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Our Program (PreK- 5th grade)

Our classes are taught in English, and we use an American-style program that addresses the whole person, is Biblically based, recognizes all truth is God’s truth, emphasizes sharing the Gospel and discipleship, and encourages Biblical thinking and living.

Our elementary program includes Bible, core academics, specialist instruction (art, computer applications, Japanese language, music, physical education, library skills), and activities:

  • Year-round activity: chapel
  • Fall activities: Kurashiki Dam trip (Grade 1), Butterfly garden trip (Grade 2), Sweet Potato Digging (Pre-K and Kindergarten), Yomitan no Sato Elderly Home Visit (Kindergarten), overnight camp (grades 4-5), Planetarium visit (3rd)
  • Winter activities: Christmas program, kite day, Fire Station Visit (Kindergarten), character parade, week of reading, aquarium visit (grade 2), Okinawa World visit (grade 4)
  • Spring activities: field day, kid city (grades 1-2), zoo trip (grade 1) Yomitan tour (grade 4), culture fair (grades 3-5), authors’ tea (grades 4), Makers Faire (grade 5), 5th grade trip (Kyoto, Osaka, Nara) & promotion ceremonies

Elementary Teachers

Mr. Carpenter

KINDERGARTEN 1

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Mrs. Claxton

GRADE 4

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Ms. Ellsworth

1st Grade

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Ms. Folz

GRADE 1

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Mr. Doerksen

GRADE 5

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Mrs. Matsuzaki

GRADE 3

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Mrs. Flores

GRADE 2

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Mrs. Heisey

GRADE 3

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Mr. Logan

GRADE 5

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Mrs. Lyons

GRADE 2

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Mrs. Edmond

PRE-K

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Mr. Roe

CHAPLAIN

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Mrs. Rulida

KINDERGARTEN 2

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Ms. Sorley

Grade 4

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Mrs. Aoki

JAPANESE

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Mrs. Metz

JAPANESE

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Ms. Yabe

JAPANESE

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Mr. Mahaffie

PE

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Mrs. Lloyd

ART

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Ms. Tuzi

Music

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Mrs. Pallmann

Pre-K

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Mrs. Moyer

Librarian