#Metoo Movement touches the heart of the community

Alice Park, News Editor The #metoo movement went viral in October over social media, and provided a powerful platform for victims to share their stories. A month later, sexual harassment and assault are still major problems and everyone, not only victims, has been affected. Actress Alyssa Milano, who amplified the #metoo movement, said on Good Morning America, “What the ‘Me Too’ campaign really does—and what Tarana … Continue reading #Metoo Movement touches the heart of the community

Facing fear and embarrassment-When you can’t repeat the past

Sally Minseo Kim, News Writer High school is a time when students can find themselves and prepare for life in the real world. During these years, students may feel the desire to repeat the day, the week, or the year; simply put, to go back in time. However, when looking back five, ten, even twenty years from now, is it really worth all the fear … Continue reading Facing fear and embarrassment-When you can’t repeat the past

Avoid all-nighters and struggling through school by following these simple tips

Alice Park, News Editor The school year can become very overwhelming for some, and who could blame them? With an overabundance of summatives and extracurriculars, maintaining good habits and skills is crucial to stay on top of your work. Here’s the good news: there is a way to avoid all those countless all-nighters, never-ending portals of overdue formatives, and forgetting everything you studied at 3 … Continue reading Avoid all-nighters and struggling through school by following these simple tips

VASE trips challenge student growth

Kaitlyn Lee, News writer Over spring break, many upper secondary students participated in Vision, Action Service, Evangelism (VASE) trips and grew academically, socially, and faithfully. Each student had unique experiences stating, “you learn how to be more modest” and “God was always there.” The VASE trip to China visited a small province area called Yanji near the North Korean border and served God at Yanbian … Continue reading VASE trips challenge student growth

High school drinking culture exposed on social media

Jun Woo Kang, News Editor A mother recalls the night her daughter came home from a party with a friend’s jacket, covered in vomit, and asked her to wash it, securing a promise that she’d keep it secret. A father describes using the “find my phone” app on his son’s cell to track him down in a park, where he was chugging vodka with a … Continue reading High school drinking culture exposed on social media

GSIS Staff: Where are they now

By Eugene Kim     Andrew Wiese: Andrew Wiese started teaching at GSIS in 2009, and left June 2013. He taught various subjects including Bible, US history, World history, MYP Humanities, IB Economics, IB History. “Since leaving GSIS my wife and I have welcomed two children into the world. Patrick was born in January of 2014. In fact we actually publicly announced we were pregnant, … Continue reading GSIS Staff: Where are they now

New student led “Help us Help you” program launched

Alice Park, News Writer In just under a month Psychology Club will launch Natural Helpers, a program to reach out and help students with their psychological states and issues. The purpose of the Natural Helpers program is to select students who their classmates think are natural helpers, and teach them how to become better helpers within the student body. The selected students, who will be … Continue reading New student led “Help us Help you” program launched

Facing my fears through Praise Team

Eugene Kim, News Writer It seemed really scintillating to watch Praise Team under the spotlight, singing about God. It created an urge in me to join the praise team, and the auditions were available. what if I mess up, everyone will hear Guitar is my specialty, so I thought, Why not give it a go? Granted I was accepted, but standing on stage was a bigger problem, … Continue reading Facing my fears through Praise Team