KAIAC Age Limit Rule Stirs Controversy: Mr. Vandermeer Responds

Two years ago, the Korea-American Interscholastic Activities Conference (KAIAC) established a rule that students over 18 cannot participate in high school athletics for safety reasons. However, some students have voiced concerns that the rule is unfair, claiming that overage students should still be able to play with their classmates. “I don’t understand why we should take such an opportunity away because of a single year,” … Continue reading KAIAC Age Limit Rule Stirs Controversy: Mr. Vandermeer Responds

What’s so great about being in a relationship?

By Sally Kim, News Writer Over the Summer, all of my friends and I wanted to go to Everland, but then out of no where we heard, “Isn’t it sad that you are going to Everland without a boyfriend. You’re all single.” Some of my friends started thinking and agreeing with her, but I on the other hand want to know what’s the matter with … Continue reading What’s so great about being in a relationship?

A heart of service at the Myanmar VASE Trip

By Martin Lee, News Writer During lunar break, the Myanmar VASE team members travelled to the SMOC (St. Matthew’s Orphanage Centre). At SMOC, students left with a heart to serve, but soon realised that it was them who were being served. The participants of the trip spoke about the lessons they learned as they reflected on their goals during the trip. Many students expressed that … Continue reading A heart of service at the Myanmar VASE Trip

IB Tips Revealed for USS Students

By Jun Woo Kang, News Writer A spring rainstorm of anxiety is deliberately hitting the USS, as the period for transition is gradually approaching. That said, DP and MYP coordinator, Mr. Thomas, Mr. Harding, and college counselor Ms. Rogers allay the anxiety of the students by advising the students for a better understanding of the IB program, and provide few tips for a smoother transition … Continue reading IB Tips Revealed for USS Students