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Wesmin Academy

TypePrivate: Combined Middle to High School (5-6 years)
LocationNagakute, Aichi
Installation(11 years before Project Elimination)
StudentsMax. 900
Staffs90+
Classes30

History

  • Started in Central Nagoya, Aichi 15 years before Project Elimination.
  • Originally a high school insitution offering a fast-track system (2 years instead of 3).
  • Originally named Runmein Academy.
  • Changed to Wesmin 4 years after the installation of the school (also when middle school is set up, and institution moved to Nagakute).
  • The initiator of the institution was a foreign resident, identity unknown as he did not deal with school affairs directly.

List of Principals

  • Years 1-4: Seung Bok-Hee [Korean]
  • Years 5-15: Kennedy Pices [British]
  • Year 16: Kamiri Rei [Japanese]
  • Years 17-??: Kyuu Kinji [Chinese/Japanese]

General Facts

  • Attract students all over the country with complete facilities provided including hostels such as of that a university.
  • All students allowed as long as they have completed elementary with satisfying results and is financially supported.
  • Tough entrance exams required for transfer students.
  • Education structure from Year 1 to Year 5, Year 1 to 3 being in the middle school department.
  • Fifth Years sit for university entrance exams after they complete their years. If they don't qualify, they are required to attend another year.
  • Extra year classes are handled outside main school grounds in Wesmin Academy (Nagoya Branch).

Uniform

  • Regular students are required to wear standard uniform of collared long-sleeved white shirt and long dark-blue pants (for boys), collared long-sleeved white shirt, square-collared light-blue vest and light-blue plaited skirt (for girls). Shoes and socks are of any color as long as it is light.
  • Class monitors should have a dark-blue tie (for boys) or dark-blue ribbon (for girls).
  • Prefects have different uniform of collared long-sleeved white shirt, long white pants, red tie and green blazer (for boys), collared long-sleeved white shirt, white plaited skirt, red ribbon and green blazer (for girls).
  • Changes in summer uniform would be collared short-sleeved white shirt (for all), no vest (for girls), and green vests (for prefects).
  • During physical education, students should wear plain white T-shirts with last-name badges sewn on the end of the left sleeve, and long blue pants.
  • Neatness is very much favored but not obliged, i.e. tucking in the shirts and buttoning up the blazer.
  • Lab coats which are provided should be worn when doing chemical experiments in the lab.

Prefects

  • Prefects are a group of 4th and 5th year students that look after students' affairs and discipline in school, especially when the teachers are not in charge. Also known as the Prefectoral Board.
  • Each class should have at least 5 prefects, and no more than 10.
  • They own the privilege of suspending students once serious rules are broken, e.g. fighting within the school compound.
  • The higher Prefectoral Board positions include a head prefect (president), an assistant head prefect (vice-president), a secretary, a treasurer, and a record keeper (librarian).
  • A discipline teacher watches over the discipline of these prefects. (This position is abolished when Principal Kamiri Rei takes over but brought back after.)

Classes

  • By contract, students should attend the all 5 years in this school, starting from age 12.
  • There are at least 6 classes in every year, and the most 30 students in every class.
  • Classes are in the format of [Year - Class], e.g. 4-2 would be fourth year, second class.
  • Classes in each year are ranked academically, meaning the first class would have the best students while the last has students with average scores.
  • Every class has 2 class representatives, a boy and a girl. They are in charge of the students and activities in their respective classes.
  • Each class will have 1 teacher as their consulting teacher, meaning he/she will handle student affairs of that class.

Facilities

  • Labs: A total of 18 labs---5 Chemistry student labs, 5 Physics students lab, 2 Chemistry general lab, 2 Physics general lab, 3 Computer student labs (1 strictly for club members) and 1 Computer general lab.
  • Library: Contains over 300,000 books, both fictions and non-fictions, with computers provided for digital references (e.g. newspapers dated back to beginning of WA).
  • Sports Fields and Courts: Baseball field, soccer field, 2 tennis courts, 2 squash courts, 4 badminton courts (indoor), track field, basketball court (gym), 3 dojo (where 2 were under construction during PE time).
  • Club Rooms: 30, each can be occupied by a club. Size of rooms vary. Some has pantries.
  • Storerooms: 4 sports stores. Each lab has their own respective stores.
  • Prefect Lounges: 4, two each in the fourth and fifth years' blocks, complete with a television, a pantry and others.
  • Detention Rooms: 3.
  • Cafeteria: Enough to hold 400 students at a time. Middle school and high school levels each have their separate recess times (one after another).
  • Bookshop: Sell stationeries and books as well as snacks.

Staff

  • The principal stands as the head of the staffs alongside a right-hand assistant and a secretary.
  • (The right-hand assistant serves as a disciplinary teacher as of Principal Kamiri Rei's time.)
  • Each teacher may teach maximum 3 different subjects of any year as long as the timetable is sufficient.
  • Consulting teachers should be teaching at least 1 subject in their respective classes.
  • Some may become teacher advisor for a club on request from club members. There should at least be 1 for each.
  • Non-teaching staffs include principal, right-hand assistant, librarian, two gardeners, secretary and guards.