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Posted by Gilles Gaury on Tuesday, October 31, 2017
(8 hours + of instruction over 3 days in November) Sign-up at HERE Learn to identify an emergency Learn and practice the Rautek maneuver Learn to use an AED Learn and practice CPR Learn and practice the recovery position Learn and practice the compression points And much more ! Courses take place on Thursday 09th, 16th and 23rd November 2017 from 09:00 to 12:00 at the Lower Rec Hall. Fee: 3,000 yen per participant. Thank you to THE BLUFF CLINIC for its generosity in sponsoring this... Read More
Posted by Nicolas Gregoriades on Monday, October 30, 2017
Come and see the Saint Maur High School Drama Club's production of William Shakespeare's "A Midsummer Night's Dream". This production is set in modern-day Japan and features a fantastical moving bamboo forest. Performances are 23 and 25 of November at 5 pm. Tickets are available at the school store until November 10th at the special discount price of 1,000 yen for adults and 500 yen for students. After November 10th, the price for tickets will double so purchase your tickets now to secure your... Read More
Posted by Mary Suzuki - Head of Science on Monday, October 30, 2017
Saint Maur International School welcomed six students from Yokohama Science Frontier high School (YSFH) to take part in the practical phase of the IB Group 4 (Science/IT) project, held at the Saint Maur Science Centre on 20th October 2017. Grade 12 students formed inter-disciplinary Science groups and investigated a topic of their choice on the theme of ‘uncertainty’. Students designed the experimental protocol themselves, set up the apparatus, recorded data and wrote up a short report on their... Read More
Posted by Brendan Agnew, Head of Religious Studies on Wednesday, October 4, 2017
November is a special month to remember and pray for the dead. In the chapel at Saint Maur International School we keep a special Book of Remembrance where we record the names of the departed who we have been asked to pray for during November.  Please  send the names of anyone you would like included to Brendan Agnew, Head of Religious Studies. Mass for the dead will be said on Friday 10th November at 3.30 pm in the chapel.
Posted by Cathy Endo, Head of School on Friday, September 29, 2017
Dear Parents, As I previously explained, we had hoped to have had the interim (temporary) gymnasium functioning at the commencement of the academic year; however, we were held up due to the Yokohama Planning Department who would not allow its construction to go ahead until they had given formal final notification to the school to demolish the old gymnasium and commence work on our ‘Cougar Café, Activity & Sports Center.’ This official authorization was granted only onAugust 6. In the... Read More
Posted by Andre Ito on Thursday, September 28, 2017
During this past summer, a group of Grade 11 students and teachers travelled to Cambodia to participate in Habitat for Humanity’s Global Village program. Habitat for Humanity is a global non-profit organization whose vision is a world where everyone has a decent place to live. As part of the Global Village program, our students helped a family in need rebuild their home. Every morning, the students travelled by van from Siem Reap town to Sambou village, which is 30 kilometers away. There is no... Read More
Posted by Timothy Matsumoto on Tuesday, September 12, 2017
IGCSE Results May 2017 The IGCSE (International General Certificate of Secondary Education) examinations for the tenth graders are held in two sessions every year: October/November and May/June. Each subject is separately graded with each student taking exams in several different subjects.  The IGCSE results for the sophomores of 2016/17 were issued at the end of August. The Saint Maur students achieved a large number of A* and A grades, accounting for over one third of all the grades (34.7... Read More
Posted by Colleen Flint on Tuesday, September 12, 2017
Time is running out to buy your 2017 Yokohama International Daddy Daughter Dance tickets. This great event will benefit two local charities. We also need some more adults to help at on the day of the event - don't let us fail the girls. If you want tickets or you can help out, please let Colleen Flint know. It will be a beautiful night.
Posted by Yong-Lang Kwan, Health and Emergency Administrative Liaison on Thursday, September 7, 2017
As we take seriously the safety of all those who enter the Saint Maur campus, soon after welcoming new and returning students and staff to the 2017-2018 academic year in August, we held school-wide Fire, Earthquake/Shelter in Place and  Lockdown drills. Each drill, which required different action and responses, were well supervised by our capable staff who followed the instructions given prior to the practices. The Lockdown drill required the students and staff to find a ‘Safe Corner’ of the... Read More
Posted by A Revisited History on Wednesday, September 6, 2017
ABOUT THIS LECTURE Despite the fact that the book is written in French, Pierre Sevaistre will guide you in English through the complex relations that Japan had with other nations through his extensive research of Japanese sources and research studies. On one hand, the author will analyze how the often violent contacts with the West forced Japan to evolve in directions that were not initially imagined or chosen, and on the other hand, he will explain how all these events allow us to shed light... Read More