Each class has an opportunity weekly in the library to listen to books chosen by the librarian or teacher associated with a classroom theme. Books are also available in the classroom based on the theme of the month. Children have the opportunity of check out a book weekly from our diverse collection of fiction and non-fiction books.
Our school library, continues to expand for student and teacher use.
REMINDER: Your child must return the book in order to check out another one.
|Fall Term:||Old Testament characters and stories|
|Winter Term:||Jesus′ stories|
|Spring Term:||New Testament characters and stories|
Music and the Brain curriculum is taught weekly to the Preschool class. Musical concepts are introduced at an age–appropriate level. The goal is for students to become familiar with musical concepts and reinforce strong listening skills. More information can be found at http://www.musicandthebrain.org/
The Elementary School class uses the God Made Music curriculum. This curriculum expands on Music and the Brain and includes teaching the students to play the piano. More information can be found at: http://www.praisehymninc.com/god_made_music
Once a term the students perform for parents, staff, and other students to show their achievements.
Yokohama Christian School is excited to offer PE classes for all students. Preschool students practice a variety of physical skills as individuals and in groups. Elementary school students begin to learn about individual sports and physical activities appropriate for their age.
Students begin having lessons in computer and technology use from second grade. At YCS, we believe that social and emotional development should come before technology use in the classroom, which is why our students begin studying technology from the second grade.
Students begin to study Latin from second grade. Latin has contributed a great deal to vocabulary of the English language and can boost any learner’s understanding of English vocabulary and influence their ability to decode words.
Nutritious lunches from home are requested to be high in vegetables and fruit.
Refrigeration and microwaves are not available for use so insulated lunch boxes and thermoses are helpful. Please take care to chop lunch items to an appropriate size for your child’s age.
Hot Lunches are available from Cezar’s Kitchen at St. Maur International School and can be ordered for your child at the office on an occasional or regular basis. Menus are posted at school.
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The purpose of snack time at the School is to enjoy food with classmates, to learn to eat without fussiness, to learn table manners and other basic eating habits, to experience a variety of taste by eating fruits and vegetables in season, and to supplement the needed nutrition.
The Preschool snacks are fruits, vegetable, and dry snack. The Elementary class is dry snack only.