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Posted by Dr Guillaume Erard on Tuesday, June 4, 2019
The yearly visit of the Yokohama campus of the RIKEN Research Institute has now become somewhat of a tradition and it is truly one of the highlights for IB Biologists. This year, we brought this collaboration one step further with the visit of one of RIKEN Yokohama's senior scientists, Dr Todd Duane Taylor, who gave our IB Biologists and Physicists a lecture about handling and curating the ever increasing amount of scientific data generated worldwide. Dr Taylor earned his Ph.D. in genetics... Read More
Posted by Yannick Crespy on Tuesday, June 4, 2019
On Monday 27 May, freshly out of their gowns and suits after Prom, 23 Seniors boarded the Shinkansen to the wilderness of Minakami in Gunma prefecture. Accompanied by Ms Takeda and Mr Crespy, they were to spend 3 days between land and water: white-water rafting, canyoning and building their own rafter on a neighboring lake. The trip was a major success! Everything went according to the Trip Committee’s carefully prepared schedule and the fun factor was high, thanks to Londoner instructor Chris... Read More
Posted by Yannick Crespy on Tuesday, June 4, 2019
On Friday 24 May, 71 Juniors, Seniors and guests joined the 2019 Prom at the Grand Oriental Hotel. The last time we checked, attendees were still musing on which among the terrace and its infinity pool, the gourmet food or maybe the moment the curtains were drawn, revealing stunning views of Minato Mirai, was the coolest feature of the evening. The guests were treated to two musical performances, Mr Matsumoto’s toast and, of course, were invited to elect the Prom Court! Congratulations to Sei... Read More
Posted by Michael Palagi on Friday, May 31, 2019
The 4-5th grade Robotics Club put all their knowledge to test at our Lego Sumo Friendly on Monday. The kids used their coding skills to write a "search and destroy" program where their goal was to flip or push the other robot off the board.  The kids have worked hard all year to learn some basic coding skills. They started the year learning to make some fun things on Scratch; and then transferred those skills to Lego Mindstorms, where they have been building and innovating their design and... Read More
Posted by Glenn Scoggins on Monday, May 27, 2019
On Wednesday 22 May, Saint Maur hosted the annual European Universities Consortium (EUC) Fair, featuring eight universities from seven countries in western Europe: Austria, Belgium, Germany, Ireland, Italy, Spain, and Switzerland.  While this fair had been held every spring in Tokyo in previous years, Yokohama was the location for the first time this year. Many Saint Maur 10th and 11th graders, as well as their parents, attended to learn more about options for university degree courses,... Read More
Posted on Monday, May 27, 2019
Sign up for a tour of the construction site from the inside! Because we do not want to delay any of the work taking place, we will only be using pre-determined opportunities given by Toda Construction Company. There is a limit of 20 people maximum for this opportunity. Thank you in advance for your participation. Please use the sign up button located on the right of this article. Note that you need to be logged in to be able to view the button and access the sign up sheet!
Posted by Gilles Gaury on Monday, May 27, 2019
Our extremely active Parent Support Group (PSG) lead by our even more active Renata has produced a fun video summarizing some of the many activities performed throughout the academic year 2018-2019. Thank you PSG for all your work and efforts!
Posted by Brendan Agnew on Tuesday, May 21, 2019
Friday 17th May was a special day for 11 of our students who received First Holy Communion or were Confirmed as young adults in the Catholic faith. This is the end of a long period of preparation which started in January. Hopefully it is now the beginning of a new stage in their spiritual development and commitment. Congratulations to Helena, Dario, Hugo, Lea, Elly, Nicolas, Sofia P, Irea, Sofia M.G. Lukas and Aidan. Thanks to Mr. Potier for the excellent photographs and to Mrs. Zamora for... Read More
Posted by Glenn Scoggins on Monday, May 20, 2019
European Universities Consortium (EUC) College Fair in the Saint Maur Chapel Wednesday 22 May 2019 3:30 pm—5:00 pm All parents and students are welcome! Learn about opportunities to study in English at eight universities in western Europe! Universitá Bocconi (Milan, Italy) École Hôtelière Lausanne (Lausanne, Switzerland) IE University (Madrid and Segovia, Spain) Jacobs University (Bremen, Germany) Karlsruhe Institute of Technology/Carl Benz School of Engineering (Karlsruhe, Germany)... Read More
Posted by Christina Fürstenau on Monday, May 20, 2019
This term, one of our Grade 8 students, Yumi, had a chance to design and create costumes for an assignment in class. Her Drama teacher was so impressed with the costumes, that he wanted to use them for Drama classes and asked to purchase them. Yumi wanted to donate the costumes to school as she was not comfortable to receive money for them. That's when her English teacher recommended using that money to sponsor underprivileged children. They found a boy named Lucky on the website, Read More