Eighth grade students set the path to first ever VASE trip

Sally Minseo Kim, News Writer Excited and anxious, the eighth-grade students went on the first ever VASE trip to Namhae Island in Busan on Apr. 8. This interdisciplinary trip connects school curriculum to the real world, helps prepare students for Upper Secondary VASE trips, and strengthens the bond between students. For the first time in Lower Secondary the eighth-graders went on a VASE trip which … Continue reading Eighth grade students set the path to first ever VASE trip

The Reality of Transitioning from PYP to MYP

Hanna Nam, News Editor When I think back to my first day of middle school, I remember being nervous but excited for a completely different school year. It was the first step in becoming an adult, independently driven and self organized. However, I was faced with many changes that troubled me. The bell schedule was confusing with different classes and blocks, which made me wonder … Continue reading The Reality of Transitioning from PYP to MYP

Press Release: GSIS Knights Take Three Finalist Spots with the National Scholastic Press Association

Release: September 11, 2015 Media Contact: Victor Jeong Greetings GSIS Knights and Knights Fans! Once again, we are thrilled to announce that GSIS has been announced as finalists by the National Scholastic Press Association (NSPA) for ‘2015 Picture of the Year’, ‘2015 Design of the Year’, and the ‘2015 Cartooning Award’. The ‘2015 Picture of the Year’ is competing against nine other schools in the … Continue reading Press Release: GSIS Knights Take Three Finalist Spots with the National Scholastic Press Association

Entering the ‘Next Chapter’: All IB Schools face drastic transformation

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

Forensics Club extends to lower secondary students

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

Low athlete numbers force boys Junior Varsity volleyball to get creative

By: Angela Park In an effort to save the boys Junior Varsity [JV] volleyball program, two varsity swing players and five eighth graders volunteered to fill in the vacant positions. The shortage was not a surprise to many. Coach of the JV team, Mr. Dalton, said, “I expected, given the fact that we are a smaller school this year, that there would be some issues … Continue reading Low athlete numbers force boys Junior Varsity volleyball to get creative