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  • Preparing for a New School Year

    It is that time of year when school administrators are definitely looking ahead to the next school year and parents are also thinking about that, too. How do we at YCS determine…

  • Accreditation 101: Why does a school seek accreditation?

    Accreditation is a buzzword that parents hear when looking at schooling, but may not fully understand. When looking for an international school in Japan, accreditation is one way to measure the strength…

  • The Importance of Small Class Sizes

    “Why are class sizes small at Yokohama Christian School?” this question, or a variation of this question, is often asked by prospective parents. There are two parts to the answer that I…

  • Donations for Donkey House and ARI

    During the month of October, YUC and YCS will be taking collections for Donkey House, a homeless shelter in Kotobukicho, and Asian Rural Institute (ARI) located in Tochigi. Service and caring for…

  • New Events for Fall 2016

    We are excited to have two new events to introduce at YCS this fall. PTA Breakfast Fundraiser – October 10, 2016 In years past, official PTA events have been scheduled for the…

  • Back to School

    This week is the beginning of regular class schedules and lunch time at Yokohama Christian School. Last week was a warming up period and next week Chapel, Music, and Library will begin.…

  • Snack Time

    This year the Summer School theme has been “High Seas Expedition.” Nautical arts and crafts are fairly easy to come by, but how do our teachers incorporate the theme into snack time?? They…

  • Summer School: Last Week

    It is the beginning of the last week of summer school at YCS. We have had such a wonderful time with this group of children. From indoor play, crafts, water play, snack…

  • Summer Pool

    Friday and Monday were pool days at Summer School. The children enjoyed playing with an assortment of different water toys, while staying cool and refreshed in the pool water. We hope to…

  • Summer School Kicks Off

    This year summer school at YCS will last for three weeks, from June 20th to July 8th. The theme this year is High Seas Expedition and the music, crafts, and activities are…