Anthony Finishes Second Grade
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Anthony's Graduating Second-Grade Class

Just as last year, Anthony's class made their own yearbook, with the cover composed of self portraits by each kid and the teacher. The Japanese school year runs April to March, so now they're in the spring break between grades. Anthony starts third grade in a couple of weeks.

The quality of many kids' self portraits made a huge leap from last year. Especially noteworthy are the girls' drawings, all of which display higher artistic merit than anything I could draw.

Anthony's innate talents, like me, appear to be elsewhere, but unlike me, he makes up for it with cuteness...


Anthony's Self Portrait

All 2 comments so far, oldest first...

He is going to grow up before you want him to 🙁 🙂

— comment by Casey on March 28th, 2011 at 9:07am JST (6 years, 9 months ago) comment permalink

Guess their school year starts and ends differently from the way it does here in the USA? Not that I’ve really understood why the US school year was set up the way it was… it doesn’t even mesh with the planting and harvest seasons for the country kids.

— comment by 603 on March 28th, 2011 at 11:22am JST (6 years, 9 months ago) comment permalink
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