: document Legend Forrestella Taylor, principal of Douglass High School, plans to open a ninth grade academy next year. Courtesy picture Credit: document Credit: document Taylor wants to create a smaller learning environment for …

WINCHESTER – By early Monday evening, more than 4,200 people had signed a Change.org petition urging the Frederick County Board of Supervisors not to cut the Frederick County Public Schools budget request. Supervisors Josh Ludwig, Shawn Graber, Blaine Dunn and Doug McCarthy backed a funding scenario last week that would cut county funding for the …

Prince Hisahito, second in line to the Chrysanthemum Throne, met his classmates when he attended the high school entrance ceremony at the University of Tsukuba in Tokyo on April 9. He was the first born member of the imperial family in post-war Japan to enroll in a high school other than the one attached to …

Newfrom Japan Imperial Family Society April 9, 2022 Tokyo, April 9 (Jiji Press) — Japanese Prince Hisahito, Crown Prince Akishino’s only son and second in line to the imperial throne, attended a high school entrance ceremony at the University of Tsukuba in Otsuka in Tokyo on Saturday. The ceremony, held at the Bunkyo Ward school …

If Constable Brian Sember gave someone a ticket, he deserved it. If Sember was wrong, he would possess him before anyone could call him. Ottawa Police Chief Brent Roalson said he was the kind of officer who understood everyone was human. The Ottawa officer preferred the resolution, the resolution of a problem, rather than making …

UPDATE (5:23 PM Wednesday, April 6, 2022): The Hamlin Police Department says a Lincoln County High School student is facing charges after having an unloaded gun and knife at school. Hamlin Police Captain Lee Preece said a student reported seeing a gun in another student’s backpack. Preece said he and school administrators began investigating the …

Former Defense Education Department student Naomi Jack poses with her parents after graduating from Hiroo Gakuenl, a university preparatory school in central Tokyo, March 5, 2022. (Jack family) TOKYO — The daughter of a former Air Force officer is on her way to Brown University to pursue medical school, but she didn’t take the easy …

OPELOUSAS, La. (KLFY) A mother from Opelousas speaks out after saying her son’s bus driver started walking away when he was stuck in the bus door. Surveillance video from their home captured the incident. The video shows what happened when her son, a student at Family Worship Christian Academy, tried to get off the bus …

NAHA – In a neighborhood of Ginowan City, Okinawa Prefecture, home to U.S. Marine Corps Futenma Air Base, is the Amerasian School of Okinawa (AASO), attended by children born between American soldiers and residents of Okinawa. The establishment, which serves as an alternative place to educate children who cannot go or feel uncomfortable going to …

Okinawa 10/10 airstrike banned from government-approved textbooks The city of Naha was bombed in the 10/10 air raid on October 10, 1944 (photograph courtesy of Okinawa Prefectural Archives) March 30, 2022 Ryukyu Shimpo By Yo Kakazu and Yosuke Anri On March 29, the Ministry of Education, Culture, Sports, Science and Technology (MEXT) announced its approved …

Every school has its rules, but the strict regulations of some Japanese institutions, which require everything from black hair to white shoelaces, have come under increasing criticism and even lawsuits. Toshiyuki Kusumoto, a father of two in Oita Prefecture, is asking for court intervention to protect his youngest son from regulations he calls “unreasonable”. They …

Researchers believe that the closure of schools due to the novel coronavirus epidemic may have had a detrimental effect on children: poor vision due to more time looking at smartphones or computer screens. The study, by a group of researchers led by Shingo Noi, professor of educational physiology at Nippon Sport Science University, found that …

Debbie Mills cheering on the Kubasaki High School football team at Kadena Air Force Base, Okinawa in the early 1980s. (Debbie Mills) Within six months, Debbie Mills survived two bouts of COVID-19 and a heart attack, she said, and thanks to a stranger’s Facebook post, she rediscovered a piece of her life lost in Okinawa. …

