The Addams Family Musical at ASW, During COVID-19

By Carolina Barsakov, Despite the ongoing global pandemic, the American School of Warsaw found a way to put together The Addams Family spring musical.  The performance took place in March in our theatre on campus. Having the knowledge of how many people it takes to put together a show like that (cast, crew), leaves some people questioning how this was possible, during covid. Ms. Bechdoldt, … Continue reading The Addams Family Musical at ASW, During COVID-19

One Year Later, An ASW Alum Looks Back on How It Worked Out

By Caitlyn Veal Covid-19 has altered our education practices, and Ben Gabrovic, who graduated in 2020, took a path in ASW that he believes resulted in his success and set him up well for these tough times.  When he arrived at ASW he described himself as a shy 4th grader who was coming from the US. Coming to a new school lets us grasp new … Continue reading One Year Later, An ASW Alum Looks Back on How It Worked Out

Anti-Asian Discrimination Reaches ASW’s Community

by Carolina Barsakov The Atlanta Spa Shootings on March 16, 2021, a series of mass shootings that occurred at three spas or massage parlors, left eight people dead, six of them Asian American women. This event sparked a conversation about hate crimes targeting Asian people. Since this mass shooting, many have opened up on social media about the discrimation they had experienced from simply being … Continue reading Anti-Asian Discrimination Reaches ASW’s Community

Community Members Weren’t Supposed to Travel. Some Did.

by Carolina Barsakov Despite the global pandemic, and Mr. Zurfluh’s request that members of the community not travel for the time being, some ASW students travelled both within Poland and abroad over February break. One ASW high school student, who along with the others interviewed asked to remain anonymous, travelled to Zakopane by car. Her and her family rented an apartment and made plans to … Continue reading Community Members Weren’t Supposed to Travel. Some Did.

Grade 10 Students at Work on MYP Personal Project

By Won Lee Of all the MYP Personal Projects this year, two that were particularly successful were those of Tymon C. and Hyoseo L. Hyoseo made a program virus infection simulator with Python, a computer language, for his personal project.  “I made this program to make it easy for normal people to understand what the numbers such as “Infection rate” and “Fatality rate” actually mean,” … Continue reading Grade 10 Students at Work on MYP Personal Project

International School Events During Coronavirus- How Are They Keeping Up?

by Joseph Han During times of coronavirus, there are many restrictions to the events that are held by different clubs in ASW. Most of them are competitions held and participated by many different international schools around the world. However, how are they managing to open these competitions? What do the competitions look like, when they are held without the participants physically being there? To answer … Continue reading International School Events During Coronavirus- How Are They Keeping Up?