James Ahn, Editor-in-Chief With the U.S. elections concluded in the favour of Donald Trump, his success has been met with mixed opinions. Despite the lack of a clear verdict in these arguments, international students have expressed that Trump’s policies have influenced their college decisions. International students applying to the U.S. may be strongly impacted by Trump’s anti-immigration mentality. In order to stay in the U.S. … Continue reading Trump’s Election Evokes Fear in Prospective International Students
Martin Lee, News Writer After this school year, there will be several faces no longer seen. A handful of staff depart the community with mixed emotions as they restart life from new destinations. Among this list of departing staff are: Tiffeney Brown, Secondary Principal, Jung Hee Chey, Secondary Math teacher, Tony Vandermeer, Athletics Director and activities coordinator, and Jack Stracke, Secondary Physical Education teacher and Lower Secondary Athletics … Continue reading Departing Teachers say “Good-bye”
By Matthew Choi, News Writer Christmas music and carols permeate the artwork lined auditorium. Instruments, choir platforms, red and green streamers, and paper snowflakes decorate the stage, as the warm ambient candlelight promotes an atmosphere of holiday joy. Parents, teachers, and students occupy the whole of the auditorium as it bursts at the seams with contagious energy, joyful laughter, and rhythmic sounds of the elementary students as they sing, … Continue reading Non-stop artistic suspense at the Elementary Christmas Concert
Editor-in-Chief, Justine Hong Once again, our growing school has revamped its schedule and as the dawn of the year progresses, students have begun to wonder why. Responding to their questions, Principal Brown explains the purpose of the new homerooms and addresses several other common schedule-related concerns. Information reveals that while some changes may seem unfavorable at first sight, each adjustment serves to benefit our education and you–the … Continue reading Principal Brown Explains: What’s Up With Our Schedule?
By: Julia Lee and Hanna Nam, News Writers Students attending IBO world schools will face complete transformation as they enter into the “Next Chapter” in IB education at the start of the 14-15 school year in order to fix the missing link between subjects and grade levels. Many of the improvements are focused on the MYP and DP curriculum. From these changes, GSIS strives to … Continue reading Entering the ‘Next Chapter’: All IB Schools face drastic transformation
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
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
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
Ahjin Kim, News Writer Mr. Ivison is planning to start an ‘Anti-smoking Campaign’ to discourage tobacco use at an early age and encourage students to quit or abstain from using tobacco. The ultimate goal of the Anti-smoking Campaign is to address the impacts and effects of both illegal and legal drugs that are used in society. This campaign will be led by a group of … Continue reading Campaign aims to address impacts of tobacco use
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