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  • Together at Home

    We are in this together. Social Distancing. Together at home.  Endless memes. Interpreting an endless number of news, opinionsw, and numbers all centered around the coronavirus that results in covid-19. The year…

  • Napping, Quiet Time, and Rest

    As adults, we often long for the days of having a naptime. However, as we grow older, we tend to disregard the importance of taking a nap. Napping and quiet time, particularly…

  • ACSI 2023 Day of Prayer #SchoolsThatPray

    It wasn’t advertised much but we had a Day or should I say Month of Prayer at YCS.  Our affiliate ACSI had designated Feb. 28 as a Day of Prayer.  We joined…

  • YCS 20th Anniversary

    YCS 20th Anniversary Saturday, May 20, 2023, from 16:00-18:00 at Hotel Mielparque Yokohama 16-16 Yamashitacho, Naka Ward, Yokohama, Kanagawa 231-0023 Tickets will be available for purchase at school from April. Ticket prices…

  • A symbol of “Love” on Valentine’s Day

    As we approach Valentine’s Day, a day dedicated to the idea of love, it provides us a unique opportunity to make others feel special. It is a good way to remind the people…

  • Reflecting on Service

    We live in an age in which “service” is considered to be a foregone conclusion for preparing children to be productive members of society. The International Baccalaureate (IB) focuses on service learning…

  • Happy New Year!

    During this winter break, I spent some time reading.  One of the books I read was a biography of Helen Keller.  As many of you know, she lost her sight and hearing…

  • Learning to be Thankful

    Note: This blog post was written and submitted to me in November. My apologies for not having it published in a timely fashion. Rather than rewrite or change it, I ask for…

  • LOVE is the reason, to LOVE is the purpose

    Called to Care: Who is your neighbor? “The one who showed him mercy” “Go and do the same”–Luke 10:36-37 (YCS school theme 2020-2021) The Golden Rule: “Do to others as you would…

  • Showing God’s Love in Our Community

    At mid-term, as we get closer to Thanksgiving, it is good to remember and reflect on the YCS school theme – We love because God first loved us.  How do we show love…

  • Foundations

    When a builder builds a house, he takes special care at the beginning to ensure the foundation is solid. The height, width, and depth are measured, the foundation frame is set, the…