CALENDAR OVERVIEW 2016-2017

November 2016
Nov. 3rd..................... Orientation meeting at San Bernardino City Hall for new students and their families.
Nov. 3rd - Dec. 16th... Applications completed by students and parents.

December 2016
Dec. 16th.................... Applications due for new students applying to the Tachikawa-San Bernardino student exchange program. 
Dec. 16th - 26th......... Selection committee selects semi-finalists. 
Dec. 26th.................... Letters sent to all applicants to let them know if they made it to the next step.  

January 2017
Selection activities for the new Tachi semi-finalists begin.
Jan. 5th...................... Selection committee meeting.
Jan. 10th.................... Information meeting with students and parents at Del Rosa Methodist Church.
Jan. 11th - 22nd......... Home interviews with students and parents.   
Jan. 23rd - 24th.......... Individual interviews with students and parents at Del Rosa Methodist Church.
Jan. 28th..................... Round table discussion with new students. 
Jan. 28th......................Final Selection of new Tachi students are made and letters mailed to all students.

February  2017
Feb. 16th..................... Tachikawa-San Bernardino committee meeting.

March 2017
Mar. 16th ......................Tachikawa-San Bernardino committee meeting.
Mar. 18th ......................Annual Rummage Sale Fundraiser.
Japanese language lessons begin for the new Tachi students.

April 2017
April 20th.....................Tachikawa-San Bernardino committee meeting.

May 2017
May 7th .......................Wine Tasting Fundraiser at State Street Winery, Redlands, CA.
Tachi kids are preparing for their trip to Japan.
Tachikawa-San Bernardino committee meeting. (Moved to June due to finals)

June 2017
June 5th.................. Tachi kids are presented at the San Bernardino City Council meeting.
June 5th.................. Final committee meeting before Tachi kids leave for Japan.
June 8th.................. Cultural meeting followed by Golf Tournament meeting.  
June 24th................ Tachi kids leave for Japan.

July 2017
July 1st - 4th........... Fireworks Booth Fundraiser.
July 22nd................. San kids and Tachi kids arrive from Japan.
July 25th................. Welcome Reception for Tachi and San kids.
Summer activities calendar for Tachi-San kids.  (July 22nd to August 19th)

August 2017
Aug. 16th.....................Sayonara Party for Tachi and San kids.
Aug. 19th.................. San kids return to Japan.

September 2017
Sept. 7th ..................Golf Tournament Preparation meeting.

October 2017
Oct. 6th....................18th Annual Golf Tournament Fundraiser.
Oct. 19th..................Annual Tachikawa-San Bernardino committee meeting. Election of Officers
Recruiting and awareness at local high schools. Classroom visits by former Tachi kids.
Oct. 29th .......................Wine Tasting Fundraiser at State Street Winery, Redlands, CA.

November 2017
Nov. 2nd..................Orientation meeting at San Bernardino City Hall for 2018 applicants. 

December 2017
Dec. 17th................Applications due for 2018 applicants.