For smaller schools in the countryside, there are only two teams and students are divided accordingly. I packed up our things and headed home to sort through the plus photos I had snapped. The two rhythmical songs for the Red and White teams seem to be pretty standard throughout Japan.
Initially, I was shocked when I was informed of the timetable changes. Then it is time to start the events. And it was here that I recouped a bit of the investment sunk in my camera.
Your students and your colleagues will appreciate you all the more for it, and you will feel like you truly belong in your school community. This helped with the tidy up process and everything was in order quickly.