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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 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.
Posted by Christina Fürstenau on Tuesday, September 17, 2019
Thank you to the PSG for organising another wonderful Welcome Picnic for the Saint Maur community last Saturday. Even though it was really hot and humid, many families made it to the picnic and created a happy, playful atmosphere. It was a great start to the new school year!
Posted by Brendan Agnew on Friday, September 6, 2019
Information about preparation for the Sacraments of the Catholic Church is available from Mr. Agnew, Head of Religious Studies. Please drop into the chapel any morning when he is usually there from 8.15 am. Normally candidates for First Holy Communion are prepared at Sacred Heart Cathedral, but for valid pastoral reasons preparation can be arranged here in school.
Posted on Tuesday, September 3, 2019
During the summer vacation, Yokohama Science Frontier High School (YSFH) kindly invited a Grade 12 student to experience life as a Japanese high school student.  This was just one of the many events organized as part of the Saint Maur – YSFH collaboration. In the following article, the student reflects on this worthwhile experience. Glancing over at my phone for what felt like the 20th time, I checked that I was on the right train. Today, June 24, was the first day of school. The first day at... Read More
Posted by Admin on Thursday, August 22, 2019
IGCSE Examination Results May 2019 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 2018/2019 were issued mid- August. The Saint Maur students achieved a large number of A* and A grades, accounting for almost one third of all the grades... Read More
Posted by Christina Fürstenau on Tuesday, August 20, 2019
As the start of the new academic year is approaching, we are excited to offer a limited sales price for our Saint Maur backpack.   From today until Sunday, 8th of September, we are offering a special promotion for our backpack - get it now for just ¥10,000 instead of the original price of ¥15,000! Buy yours now via our online store.  The Saint Maur high quality backpack is an optional uniform piece made from 1680 denier high strength material, the same material used for military... Read More
Posted by Andre Ito on Tuesday, August 20, 2019
During this past summer, a group of Grade 10 and Grade 11 students 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. After 5 days of stripping bamboo trees, chiseling wood, sawing wood planks, shoveling dirt, carrying stones, mixing cement... Read More
Posted by Nickie Wong on Sunday, June 16, 2019
We were very fortunate to have the Japan Blind Soccer Association teach our Grade 4 students about blind soccer. It is their first time coming to an international school. During the workshop the students learned how to use sound to navigate and the rules of blind soccer. Students learned that when sight was missing, our world becomes very different.  Movement and communication methods needed adjustment. Students learned the importance of proper communication, not just shouting words to others,... Read More