iFest journeyed into new cultures

By: Heather Kim On Apr.13, the school and the Suwon local community came together to celebrate multi-culturalism at the International Festival (iFest). iFest is an annual event hosted by the PTA (Parent Teacher Association). The iFest emphasized more on Korean traditional performances. Professional Korean cultural entertainment groups, students from Central Christian Academy (CCA) presented Taekwondo, traditional fan dance, Nanta, and Samul-nori. “The Taekwondo and the … Continue reading iFest journeyed into new cultures

Yearbook students learn invaluable life lessons

By: Grace Shin Publication students dedicated a year to creating the best yearbook for students, but along the way they learned more than they expected. Rachel Kim, sophomore designer, emphasized the unique agenda of the class. “It was my first year being involved with the yearbook production and I found it really interesting. I have never been in a class like this, so at first … Continue reading Yearbook students learn invaluable life lessons

Senior class meets for exam procedure changes

By: James Kim On Mar. 14, Mrs. Politte sent out an email with the copy of the exam and attendance procedure for the IB exams in May. Thereafter, three senior students, Suin Park, Jinni Kim, and Joel Navam, on behalf of the entire senior class, had a meeting with Ms. Brown and Mrs. Adams to appeal a change in the new attendance policy of the … Continue reading Senior class meets for exam procedure changes

Bittersweet season for boys soccer team

By: Eric Han, Editor-in-Chief The boys varsity soccer team emerged victorious as the undefeated champions of the Tri-Cities Division. In midst of these celebrations, many overlooked the fact that Mr. Wiese, the assistant head coach, has taken his final steps on the soccer pitch. Every year, players come and go; there are those that leave the school of their own volitions, or those that depart … Continue reading Bittersweet season for boys soccer team

Weighing in on the uncertainties of North Korea and new leader, Kim Jong-Un

By: Jaho Koo, News Editor On Mar. 30, North Korea announced that the sixty year old Korean Armistice Agreement was over, and it has now entered a state of war. To exemplify their claim, the North has cut the only phone line that existed between itself and South Korea.  The North appears to have decided to cast aside all means of peaceful talks, and prepare … Continue reading Weighing in on the uncertainties of North Korea and new leader, Kim Jong-Un

Soul Food cooks up an appetite for community

By: Janice Kim Soul Food for boys and girls is a weekly gathering where students and teachers can go to dinner and coffee with one another, talk about life, and see where conversation leads them. “It sounded like a lot fun and Mr. Lozano did everything to make it [Soul Food] work in our favor,” said Matthew Chang, a senior, explaining why Soul Food attracted … Continue reading Soul Food cooks up an appetite for community

Students introduce favorite coffee shops

By Julia Park, Writer While finding the perfect coffee shop in Korea might be similar to searching for a needle in a haystack, where more than one dozen shops cover  half a kilometer, several student believe they have found their perfect shop. Students go to coffee shops to study and hang out. Although many of the cafes are labeled as “coffee shops,” a majority of … Continue reading Students introduce favorite coffee shops