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OUR HISTORY

1980:

Twelve classes are enrolled at Takamori MeySen Kindergarten.
Construction of Nakayoshi Hiroba (Friend's Plaza) at the Takamori Campus is completed.
Takamori MeySen Friends Club is founded.
The administration office building at MeySen Kindergarten is extended.

1981:

MeySen Friends Center is set up
(group activities by mothers begin).

1982:

The computer management system is introduced for both kindergarten and Friends Club students.
The Takamori MeySen Friends Center is set up
(group activities by mothers begin).

1986:

The first group of students is sent to the U.S. for a one-year study program.
The first field trip to Tokyo for the 5th graders (4 days & 3 nights) begins.

1987:
The first group of students is sent to Australia for a short-term summer study program.
1992:

Kindergarten and Friends Club revise their English teaching materials. New Uniforms are adopted.

1997:
MeySen Kindergarten purchases adjacent property. MeySen Academy's new logo mark is created.
1998:

MeySen Kindergarten begins major reconstruction of its buildings and play areas.
Alumni Association is founded.
The founding president: Hiroaki Nakazawa
Vice president: Takeshi Sato

1999:

Toddlers Club (for three-year-olds) and a daycare program begin at MeySen Kindergarten.
ESL High School classes begin at both campuses.
New horses, Belle, Tuck and Peanuts arrive from Centralia, WA, USA.
Renovation of Maruyama Hall and Administration Building finished.
Computer courses begin at Maruyama Campus.