Departing Faculty: Father John

Photo by Aditya Varma Written by Tyson Wang    Fr. John Departing Faculty Article The school year is closing on a sad note as experienced faculty members leave us to head down a different path in life. One of these treasured individuals unfortunately is Father John, an influential member of St. Mary’s in both admissions…

2016 Carnival

Written by Naoki Nomura Photography by the Diplomat As we enter the last few days of school we see many students eager to dive into their summer break. The school facilitates this restless energy that flows within the student population by hosting the annual carnival. The St. Mary’s carnival was held on the Saturday of…

Singapore Swim Meet

Written by Yudai Fujishima Photography by SMST Buccaneers The St.Mary’s Swim Team (SMST) visited the United World College of Southern East Asia (UWCSEA) in Singapore, which hosted the Dragon’s Den International Swim Meet 2016 from April 22nd through the 24th. The SMST brought thirty swimmers, two coaches, and a couple of parents.  Visiting Singapore for…

Departing Faculty: Ivar Eimon

Written by Maximilian Printz Photography by Maximilian Printz Mr. Ivar Eimon came to St. Mary’s in the Fall of 2012 to step in as the business manager. Over the next four years, he oversaw a team of fourteen staff members often working from 7 A.M. to 7 P.M. Not many people know what the businesses…

Brexit?

Written by Tyson Wang Photo courtesy of Raoul Ruparel Recently, there has been much talk about a possible exit of Great Britain from the EU, or as some have dubbed it, “Brexit”. While this issue may seem quite simple, there is far more to it than meets the eye. The referendum, set to happen on…

Junior Nagano Trip

Article by: Jihun Yang The Juniors from St.Mary’s finished the third quarter with a blast in Nagano. One unique aspect of the trip was that Tokio Takai, an 11th grade student, organized the whole thing with  support from Mrs.Fradale. The Juniors stayed at the Sky Park Hotel in Chino, Nagano for three days and enjoyed…

Ninja Recruitment for Olympics

Feature Image from https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=l_xFCDm5Qlg Written By Samin Hoque Think you’ve got the skills to become a ninja? If so, here’s your chance to finally find employment in the most incredible profession there is. Want to become Naruto? A Ninja Turtle? Ninja Hattori? Then this article is just for you. What are ninjas? Ninjas are known…