Hidden Impacts Behind Music

Joseph Park, News Writer How often do you move your body to the beat and sing the lyrics to your favorite song? What many people do not realize is music impacts every individual differently while doing work. The benefits from music while working is evident only in some activities. Mr. Jackson, music teacher, said, “work like math or writing” is greatly enhanced through music. This … Continue reading Hidden Impacts Behind Music

IU’s ‘Palette’ is worth a listen

Release Date: April 21, 2017 Genre: Ballad, dance, R&B/Urban/ Soul Rating: Melon – 4.3 /5, Naver music – 8.5/10 Everybody was waiting for IU’s new album [Palette] to be released, and it has finally released. All of Spotify was on her comeback. In her fourth album there were various genres and it feels like it’s really a palette of her mind. There was huge collaboration … Continue reading IU’s ‘Palette’ is worth a listen

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

National Honor Society turns to focus on the Comfort Women of Korea

By Hanna Nam, Writer To plan for their fundraising concert, National Honor Society (NHS) members met once a week in room 209A. The concert was planned in order to raise money for a specific cause. NHS members held meetings in advance to organize and plan for the concert. In these meetings, members discussed the focus of the concert. There were many possible options, such as Save … Continue reading National Honor Society turns to focus on the Comfort Women of Korea

Non-stop artistic suspense at the Elementary Christmas Concert

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

Dr. Park’s sudden departure leaves students disoriented

By: Eric Han, Editor-in-Chief A month has passed since Dr. Josephine Park’s resignation, but students have yet to adapt to this rather sudden turn of events. “I didn’t know what to feel,” admitted junior Yerim Kim. “I was sad, shocked, worried, and a bit angry at the same time.” Others students also voiced their initial surprise and concern. “None of us knew the reason she … Continue reading Dr. Park’s sudden departure leaves students disoriented

Diploma program musicians captivate audience

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