Sierra Resort Hotel Hakuba
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So it has been pretty interesting weather wise here. Where I am staying luckily we were not directly affected by Typhoon Neorgiri and the Level 5 earthquake that happened this past week. The typhoon hit Okinawa pretty severely and the earthquake was on the coast by Tokyo. Not going to lie, I was pretty shaken up by all of the weather changes and possibilities of them hitting where we were. We did end up getting some rain and wind but the mountains were ...
... to two classes (combined) then we had a tour of the school. While we were touring the kid were getting ready in the Samurai house and buildings to present to us.
1st presentation: the Koyto again. I think I almost have that song memorized.
2nd. we were blind folded and had to make a face by being handed cut outs of eyes, ears, nose, mouth, eye brows. That was fun and I did a good job. (the kids said so, it must ...
Today was definitely a favorite school! (ALT Robert)
We started out playing in PE! We did some tumbling and played Japanese dodge ball. The rules here are a little different and I like them. Here you can start with 3 defenders on the outside, the defender surround the other team on their end of the court and can get people out. My big butt got me out of the game pretty early but I got to become a defender since I was out. You also can ...
Today was the worse school visit so far. The principal is all about learning about other cultures but we were worked hard. We never received a break or offer of water. I don't mind speaking
about my school over and over again. It's what I'm here for and I
teach the same thing 6 times a day. However and chance to pee or drink
water would be nice.
Today we went to a Sanyo Junior High school. It was different kind of school day. First off they put a first year teacher in charge of us. That was not fair to her or us. Things were very unorganized. They expected us to know where to go from room to room without a map or schedule in front of us. Luckily the we had an ALT today. Mr. D. (Drew, Japanese have trouble with the R) and he saved us. Drew was a member of the 4th of ...