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Rugby: The second year and a new coach

Article by: Tatsu Matsumoto Photo taken by: Nishant Chanda Autumn marks the second season of rugby at St. Mary’s. This year, in addition to Coach Gardonio, who started the rugby team last year, Mr. Young, a new high school science teacher with extensive experience has joined the coaching staff. Together with these two veteran coaches, twenty players have…

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Kurt Rose

Written by Yu Kunita Photo Taken by Yu Kunita As a new school year starts, we have seen a new addition of students and teachers. Blended in with the many new faces, you may find a familiar one, Mr. Rose. Having been a substitute teacher at St.Mary’s as well as many other international schools in…

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Artificial Intelligence, The Downfall of Humanity?

Written by Maximilian Printz Photograph by www.sbs.com.au Artificial Intelligence, or A.I., is found almost everywhere in this world. Everything from your computer to your car can have an A.I. program embedded into it. It is an ever growing industry in this day and age. A.I. is a type of computer or robot that can carry…

Making a Difference

Article By: Junsun Ryu Photo Taken By: Junsun Ryu When St. Mary’s International School (SMIS) reached its 60th anniversary, its theme was “making a difference.” Perhaps this is why St. Mary’s chose Mr. Myers as their new elementary technology integrationist (ETI). Coming from the British School of Brussels in Belgium, our new teacher Mr. Myers,…

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Say Hello to Mr. Young

Photograph by Cai Rahman Written by Cai Rahman. Though not new to travelling around the world, especially in the Asian region, Japan is still another new world to Mr. David Young,  the new SMIS high school science teacher. Only a little more than a month has passed since Mr. Young first arrived for his new…

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The High School Core Value Point System

Photo Taken By: Naoki Nomura Article Written By: Naoki Nomura Our summer break has whizzed by again, marking the beginning of our 2015-2016 school year. As weary eyed veterans, nervous looking freshmen, and exuberant elementary school kids stream into classes, we can still feel the summer vibes hanging in the air. The returning of students…

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The Threshold to Inhumanity

Written by Liam Langan Time is a definite progression into infinite possibilities. History has traced moments in humanity that have announced the dawn of new eras; from the time man first discovered fire, to when we were able to send humans into space, humans have been constantly evolving into what we envision ourselves to be.…