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Sister school partnership with Meitoku Gijuku High School

Mr. Keisuke Ueda, the head teacher/vice principal of Meitoku Gijuku High School in Kochi prefecture, Japan came to Langley on Tuesday, December 8.

Kochi is a region of the scenic island of Shikoku, in the southwestern part of Japan.

Kochi

Meitoku Gijuku High School is a well-known high school for sports, and around 1,000 students are enrolled in 2 campuses in Kochi prefecture.

After the meeting with our superintendent at school board office, they went to the sister school, Langley Secondary School for the ceremony.

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With ISP staff members at SBO                     Mr. Ueda & Ms. Hoffman (Superintendent)

                                                                         Canada/Japan Cake arranged by LSS

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School tour with Ms. Tomlinson ( Principal of LSS) and a teacher at Electronic class

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Great speech by Mr. Janzen  & Mr. Ueda

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LSS jacket suits him well 🙂

 

A Japanese ISP student, Keita Oba ( Gr.12) also made an impressed welcome speech – well done, Keita!

Now, Langley Secondary and Meitoku Gijuku High School have reached an agreement to become sister schools.

The Meitoku Gijyuku High School also has an international education department accepting 300 students from overseas, and both sides look forward to a fruitful partnership!

 

 

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