Seattle Japanese Language School - founded 1902

SJLS is the oldest operating Japanese language school in the continental United States with over one hundred years of history.

SJLS is the oldest operating Japanese language school in the continental United States with over one hundred years of history. First founded in 1902, the SJLS has grown with the community, changing and adapting to meet community needs, yet staying true to its mission of providing Japanese language and cultural education.

[10/14/16]   SCHOOL CLOSED October 15. Due to a high wind advisory forecast for Saturday, all Japanese Language lessons will be suspended on Saturday. Please call 206-568-7114 if you have questions. Please stay safe.

...great day for undokai (運動会) Seattle style. Thank you to everyone who participated and thank you to the teachers and volunteers who helped to make it all happen. Thank you!! お疲れ様!

Your support is very much appreciated. Thank you. #prayforkumamoto #kumamon

...Intermediate C & D shuji session today. Some definite Shodo artists are in our midst.

...celebrating Oshogatsu (New Year's) with fun activities and good food. Happy New Year!

....learning Shodo (calligraphy) today. A little messy but always fun!

Bunka no Hi Bunka no Hi | Japanese Culture Day | Sunday, Nov. 8, 11AM-5PM Bunka no Hi is the JCCCW’s premier annual cultural event and is a celebration of Japanese and Japanese American culture and herit…

...sights and sounds of Undokai 2015. See you next year!

...another great day of fun and good sportsmanship at the annual SJLS Undokai. Thank you to all the students, teachers and parents who make this event possible.
Also thank you to the Japanese Community Service of Seattle / Nikkeijinkai of Seattle for making a selling bentos for our fundraiser.
See you next year!

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