The May 2020 issue of Polestar is now available! Hokkaido’s landscape is always changing – get up close with spring blooms and the scenic nature this issue! Plus, there’s plenty of other content on the Ainu, a personal recount of the JLPT, and check out our very first Art Gallery section. Head on over to […]
Did you know that masks should be washed or disposed of daily? Let’s make enough so that students and workers have enough to rotate, and have back-ups in case they lose one. The Mask Sew-A-Thon is to make masks for those in need. Everyone on the island is welcome to participate! Please complete the linked […]
The April 2020 issue of Polestar is now available! Usher in spring as the April issue of Polestar brings you to an introduction of Butoh, a scenic birdwatching trip and a wild vegetable-picking experience. Get to know more about online learning and on staying calm even as you practise social distancing during this pandemic. Head […]
Just a friendly reminder that the PC election will end next Wednesday at midnight, so be sure to vote before then! If you would like to learn more about our wonderful candidates, then check out their information here. And please vote here after reading up on everyone. Thanks for your time!
The Samani English Club has held the annual Halloween Party for the past few years, and it has become an event that both parents and children look forward to. In the weekly children’s class meeting leading up to the event, kindergarteners and elementary aged children learned vocabulary words related to Halloween, and were able to […]
From February 21st to February 23rd of next year the 2020 HAJET meeting will be held in Furano! Stay tuned here and on our Facebook for updates including location, lodging, and other plans!
The Rumoi Halloween Party started out as a small family and friend get together at the home of a JET alumna (a local mother), and with the involvement of current and local ALTs, has grown to become a small community event where local kids can come and experience a little taste of an American/Canadian Halloween […]
This year’s HNG is now available on our website. The older HNG is also archived if you still happen to need it. You can find both on the Hokkaido Newcomer’s Guide page!
Are you going to the Fall Meeting in Kushiro? HAJET Bookstore is available for special orders now! The books range from 100円 to 300円 and are a great way to pass the time in the winter! All funds raised go to international event funding in cities, towns and villages in Hokkaido! Please take a look […]
Cast your vote for the 2019 “Hidden Gems” Photo Contest at http://bit.ly/2019hajetphoto! Check out the amazing snapshots by HAJET members from across the island. If you have ideas for future themed photo contests or activities, feel free to send us a message.