End of Year Hiking Trip

End of Year Hiking Trip

All secondary students went out for the day to the local mountain, Izumigatake, for some hiking as an end of year break from school. It started with a ride up the ski lift,then we continued on through various paths. Unfortunately, there was a lot of water from the...
Ski Trip 2014

Ski Trip 2014

As we do each year, the Secondary students and teachers went to Mt. Zao for the winter ski trip. This year we decided to stay 2 nights and make the trip a little longer to get in more skiing and snowboarding. The top of the mountain gets sticky snow during the winter...
Inside the ‘Inside’

Inside the ‘Inside’

A group of students have begun creating a weekly video news feature, highlighting people, events and information related to the school. They are having a great time and learning lots about video production as they go. Check out their YouTube Channel for the full...

100 Riffs in Homeroom

We went a little overtime in our ten-minute homeroom session this day. I wanted to have the grade 11+12 students watch the video below of 100 Rock n’ Roll riffs through history. They each got a checklist of all the songs and checked off the ones they recognized....
What was old is new again

What was old is new again

Some of the Digital Media students prepared for their final projects by setting up a music video recording session. They found an old sound mixing board and had it connected to a sound editing program on the laptop within minutes. They have been creating some...
Night Lights

Night Lights

The trees lining one of the main streets downtown were turned on Dec. 7th. How much electricity does this require? The Physics class might try to figure this out.
In the Hot Seat

In the Hot Seat

Students and staff entered the Heisz Nation recently for yearbook portraits. The Digital Media group were extremely helpful organizing and preparing the students in an efficient manner. The photos turned out very well!
Hey, Sports Day.

Hey, Sports Day.

November 11th was Sports Day. All students formed three teams (Blue, Red and Green). The Heisz Nation members of the Green Team wrapped up the day in first place with a significant lead in points, then won the ‘2012 Yen Pickup’ bonus game a few days...