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
By, Grace Shin (News Editor) Quarter 1 has finished in the snap of a finger, and more than 20 clubs have been launched. some of which appear to be strikingly similar) leaving students clueless about indistinguishable clubs offered on campus. During the month of August, decorative boards were displayed with information about each club offered on campus. Students were encouraged to visit the the second floor lobby and choose … Continue reading Redundancy spreading clubs thin
By Grace Shin, News Writer “But First! Let me take a selfie!” This catchy phrase in Chainsmoker’s widely known song, “# (hashtag) Selfie” is not just a baffling joke people are making for their vines. It is actually an explicit portrayal of our supposedly narcissistic generation’s tendency to take selfies in monstrous rates. Sarah Kil, in Grade 12 said, “I don’t like to upload pictures … Continue reading But First! Let me take a selfie!
by Grace Shin, News Writer In Korea, Feb. 14 isn’t the only day to express one’s affection; White Day and Black Day are additionally packaged in these seasons of love. Senior, Brian Lee mentioned, “In the states we only celebrate Valentines Day. I haven’t been in Korea for long, so I don’t know much about White Day except that it’s a day where girls give … Continue reading Seasons of Love
By Grace Shin, International school students have united as Sending Them Every Hope and Light Organization (STEHLO) members to fulfill their amalgamated purpose : aiding the ill, indigent North Korean children. STEHLO’s President, Junior, Hannah Kang shared her motivation for initiating the organization. “I decided to help because there is a movie called Crossing. It’s about a North Korean father and child trying to come … Continue reading STEHLO, Becoming the Hopeful Light for Ailing North Korean Children
By: Grace Shin Publication students dedicated a year to creating the best yearbook for students, but along the way they learned more than they expected. Rachel Kim, sophomore designer, emphasized the unique agenda of the class. “It was my first year being involved with the yearbook production and I found it really interesting. I have never been in a class like this, so at first … Continue reading Yearbook students learn invaluable life lessons
News Writer, Grace Shin Sophomores, the first students ever to conduct the Personal Projects, have suggestions to give to the inquisitive Freshmen based on this year-long project. Freshman Justine Hong, anticipating a very hectic, yet educational sophomore year has already put her ‘head in the game.’ “After I went to the exhibition, I was really inspired by Grace Shin’s product, which was writing a book. … Continue reading Freshman confused and concerned over Personal Projects
Grace Shin, Wirter Billions of years have passed since the creation of the Earth, and it continues to deteriorate year after year. According to the Mayan Calendar, Dec. 21 is doomsday, and some scientists have strongly supported this theory with persuasive evidence. Similarly, I have concluded that there is a high possibility the world will come to a cataclysmic end this month. With such panic … Continue reading Earth may soon see its demise
Grace Shin, News Writer After rigorous preparation, the talented Diploma Program (DP) music students performed admirably at the DP music recital held on Sept 27. Out of the many brilliant musicians, Junior Matthew Kim and senior Elaine Kim took the spotlight. According to So Yeon Kim, a Senior and supportive audience member from the recital, Matthew and Elaine were the two most notable performers. So … Continue reading Diploma program musicians captivate audience
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