As expressed in the seven-chapter Student Constitution, the students of Kumon Kokusai Jr. and Sr. High School are expected to think, act and interact with others based on their own beliefs. The autonomy and the self-reliance of students have become one of the school traditions. The spirit is reflected in the fact that the students are actively involved in planning and operating various school events.|
Enlivened by the students' innovative ideas|
School events are mostly the work of the students themselves. Some of the most sought after posts in the school are the seats in the committees that organize such school events as extention classes called "Interest Studies," Field Day, or School Festival.
School Calendar (1995) April-- Counseling, health check-up, the entrance ceremony, freshmen orientation programs May-- Field Day June-- Outing in Kamakura for 7th graders Outings for 8th graders (Various destinations for each class) Pre-graduation Trip for 9th graders Midterm examinations, in-school standardized tests July-- Summer Break, transfer entrance examination, intensive training for clubs, open standardized tests August-- Intensive training for clubs, camping trips September-- End of the first semester, "Expression Festival(the school fesitival)", "Interest Studies," emergency training, final examinations October-- Guidance counseling for 7th graders, Beginning of the second semester November-- Fire training, parent meetings December-- Winter Break, midterm examinations January-- Open standardized tests, beginning of the final quarter Feburuary-- The entrance examination, school visits by prospective students March-- Final examinations, "Walkathon Day," counseling, end of the second semester, the graduation ceremony
Four days of special seminars focused on each individual student's interests, in the form of mixed grade group study around specific themes or study outside the school's facilities. Nineteen programs were presented in 1995.
* School Festival named "Expression Festival"
A festival where the students present the results of their research, display their artistic works, perform music or "express" themselves in whatever form they prefer.
* Walkathon Day
The goal is just to walk 30 km without competing or any constraint. There are only three simple rules;
Some of the examples are;
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