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Posted by Christina Fürstenau on Monday, November 25, 2019
The IGCSE Music students were treated to a workshop and performance from a visiting Celtic harp player from France. "Camille" Taezi (from her stage name), comes from the forest of Broceliande in Brittany, France. Cradled by Celtic music, she discovered the harp at the age of 8 and took classes for 10 years according to the traditional method, without solfege, mainly by ear by following the teacher. At the age of 16, she joined the fantastic medieval company "Les messagers de faërie" with which... Read More
Posted by Travis Dixon on Tuesday, November 19, 2019
The annual Western Japan Invitational Volleyball Tournament is easily the time of season that everybody looks forward to. After school on the 17th of October, the high school girls varsity volleyball team travelled to Nagoya to compete with a total of six schools over two days. Our first day came with a good start, with two wins in a row, first against Marist Brothers and next against Nagoya. The game against Marist was slightly worrisome with the initial score of the first set being 4-11 to... Read More
Posted by Brendan Agnew on Sunday, November 17, 2019
We have now filled all the 55 places given to the School for the Papal Mass on November 25th at Tokyo Dome. All students who applied have received letters home with permission slips to return. It is essential that each student has their Saint Maur ID Card with them on the day. If they have misplaced their card they must see Ms Maki in the office as soon as possible. Students will be in full uniform, but the School hoodie may not be worn. They can carry water up to 500ml. There are no lockers,... Read More
Posted by Christina Fürstenau on Friday, November 15, 2019
The Yokohama College Fair has been hosted by Saint Maur every year in November since 2006. Japanese universities which offer four-year undergraduate degree programs, taught in English with September entry, are invited to meet with students, parents, teachers, and counselors from international schools and IB Diploma Program schools in Kanagawa, Shizuoka, and Tokyo. This year 23 universities, ranging from Kyushu to Hokkaido, sent admissions staff and professors to meet with over 150 students from... Read More
Posted on Thursday, November 7, 2019
Show times are 7 pm on Friday, November 29th and 1 pm and 5 pm on Saturday, November 30th. Get your tickets now!
Posted by Christina Fürstenau on Thursday, November 7, 2019
Happy Halloween! The Saint Maur Elementary School students had a blast on Halloween morning, with the Elementary School Student Council hosting spooky games! Every grade was represented by a brave volunteer on stage that had to compete in blindfolded spider searches, sticky ping pong challenges and more! At the end, there was a final cookie challenge and the Student Council awarded each class with money for their class funds.
Posted by Christina Fürstenau on Thursday, November 7, 2019
What a wonderful assembly on November 1st led by the 2S students, showcasing their talents and teaching us why it's important to be lifelong learners. There were a wide range of talents portrayed, such as playing the piano, dancing, magic tricks, basketball moves in addition to videos of students' wall climbing, swimming lessons and much more. The audience was asked what defines a lifelong learner and everyone agreed: enjoying learning skills for life.
Posted by Brendan Agnew on Friday, November 1, 2019
The annual Mass for the dead will take place on Friday 8th November at 3.40 in the Chapel of the Infant Jesus. If you would like the names of any of your oved ones included in our Book of Rememberance please send them to Mr. Brendan Agnew, Head of Religious Studies.
Posted by Christina Fürstenau on Wednesday, October 30, 2019
Our annual Sports Day for Elementary School, Middle School and High School will take place on Monday, 4th of November. All Saint Maur families are cordially invited to watch their children compete in various games and competitions, as well as taking part in our yearly 'tug of war' to test the strength of our students and their parents. Food and drinks will kindly be offered by the PSG.
Posted by Brendan Agnew on Friday, October 25, 2019
There wil be an hour of prayer before the Blessed Sacrament on Wednesday 30th October from 8.30 - 9.30 in the Chapel of the Infant Jesus. This is a good opportunity to make a spiritual preparation for the visit of Pope Francis to Japan in Novemeber. All are welcome to come for part of this time to spend some time in silence and meditation.