update:March 26, 2020


Information About School Closures

(Updated 9:00 a.m. 26 March)

Minoh City Public Elementary and Junior High Schools

 School club activities during spring vacation

School club activities will not be held during spring vacation.

School facilities

School facilities will reopen from Wednesday 25 March.

New afterschool care model for spring vacation

The new afterschool care model will not be used during spring vacation.

New school term and entrance ceremonies

It is still undecided whether or not school and school entrance ceremonies will be held from Tuesday 8 April.

Regular afterschool care

Regular afterschool care will be run during spring vacation.



  • School Education Division
    TEL 072-724-6761
    FAX 072-724-6010

Daycare Centers, Early Childhood Education and Care Centers, and Kindergartens

  • Public Daycare Centers (Including Ai-Ai En)
    Open as usual.
  • Private Daycare Centers
    Open as usual.
  • Public Kindergartens
    Closed for spring vacation from Wednesday 25 March
  • Early Childhood Education and Care Centers (Misuzu Gakuen Shinmachi Child Center, Makiochi Kindergarten, Assumption Kokusai Kindergarten, Hijiri Higashi Kindergarten, Minoh Gakuen Affiliated Kindergarten, Ao Kindergarten)

    Kindergarten Course
    ・Closed (until each kindergarten's spring vacation)

    Daycare Course
    ・Open as usual.

    Kindergarten Course (for those who use these services for longer than the usual hours of 9:00 a.m. to 2:30 p.m.)
    ・Please contact your center individually for information.
  • Private Kindergartens (Wakaba Kindergarten, Sakuragaoka Kindergarten)

    Educational course
    ・Closed (until each kindergarten's spring vacation)

    Daycare services
    ・Please contact your kindergarten individually for information.
  • Graduation and Award Ceremonies
    ・Each graduation ceremony and award ceremony will be reduced in scale.
  • Re-opening and Entrance Ceremonies
    ・It is still undecided whether or not public kindergartens will re-open from 10 April or not, as well as whether or not entrance ceremonies will be held.
    ・For information on the re-opening of private kindergartens and early childhood education and care centers, please contact your kindergarten/center individually.
  • Other
    ・Fees for daycares and for daycare courses at early childhood education and care centers will be reduced based on the number of days your child attended daycare. More details will be announced as they are confirmed. Please pay the fees for March 2020 as usual because the applicable reduction in fees will be refunded at a later date.
  • For those who are planning to return to work after parental leave and have received an unofficial offer from kindergartens or daycares. (Japanese Only)





  • Desk for Early Childhood
    TEL 072-724-6791
    FAX 072-721-9907