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

Redundancy spreading clubs thin
School News / Student Life

Redundancy spreading clubs thin

By, Grace Shin (News Editor) Quarter 1 has finished in the snap of a finger, and more than 20 clubs have been launched. some of which appear to be strikingly similar) leaving students clueless about indistinguishable clubs offered on campus. During the month of August, decorative boards were displayed with information about each club offered on campus.  Students … Continue reading

Principal Brown Explains: What’s Up With Our Schedule?
Academics / Editorials / School News / Student Life

Principal Brown Explains: What’s Up With Our Schedule?

Editor-in-Chief, Justine Hong Once again, our growing school has revamped its schedule and as the dawn of the year progresses, students have begun to wonder why. Responding to their questions, Principal Brown explains the purpose of the new homerooms and addresses several other common schedule-related concerns. Information reveals that while some changes may seem unfavorable at first … Continue reading

Entering the ‘Next Chapter’: All IB Schools face drastic transformation
Academics / School News

Entering the ‘Next Chapter’: All IB Schools face drastic transformation

By: Julia Lee and Hanna Nam, News Writers Students attending IBO world schools will face complete transformation as they enter into the “Next Chapter” in IB education at the start of the 14-15 school year in order to fix the missing link between subjects and grade levels. Many of the improvements are focused on the … 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