Have you ever thought about studying abroad?

The Bloomington-Normal Sister Cities Committee is offering the opportunity for one high school student to live and study for 10 months in our sister city, Asahikawa, Japan. The selected student will receive an introduction to Japanese language and culture before departure. This scholarship includes transportation to and from Japan, cost of living, high school tuition and fees, and a monthly stipend. The student will depart *August 2018 and return in June 2019.

If selected you will:

  • Attend a Japanese high school
  • Live with host families
  • Learn the Japanese language and culture
  • Make friends that will last a life-time

Are you interested in this amazing opportunity? Please attend:

Informational Meeting for Students & Parents
Sunday, October 15, 2017, 2-3:30 pm

Central Illinois Regional Airport Terminal
Conference Room 1 (2nd Level)
Please use 2-hour parking

To be eligible, you must be entering high school as a sophomore, junior or senior in August 2018, and must live in Unit 5 or District 87 School Areas.

Applications are due on Monday, November 6, 2017

Any questions? Please contact:
Noha Shawki: noha.shawki@bnsistercities.org or 309.376.8231
Darren Sampson, Chair: darren.sampson@bnsistercities.org or 309.310.8866


Visit the website: www.bnsistercities.org
Follow us on Facebook: Bloomington Normal Asahikawa Sister Cities Program

*Date may vary depending on the Japanese high school student will attend.

Outdoor Club Meeting

Outdoor Club will hold a brief introductory meeting this Wednesday at 3:00 in Room 108.  We will be discussing student preferences for activities this year, such as Archery, Trap & Skeet shooting, Riflery, Hunter Safety, Rock Climbing, Hiking, Fishing Mountain Biking, Frisbee Golf and more. Contact Mr. Dearing for additional information.

U-High Volleyball “Pink Out Night”, October 3

The U-High Volleyball Team is organizing a “Pink Out Night” for the October 3rd home game against Lanphier to raise awareness around Breast Cancer and to support a member of our volleyball family who is currently battling breast cancer. We will be selling Fight On shirts to wear the night of the game and proceeds will benefit the family. T-shirts are $10 and available to purchase online. Orders are due by 9/24. Thanks for the support!