Tag: Nanae

Nanae + Concord: The 2014 Japanese Exchange

For the past 20 years our town of Concord MA has had a sister city relationship with the town of Nanae in the Hokkaido prefecture of Japan.  This relationship, which stretches back more than two decades, has been strengthened not…

CC Goes International

Confession time: I have the travel bug.  Like really badly.  As in, I spend hours camped out on Buzzfeed Travel rather than doing homework, admiring the beautiful rainforest in the Amazon, the elegant restaurants in Barcelona, and the stunning beaches…

CCHS Sci-Fi club visits Japan

This year, CCHS’s very own Sci-Fi Club traveled about as far as they could go while still remaining within Earth’s atmosphere – Japan. CCHS has a long-standing relationship with a school in Nanae, a town in Japan, and this year’s…

Japan concert

By Rina Takeda, a student of Nanae High School On March 11, a very big earthquake hit Japan. Nanae, where I live, did not have heavy damage, but the cities near the sea in the Tohoku district were hit by…

Disaster in Japan: One student’s story

The sadness of the earthquake and Japan’s gratitude to countries overseas.  A large-scale earthquake hit Japan directly in the afternoon on March 11, 2011. After, all parts of Japan fell into chaos because of the confusion situation  of the tsunami…

Tsunami cripples Japan; CCHS gets involved

This past Friday, a massive earthquake struck off the coast of Honshu, Northern Japan. Measuring an 8.9 on the Richter scale, the earthquake was the largest that Japan has ever seen, and the fifth largest in the world since 1900.…