The Effects of School Closure on Education

With the unceasing spread of the Coronavirus, many schools across the world have closed down in an effort to minimize close human contact. As a result of the sudden shift to online education, many have expressed their mixed opinions on virtual classes.  Continue reading The Effects of School Closure on Education

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

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