Despite their efforts, a number of students sneaked off and went home instead of watching the play as they were supposed to. This was a topic of serious concern at the morning meeting, because if the students think they can get away with skipping school functions, it will only be harder to get them to comply in the future.
Today I officially requested vacation days for the holiday and transferred the money for my plane ticket. I'll be in Michigan from December 19th until January 4th.
A photographer came to one of my classes and took a number of pictures. I'm assuming this is something related to Ritsumeikan. Also, it seems that construction has started to get underway in preparation for next year.