Departing Teachers say “Good-bye”
School News

Departing Teachers say “Good-bye”

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 … Continue reading

Eighth grade students set the path to first ever VASE trip
School News / Student Life

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 … Continue reading

An Unexpected Source of Gender Bias
Academics / School News / Student Life

An Unexpected Source of Gender Bias

Justine Hong, Co-Editor-in-Chief For many years, countless students at GSIS have been cracked down for violating the dress code. Only recently, however, has it been discovered that such discipline may not be a constructive method to facilitate education, but rather an inadvertent result of gender-biased perception. On Mar. 25, when senior Jenny Kang was taken … Continue reading

KAIAC Age Limit Rule Stirs Controversy: Mr. Vandermeer Responds
Sports / Student Life

KAIAC Age Limit Rule Stirs Controversy: Mr. Vandermeer Responds

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 … Continue reading

Lady Knights Compete in ACSC Basketball Tournament
School News / Sports / Winter Sports

Lady Knights Compete in ACSC Basketball Tournament

By Sarah Wilson, News Writer With a different environment and more competition in Malaysia at the Girls Varsity ACSC Basketball Tournament, the team tried their best to come home with good results. The players had goals in mind and practiced strategies, ready to play their hardest in the games.   This being the first year … Continue reading