Kyrie Irving’s Move to The Celtics

Article by Ryan Shimizu In 2016, Kevin Durant’s move to the Golden State Warriors from the Oklahoma City Thunder took the NBA and its fans by surprise. Durant’s move secured the Warrior’s position as the NBA champions early on in the season, for the team had gained another MVP. It is evident that trades play…

Kenyan Election Controversy

Article by Eugene DeCosse In a landmark decision in September, the Kenyan Supreme Court decided to void the latest presidential election due to allegations of fraud. The following months may have large ramifications on the future of democracy in Kenya due to the highly contentious election cycle and the long history of electoral fraud in…

Seussical Review

Article by Rian Barrett Seussical the Musical, the 2017 SMIS, SIS, and ISSH musical premiered April 21st at St. Mary’s and continued to perform for the following two days. The musical carries the viewers into the world of Dr. Seuss (the famous children’s book author) and explores his numerous past stories. The musical was organised…

Debate

Article by Soumyadip Nandi The St. Mary’s High School Debate team placed second at the annual Kanto Plains competition held at ASIJ on February 3rd. Many teams and schools participated in the debate season, but only four teams participated in the final tournament. Amongst ASIJ, Seisen, St.Mary’s, and CAJ, St. Mary’s came in second. Although…

Athlete of the Year

Project by Eugene DeCosse, Spencer Tu, Naoki Nomura, William Tronsen, Alex Repeta The Class of 2017 has continuously amazed the SMIS school community with their athletic endeavors. From cross country to wrestling, St. Mary’s Titans have made their mark not just within the school, but throughout the Kanto Plains, and even internationally. With this success…

Brother Joseph, We Will See You Later

Article by Jun Lee Years Taught: 2004 – 2017 Position: Teacher & Brother Destination: Uganda As we get close to the end of the school year, we announce the departing teachers and appreciate them for their contributions, care, teaching and love for SMIS students. One of the departing teachers, Brother Joseph Muyunga, has been working…

Mr. Furudera

Article by Joshua Harper Mr. Furudera is the new aquatics assistant coach. He grew up in Tokyo and attended St. Mary’s for 12 years and participated in the swim team while he was here. During his time at college he worked as an assistant swim coach at the Tokyo American Club (TAC). Then, after his…