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Last week, Nishimachi International School released the report of their nearly year-long investigation into the repeated sexual abuse and misconduct by James "Jim" Hawkins while he taught at NIS. READ THE REPORT HERE. KEY FINDINGS: "Mr. Hawkins engaged in a pattern of inappropriate conduct with multiple female students during his tenure at Nishimachi, which has had damaging and lasting effects on [...]

By |2019-05-07T08:27:01-07:00May 7th, 2019|NIS Survivors|0 Comments

What Jim Hawkins Did to Me

Dear NIS Community, I am an alumna of NIS. I attended in the mid-70s. Though it’s painful for me to relive the following, after reading some of the comments on the NIS Survivors and NIS Alumni ‘70s-80’s pages, I realized that one of us needed to share the truth of what happened. I volunteered. It is my hope that by doing [...]

By |2018-06-20T11:56:15-07:00June 7th, 2018|NIS Survivors|10 Comments

Read Recent Announcement from NIS regarding Jim Hawkins

Dear Members of the Nishimachi Community,I sent a letter in January to inform you of the results of an investigation undertaken by the U.S. law firm of McLane Middleton. The firm was retained by Nishimachi to investigate an allegation of sexual misconduct involving a former faculty member, which was brought forward last year by a former student who attended Nishimachi in [...]

By |2018-05-31T10:44:52-07:00May 31st, 2018|NIS Survivors|0 Comments

A Letter to the NIS Community

日本語版はこちらよりご覧いただけます。 Dear NIS Community, We alumni know what a special place Nishimachi International School is and has been from its inception.  For many, it was a place where deep bonds were formed with dedicated teachers and classmates from all over the world, many of which continue on to this day.  For many, NIS fostered the love of [...]

By |2018-06-04T08:31:26-07:00May 30th, 2018|NIS Survivors|1 Comment