Newsfrom Japan Imperial Family Society March 17, 2022 Tokyo, March 17 (Jiji Press) — Japanese Prince Hisahito, the only son of Japan’s Crown Prince Akishino and second in line to the imperial throne, attended his graduation ceremony at Ochanomizu University High School in Tokyo on Thursday. He is expected to enroll in high school at …

A Vietnamese woman who lives in Miyagi prefecture sent a message to the “letters from the readers” section of Kahoku Shimpo expressing a grievance. The letter explained that when she informed the Japanese language school where she was studying that she had to cancel her registration due to financial difficulties resulting from the pandemic, she …

ISHINOMAKI, Miyagi Prefecture—A school building here that was destroyed in a combination of water and fire during the 2011 tsunami has been rebuilt as a memorial to the disaster. The former Kadonowaki Elementary School is the only structure preserved among the buildings razed by the tsunami-ignited fires following the Great East Japan Earthquake on March …

Much has been written about the need to revive civics after years of standardized testing requirements emphasizing math and English language arts at the expense of teaching history and government. Journalism in high school is part of the same logic of promoting good citizenship. It also provides a cost-effective way to strengthen students’ writing and …

~~ In a rapidly changing world, universities, educators and students face many challenges. Especially with the COVID-19 pandemic and distance learning, universities are struggling to stay relevant. In turn, students are wondering more than ever what jobs are worth pursuing. Yet there are institutions around the world that try to do things a little differently. …

Los Angeles Unified Superintendent Alberto M. Carvalho, left, greets parents during his visit to Elysian Heights Elementary Arts Magnet Friday, Jan. 14, 2022, in Los Angeles. (Irfan Khan, Los Angeles Times/TNS) Stars and Stripes is making stories about the coronavirus pandemic available for free. See more stories here. Sign up for our daily coronavirus newsletter …

21K School becomes the world’s first Web 3.0 school School introduces NFT Marketplace and Metaverse for students Introduced “Learn to Win” through gamification The student must list their creations on the school’s NFT market and redeem their earnings in the form of scholarships Metaverse for students and teachers to redefine learning and teaching 21K School, …

VIRGINIA BEACH, Va. (WAVY) – Ahead of Virginia Beach City Public Schools’ annual budget process, a board member’s Facebook post raises concerns about an attempt to withdraw funding for the program teaching students whose native language is n is not English. This week, school board member Victoria Manning posted a four-sentence statement on her personal …

The city of Higashikagawa, located at the eastern end of Kagawa Prefecture, has decided to end its exchange with the Beijing Haidian Shi Yan Foreign Language School, an elite school attended by children from leading members of the Chinese Communist Party. The city had entered into talks for an exchange with the Chinese school without …

Los Angeles Unified School District Superintendent Alberto M. Carvalho watches 3-year-old Julian Elwell play hopscotch during a visit to the Fair Avenue Early Education Center Thursday, Feb. 17, 2022, in North Hollywood, Calif. (Irfan Khan, Los Angeles Times/TNS) Stars and Stripes is making stories about the coronavirus pandemic available for free. See more stories here. …

Women’s pass rates in university entrance exams at Japanese medical schools have surpassed those of men for the first time, according to new government data. This follows a major scandal a few years ago in which the government discovered that several medical schools were tampering with the scales to suppress the number of women who …

Melanie Trump said a computer science school turned down a donation from him Politics. She was “disappointed but not surprised” and said “supporting children” shouldn’t be political. A computer science school has rejected Melania Trump’s offer of a charitable donation for scholarship funds, the former first lady said in a statement Friday. The school was …

Prince Hisahito, Emperor Naruhito’s nephew and second in line to the throne, has been admitted to a high school known as a highly competitive public institution in Tokyo, the Imperial Household Agency said on Wednesday. The 15-year-old prince, the only son of Crown Prince Akishino and Crown Princess Kiko, is the first member of the …

