Pomodoro: An Effective Study System

Tivan George, News Writer For a period of one week, I explored something called a “Pomodoro”. Although it is known as an ingredient of a sauce accompanying pasta in italian cuisine, it is also, in fact, a study system. This system was created by Francesco Cirillo in the early 1990s, so he could boost the working efficiency of his employees as well as himself. It … Continue reading Pomodoro: An Effective Study System

Hidden Impacts Behind Music

Joseph Park, News Writer How often do you move your body to the beat and sing the lyrics to your favorite song? What many people do not realize is music impacts every individual differently while doing work. The benefits from music while working is evident only in some activities. Mr. Jackson, music teacher, said, “work like math or writing” is greatly enhanced through music. This … Continue reading Hidden Impacts Behind Music

Overnight School Trips Back in Korea

Tivan George, News Writer Ever since the 2016 Jakarta Intercultural School child abuse scandal, overnight school trips with the exception of VASE and retreats were halted. However, on Sept. 14, the GSIS senior biology class held an overnight school trip for educational purposes. Could this mean overnight school trips are going to make a comeback? It was not easy to get this event to work. … Continue reading Overnight School Trips Back in Korea

Varsity Boys Volleyball makes a comeback

Sally Minseo Kim, News Writer The Varsity boys volleyball team made a comeback from their losing streak starting with the first win against APIS on Sept. 8. With the experience and skills gained from previous season, the team was able to have their series of victories this season. Compared the the previous season, the team consisted of many returning players. In each game the players … Continue reading Varsity Boys Volleyball makes a comeback

What Students Take Away From Their TEDx Volunteer Experience

Sarah Wilson, News Writer “Excited” to be included in making the Jan. 27, TEDxYeongheungForest hosted at GSIS, students were given the “great opportunity” to volunteer and help out with the event. 42 people volunteered to help with the event, 21 of them being students. Most volunteer teams had a mix of students and staff helping out with TEDx but unlike the other volunteer teams, Mr. … Continue reading What Students Take Away From Their TEDx Volunteer Experience

GSIS students, too critical on J&J Catering?

William Lee, News Writer Ever looked at your lunch tray and felt disappointed? Well, you’re not alone. Cafeteria food has always been a serious debate among International School students, especially between GSIS students. Now this sparks up the hot issue, are any of the students at any of the international schools satisfied with their school dishes? A typical GSIS lunch would consist of rice, a … Continue reading GSIS students, too critical on J&J Catering?

DO YOU WANT TO SUCCEED IN THE PERSONAL PROJECT!?

(Image from Gyeonggi Suwon International School) Grade nine students, need help for your Personal Project in order to get the MYP certificate? Well following the tips given from the 10th-graders will most definitely help you succeed.  The Personal Project is a project that every 10th-grader in the Middle Year Programme must complete. The main goal of the Personal Project is to help the students research … Continue reading DO YOU WANT TO SUCCEED IN THE PERSONAL PROJECT!?

PyeongChang Olympic: Is it worth it?

Sally Minseo Kim, News writer Hosting the Winter Olympics for the first time, South Korea put a large amount of effort in preparation and actively advertised in attempt to gain Olympic visitors However, tension on the Korean peninsula and high priced tickets and accommodation have been met with a dismal ticket sales.    It has been reported that out of 1.6 million tickets only 655,000 … Continue reading PyeongChang Olympic: Is it worth it?