Sally Minseo Kim, News Writer The Varsity boys volleyball team made a comeback from their losing streak starting with the first win against APIS on Sept. 8. With the experience and skills gained from previous season, the team was able to have their series of victories this season. Compared the the previous season, the team consisted of many returning players. In each game the players … Continue reading Varsity Boys Volleyball makes a comeback
Two years ago, the Korea-American Interscholastic Activities Conference (KAIAC) established a rule that students over 18 cannot participate in high school athletics for safety reasons. However, some students have voiced concerns that the rule is unfair, claiming that overage students should still be able to play with their classmates. “I don’t understand why we should take such an opportunity away because of a single year,” … Continue reading KAIAC Age Limit Rule Stirs Controversy: Mr. Vandermeer Responds
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 Angela Park, News Editor In the weeks preceding Oct. 21, a selective group of students battled through schedule conflicts to form an off-season soccer team, placing fifth amongst unfamiliar teams, in the Asian Christian Schools Conference (ACSC) held at YISS. Due to the team being formed off-season, “it was almost like a whole new team, with missing last year’s seniors,” acknowledged defending sweeper, Justin … Continue reading Off-season Knights place fifth in ACSC soccer tournament
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: Brian Lee, News Writer The Lady Knights cruised to victory against TCIS on Feb. 26, as they trampled on their opponents’ turf. This was the first win over their rivals since the team’s inception seven years ago. The “Sister School Classic” has always been a fierce battle between the two schools who have never wanted anything more but to emerge victorious against one another. Angela … Continue reading A Dream Come True: The Lady Knights Slay the Dragons
By: Seungmin Yang, Guest Writer Every Thursday, a meeting held by the Forensics Club happens in Mr. Kilgore’s room, in which lower secondary students may join for future KAIAC speech and debate competitions. Contrary to the expectations of many lower secondary students, both competition and practices are open starting from seventh graders. “I would recommend this club for anyone”, says Ron Kim, the leader of … Continue reading Forensics Club extends to lower secondary students
By Victor Jeong, News Editor As spring begins, Knights varsity swimmers will once again compete in the hopes of a successful season. However, a new addition to the team has left the members inspired, and ready to challenge any opponent. Competition has been no stranger to sophomore swimmer Jongwhee Jeon, who had arrived at the beginning of the semester. Hailing from the Boston area, Jong … Continue reading Varsity Swimming Poised to Take Competition to a New Level
By Victor Jeong, News Editor Around one year ago, the Boy’s Varsity Basketball team was 0-3, coming off difficult losses to tough division rivals such the likes of SIS and KIS. This year, the Knights are 2-1, second place in the division, and in the driver’s seat heading into winter break. As for what guided this early success, it can be attributed the individual performance … Continue reading Season of Change Gives Boy’s Basketball Plenty of Reasons to Be Thankful
Julia Lee, News Writer With the departure of Mr. Blanck, and the arrival of a new director, the anticipated fall musical took a turn. However, with the dedication and hard work from the students and teachers, the musical, “Oklahoma”, became a success. The new director, Ms. Gravel, felt uncomfortable at first, mainly because she had never seen the musical, nor heard any of the songs. … Continue reading Community conquers fall musical complications
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