By: Carey Bibb
For the last three years and nine months, I have been an Assistant Language Teacher in the city of Odate, Japan. In total, I have taught at four schools here, three junior high schools, and one elementary school. At the moment, I teach at two junior high schools, one that I began teaching at in Spring 2015 (my previous small school with 42 students had merged into a larger school in March, so I was given a different small school instead) and one school that I have been teaching at since I came to Japan in August, 2012. I have had many ups and downs with that original school, and it is that school that I will write about today: Odate Higashi Junior High School.