Miyagi school opening aids 3/11 recovery

On Jan. 9, 2017, a brand-new school will be officially opened with pomp and ceremony in Higashi-Matsushima, Miyagi Prefecture.

Named Miyanomori Elementary School, it has 143 pupils enrolled so far, drawn from both Miyato Elementary School, which is closing down, and Nobiru Elementary School, which was destroyed by the Great East Japan Earthquake on March 11, 2011, and the horrendous tsunami it triggered.

Read more at the Japan Times.



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