Today is the final day to submit any Aomori AJET Executive Council applications or Regional Representative applications. Both are excellent ways to gain experience event-planning and working as part of a team, and I encourage anyone and everyone to apply!
Aomori AJET Executive Council Applications are due at 11:59 PM today. Be sure to read the full details, then send an email to firstname.lastname@example.org.
- All re-contracting JETs are eligible to apply.
- All applicants will run in an election beginning Monday, March 18th and ending 11:59 PM on Friday, March 29th.
- Results will be announced on Monday, April 1st.
RR applications are due at 4:00 PM today. Read the details and get the form here, then send the completed application to email@example.com.
- All re-contracting ALTs are eligible to apply, provided they are able to attend the essential meetings and events.
- Please get approval from your supervisor in order to apply.
- The PAs will choose two applicants from each region and notify applicants of their decision by Monday, March 25th.
BALLS: March Notable News
Victor has the juicy stories to spice up your mid-March dinner party.
Brief Interviews With Hideous JETs: Noah Lee is Allergic to Apples
Elaina speaks with Noah Lee about his life in Hachinohe and his experience on the JET Program.
English is Weird: Queuing for a Q
Lauren explains the qonvoluted history of this underrepresented letter.
Extended Play: Mouse On The Keys: Proving that Piano is Powerful
Nick analyzes several songs from this Tokyo-based band which describes itself as, “a mix of post-hardcore, techno, and contemporary music, among others.”
Historia Mundi: The Samurai Republic
Ryan gives us a quick overview of Ezo, a short-lived republic founded in Hokkaido during the Meiji Restoration.
Media Bug: Kokoro
Pokere takes a look at the quintessential Japanese novel, Natsume Soseki’s Kokoro.
Today’s Lesson: Let the Vocabulary Games Begin [Lesson Plan]
Yoshika provides a full, three game lesson focused on high-frequency vocabulary.
Taroscopes: March: Sister Signs
Did you know each zodiac sign has a sister sign? Discover yours and find out what challenge you’ll face this month.
We’re still looking for new writers! If you’ve been thinking about it and you’re on the fence, I urge you to take the plunge and join the team! All Aomori JETs are welcome!
You can write on basically any topic you’d like. If you need inspiration, take a look at the “columns” sidebar on the right and browse for a bit. You could even resurrect or reinvent a discontinued columns if you chose. A brand new topic is equally welcome!
It’s also worth noting that we’re interested in giving JETs a platform for things other than writing, so please send us an email at firstname.lastname@example.org if you have anything you want to share.