Non-stop artistic suspense at the Elementary Christmas Concert
Editorials / Entertainment / Guest Writers / Reviews

Non-stop artistic suspense at the Elementary Christmas Concert

By Matthew Choi, News Writer Christmas music and carols permeate the artwork lined auditorium. Instruments, choir platforms, red and green streamers, and paper snowflakes decorate the stage, as the warm ambient candlelight promotes an atmosphere of holiday joy. Parents, teachers, and students occupy the whole of the auditorium as it bursts at the seams with contagious energy, joyful … Continue reading

Freshmen reflect on their first semester of Upper Secondary School
Academics / School News / Student Life

Freshmen reflect on their first semester of Upper Secondary School

By Sunny Cha, and Grace Shin, News Editor Freshmen skillfully adjusted to a drastic transition from Lower Secondary to Upper Secondary School. Increased workload, complex schedules, and pressure to compile a lavish resume for college are just examples of the new adjustments freshmen have been going through. Freshman Taewoo Kim, emphasized the exacerbating academic pressure. … Continue reading

Off-season Knights place fifth in ACSC soccer tournament
Fall Sports / Sports

Off-season Knights place fifth in ACSC soccer tournament

By Angela Park, News Editor In the weeks preceding Oct. 21, a selective group of students battled through schedule conflicts to form an off-season soccer team, placing fifth amongst unfamiliar teams, in the Asian Christian Schools Conference (ACSC) held at YISS.  Due to the team being formed off-season, “it was almost like a whole new … Continue reading

We’re All in This Together: High School Musical Collaboratively Impresses Audiences
Editorials / Reviews

We’re All in This Together: High School Musical Collaboratively Impresses Audiences

By Justine Hong, Editor-in-Chief   Rating: ★ ★ ★ ★ Through catchy music, well-organized choreography, and humor, the cast of GSIS’ High School Musical Junior guided audiences through an hour-and-a-half long production that simply conveyed the high school experience. Interweaving themes of romance, identity, and personal growth, the cast skillfully sang and danced their hearts … Continue reading

But First! Let me take a selfie!
Editorials

But First! Let me take a selfie!

By Grace Shin, News Writer “But First! Let me take a selfie!” This  catchy phrase in Chainsmoker’s widely known song, “# (hashtag) Selfie” is not just a baffling joke people are making for their vines. It is actually an explicit portrayal of our supposedly narcissistic generation’s tendency to take selfies in monstrous rates.  Sarah Kil, … Continue reading