Prince Hisahito, Emperor Naruhito’s nephew and second in line to the throne, has been admitted to a high school attached to the University of Tsukuba, known as a highly competitive public educational institution in Tokyo, the Agency said on Wednesday. the imperial household. Photo taken in August 2019 showing Prince Hisato. (Kyodo) The 15-year-old prince, …

The Dr. Walter Cunningham School for Excellence is one of 11 public elementary schools in the Waterloo School District and is named after an educator who broke down barriers. Cunningham was the first black to become a high school principal in Iowa when he was appointed principal of East High School in Waterloo in 1975. …

FEBRUARY 14, 2022 – Ten NASA astronaut candidates trained with U.S. Army survival, evasion, resistance, and evasion instructors as part of the Astronaut Candidate Earth Survival Course Feb. 10 at the Center of Excellence in US Army Aviation. Astronaut candidates have undergone the training in order to acquire the necessary survival skills if they find …

A WINDEMERE martial arts club will reopen its doors to young students and will once again welcome the public to the mat from February 22, 2022. Led by Sensei Smith, 1st Nunchaku World Champion of the United Kingdom Paris 2019 and 6th degree black belt in Ju-Jitsu, reopens the Kesshin Kai martial arts school. Located …

Marine PFC Robert (Ignatius) Kuropatwinski of Los Alamos at his graduation Jan. 28 in San Diego. Courtesy picture Marine PFC Igaitius Kuropatwinski visiting the Los Alamos Daily Post World Headquarters on February 6 to talk about his journey to becoming a Marine. Photo by Carol A. Clark/ladailypost.com By CAROL A. CLARKLos Alamos Daily [email protected] Originally …

Are the protective hoods worn by schoolchildren in times of disaster really effective? It was a question posed by a woman in her fifties living in Sendai in the “letters from the readers” section of Kahoku Shimpo. Protective hoods have gradually spread to elementary schools in Miyagi Prefecture, but some experts say helmets are more …

HATTIESBURG, Miss. (WDAM) — Students and teachers at the Laurel Magnet School of the Arts got a lot going on Tuesday. The school participated in the “Move 2 Learn” program. Coach Larry Calhoun showed the kids and their teachers some moves to do in class. He says that sometimes moving helps a child regain focus. …

RICHFIELD, Minn. >> A student was killed and another seriously injured in a shooting this afternoon near the front entrance of a suburban Minneapolis school, police said. Police Chief Jay Henthorne said the students were shot outside the South Education Center in Richfield, a suburb just south of Minneapolis. The surviving student was in critical …

Data from Japan health society January 27, 2022 As the COVID-19 pandemic continues unabated, a survey has found increasing numbers of Japanese children don’t want to go to school. Japan’s National Center for Child Health and Development has conducted a survey on how children are affected by COVID-19. When asked if they ever felt like …

A few weeks ago, parents from the Portage School District sued the superintendent, the school board and the school district. Now, parents in the Mattawan School District have sued their superintendent, the school board, and the school district over the mask mandate they imposed on their schools and students. The lawsuit was filed in Van …

Virtual school’s impact on children goes far beyond academics, experts at Children’s National Hospital say in new JAMA Pediatrics editorial. Since the start of the pandemic, new data shows that school closures for in-person learning have resulted in: School disengagement Mental health challenges Unhealthy weight gain Food insecurity Vaccination delay …

In January, I always receive a list of winning works from “Gendai Gakusei Hyakunin Isshu” (100 Poems by Contemporary Students), an annual competition held by Toyo University. Many of the poems submitted in 2021 vividly expressed the thoughts and feelings of their young authors locked up for a second year due to the novel coronavirus …

Chief Petty Officer Nathaniel Corpuz, with U.S. Naval Medical Readiness and Training Command Sigonella in Sicily, performs a COVID-19 test on an Airman with the 324th Expeditionary Reconnaissance Squadron at Naval Air Station Sigonella, Jan. 10, 2022. (Kegan E .Kay/US Navy) Stars and Stripes is making stories about the coronavirus pandemic available for free. See …