Press Release: Senior Head Editors Display a Multitude of Talents

Release: October 5th, 2015 Media Contact: Victor Jeong Hello, Knights! After a busy summer, Publications has the opportunity to rejoice yet again! The four main senior editors have brought home impressive individual honors to GSIS from competitions such as the Cricket Media Creative Endeavors Contest, Ayn Rand Competition and the TeenInk Editor’s Choice award. Already sporting impressive academic records, Co-editor-in-chief Justine Hong and Photography Lead … Continue reading Press Release: Senior Head Editors Display a Multitude of Talents

The Wear of A War : North and South Korea

By Victor Jeong, Co-Editor-in-chief The two Koreas are no strangers to conflict. Reminders of just how brittle the barrier between both worlds consistently appear, and before anyone can forget that the these two countries are at war, another headline pops up. With tensions reaching another all time high, it’s clear that in a war of kindred countries, both time and tear has taken it’s toll. … Continue reading The Wear of A War : North and South Korea

A Bond Unbreakable: A Story of Four Senior Girls

Victor Jeong, Co-Editor-In-Chief In middle school, friendships are “more based around ideas like, ‘do I like you?’ or ‘I hope that person likes me’,” commented Angela. “High school is a much different story.” Fitting in is something that everyone must inevitably go through in high school. An at times daunting task, finding refuge amongst each other has helped form an unwavering bond between Angela Park, … Continue reading A Bond Unbreakable: A Story of Four Senior Girls

Freshmen reflect on their first semester of Upper Secondary School

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

Why our Internet Might Die as We Know It, and How We Can Prevent It.

Written by: Victor Jeong, Editor-in-Chief It’s official; the hornet’s nest that is the internet has been stirred up. Dusting off their pitchforks and rekindling their torches, the denizens of the internet are coming together in what could firmly be described as a battle for the very freedom of internet users everywhere. Net neutrality is a term that was forged during the birth of the internet … Continue reading Why our Internet Might Die as We Know It, and How We Can Prevent It.

The Curious Case of the Personal Project

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

Season of Change Gives Boy’s Basketball Plenty of Reasons to Be Thankful

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

From Apathy to “Axion”

By Victor Jeong, News Editor The introduction of AXIS with their unorthodox approach towards faith plunged students into a unique and unfamiliar situation during Spiritual Emphasis Week (SEW). “I feel like [Daniel] understood everybody’s feelings and he was able to share his testimony with us so we could relate our lives to his life.” Coming into a brand new year, Student Life Minister Mr. Lozano … Continue reading From Apathy to “Axion”

Poor achievement levels stand in the way of co-curricular activities

Victor Jeong, News Writer Students looking into athletics have had more than just conditioning to worry about, grades have been some of their biggest opponents. Those who didn’t keep their grades up this semester have been prohibited from playing sports until they could prove that they could maintain higher achievement levels. When administrators are assessing a students co-curricular eligibility they are looking to see if … Continue reading Poor achievement levels stand in the way of co-curricular activities