Niu Valley Middle School

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Hakone Komagatake Ropeway

July 26, 2016

After departing Mt. Fuji, we were on our way to the Hakone Komagatake Ropeway.  Mt. Komagatake is Hakone's highest mountain with views of the Izu islands, Lake Ashinoko, the coastline of Japan, and Fuji-san.  Our tour continued on with a mini boat cruise on Lake Ashinoko.

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Group Photo at Mt. Fuji

July 26, 2016

A group photo was taken once we arrived at Mt. Fuji.  There were many tour buses parked along the way since it is a popular tourist destination for foreigners and the Japanese.

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New Bell Schedule

Please find the new bell schedule at The new schedule will allow for additional Advisory periods during the week while still meeting the instructional hours required by the DOE.  Your patience and and understanding is greatly appreciated. …Read More

1st Day of School

REMINDER:  First day of school is Tuesday, August 2nd. Warning bell goes off at 7:55AM. …Read More

Recap of Niu Valley Kikugawa Cultural Exchange Program Trip

Submitted by Mrs. Brown From 1996-1999, I had the fortune to participate in the JET (Japanese Exchange and Teaching) Program in Kikugawa City, Shizuoka Prefecture, Japan.  I taught English at 2 middle schools, experiencing Japanese life, all the while enjoying the beauty of Mount Fuji and gorgeous fields of green…Read More

Homestay Experience

Submitted by Participant:  Tara M. 7/7 Arrival in Kikugawa.  After the 3.5 hour bus ride from Tokyo to Kikugawa, we were tired but also excited to begin the next part of our trip.  We dropped off our bags and took a short class in shodoo (calligraphy) and ikebana (flower…Read More