Mie Prefecture Hokusei High School Announcement regarding the exam for the selection of new students this autumn

23年度 三重県立北星高校秋期入学選抜試験のお知らせ

2011/08/17 Wednesday Education, Seminars and Events

Avaliable Download: Japanese Guidance (PDF)

Hokusei High School, in the northern area of Yokkaichi City, is seeking part-time and correspondence course students for enrollment in October 2011. For detailed information on the required qualifications, application process and the content of the entrance exams, please read the attached file entitled Implementation Guidelines (Japanese only.)

As all classes and exams will take place in Japanese, Japanese language ability is essential.


1.Application Desk Period and Office Hours

From Monday 5th of September to Monday 12th September 2011, between the hours of 9am and 8pm (on the 12th of September the office will be open 9am to 5pm only)

* Please send applications directly to Hokusei Prefectural High School


2.Date, location and content of exam

Wednesday 14th September 2011 – from 9:00am

Exam will consist of an interview and essay

Kenritsu Hokusei Kōtō Gakkō (Yokkaichi-shi, Ōaza Mochifuku, Aza Yokoza 668-1)


3.Date and location of result announcement

Friday 16th September 2011 from 10:00am

Hokusei Prefectural High School


Hokusei High School Homepage http://www.mie-c.ed.jp/hhokus/index.htm



The 11th Suzuka River Summer Event!

2011/08/17 Wednesday Education, Seminars and Events

「第11回 夏の鈴鹿川イベント」が開催されます

When: 21st August 2011 from 10am – 3pm

Where: Suzuka-gawa Kasen Ryoku-chi on the west side of Sadagoro Bridge (Car parking and Restrooms available)

Organised by: The Suzuka River Summer Event Organising Committee

With the support of: Mie Prefecture, Suzuka City, Kameyama City

Enquiries to be directed to the NPO Citizen Network Suzuka no Budou TEL/FAX 059(387)0767

We’re currently recruiting volunteers for the above event. If you’re interested, then please apply by the 10th of August to Suzuka no Budou (we will print volunteer ID cards for those who want to help out.)

The main events

Children who are below the 6th grade of elementary school must be accompanied by an adult. In certain circumstances it is possible that some of the events may change.

Great Tohoku Earthquake Relief Charity Balloon Experience

(Early morning) 7am to 9am

View these huge balloons close up!

Middle school students and above: \1,000

Elementary school students: \500

Try Vegetable Tempura and Emergency Food (rice)

Challenge Zero-Kichi!

Zero Waste Quiz Rally

Let’s make Eco Flowers

Let’s decorate fans made from thinned wood

Ice cold Suzuka Tea Sampling Corner

Summer tradition – the Watermelon Splitting Game

(From 11am-, from 1pm-, or from 2pm- )

Even more delicious as we’ll be eating it right there!

Make a tank for your killifish using a plastic bottle

There will also be killifish catching!

River Treasure Hunt

(From 12pm- )

Every year we get a large crowd having fun in the river!

Let’s draw pictures on stones! (Stone Painting)

Try making paper-making and decorating paper

You can take home your creations.

Maekawa Sadagoro Rafting Experience Corner

Float downriver on a homemade raft.

Please come in clothes that you don’t mind getting wet.

Make an Eco Postcard from Milk Cartons

A challenge which doubles up as your summer homework!

Fire Fighting Education Corner – experience fire extinguishers and rope work

Earthquake Simulation Car

(Between 10am and 3pm)

Fire Engine Exhibition

(Between 10am and 12pm, you can also spray the hose)

The Biology of the Suzuka River Basin Water Tank Exhibition

Nature guides will tell you all about the fish everyone catches on the day.

Compost Present

We are giving a gift of to the first 200 people who come.

Ice cold Bukkake Udon On Sale

Egg udon made from wheat flour produced in Mie Prefecture.

(A charge is asked) We ask for your cooperation with the operational expenses.

Flying Beach Sandal Game Record Contest


The day before the event (20th August) from 9am, there will be a Suzuka-gawa Kasen Garbage Pick-up event at the venue. We’ll be meeting at 8.30 at the Soccer Grand car park. Tools and materials have been prepared and afterwards we’ll be going for shaved ice! We’re hoping for a lot of volunteers.

Organised by: Happiness Club (Tel. 357-0211)