YG Family Zoom Meeting – Tuesday, January 12

We will be holding another YG Family Zoom Meeting Tuesday, from 5:30 to 6:30 via Zoom.
We will give an update on the district’s plans for hybrid in-person instruction and “same school online.” We believe families will have questions about our plans for YG’s hybrid instruction.
Scott Sensei, Naoko Sensei, and Kocho Sensei will give a brief presentation and respond to questions. All YG families are welcome to attend. An email with the zoom link will be sent to families Monday afternoon. We hope to see you at the meeting.

School Supply Pick Up – Round 1

We will be giving out school supplies and consumables for students to use during the distance learning. Please note the following dates and times:

  • Tuesday – 10:00am to 6:00pm
  • Wednesday – 7:30am to 3:00pm

Here is a list of items that will be included in the first round:

Crayons (Crayola 24-pack)
Eraser (pink pearl)
Glue stick (Elmer’s 24-oz)
Glue white (Elmer’s 4-oz) 
Colored pencils (Crayola 12-pack)
Pencils (Ticonderoga 12-pack)
Scissors 5-inch blunt edge 2 pair

Yearbooks – These will be provided for students who attended YG last year and did not already pick up a yearbook.

Other consumables – Each grade will get a different set of consumables, depending on the needs of the grade and how much we can prepare before next Tuesday. Examples of such consumables include: Hiragana flashcards, multiplication charts, spiral notebooks or journals, strips for practice writing names in Japanese. 

Is it required to pick up supplies? – While the supplies that are provided by 4J can be purchased or ordered from online stores, some parents might not wish to come to the school to pick up their supplies. It is important to pick up teacher-created materials, such as flashcards or other materials needed to support learning in our program. A more detailed list will be provided as we get closer to next Tuesday.

Where to pick up? – The location will be the same location as our iPad pickup. Families will need to drive up to the south entrance, in the loop, to pick up supplies. We must continue to practice social distancing.

A second round will be scheduled later in the month. More information will be sent in the next newsletter.

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