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AKEMASHITE OMEDETOU GOZAIMASU!

あけまして おめでとうございます。
A Happy New Year! It's a Year of Monkey.
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Welcome to the wikispace of the Maloney Interdistrict Magnet School PreK-5 Japanese Language and Culture Program! Use this site to see the most updated information about what students are learning in classes right now! World language teachers , please visit the page just for you as well. For detailed information about our curriculum, philosophy, teachers, and general learning links, please go here. For a quick look at Frequently Asked Questions about our program, view this document: About the JLC Program.pdf. To email the Japanese teachers, write to kyamashita@waterbury.k12.ct.us


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New Year's Song


もういくつねると お正月
お正月には たこあげて
こまをまわしてあそびましょう
はやくこいこい お正月

MOU IKUTSU NERUTO OSHOUGATSU
OSHOUGATSUNIWA TAKO AGETE
KOMAWO MAWASHITE ASOBIMASHOU
HAYAKU KOIKOI OSHOUGATSU

How many more nights are there till it's New Year's Day
When the New Year's Day comes we'll fly kite
play around with tops and have some fun
Oh how I wish you came soon, my dear New Year's Day

November Haiku




ひきさいた
くものあとなり
あきのかぜ

Hikisaita

Kumo no ato nari
aki no kaze

Following cloud
torn apart -
autumn wind

T-Shirts On Sale!
We still have following sizes. If you are interested in the T-shirts, please contact Kazumi-Sensei!

$10/each

Size Youth S, M, L, Adult S and M
*The profits will be used for the expenses for Japanese activities such as exchanging with Jimokuji Nishi Elementary School in Japan and Japanese events.
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Beautiful Japanese Season


Yokoso Japan!




Japan Trip for Summer 2016!

We are planning a trip to Japan in Summer 2016. If you are interested, please contact Kazumi-Sensei for updates!


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Maloney Japanese Program Featured in National Education Magazine!!!
Edutopia magazine talked about the Maloney Japanese Language and Culture Program in their article about "Global Language Education: Learning the Lingo." Check it out online at http://www.edutopia.org/global-language-education-schools-online. Scroll down to "Little Japan."