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Being Japanese in an Indian School

Mia Hoshino, Hibiki Reporter June 25, 2021

Every human wants to belong - whether it’s to a sports team, a club, a religious group, or in my case, a School. Little did I know that I would get to feel that sense of belonging from an environment...

Ishitaa Nayyar, Preksha Prashanth, Ishana Tupe, Anjali Joshi, and Seher Nijhawan visit the Indian Embassy with Founder Nirmal Jain to present the ¥310,000 they raised for Sapna's COVID relief efforts. Also in the picture are Ambassador Sanjay Kumar Verma and Mrs. Gunjan Verma.

COVID Fundraiser Raises Money, But Also School Spirit

Manasvi Bardia, Editor June 25, 2021

IISJ’s first-ever COVID fundraiser was a resounding success with over ¥300,000 raised in a single week. From bake-offs and candy jar competitions to basketball shootouts and principal-for-a-day lotteries,...

New Year, New After-School Clubs

New Year, New After-School Clubs

Ishitaa Nayyar, Hibiki Reporter June 25, 2021

At IISJ, the start of a new School term means the arrival of a whole slate of new after-School Clubs. In this issue of Hibiki, we focus on the Model United Nations Club.  Model United Nations Club,...

A Look Back at the COVID Fundraiser!

A Look Back at the COVID Fundraiser!

Hibiki Staff June 25, 2021

The past few months have been a difficult time for our students and Faculty. Not a day went by when we did not hear about someone's mother dying or uncle passing away from COVID. The mood at School was...

Mr. Tanmay Goel speaks to IISJ Seniors and Juniors during Career Chat.

Career Chat: Tanmay Goel, Product Manager at Rakuten

Sahana Vijay, Hibiki Reporter June 25, 2021

Deciding what to major in college is always the million dollar question. Law? Engineering? Medicine? IT? To give students access to real-life stories and professionals, IISJ debuted a talk series called...

Healing Power of Music

Healing Power of Music

Mahati Reddy, Hibiki Reporter June 25, 2021

While music classes have been canceled at IISJ because of the pandemic, experts say music can lower stress and anxiety levels.  "Listening to music has a direct and indirect effect on arousal levels...

Class of 2021 Senior Superlatives: And the Winners Are...

Class of 2021 Senior Superlatives: And the Winners Are…

What are Senior Superlatives? They are awards voted on by the Senior class. Nothing serious. Just an opportunity to recognize the funny and end the year on a happy note. The entire Senior class was given...

IISJ Sweeps Hackathon Against Other International Schools

IISJ Sweeps Hackathon Against Other International Schools

Aditya Sundar, Writer May 6, 2021

Teams from IISJ swept the top spots at the recent ASIJ Hackathon. Using Python, the teams had to make a functioning software to help communities affected by the Covid-19 pandemic.  Unlike regular Hackathons,...

Celebrating One Year of Hibiki!

Celebrating One Year of Hibiki!

Hibiki is a Japanese word that means echo. And as this online student newspaper approaches its one year anniversary, we hope that it has accomplished its goal of amplifying and echoing IISJ student voices.  The...

Abhiram Oggu and Pal Singwala both made a successful transition to the Tokyo Campus from Yokohama. They talk about their experiences.

ChitChat: Yokohama to Tokyo, More Than Just Changing Campuses

Pal Singwala and Abhiram Oggu May 6, 2021

IISJ Yokohama students transfer to the Tokyo campus once they are 11th Graders. Bigger School, more students, different teachers  - the experience can be overwhelming. Or not? In this edition of ChitChat,...

Class of 2021 College Compilation:  Where Are They Going?

Class of 2021 College Compilation: Where Are They Going?

The college application process is a stressful time for any high school senior. Will I get in? Am I good enough? Thousands of questions race through our minds as we anxiously await that all important email....

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