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Posted by Yannick D Crespy on Friday, May 25, 2018
On Friday 18 May, Saint Maur's glitterati gathered at Iseyama Hills's Grand Venezia ballroom, in Yokohama, for the annual Junior and Senior Prom. This was the Seniors' first celebratory event in the run-up to their graduation on Saturday 2 May. The mood was decidedly festive as the Prom Committee members were busy putting the final touches to the ballroom and cheerful guests were arriving in their regal suits, gowns and dresses. The students were in good company as Mrs Yamada was their guest... Read More
Posted by Gilles Gaury on Thursday, May 24, 2018
In 1998, Ben Lecomte swam across the Atlantic Ocean in support of cancer research as a tribute to his father. Despite being followed by a shark for five days, being stung by jellyfish, and being completely exhausted, Ben successfully completed the swim in 73 days. This time, The Longest Swim will be the 1st attempt to swim across the Pacific Ocean. After his daily 8-hour swim, Ben will jump onboard the support sailing yacht “Discoverer” to eat, rest and spend time with the crew. The crew will... Read More
Posted by Dr Erard on Wednesday, May 23, 2018
Thanks to an ongoing effort to communicate about its many activities, the Science Department has been generating more and more interest from fellow scientists in Japan and abroad. We were recently contacted by Dr Tucker Gilman, a biologist at the University of Manchester, who kindly offered us to present his work to our students. Dr Gilman and one of his graduate students, Ms Rebecca Lewis, came to our school on Friday 18th of May and gave our Grade 11 IB Biologists a 1-hour presentation of... Read More
Posted by Anna Novick on Monday, May 21, 2018
Each year in semester 2, the grade six and seven students work in pairs or groups of up to four to design and carry out an investigation of their choice in order to practice and build upon their scientific skills. This year’s cohort presented the results of their investigations to the community, including students from Yokohama Science Frontier High School, on Friday, May 11th. While the students have an opportunity to earn a prize or the quality of their research, the purpose of this... Read More
Posted by Catherine O. Endo - School Head on Friday, May 18, 2018
Dear Parents and Friends of Saint Maur,   Thank-you again for all the hard work you have put into the Food Fair on April 29, and into any preparation leading up to the day.  The total income from the event was: 5,267,056 yen without including any monetary donations received. The general expenses amounted to 1,862,298 yen. The grand profit amounted to 3,404,758 yen. All proceeds will go toward the purchasing of equipment for the Cougar Café, Activity, and Sports Center. Apart from being a big... Read More
Posted by Gilles Gaury on Wednesday, May 9, 2018
Effective communication, active listening and beyond TELL Therapist Jono LEE (MSW, LICSW, LMHC) presents a workshop on communication including active listening skills. This will be an interactive presentation including role play and discussion. FREE to join ! Don't miss it, at the YC&AC on Saturday 26th May 2018 from 16:00 to 18:00. Facebook page: Registration at:
Posted by Catherine O. Endo, School Head   on Monday, May 7, 2018
Dear Parents, As we are not offering any summer school on our school campus this year due to construction work,  we are providing information about summer schools at other institutions for you to consider.  One of them is the program offered by Little Brown Summer School, run by one of our parents, Mrs. Monica Kim. Please find information about it in the attachments. As you see, a number of our own faculty are their summer school teachers. Hard copies of the Little Brown Summer School flyers,... Read More
Posted by Gabriela Osada on Monday, May 7, 2018
Monday April 23rd was sure to become an exciting day for twenty-two Montessori and Elementary School students who performed in the 3rd Ballet Club Mini-Spring Recital in the Auditorium.  During lunch, the Montessori classroom was transformed to a hair salon where the little ballet performers had their chignon hairstyle done.  Just before Period 6 ended, the Elementary School students headed to the Auditorium Dressing Room and joined the Montessori’s transformation to graceful and stylish ballet... Read More
Posted by Koshi Tanaka, 3rd Dan Kendo player, ES Kendo Club Moderator on Monday, May 7, 2018
Elementary Kendo Club enjoyed the last practice of the year on Thursday, May 3rd in the Interim Gym. This was a very special practice where we welcomed and practiced with 12 children from Namiki Kenyukai, a Kendo school run by Michishita-sensei (7th Dan Kendo Master). Michishita-sensei is the grandfather of Shion (Gr. 4), and has been co-coaching Elementary Kendo Club for the past 4 years. Unfortunately, there were several students who were unable to join the practice that day, but all 9 of... Read More
Posted by Yong-Lang Kwan - Director of Alumni Relations & Services on Tuesday, May 1, 2018
Without a cloud in the sky a constant stream of Saint Maur families, alumni, friends and guests spent a leisurely and enjoyable day on campus shopping, listening to the Jazz bands and satisfying their taste buds with a wide variety of international foods and beverages on offer. The younger crowd found their way to the main building roof in search of children’s games. The absence of entertainment on the Fine Arts patio, due to the impending construction work on the ‘Cougar Café, Activity &... Read More