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Avoid These Scary Resume Mistakes

It’s incredibly easy to miss the minuscule mistakes in your resume. Most hiring mangers spend approximately six seconds looking at your resume, which means the simplest things can put you at a disadvantage. 295 more words

Career Advice

From Web to Iwate: The Tohoku Virtual English Class Trip

Kaitlyn Wu (Grade 10) reflects on the Tohoku Virtual English Class’ (TVEC) October 13-15 trip to Iwate, where they met with and taught their students in person. 415 more words

High School

Lighting of a Fire

William Butler Yeats once said “Education is not the filling of a pail but the lighting of a fire.”

This statement makes me think of our most difficult students and what we do to keep them engaged in the learning process. 35 more words


Night Hikes and Nature: The Sixth Grade KEEP Trip

Kathleen Nickle (Middle School Skills for Literacy Teacher, Grade 6 Advisor) provides insights on this year’s sixth grade KEEP trip. 468 more words

Middle School

Eighth Grade Adventures at Lake Sai

From September 26-30, eighth graders faced both individual and team challenges during their Outward Bound experience. They took buses to the Kangakuen Camp at Lake Sai near the base of Mt. 1,295 more words

Middle School

Ikebana: Lisa Okazaki and the Way of Flower Arrangement

Mariko Yokosuka and Kyoko Takano (Japan Center Co-Directors) welcome Lisa Okazaki (Grade 12) to the Japan Center, where she is offering monthly presentations on ikebana during activity period. 536 more words

High School

Yes, I was homeschooled. No, college doesn’t scare me.

Staff Writer

I was homeschooled my entire life. And as a former homeschooler that is now in college, I’m familiar with the usual misjudgments about both my academic and social life. 924 more words