(Image from Gyeonggi Suwon International School) Grade nine students, need help for your Personal Project in order to get the MYP certificate? Well following the tips given from the 10th-graders will most definitely help you succeed. The Personal Project is a project that every 10th-grader in the Middle Year Programme must complete. The main goal of the Personal Project is to help the students research … Continue reading DO YOU WANT TO SUCCEED IN THE PERSONAL PROJECT!?
Alice Park, News Editor The school year can become very overwhelming for some, and who could blame them? With an overabundance of summatives and extracurriculars, maintaining good habits and skills is crucial to stay on top of your work. Here’s the good news: there is a way to avoid all those countless all-nighters, never-ending portals of overdue formatives, and forgetting everything you studied at 3 … Continue reading Avoid all-nighters and struggling through school by following these simple tips
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
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
By: James Ahn, News Writer “The Loved and the Lost,” is a 117 page novel written by GSIS student, Justine Hong to raise awareness about comfort women. Writing about the struggles of being a comfort woman from the viewpoint of a 16 year old girl, Justine attempts to move the hearts of her readers. “The Loved and the Lost” was written as Justine’s personal project … Continue reading GSIS Junior, Justine Hong, publishes a Comfort Women Novel
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 Victor Jeong, News Editor Students embarking on the treacherous journey towards getting into the DP program are met with one final obstacle in their last year of MYP. With news of the Personal Project being put on college transcripts, students have been wondering if the project itself is doing more harm than anything. The IB MYP Personal Project stands as a daunting task set … Continue reading The Curious Case of the Personal Project
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
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
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