An “Out-of-the-Box” Experience at Arts Night

Justine Hong, Co-Editor-In-Chief On Thursday Apr. 30 at 7:00 p.m., the audience was hushed and attentive as they awaited a performance yet to unfold on an illuminated circular stage. The school art community hosted Arts Night, a tribute to “out-of-the-box” thinking and a chance for MYP and DP art students to flaunt their artistic abilities. When people talk about Arts Night, it’s impossible not to … Continue reading An “Out-of-the-Box” Experience at Arts Night

Freshmen reflect on their first semester of Upper Secondary School

By Sunny Cha, and Grace Shin, News Editor Freshmen skillfully adjusted to a drastic transition from Lower Secondary to Upper Secondary School. Increased workload, complex schedules, and pressure to compile a lavish resume for college are just examples of the new adjustments freshmen have been going through. Freshman Taewoo Kim, emphasized the exacerbating academic pressure. “Sixth grade, seventh grade and eight grade were just a … Continue reading Freshmen reflect on their first semester of Upper Secondary School

Class of 2014: College acceptances, rejections, and where they will go

Monica Cho, News Writer Seniors have only a day until sending in their college decisions to whether they would like to attend the university or not. They’ve worked ruthlessly, doing anything and everything for their dream schools. Now, with 29 days left until graduation, it’s time for them to get ready for their new lives and reflect on all their hard work. The seniors probably … Continue reading Class of 2014: College acceptances, rejections, and where they will go

More KAIAC changes to come

Sports Writer, John Park KAIAC, a 41-year-old organization, will realign it’s divisions once again, as they welcome three new schools. This will also introduce the Red, White, and Blue divisions for the 2013-2014 school year. Humphrey’s American High School, Dwight, and Chadwick join KAIAC to total 17 schools. Humphrey’s joins the other Department of Defense Dependents Schools (DODDS) entities in Blue Division, Dwight and Chadwick join the other … Continue reading More KAIAC changes to come

Poor achievement levels stand in the way of co-curricular activities

Victor Jeong, News Writer Students looking into athletics have had more than just conditioning to worry about, grades have been some of their biggest opponents. Those who didn’t keep their grades up this semester have been prohibited from playing sports until they could prove that they could maintain higher achievement levels. When administrators are assessing a students co-curricular eligibility they are looking to see if … Continue reading Poor achievement levels stand in the way of co-curricular activities

Freshmen seek to know more about Midterms

John Park, Writer As the midterm week approaches, Upper Secondary students show signs of anxiousness, stress, and fatigue. From Dec. 7 to Dec.14, students will take several 90 to 120 minute tests in the gym and the auditorium and demonstrate their knowledge and understanding of the past semester When Sophomore Toni Choi was asked what she thought about the midterms, she  remarked about how she … Continue reading Freshmen seek to know more about Midterms

Ambivalent atmosphere surrounds new changes

Editor In Chief, Eric Han Much controversy and frustration surround the school as students, teachers, and even parents struggle to understand the rationale behind several changes that have transpired, ranging from the schedule to the handbook system. The new handbook system is one of the more irritating changes implemented for students; with it came the unfamiliar student discipline cards and hall passes. “I believe that … Continue reading Ambivalent atmosphere surrounds new changes