Mutsu City Students Share Cultural Activities

Mutsu City Students Share Cultural Activities
Posted on 01/06/2017
Mutsu City Students Share Cultural ActivitiesPort Angeles, Wash. – A Mutsu City delegation comprised of students and adult chaperones – teachers and guides – arrived in Port Angeles on Wednesday, January 4 and will stay through Sunday, January 8 Stevens Middle School teacher and organizer Stacey Sanders has reported. 

The Mutsu City guests, nine female junior high students with the Mutsu City Student Ambassadors program, are staying with Port Angeles host families during their visit. This year marks the 21st anniversary of the Port Angeles-Mutsu City sister city and sister school relationship.

The Japanese students will attend class and activities with student hosts and will present Culture Fairs at Stevens and Dry Creek Elementary Schools.  

An accompanying photo shows Yuna Yanabe, a Japanese student ambassador, as she demonstrates a game of cat’s cradle to Stevens seventh grade students, Kira Commerton (middle) and Kylie Hutton (right).  Cat’s cradle is a yarn game in which partners make shapes with string and pass them back and forth.

Photo Credit:  Port Angeles School District
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Tina Smith-O’Hara
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Port Angeles School District