2019-07-25

Dear Enishi Community,

It is with great pleasure that I write this letter to you as the Head of Enishi International School. It is truly an honor to become a part of the Enishi family and community. Though I am still getting to know our faculty and parents, I can already tell that Enishi is a very special and unique place to be.

Time passes by fast! It’s hard to believe that we are at the end of the first term of this academic year. I would like to take the opportunity to thank our Enishi staff for the outstanding work they do each and every day. Their dedication to their students is remarkable. The success we have experienced since the beginning of the school year owes a great deal to families like yours who continue to support us.  I wish you all a restful summer holiday and hope you enjoy this time with your children. I would also like to thank our wonderful students for their great effort in Term 1. 

We had quite a few events in Term 1; School Picnic (unfortunately canceled because of the rain), Literacy Week, Parents Morning, Numeracy Week, Opening Ceremony and Parent Teacher Conference (PTC). Those events wouldn’t happen without the dedication and hard work of the event committees, so a special thanks to those committee members as well.

You probably know our energetic team of staff members already, but just in case, you can find their information below. Please do keep note of their email addresses as they will be the main people to respond to your inquiries.

Office Staff:

Ms. Nobuko Itou: School Secretary and Accounting related issues

Ms. Yoshida Mariko: School Secretary and School Nurse

Faculty:

Ms. Tori: Grade 1 Homeroom Teacher and PTA Liaison

Mr. John: Grade 2 Homeroom Teacher

Mr. Jones: Grade 3 Homeroom Teacher and Head of the Welfare Committee 

Mr. Yozzo: Grade 4 Homeroom Teacher and After School Program Coordinator

Mr. Maten: Grade 5 Homeroom Teacher and Primary Assembly Coordinator

Mr. Lowe: Grade 6&7 Homeroom Teacher and Secondary School English and Social Studies Teacher 

Mr. Kaya: International Baccalaureate (IB) Primary Years Programme (PYP) Coordinator and Secondary School Science Teacher

Mr. Essiz: School Planning Coordinator and Secondary School Math Teacher 

Ms. Halliday: Secondary School Art and Design Teacher

Ms. Takeda: Japanese Teacher

Ms. Kumiko: Japanese Teacher

Mr. Kadir: Physical Education Teacher

Ms. Michelle: English as an Additional Language Teacher (EAL)

Ms. Miwa: Music Teacher

Ms. Songul: Librarian

Mr. Alex Jones has recently been appointed as the Head of the Welfare Committee and Mr. Justin Yozzo as the After School Program Coordinator. I wish both of them best luck with their new roles. 

Website: 

I would like to draw your attention to our school website www.enishi.ac.jp which was recently renewed. It is now mobile friendly and easier to navigate. Please do let us know your feedback via office@enishi.ac.jp about how we can make it better.

Jupiter: 

The report cards have been posted online so please check to see your child’s progress

Lunch:

From September you will make your lunch order directly to the catering company Cezars Kitchen Termly and they will send you an invoice.

School Bus: 

We will send school bus invoices termly. 

School Uniform: 

Please be informed that we will be working with a new uniform company starting from September 2019. We planned not to change the style too much but some items were not available at the new vendor. 

*Students will be able to still use their current school uniform without an expiry date.

Important dates for Term 2

September 4th First Day of School for Term 2

October 21st Substitute Holiday

October 22nd Sports Day 

November 1st International Children’s Festival (ICF)

November 14th Parents Morning 

November 25-29 Science Week

December 20th Last Day of School for Term 2

Have a Wonderful Summer Holiday!

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