Spiritual Emphasis Week: Finding Identities in Christ

On September 6-7th, GSIS held this school year’s first Spiritual Emphasis Week, organized by the Frontline team. The theme of this Spiritual Emphasis Week was Identity in Christ. Lower and upper secondary students participated in spiritual and relationship-building activities such as water fights, performing workshops, homeroom activities, indoor gym games, and more.  Continue reading Spiritual Emphasis Week: Finding Identities in Christ

Fall Club Fair: A Fun Push for Extracurricular Engagement

On Wednesday, August 24th, GSIS held its first club fair to encourage lower and upper secondary students to participate in more student-led clubs this school year. At the fair, clubs, ranging from Model United Nations to guitar clubs, set up booths in the gym to promote themselves to potential new members. Continue reading Fall Club Fair: A Fun Push for Extracurricular Engagement

Saying Goodbye: What The Class of 2022 Has To Say

180 days a year, rain or shine, excited or exhausted, students make their way up the hill of GSIS’ entrance to start a brand new day. At the start of high school, the thought of walking through GSIS corridors for the final time seems distant and obscure— for our seniors, this is the reality they have to face. Continue reading Saying Goodbye: What The Class of 2022 Has To Say

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