Author Archives: SJIS Alumni Association

The World within the City of Yokohama

In the early days of Yokohama, only a few schools served the foreign community such as Saint Maur’s, an all-girls Catholic school, the Yokohama Chinese School for the Chinese community, and the Deutsche Schule for the German community. The most representative among them was Saint Joseph College (SJC) an all-boys school established in 1901 …..

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St. Joseph Trophy Golf Competition 2016

St. Joseph International School Alumni Association will host its 2nd golf competition outing, The St. Joseph Trophy 2016 on Saturday, October 8th at Mangijo Country Club located near Ichihara, Chiba …..

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Memorial Mass and Luncheon 2016

The SJC/SJIS Alumni Association will continue its annual event of honoring our beloved friends and schoolmates with a Memorial Mass at the Sacred Heart Cathedral on September 22nd ……

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Annual General Meeting 2016 postponed to July 2nd

The Annual General Meeting of the SJIS Alumni Association will take place as follows. As always, please be sure to invite other Saints in your respective networks to come join us

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Mega-Reunion of International Schools in Tokyo held successfully

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37 organizers from 15 American and International Schools got together to hold “MEGA-REUNION SPRING 2013” on March 8th, 2013 at Ebisu ACT Square. Spearheaded by Charlie Chen, President of SJIS Alumni Association, the event was held in order to get together Alumni from American and International schools in Japan.  Over 500 alumni from 24 schools […]

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Alumni from young and old attend the Shinnenkai 2013

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Close to fifty St. Joseph Alumni from the 50’s to the 90’s attended the Shinnenkai 2013, held on January 26th, 2013 at Tung Fat Restaurant in Chinatown. The attendees enjoyed celebrating the New Year with their schoolmates.  The older generation had fun mingling with the younger generation, and the younger generation were indulged in listening […]

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St. Joseph Festa 2012 Ends in a Big Success

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The annual St. Joseph Festa 2012 was held at Berrick Hall on November 24th and 25th.  This year’s theme, “Hand in Hand”, featured music from ’60s to ’70s Pop music played by the Bay Side Swingers. The Bay Side Swingers played two sets during the day, and on the evening November 24th, they played at […]

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A record number attend the Memorial Mass 2012

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The annual Memorial Mass 2012 took place at Sacred Heart Cathedral on September 22nd, 2012. A record number of St. Joseph Alumni attended the Mass to honor their sempais and friends who passed away in the past year.  SJIS Alumni Association USA Chapter Adminstrator, George de Couto (’52) came all the way from LA to […]

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The Saints welcome Tom Haar

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Tom Haar, Class of 1960, was in Yokohama for a photo exhibition, “Karuizawa Dreamscape ~ Photographs by Tom Haar” at Past Rays Photography in Yamashita-cho. To celebrate his photo exhibition, and to welcome Tom back to Yokohama, a group of St. Joseph Alumni gathered at Peking Hanten in Chinatown for a mini-reunion.  Tom’s classmates and […]

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SJIS participates at the Natsumatsuri 2012

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An annual event hosted by International Alumni Council Japan (IACJ) took place at St. Maur’s on June 16, 2012.  The IACJ is a group spearheaded by Paul Guilfoile (St. Mary’s ’73), and its goal to unite the International Schools in Japan.  SJIS Alumni President, Charlie Chen (’80) is currently a board member of IACJ, as […]

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