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Posted by Catrina Martin on Tuesday, February 25, 2020
On Saturday 15th February, a group of Grade 10 Saint Maur students attended the 2020 International History Bowl and Bee held at Tathva International School in Tokyo. They represented our school proudly: In the History Bowl, the Saint Maur team won first place in the Varsity division! In the History Bee (individual competition), one of our students won 2nd place and one student won 3rd place in the Junior Varsity division. One of our students passed the International Science Bee Championships... Read More
Posted by Laura Gerken on Wednesday, February 19, 2020
Thank you Saint Maur Community! Our ECOCAP pick up on Friday, February 14th was a huge success! The Elementary School Student Council collected over 21,629 PET bottle caps (about 50kg), which will be sold for recycling. The money collected will be given to the Japan Committee Vaccines for the World's Children to fund the purchase of 25 vaccines for children in developing countries. In addition, students can take pride in their contribution having reduced CO2 emissions associated with the... Read More
Posted by Brendan Agnew on Wednesday, February 19, 2020
Ash Wednesday Mass will be said at 7.30 am in the Chapel of the Infant Jesus, with the Blessing and Imposition of Ashes to mark the beginning of Lent 2020. The celebrant will be Father Leo Schumacher from Tokyo.
Posted by Rachel Forbes-Dias on Wednesday, February 12, 2020
On Friday, 31st January the Elementary had an amazing Fun Day that was Science themed. The day started with children going straight into their first experiment of the day. The experiments were all age appropriate and each teacher was in charge of one experiment for the day. Children rotated around to selected teachers and completed between three or four experiments before ending their day at the ESSC charity Bake sale. The bake sale was a great way to end the day and allowed the children to... Read More
Posted by Brendan Agnew on Tuesday, February 11, 2020
Preparation for First Communion and Confirmation will begin the week of the 25th February. We aim to have these sacraments received towards the end of May, probably at Mass on the afternoon of the 27th May. Students for confirmation should approach Mr. Agnew as soon as possible to discuss the program, as this is an adult sacrament and they should show that they have made the decision to take this step for themselves. For First Communion, parents can let Mr. Agnew know and he will talk to those... Read More
Posted by Dr Suzuki on Friday, February 7, 2020
On Friday January 31st, 24 students from Yokohama Science Frontier High School (YSFHS) joined the combined Grade 7 classes from Saint Maur in a collaborative activity to build a catapult. Teams competed to build the most accurate catapult from a variety of resources (paper cups, rubber bands, straws, string etc.) Prizes were awarded for accuracy, design and good team spirit. Saint Maur students had an enjoyable time hosting the YSFHS visitors. As well as working hard on their projects, they... Read More
Posted by Laura Gerken on Thursday, February 6, 2020
Thank you SO much to everyone who was involved in the Elementary School Student Council Bake Sale Fundraiser on Friday. It was a HUGE success! In total we raised 264,557 yen! From the Bake Sale alone we raised 137,060 yen and the amount of donation totalled 127,497 yen. With these donations, we can help Australian communities to prepare, respond and recover from disasters, save wildlife, and restore koalas' lost homes!
Posted by Yannick Crespy on Tuesday, February 4, 2020
“Bonjour” from the Grade 10 French class! Last Friday, during our Excursion Day, we were visiting the French Institute Tokyo and enjoyed the great resources there. The students studying French at Saint Maur are grateful to the Institut français du Japon - Tokyo for welcoming us every year!
Posted by Celebrating Setsubun With A Sushi Making Class on Tuesday, February 4, 2020
Students in the Japanese Grade 7 Heritage and B class completed the food topic last semester. On Monday, February 4th, the students had a sushi lesson for Setsubun! It is celebrated on the day before the first day of spring according to Japanese old lunar calendar. There are two main famous celebrations: throwing beans and eating a type of sushi. Thank you to Mr. Nakashima for visiting Saint Maur and teaching the Grade 7 students how to make sushi!
Posted by Christina Fürstenau on Tuesday, February 4, 2020
Join the PSG's February Coffee Morning with the theme 'Greener Living in Japan'. This time, the PSG welcomes Robin Lewis on stage, the Founder of mymizu (, a new app designed to reduce plastic waste. Robin was invited by popular demand for actions we can take towards sustainability and living greener in Japan, and we look forward to hearing his ideas as he is also a consultant for the Climate Change Group. We are also excited about the Japanese mums providing snacks for... Read More