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Posted by Brendan Agnew on Monday, October 7, 2019
Traditionally we keep the Month of November as a special month to pray for the souls of the faithful departed. At Saint Maur International School we keep a Book of Rememberence beside the altar in the chapel during the whole of November. During the annual Mass for our deceased past students, family members, friends and benefactors, their names are read out. If you would like the names of your deceased family members or friends included this year please send them to Brendan Agnew, Head of... Read More
Posted by Brendan Agnew on Friday, October 4, 2019
The school is currently trying to arrange for a group pass for representatives from the school to attend the Papal Mass at Tokyo Dome on Monday 25th November. As of today we are still waiting for confirmation from the visits Organizing Committee. Once we have further information it will be published. Thank you.
Posted by Christina Fürstenau on Wednesday, October 2, 2019
A group of Saint Maur's finest musicians were lucky enough to take part in a joint event with Futaba School yesterday. They were invited to a music master class with the internationally renowned Quattor Debussy string quartet from Lyon, France. An ensemble of pit orchestra musicians who are due to play for the forthcoming Beauty and the Beast production at Saint Maur performed Gaston and were given professional feedback. Two of Saint Maur's IB Music soloists and member's of Futaba School's... Read More
Posted by Brendan Agnew on Wednesday, October 2, 2019
I would like you let you know about some of the activities related to spirituality at the school. Each Friday 1 there is a special gathering called "Mothers' Prayers". This follows a world-wide practice where mothers come together to pray for their family and family needs and support each other. This takes place in the chapel at 8.30 - 9.30 am, but there is no need to stay for the whole time. The contact person is Connie Baker. Once a month, starting 30th October, there will be an hour of... Read More
Posted by Rachel Forbes-Dias on Friday, September 27, 2019
Dear Parents, I would like to thank you all for the welcome you have extended to me. Since I am new to both Saint Maur and Japan, I thought that this would be the perfect opportunity to tell you a little about myself. As some of you already know, I am from Northern Ireland in the U.K. As a child my family moved to Kuwait where I was educated. I received my tertiary education at the Ulster University and University of Sunderland and then moved back to Kuwait to begin my teaching career. I spent... Read More
Posted by Christina Fürstenau on Thursday, September 26, 2019
Saint Maur High school students took part in the Fujisawa Beach Clean Project last weekend. They were enjoying themselves while picking up and collecting data on marine debris, trying out windsurfing and doing other fun activities on the beach. This bi-annual beach cleanup project gives students the chance to be part of a valuable community service of providing a safe and clean beach, but it also provides them with the scientific aspect of being part of big data collection and of a global... Read More
Posted by Koshizu Tanaka on Thursday, September 19, 2019
The 5th Meeting of the Asia Pacific Telecommunity (APT) Conference Preparatory Group for World Radio Conference (WRC-19) (APG19-5) was held between 31 July - 6 August 2019 in Tokyo sponsored by Ministry of Internal Affairs and Communications (MIC) and supported by the ITU (International Telecommunication Union) Association of Japan. Four Conference Assistants were initially hired to include a graduate from the Class of 2018. However, ITU Association of Japan soon realized the need for 8 more.... Read More
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 Christina Fürstenau on Tuesday, September 17, 2019
The Saint Maur Parent Support Group (PSG) was busy this week hosting Grade Level Coffee Mornings, where new parents and the school principals introduced themselves, class parents were decided and other announcements made; all rounded off with a big Vendors Fair where local businesses offering services to expats in Yokohama introduced themselves.