"We pray that you being rooted and established in love may have the power...to grasp how wide and long and high and deep is the Love of Christ." Ephesians 3:16-18


It’s Vacation Time Again!

06 Jan 2018 Posted by Ms. Linda in General, Tips for Parents

(Website Admin apologizes for the delay in posting this blog by Ms. Linda. We hope that the holiday season has been a relaxing and blessed time.)   I, too, as a parent remember the days of long summer, spring, winter and fall breaks.  Almost always…

Have Fun this Mid-Term Break!

19 Oct 2017 Posted by Alisha in General, Tips for Parents

With Mid-Term Break Coming up, here are a few things going on in Yokohama to pass the time. Some are free and others are not, but I hope the information proves useful.   Hakkeijima Sea Paradise   Located in Kanazawa-ku in Yokohama. Hakkeijima features an…

How Much Sleep Does My Child Need?

19 Sep 2017 Posted by Alisha in General

Sleep. All humans, young and old, need sleep. We all know what a lack of sleep looks and feels like, or do we? Most first time parents are amazed at how much an infant can sleep. Little bodies need extra sleep for all of the…

Summer Reading List

23 Jun 2017 Posted by Ms. Linda in General

Parenting Help We can always use a little help from our friends. Why try it alone… Some recommended books to read over the summer. My First, Second & Third Attempts at Parenting  Although it’s not a “how to” book, it definitely points to what’s most…

Reflections on a Trip of a Lifetime

02 Mar 2017 Posted by Ms. Linda in General

I had the privilege of going with my husband to fulfill his dream of going to Israel. Reflecting back on 12 unforgettable days in Israel,  people asked what stood out or what do you take away from it?  There were so many things, but one…

Reading is an Adventure!

24 Jan 2017 Posted by Ms. Christy in General

Have you ever wondered what snowmen do at night? Our Seedlings and Sprouts class have been thinking about this question after reading the book Snowmen at Night by Caralyn Buehner. While some students liked to think about them running in races, others imagined them sledding…

Messy is good!

29 Nov 2016 Posted by Ms. Hanae in General

Working at YCS as an assistant teacher for 4+ years and being active as an artist for about 14 years, there’s something I’ve noticed (though this is purely my own observation and thoughts). Maybe, acquiring art skill is similar to acquiring a new language. I…

Thankful for new scooters!

31 Oct 2016 Posted by Ms. Yoko in General

This month children started using blue new scooters which PTA has kindly donated (thank you so much PTA!). When we first introduced them to the children they were very excited to try new scooters and teachers were worried that children would start fighting over scooters….

New Events for Fall 2016

16 Sep 2016 Posted by Alisha in General

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 latter half of the Fall Term. While scheduling events near the end of…