A Fully Funded 10-days study tour to Japan!
The Japanese Program at Southwest was selected to participate in the “KAKEHASHI Project – The Bridge for Tomorrow" - funded by the government of Japan. This project will give us a fully funded 10-day study tour to Japan from July 8th to July 18th 2013. We can send a total of 23 students. I and one other teacher will be accompanying the group. If a student would like to participate in this trip, he or she must write a one page typed essay, print it and submit it to me by 3:00 on Monday, May 20, 2013. For information and forms to apply, click here.
Japanese Students Advance to National Japan Bowl Competition!
The Japan Bowl is a national competition to test the ability of high school students throughout America who are studying the Japanese language. It is modeled on a quiz show format and aims to make the study of Japanese challenging and enjoyable. The 2013 National Japan Bowl Competition, to be held Thursday-Saturday, April 11-13, 2013 at the National 4-H Youth Conference Center in Chevy Chase, Maryland.
Congratulations to the finalists who will represent Southwest at Nationals this year: Anna Kelly, Matthew Benbenek, Maxwell Tong