January 2021 Newsletter・ 1月のニュースレター

1月のSAPルーム January in the SAP Room  



Happy New Year from the School Aged Program Team

We wish you all a healthy and happy 2021.


Lost Items box to be discarded

Lost Items Box to be Discarded

Attention to parents and guardians of SAP children: The SAP will discard all items in the lost items box by the entrance of the SAP room on the last working day of December. Please drop by and look through it before then in case there are items your child has lost or forgotten in the past few months. Thank you for your cooperation.




November Newsletter

November in the SAP Room  11月のSAPルーム

Thank you, Kevin sensei ケビン先生ありがとう!

October newsletter

October in the SAP Room

Clubs! Clubs! Clubs!

This month we introduced new clubs in the SAP room. Art Club meets on Mondays from 4:45 to 5:30. Handball Club meets on Wednesdays from 4:30 to 5:30. The Environmental Protection Club has made signs reminding us all to think about the environment when we use materials and wash our hands. Look out for more clubs in the coming months, including chess, activities, and reading.


October Snack Schedule

Snack Schedule for the Month of October・10月のおやつ

Monday: Edamame and calcium senbei

Tuesday: Cheese and crackers (bisketto)

Wednesday: Bananas or Bread

Thursday: Bread or Bananas

Friday: Round crackers (Levain) and prunes or raisins

SAP September Newsletter

9月の学童プログラム  September in the SAP Room


Summer is ending in Okinawa and all kids are back in school now. We hope you are having a great year!

10月のホリデープログラム October Holiday Program


SAP Policy Regarding COVID-19 School Closures

SAP Services and COVID-19 related School Closures/


Please be advised of the School Age Programs’ policy regarding COVID-19 related school closures and access to After School and Holiday Program services.


The School Age Programs policy is as follows:


Beach Play permission form

Beach Play permission form ・ビーチ利用許可書

SAP and OIST Occupational Health and Safety Section have been working together to allow children to safely use the beach area outside the Seaside House.


We have put together a permission form for you to sign if you would like your children to be able to participate in beach clean-ups and play on the beach area.


The following safety criteria will be applied at all times:

Covid19 Guidelines for SAP

Covid19 Prevention Guidelines and Policies for SAP

[Updated 10/01/2020]

The School Age Program operates within the Japanese Government and Okinawa Prefectural Government issued 'New Lifestyle' guildines. The School Age Program in conjunction with the Occupational Health and Safety Section and the COVID-19 Management Group have created a new set of policies to make sure that School Age Programs services are delivered in the safest possible environment for the children in our care.