The August 2020 issue of Polestar is now available! From hiking trails to our culture agenda, this August issue is full of engaging reads! Revel in the mersmerising art of Butoh, get transported up north to Rishiri and Rebun, and read more about the origins of Obon. Head on over to the Polestar page and […]
The July 2020 issue of Polestar is now available! A fun-filled summer issue awaits you for this month’s Polestar – there’s plenty to do and explore in our articles on gardening and camping. Read insights about trying a vegan diet in the countryside, and bid farewell to our First Year Rep with her last letter […]
HAJET is hosting a Food Drive between July 7th and July 25th, 2020. We will be collecting canned and dry goods to donate to struggling foreigners in our community. Financial donations are also accepted and encouraged. Our food drive will help feed those who are facing financial difficulties due to COVID-19. Worldwide travel bans due […]
The June 2020 issue of Polestar is now available! In light of the Black Lives Matter movement, Polestar June is dedicating a section to BLM to bring attention to an important cause. In addition, read about some of our ALTs’ experiences in online teaching and a local event in the All Around Hokkaido section. Head […]
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!