What is the GSIS Publications Course?

Publications is one of the many elective classes offered to upper secondary students at GSIS. Many students join Publications despite knowing nothing about the course because they believe the class is a source of free “GPA boost”. However, any student that takes Publications would quickly refute that statement.  Continue reading What is the GSIS Publications Course?

Why We Procrastinate And How to Stop

We’ve all experienced that gut-wrenching feeling when our deadlines urge closer and closer but the work doesn’t seem to get any easier. All of us cursed with procrastination are aware that it is a bad habit, but we still continue to do it uncontrollably. But why do we procrastinate? And is there a way to stop? Continue reading Why We Procrastinate And How to Stop

Multitasking: When it Works and When it Doesn’t

Whether it’s eating while reading or watching YouTube while studying for an upcoming exam, multitasking is a common habit for most. Despite its popularity, studies have shown that multitasking can not only hinder your efficiency on either task but can actually have cognitive repercussions. However, this doesn’t mean that you should never multitask as there are instances where multitasking can improve your performance. Continue reading Multitasking: When it Works and When it Doesn’t

Spiritual Emphasis Day: Community Bonding and Spiritual Growth

Every September, Frontline usually organizes a Spiritual Emphasis Week— a week where students participate in bonding activities like water fights and music video-making contests and observe chapels with an overarching theme. However, this year, on September 17th, Frontline and Praise Team held a Spiritual Emphasis Day. Continue reading Spiritual Emphasis Day: Community Bonding and Spiritual Growth

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