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Posted by Yong-Lang Kwan on Tuesday, September 17, 2019
Mini Saint Maur Alumni Reunion in Los Angeles Century City Mall, Los Angeles - On Saturday, August 3, 16 Saint Maur alumni, former students, staff and their families spent over 4 hours reminiscing about Saint Maur and catching up. What a great mini-reunion! Chizuru & Izumi (1984); Eli (1990); Anne, Jenn & Mayumi (1991); Mark (2005); Sean (2007); Mrs. Okaguchi & Miss Kwan (1966) plus family members. Join us next time if you’re in the area!   Alumnae Dentists in Southern... Read More
Posted by Yong-Lang Kwan on Tuesday, September 17, 2019
Yuki Kawamura graduated from Saint Maur in 2017 and currently attends Yale as a Yanai Scholar and Masayoshi Son Scholar. At Yale, he is researching mechanisms underlying cardiovascular disease and hopes to establish preventive treatment for diseases such as stroke and heart failure. He often shares his fond memories of the education and of the supportive teachers and friends at Saint Maur. He says, “I am enjoying my life” as I decided to focus intensely on science to receive as much basic... Read More
Posted by Yong-Lang Kwan on Tuesday, May 7, 2019
The overcast weather didn’t deter Saint Maur families, alumni, friends and guests to spend a leisurely and enjoyable day on campus socializing , rummaging through Thrift Shop ‘treasures’, listening to the Jazz Bands and satisfying their taste buds with a wide variety of international foods and beverages on offer. The younger generation found their way to the roof playground to try their luck at playing children’s games. A big THANK YOU is extended to the entire Saint Maur community, and to... Read More
Posted by Yong-Lang Kwan - Director of Alumni Relations & Services on Wednesday, September 5, 2018
Noted bilingual actor and television personsegality Thane Camus Ikeda, Saint Maur Class of 1989, made a strong impression in the role of Sir Harry Parkes, the first British ambassador to Japan, in a recent episode of NHK’s annual “Taiga Drama.” On Sunday 2 September, Thane (who uses the stage name Thane Camus or セーンカミュ) appeared in “Segodon,” the televised biography of Japanese Bakumatsu hero Saigo Takamori. His character, Sir Harry Parkes, was engaged in tough negotiations with Saigo over... Read More
Posted on Saturday, July 28, 2018
Sister Agatha Ahern passed away on June 27, 2018, in Ireland. During her many years of service, she contributed greatly to the overall success of Saint Maur International School, and was a well respected and admired member of the teaching staff and Sisters of the Infant Jesus. The following eulogy for Sister Agatha was shared with the community at her memorial  service on June 29. FAREWELL FOR SISTER AGATHA AHERN  - JUNE 29TH 2018  Welcome to everyone gathered for the Eucharist in... Read More
Posted by Yong-Lang Kwan - Director of Alumni Relations & Services on Wednesday, April 25, 2018
Born on May 2, 1901, Genesis World Records has validated that she is the oldest living person in the world at the age of 116, just a few days short of 117. How is she related to Saint Maur? She is the paternal great grandmother of our alumnae sisters, Manami (Class of 2012) and Yuriya (Class of 2016) and lives in Yokohama. CONGRATULATIONS to the Miyako family!
Posted by Yong-Lang Kwan on Tuesday, April 17, 2018
The Saint Maur International Food Fair, which is open to the general public, takes place annually on April 29, from 10:00 a.m. to 4:00 p.m. on campus regardless of the day of the week. With an abundance of international food and beverages, a variety of live entertainment, and the many other attractions offered throughout the day, there is something for everyone, regardless of age or culinary tastes.
Posted by Yong-Lang Kwan, Director of Alumni Relations & Services on Wednesday, February 21, 2018
Alumni, former students, former teachers and administrators met for Chinese New Year on Saturday, February 17 at Manchinro Honten, an established and well-known Chinese restaurant in Yokohama Chinatown. Some enjoyed the school tour which preceded going down memory lane through buildings and admired the new additional ones since their days at Saint Maur. Looking at the smiling faces of the attendees it was yet another successful reunion enjoyed by everyone in attendance.
Posted by Jeanette Thomas on Monday, February 12, 2018
We were delighted to welcome 19 former students, teachers and friends of Saint Maur to join us for afternoon tea at the St. Paul’s Grange Hotel in London on January 28, 2018. Although it was a spur of the moment decision to hold a small reunion while Mrs. Endo and I were in London attending the annual CIS Teacher Recruitment Fair, from comments received, it appears to have been a great success, and hopefully will be the first of many more to come! The span of Saint Maur generations... Read More
Posted by Yong-Lang Kwan - Director of Alumni Relations & Services on Monday, January 29, 2018
The Saint Maur Reunion on January 6, 2018 at the Torrance Marriott Redondo Beach (Los Angeles), the first ever outside of Yokohama, was a great success. Attended by about 60 alumni, former students, spouses and friends from the mid-1960’s to 2007, a few traveling as far away as Japan, New York and Minnesota, everyone seemed to have enjoyed reminiscing with old friends, meeting new ones and watching the slide show on the history of the school (1872 – present) and seriously answering trivia... Read More

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